John Cronauer
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HS: Cooperstown Cooperstown, NY
Born: 7/31/1898 Cooperstown, NY
Season Stats
Season Cl Pos G GS FG FGA % FT FTA % Fls DQ Pts PPG
1917-18 So F
16
16
54
 -
 
23
 -
 
 -
141
8.8
Career    
16
16
54
0
0.0
23
0
0.0
0
0
141
8.8

Johnny Cronauer was an agile forward who started for the Syracuse 1918 National Championship team.

Cronauer was a star on the freshman team in 1916 along with future stars John Barsha and Ken Lavin. The team would go 14-2, and gathered significant notice from varsity coach Eddie Dollard. Cronauer's first varsity start would be his first game of his sophomore year, alongside his older brother Ed Cronauer. John surprised many by leading the team with 19 points.

Cronauer would lead the Orangemen with fifty four field goals for the season, and would be second in scoring behind All American Joe Schwarzer. He started every game except one, where he sat in order to allow his brother Ed to start his last varsity game.

John Cronauer was drafted for World War I and would pass away in the summer of 1918 as a result of the war.

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