Wittenberg University, has over many decades built an exceptional athletic tradition due to the fine talents of athletes such as Dave Albright. Albright enrolled at Wittenberg in 1936 and, among his many activities, joined the Tiger basketball squad under Coach William Stobbs. All four years that Dave played and lettered the Tigers were winners, including 19-7 and the best record in the Ohio Conference in 1937-38 and 17-5 as a junior. As captain of the 1939-40 team, Albright was voted the Tigers' Most Valuable Player and was named first team All-Ohio Conference at guard. Later the native of Youngstown played in the industrial league for White Motor in Cleveland.