Fred Morlock

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Fred Morlock
(Football, 1959)
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The third brother of the great Morlock family is 1959 DHS graduate Fred Morlock. Fred’s sports were football and track. On the football field Fred was a three-year starter on both offense and defense. Fred scored 21 touchdowns in his high school football career and was rewarded with a spot on the New Haven Register All-State team, a roster spot in the 2nd annual Nutmeg Bowl Game, and he was the winner of the prestigious Kiwanis Football Award. The team record during Fred’s tenure in football was 22-4. As a contributer on the track team Fred competed in the 100 yard dash, the 200 yard dash, the discuss, the 880 yard run, the shotput and sprint relays. After graduation from high school Fred attended Danbury State College (now Western Connecticut State University) and graduated from there in 1965. Fred and Linda, his wife of 42 years have three children, David, Tom and Robin. In 2001 Fred retired after 35 years as Vice President of Manufacturing of Vanguard Products of Danbury. After high school, Fred continued his athletic career. He played in the Danbury Industrial Golf League for 20 years but really stood out in the Danbury Industrial Softball League where he played for 23 years, winning three batting titles and two MVP awards. He was nominated for the league Hall of Fame