Former Defense Secretary William Cohen ’62 Among NCAA’s Celebrated Student-Athletes

Former U.S. Secretary of Defense and 1962 All-State basketball player William S. Cohen '62, H'75 shoots hoops in Sargent Gym.

Former U.S. Secretary of Defense and 1962 All-State basketball player William S. Cohen ’62, H’75 shoots hoops in Sargent Gym in 2012.

The NCAA is celebrating former student-athletes with the launch of  “NCAA After the Game,” a compilation of stories that recognize the accomplishments scored after their playing days. Among those featured — former U.S. Secretary of Defense William Cohen ’62, H’75, a standout basketball player during his years at Bowdoin.

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