Joseph Gurney - 1994 Inductee
Joe Gurney graduated in 1988 as Fitchburg State's all-time leading scorer in ice hockey. Gurney finished his brilliant four year career with 108 goals and 132 assists for 240 points. All three figures represent school records. As a senior he led FSC to its first ever ECAC Championship in hockey as the Falcons went 22-6-1. That year Gurney was named ECAC North Player of the Year, All-ECAC for the second time and All-MASCAC for the third time. The co-captain also earned Fitchburg State Male Athlete of the Year honors.
As a sophomore Gurney tied the school record with 71 points on 29 goals and a school record 41 assists. He is the only player in FSC history to record three 60 point seasons. Three times Gurney led the team in scoring. Over his brilliant four year career Fitchburg State registered an overall record of 74-36-1.
Gurney remains an active supporter of FSC athletics as a member of the Friend of the Falcons Booster Club. The Brockton native is Assistant Manager of Eastern States Steel of East Bridgewater.