Henry Kozloff was one of the most versatile athletes to have ever competed for Penn, earning eight varsity letters for baseball, basketball and soccer, and playing on six championship caliber teams.
Kozloff played basketball teams that twice won the Eastern Intercollegiate League Championships (1934 and 1935), with combined records of 32-7. In recognition of his performance, he earned all-league honors and presented the Arthur Kiefaber Award as the basketball team’s most valuable player.
During his junior and senior years, the baseball and soccer teams also captured league titles. As a star third baseman for Penn, Kozloff’s performance led to his being drafted by the Boston Red Sox. He turned down the opportunity to play professional baseball in order to pursue the study of medicine.
Kozloff received numerous awards as an undergraduate at Penn and subsequent to graduation. He was the recipient of the Cane Award (a senior honor award) and in 1969 was the winner of the University’s prestigious Alumni Award of Merit. All three of his children, Louis, James, and Susan, competed on