Gowdy was a member of Cowboy basketball and tennis teams while at UW. He was a three-time letterman in both sports (1940-42). He was also a member of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity.
He received the UW Distinguished Alumni Award in 1962, and was inducted into the UW Athletics Hall of Fame for basketball in 1998. The University of Wyoming presented him with an honorary doctorate in 1972.
Green River, Wyoming
Arts and Sciences
B.S. Statistics (1942)