2013 Rick Herrscher
Rick Herrscher

Men's Basketball (1955-58)


SMU Announces 2013 Athletics Hall Of Fame Class

Birdwell, Carter, Frölander, McIlhenny, Herrscher & Stewart To Be Honored

Herrscher is one of the most decorated basketball players to ever hit the hardwood at SMU. The St. Louis native was a key cog on the 1956 NCAA Final Four team. Herrscher also earned All-SWC First Team honors in the 1956-57 and 1957-58 seasons and was SWC Player of the Year in 1957-58, averaging 17.5 points and 7.4 rebounds per game. Herrscher also spent one season (1962) as an infielder for the New York Mets.