Peter Sollenne ’66
Peter is considered one of the most talented basketball players to have donned a Lyons Lions uniform. He was first team All-League for three years under legendary basketball coach Richard Blackwell. He was the individual scoring leader in the league during his junior and senior seasons. Following the completion of his senior year, he was voted High School Prep All-American by Coach and Athlete magazine.
As one of Lyons most heavily recruited athletes, Peter was offered numerous scholarships. He committed to Boston College under the guidance of NBA Hall of Famer Bob Cousy who coached the Eagles for six years in the mid 1960’s. Peter played four years of basketball at Boston College and was a member of teams that reached the NIT Finals and the NCAA Regionals in consecutive years.
Peter resides in California and has been married to Patricia (Gravino) for 37 years. They have two children, Justin and Kristin.