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Jun 28, 2024

‘Friend, dad, brother, mentor,’ retired head coach Al Fereshetian dies at age 66

Professor Emeritus of Physical Education Albert M. Fereshetian Jr., affectionately known as “Coach Fresh” during his 26 years as head coach of Bates men’s cross country and track and field, has died at the age of 66.

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