Former ASU Basketball Player Dwayne Fontana Selected For San Francisco Prep Hall Of Fame

March 5, 2009

TEMPE, Ariz. - Former Arizona State University basketball student-athleteDwayne Fontana will be inducted into the San Francisco Prep Hall of Fame(SFPHF), May 16. The SFPHF has inducted 300 individuals and is the onlyprogram that annually honors former outstanding San Francisco high schoolstudent-athletes, coaches, officials, media personnel and other individualswho have contributed to San Francisco prep athletics.

In high school, Fontana was awarded the nickname 'D.A.W.' (Dunk at Will).From 1986-1990 he led Archbishop Riordan High School to the championships inthe West Coast Athletic League, Central Coast Section and the first-everNorthern California title.

Fontana was awarded a basketball scholarship to attend ASU from 1990-94 andwas on the 1991 Pacific-10 Conference All-Freshman Team. Fontana ended hiscareer at ASU as the ninth-best rebounder in the school's history with 647career boards. He was the first Sun Devil to score 1,100 points, grab 600rebounds and shoot 54-percent in his career. Fontana was the team'ssecond-leading scorer in 1992-93 with a 14.4 mark and averaged 10.1 pointsper game in his 110-game career. He became 15th on the all-time scoring listat ASU with 1,113 points.

After leaving ASU, Fontana played professional basketball inAustralia, Spain, Israel, Iceland, Mexico and the Dominican Republic. He wasinducted into the Riordan Athletic Hall of Fame in 2006 and currently is theFitness Manager at 24 Hour Fitness in Pacifica, California.

The Hall of Fame program will be held at the Spanish Culture Center-PatioEspanol Restaurant in San Francisco, California. The reception begins at 6p.m. PT on Saturday, May 16 and the awards presentation begins at 7 p.m.

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