Gordon Robeson

A three sport athlete, Gordon played football, basketball, and baseball at Penn Yan Academy.  A 1953 graduate, Robeson was a standout basketball player, earning 1st Team All-Conference in 1952 and 1953.  Following high school, Gordon attended and played basketball at Alfred State College where he was a captain and was awarded the college’s Athlete of the Year Award.  He was inducted into the Alfred State College Athletic Hall of Fame in 2005.  Gordon enlisted in the Army  where he served as a Vietnamese interpreter while stationed in the Philippines.  Following a degree  from Kent State, Robeson worked in international trade.