Felsinger was a 6'0" guard at Columbia University in the mid-1960s. He was named first team All-Ivy League in 1966 (as was his teammate, Dave Newmark). After graduating, Felsinger became a teacher and basketball coach in New York City before he and his wife, Hope, bought Camp Monroe, a Jewish camp, in 1975. They still run the camp today.
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A three-year star for Columbia’s varsity basketball team, Felsinger joined the Lions in 1964 after leading the freshman team in scoring during the previous year. As a sophomore, Stan joined All-Ivy performer Neil Farber on the varsity, and that season Columbia finished fifth in the Ivy League with a 6-8 record (11-12 overall). The following year (1965), Felsinger was named second team All-Ivy League and finished as the conference's fourth leading scorer with 21.1 points per game (Bill Bradley, who would become a Hall of Famer, led the league in scoring). That year, Columbia finished 7-15 overall, and 5-9 in conference.
In 1966, Felsinger continued his outstanding play and was joined on the varsity squad by 7'0" sophomore center Dave Newmark. Both Felsinger and Newmark were were named All-Ivy League and finished in the top five in the conference in scoring. Newmark placed second and Felsinger took the fifth spot with 19.7 points per game. The duo led Columbia to an 18-6 overall record with a 10-4 conference mark, and the Lions tied for second place in the Ivy League. That year, Felsinger was also named All-Metropolitan (New York City), and All-American honorable mention.
Felsinger played guard at Columbia from 1964-1966.
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