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Catalog Number 2009.030.060
Description Wood and acrylic plaque commemorating Catriona Fallon of Mercy High School who was inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 22, 1997. Plaque includes image of Fallon and a brief biography: "Catriona Fallon was a multi-sport performer at Mercy High in Burlingame in the late 1980's. As a tall, strong youngster, she swam, played basketball and participated in track and field for the Catholic girls' school. But it was in college that Fallon found her sporting niche: rowing. At UCLA, she joined the crew team and quickly developed into a star. She became so proficient that she was chosen to be part of the U.S. Olympic crew team in both 1992 and 1996."
Object Name Plaque, Award
Collection 3D - Personal Symbols
Title Catriona Fallon Sports Hall of Fame Plaque
Date May 22, 1997
Inscription Text "Handcrafted / with pride by / Alpine Awards, Inc. / 6 locations to better serve you! / Sunnyvale..." (medium rectangular black and gold sticker, back center)
Provenance Plaque and induction was sponsored by The Times of San Mateo.
Dimensions H-12 W-9 D-1 inches
Search Terms Sports
rowing
University of California Los Angeles
Olympics
Fallon, Catriona
Subjects Sports
Awards
Rowing races
Rowers
Rowing
People Fallon, Catriona