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Illinois State Athletics Percy Hall of Fame: 1975

Lee Capra Lee Capra
Inducted: 1975 Sport: Baseball
A co-captain on the 1969 NCAA College Division championship team ... career record of 17-5 with a career earned-run average of 1.58 ... played with the New York Mets and Atlanta Braves Read More [+]
Richard Conrad Richard Conrad
Inducted: 1973 Sport: Baseball
Four-year letterman in baseball ... three-year all-conference third basemen ... team Most Valuable Player at in 1967 and captain in 1968 ... had a career batting average of .339 Read More [+]
Harold E. Frye Harold E. Frye
Inducted: 1975 Sport: Baseball
A member of Illinois State University's athletic staff for 40 years (1931-70) ... head baseball coach from 1947-63 with a career record of 224-207 Read More [+]
Guy Homoly Guy Homoly
Inducted: 1975 Sport: Baseball
Two-year letterwinner in football and baseball ... a first-team Little All-America selection during the 1969 national championship baseball season Read More [+]
Richard Kirgan Richard Kirgan
Inducted: 1975 Sport: Swimming & Diving
Four-year swimming letterwinner ... Interstate Conference Most Outstanding Swimmer as a junior and senior Read More [+]
Jerry McGreal Jerry McGreal
Inducted: 1975 Sport: Basketball, Golf
Lettered three years in basketball and two in golf at Illinois State ... was Illinois State's MVP three seasons, and was MVP of the Interstate Conference twice Read More [+]
Mike Mittelstaedt Mike Mittelstaedt
Inducted: 1975 Sport: Cross Country, Track & Field
Four-year letterwinner in cross country and three-year letter winner in track ... captained cross country three times and track once ... named track's MVP as a senior Read More [+]
Les Moore Les Moore
Inducted: 1975 Sport: Basketball, Football
Four-year basketball letterwinner ... captained the 1932 team that was 20-5 ... won four conference championships Read More [+]
Dennis Nelson Dennis Nelson
Inducted: 1975 Sport: Football
Four-year football letterwinner ... first-team Little All-American pick by the Associated Press on offense in 1968 Read More [+]
Frank Niepagen Frank Niepagen
Inducted: 2002 Sport: Golf
Three-year letterwinner ... finished fourth at the 1967 NCAA Championships, earning a College Division All-America honor Read More [+]
Mike Orrison Mike Orrison
Inducted: 1975 Sport: Golf
Four-year letterwinner ... finished seventh at the NCAA National Championships in 1965 and was sixth in 1967, earning College Division All-American in both seasons Read More [+]
John Ortwerth John Ortwerth
Inducted: 1975 Sport: Football
Three-year letterwinner in football, playing end and tackle ... was Athletic Director at Quincy College for 15 years (1960-75) and head basketball coach for 18 seasons Read More [+]
Annette Rutt-Lynch Annette Rutt-Lynch
Inducted: 1975 Sport: Multi-Sport athlete
A team member for four seasons in basketball, volleyball, fencing, field hockey, golf and track in the women's athletic program from 1963-68 ... served as Vice President of the Women's Physical Education Club for the 1965-66 school year Read More [+]
Kenneth Kenneth "Buzz" Shaw
Inducted: 1975 Sport: Basketball
Four-year basketball starter ... played in 108 games and scored 1,396 points ... had a .831 free throw percentage ... all-conference selection his senior year Read More [+]
Paul Sperry Paul Sperry
Inducted: 1975 Sport: Baseball, Basketball
Three-year baseball letterwinner ... pitched a shutout victory in the championship game of the 1969 NCAA College Division Tournament Read More [+]
Edwin Struck Edwin Struck
Inducted: 1975 Sport: Football Coach
Head football coach for 20 seasons from 1945-64 (86-68-14) ... his 1950 team was undefeated in the regular season (7-0-2) and played in the Corn Bowl postseason game Read More [+]
Sunne Thomas Sunne Thomas
Inducted: 1975 Sport: Basketball, Softball
Lettered in four sports at ISU ... played five years of AAU basketball, was All-American for all of them ... member of the Illinois Hall of Fame Read More [+]
Wardell Vaughn Wardell Vaughn
Inducted: 1975 Sport: Basketball
Four-year letterwinner in football and three-year letterwinner in basketball ... led the Redbirds in rebounding two seasons and tied a school record with 24 in one game Read More [+]
Willie Williams Willie Williams
Inducted: 1975 Sport: Wrestling
Three-year wrestling letterwinner ... in 1964-65,Williams went 5-0 in dual meets and won the IIAC championship and took second in NAIA Read More [+]
Paul Ziert Paul Ziert
Inducted: 1975 Sport: Gymnastics
Four-year gymnastics letterwinner ... captained the 1965 squad ... All-American in both the NCAA and NAIA in floor exercise, vaulting, tumbling and trampoline Read More [+]