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Illinois State Athletics Percy Family Hall of Fame

Illinois State Athletics Percy Hall of Fame: 1977

Eric Bates Eric Bates
Inducted: 1977 Sport: Wrestling
Four year letter winner ... one of the most successful wrestlers in Illinois State history with a 94-14 record ... posted a 29-0 record as a sophomore and won the NCAA College Division 167-pound National Championship Read More [+]
Ronald Beales Ronald Beales
Inducted: 1977 Sport: Football, Track & Field, Wrestling
A three-sport letterman in football, wrestling and track and field ... voted to Tom Harmon's Little All-America Football Team as a center in 1950 ... all-conference on both offense and defense that year Read More [+]
Flo Grebner Flo Grebner
Inducted: 1977 Sport: Educator, Multi-sport athlete
Participated in five sports at Illinois State, and was captain for three of them (basketball, field hockey and softball) ... after graduation, she played in several national AAU field hockey tournaments Read More [+]
Tom Klein Tom Klein
Inducted: 1977 Sport: Baseball
Voted Most Outstanding Player of the 1969 NCAA College Division World Series when he had seven hits in 13 at bats and six RBI during Illinois State's three-game series sweep for the national title ... finished career with a .349 batting average Read More [+]
Jane McNamara Jane McNamara
Inducted: 1977 Sport: Multi-sport Athlete
1955 ISU graduate ... multi-sport athlete at ISU ... played for several Midwest field hockey teams Read More [+]
William Moore William Moore
Inducted: 1977 Sport: Football
Three-year letterwinner in football and won a letter in golf ... selected as a Little All-American football guard in 1936 by both the AP and UP Read More [+]
Joe Plack Joe Plack
Inducted: 1977 Sport: Golf, Swimming
Four-year letterwinner in swimming and earned a letter in golf ... captained the golf and swimming teams in 1970 Read More [+]
H. Harrison Russell H. Harrison Russell
Inducted: 1977 Sport: Head Coach Baseball, Basketball, Football
Halfback on the undefeated 1907 football team ... hired as Illinois State's basketball coach in 1910 and is credited with keeping athletics alive at his alma mater Read More [+]
Merry Ann 'Tudy' Schmied Merry Ann "Tudy" Schmied
Inducted: 1977 Sport: Softball
Four-year letterwinner in basketball and softball ... earned three letters in field hockey ... selected to AAU All-State basketball teams Read More [+]
Marlys Kay Taber Marlys Kay Taber
Inducted: 1977 Sport: Softball, Basketball
Lettered in four sports at ISU ... all-state shortstop, first and second team All-American ... played for the nationally ranked Pekin Lettes (1964-72) and the Greater Milwaukee Bankettes Read More [+]