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Triano, Jay

 
   Athlete : Basketball

Era: 1971 - 1990

Inducted 1992
 
Full size image of plaque

     Jay is an all-around athlete from a very athletic family. In 1974, Jay was a member of the Canadian midget Baseball Championship Team. Jay received special recognition in 1980 for his athletic achievements from the City of Niagara Falls for his participation on the Canadian Olympic Basketball Team. Jay was an 11 year member of the Canadian Olympic Team and the Captain and leading scorer for 8 years. Jay was the all-time leading scorer at Simon Fraser University and in 1981, his number was retired. Jay represented Canada in Men's Basketball in the World University Games in 1979-81-83-85. The team won the gold medal in 1983 and the bronze in 1985. Jay also played on the Brewster, Washington Team which was a three time United States A.A.U. National Champion. In Ontario, Jay played on the Estonia Senior Mens' Team, which won the Canadian Senior title in 1985. Jay was drafted in 1981 both by the Los Angeles Lakers of the N.B.A. and the Calgary Stampeders of the C.F.L. In 1982, Jay was the Niagara Falls Athlete of the Year. jay Triano - an outstanding basketball player - an outstanding citizen of Niagara Falls. 
 

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  Jay Triano
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Title Jay Triano Athlete Basketball
Notes  Image may not be reproduced for commercial purposes. Contact Canadian Olympic Committee for further details ;
Description  colour digital image courtesy Canadian Olympic Committee ;
Date  1976.
 
 
  Jay Triano - Chosen for the boycotted Moscow Olympics 1980
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Title Jay Triano Chosen for the boycotted Moscow Olympics 1980
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Date  1980.
 
 
  Jay Triano Coach of the Canadian Men's Basketball Team Sydney Olympics 2000
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Title Coach Jay Triano with Canada's Mens Basketball Team Sydney Olympics 2000
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Date  2000.
 
 
  Jay Triano Coach of the Canadian Men's Basketball Team Sydney Olympics 2000
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Title Jay Triano (back row, 2nd from right) Coach of Canada's Basketball Team Sydney Olympics 2000
Date  2000.
 
 
  Jay Triano, team member, Lions Midget Baseball Team 1974
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Title Niagara Falls Sports Wall of Fame - Lions Midget Baseball Team 1974
Description  Title continued: Canadian Midget Champions
Notes  Image may not be reproduced without the written consent of the City of Niagara Falls, Parks, Recreation and Culture Department ; induction January 1993 ; Front Row L-R: Doug Heximer, Doug Smith, Tom Liefl, Lou Vescio, Rick Herkimer, Pete & Mike Long ; Back Row L-R: Tom Newton Coach, Conrad Marcotte, Wayne Bendo, Rick Priestman, Jerry Cunningham, Jay Triano, John Liefl, Marty Mancuso, David Lair, Sam Di Martino, Pete Long Manager ; Batboy David Newton ; absent Rob Rylands ;
Date  1993.
 
 
 
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