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Illinois State Athletics Percy Family Hall of Fame

Illinois State Athletics Percy Hall of Fame: 1979

Brad Barker Brad Barker
Inducted: 1979 Sport: Golf
A standout golfer for four years at Illinois State ... team captain in 1973 and 1974 ... represented Illinois State at the 1974 NCAA Men's Golf Championships in San Diego Read More [+]
Bob Basarich Bob Basarich
Inducted: 1979 Sport: Golf
ISU golf team captain in 1958 ... owned a 496-99 (83.4 percent) varsity basketball coaching record at Lockport Central High School with 16 conference titles, 16 regional championships Read More [+]
Paul Carther Paul Carther
Inducted: 1979 Sport: Football, Track & Field
Starting defensive tackle and co-captain in football and former shot put record holder in track at Illinois State ... won the Fred Cleland Award in 1972 ... helped hold Western Illinois without a touchdown for the first time in 42 gamesRead More [+]
Joan Clark-Fowler Joan Clark-Fowler
Inducted: 1979 Sport: Bowling, Field Hockey, Softball, Speedball, Swimming & Diving, Volleyball, Basketball, Tennis
Eight-sport letterwinner ... played in the Chicago Professional Women's Softball League, and has had a rich involvement in sports as coach at Metropolis High School. Read More [+]
Rex Darling Rex Darling
Inducted: 1979 Sport: Tennis
A 1939 ISU graduate ... head tennis coach at Eastern Illinois from 1945-74 with numerous titles ... also coached basketball and football ... tennis coach of the 1967 Pan-American Games trials Read More [+]
George Egofske George Egofske
Inducted: 1979 Sport: Football, Wrestling
Lettered in football and wrestling ... head coach at Trinity High School from 1956-57, winning an Inercity Title in 1956 ... named assistant football coach at Rich East High School in 1958 and served as head coach from 1960-1964 Read More [+]
Larry Hallaert Larry Hallaert
Inducted: 1979 Sport: Baseball
Co-captain of the 1969 national championship baseball team ... an outfielder who compiled a three-season batting average of .328 Read More [+]
Vince Jones Vince Jones
Inducted: 1979 Sport: Track & Field
Jones won an All-American honor in the 200-meter dash at the 1979 NCAA meet ... holds the school record of 33.9 seconds in the retired 300-meter dash Read More [+]
Helen 'Susie' Knierim Helen "Susie" Knierim
Inducted: 1979 Sport: Educator, Multi-sport athlete
1966-67 Fulbright Scholar at University of Baghdad ... coached at Lake Forest High School and in college at Hanover, UW-Whitewater and Slippery Rock Read More [+]
George Matthews George Matthews
Inducted: 1979 Sport: Baseball
1939 baseball co-captain ... picked for U.S. College All-America squad at second base ... starting guard on the IIAC championship basketball team during the 1938-39 season Read More [+]
Angie Mizera Angie Mizera
Inducted: 1989 Sport: Volleyball
Three-year letterwinner as a setter ... helped the Redbirds to a three-year record of 136-40, including state and regional championships in 1977 and an eighth place finish in the AIAW national tournament Read More [+]
Richard Schertz Richard Schertz
Inducted: 1979 Sport: Football
Third member of his family to play football at Illinois State ... three-year starter at defensive end Read More [+]
Lori Schutt Lori Schutt
Inducted: 1979 Sport: Track & Field
1965 ISU graduate ... won more than 200 track awards Read More [+]
Phebe Scott Phebe Scott
Inducted: 1979 Sport: Department Head, National Leader in Women's Sports
A national leader in the early promotion of women's sports ... head of Illinois State women's physical education from 1966-73 Read More [+]
John Snyder John Snyder
Inducted: 1979 Sport: Cross Country, Track & Field
A 1958 graduate who lettered in cross country and track ... had 29-year record of 423-350 as basketball coach at Bloomington Central Catholic, with 12 regional titles, including eight-consecutive Read More [+]
Dave Trayser Dave Trayser
Inducted: 1979 Sport: Baseball
Four-year letterwinner ... catcher on the 1969 NCAA College Division national championship baseball team ... captain in 1970 Read More [+]
Elvira 'Tiny' Vidano Elvira "Tiny" Vidano
Inducted: 1979 Sport: High School Coach
Lettered in eight sports at ISU ... taught and coached at Illinois Soldiers and Sailors Children's School in Normal, 1946-48, also supervising ISU student-teachers Read More [+]
Margie Wright Margie Wright
Inducted: 1979 Sport: Softball, Basketball
Four-year basketball and softball letterwinner and a three-year letterwinner in field hockey ... pitched professional softball for 34 years, with three seasons in the Women's Professional Softball League and 30 years in the ASA Major Women's Division Read More [+]