#8 Olavi 'Whitie' Hautanen
Back to Player Index
    Guard
HS: Buffalo, NY
Born: 1/18/1914 Cleveland, OH
Season Stats
Season Cl Pos G GS FG FGA % FT FTA % Fls DQ Pts PPG
1933-34
Jr
G 2 0 - -
- -
- - 2 1.0
Career    
2
0
0
0
0.0
0
0
0.0
0
0
2
1.0

Whitie Hautanen Syracuse Orangemen BasketballWhitie Hautanen was a reserve guard on the Syracuse basketball team for one season. He would play in two games, and he scored two points in a win over Buffalo.

Hautanen would work at General Electric for 40 years upon graduating from Syracuse. He would be certified as a high school basketball referee, and would begin officiating in Massachusetts and Central New York in the 1950s.

He passed away in 2009.[1]

©RLYoung 2015, 2016

[1] Syracuse Post Standard, March 27, 2009, Olavi S. Hautanen obituary

Site Meter