Roger Ray
Induction Year: 1991
Class: 1962
Sport: Waterski
  • When Roger Ray entered Rollins he had already made his mark in water ski competition, holding six consecutive world distance records in jumping and three titles as National Jumping and/or Overall Champion in the Boys Division.
  • As a Rollins freshman in 1959, Ray won the International Overall Championship and distance record at the Mexico International Tournament.
  • Although the College did not have official status in water skiing in the early ‘60’s and most meets were intercollegiate, he earned several first place titles and set a school distance jumping record.
  • Following graduation, Ray was an exchange scientist in the U.S.-U.S.S.R. Health Professional Exchange Program and went on to earn his Ph.D. at the University of Tennessee in 1969.
  • He has severed on the faculty of the Rollins college psychology department for 11 years.