John Humphrey, a member of the Class of 1988, is Middlebury’s most prolific men’s basketball scorer with 1,844 points. The former Vermont Player of the Year averaged 20.5 points per game over his four seasons as a Panther, while earning NABC First-Team All-New England and All-ECAC honors. Humphrey served as team captain during his senior year, and his name appears in the school’s record book 10 different times.
Humphrey owns the school record for scoring average in a career with 20.5 points per game and season with 28.2 points per contest in 1988. His 621 points that year are second-most in a season as a Panther, while he holds the top-two spots for points in a game with 46 and 43 in 1988. He was also one of three Division III players invited to play in the New England All-Star game.
As a senior, he was the recipient of the Hazeltine-Klevenow Memorial Trophy, for best combining ability in athletics and excellence in economics and was also chosen as a GTE Academic All-American in 1988. Humphrey received the New England Basketball Coaches Association Academic Award in 1988 and was inducted into the New England Basketball Hall of Fame in 2006.