John Mulholland '65
John Mulholland highlighted his menís soccer career at Grove City College by earning All-America distinction as a junior and captaining the Wolverinesí undefeated 1964 squad.
Mulholland started at fullback in each of his four seasons at Grove City. As a sophomore, he helped Grove City post a 5-3-1 regular season record under first-year head coach Cliff Wettig and earn the programís first berth in the NCAA Championship Tournament.
A native of Upper Darby, Pa., Mulholland earned Honorable Mention All-America distinction following his junior season after his defensive work helped lift Grove City to a 6-3 overall record.
In 1964, he played a major role for a Wolverine defense that recorded five shutouts and allowed just 0.78 goals per match. The Wolverines fi nished 9-0-0 and earned a second invitation to the NCAA Tournament.
The College inducted Mulholland into its Menís Soccer Hall of Fame as part of the inaugural class in 2001. He is also a member of the Monsignor Bonner High School Hall of Fame.
He graduated from the College with a history degree in 1965. Following college, Mulholland served three tours of duty in Vietnam as a member of the Marine Corps. He achieved the rank of major and earned the Bronze Star.
Mulholland passed away January 1, 1996.