Alex W. (Pete) Hart, an end who has never started a game in one freshman season and two varsity years, was elected captain of the 1961 football team yesterday. Hart, of Winthrop House and Lancaster, Ohio, was regarded as the leading and of the team in pre-season practice before an injury to a tendon in his left hand sidelined him until late October.
Head coach John M. Yovicsin said after Hart's election by the team the coaching staff and the players consider the new captain one of the best leaders and outstanding and next year," Yovicsin remarked.
A member of the freshman "B" team in 1958, Hart saw action only in the Brown game, and this year be split the second half of the season with Bert Messenbaugh at right end.
Elected varsity football manager was Champ Lyons, Jr. '62, of Winthrop House and Birmingham, Ala.