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Marian Kneer
Marian Kneer

Peoria Heights, Ill.


Field Hockey (1945-49), Softball (1945-49), Volleyball (1946-48), Women's Basketball (1945-49)

Inducted: 1976

Honors graduate of 1949 ... member of the Illinois State Amateur Softball Hall of Fame ... caught for five state champion teams with the Peoria Caterpillar Dieselettes ... played in the World Championships ... had a distinguished amateur basketball career as a forward ... was a center half back on the field hockey team ... has held every elective office in the Illinois Association for Health, Physical Education and Recreation, including that of President in 1972 ... the softball stadium at ISU is named in her honor.