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Catalog Number 2009.030.163
Description Plaque commemorating Ray Solari being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 25, 1996. Plaque includes image of Solari and a brief biography: "Ray Solari, head coach of the Menlo College football program, became a fixture at the South County private school during his we years there. Solari began his tenure with the Oaks when Menlo was a junior college, the only private two-year school in California. / His Oaks became a jojor factor in the Coast Conference, where they posted 7-3 records in 1972 and 1973 and 8-2 marks in 1977 and 1984. His 1985 ream was unbeaten. / After the school went to a four-year operation, Solari's 1986 Oaks went 7-3 and earned a berth in the NCAA Division III playoffs. Overall, Solari's Menlo teams conbined to go 108-105-8. / Solari also coached at the high school level in Southern California, winning four CIF titles from 1956 to 1971."
Object Name Plaque, Award
Collection 3D - Personal Symbols
Title Ray Solari Sports Hall of Fame Plaque
Date May 25, 1996
Species Plaque
Inscription Text "Alpine's specially hand-crafted hand-rubbed wood plaques offer you a quality product for rock bottom prices / Alpine / Awards / Inc." (black, green and white sticker on back complete with locations and addresses)

"Top, circled 3" handwritten on a white label
Provenance Plaque and induction was sponsored by The Times of San Mateo.
Dimensions H-12 W-9 D-1 inches
Search Terms Sports
Athletics Coach
Football
Solari, Ray
Menlo College
Subjects Sports
Awards
Football
Coaching (Athletics)
People Solari, Ray