Mr. Shawn P. Gallagher ’84

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Wall of Fame Class of 2014

Mr. Shawn Gallagher was a star on MMI’s basketball team during his four-year basketball career at the school from 1980-84, which included serving as team captain. He scored 1,109 career points, ranking 10th all-time, with his 1,000th point coming during a home game against Shamokin Lourdes, and grabbed 658 rebounds. As a senior, he averaged 25.7 points, 14 rebounds, and five blocks per game, scoring 45 percent of MMI’s total points during his senior year. He was named the Most Valuable Player that year. His career highs were 44 points and 28 rebounds. Mr. Gallagher continued his basketball career at the University of Scranton and was a member of the 1988 team that advanced to the NCAA Division III Final Four and finished second in the country. He was the starting center in five NCAA tournament games. He finished his college career third in blocks, fourth in rebounding, and 13th in scoring in the University of Scranton’s record books. Today, Mr. Gallagher is a national account manager for Ironplanet, an online marketplace for used heavy equipment.

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