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Illinois State Athletics Percy Family Hall of Fame

Illinois State Athletics Percy Hall of Fame: 1983

Robert Anderson Robert Anderson
Inducted: 1983 Sport: Basketball
A 1951 graduate of Illinois State University ... became a successful basketball coach at Thornton High School from 1957-69 ... amassed a 122-30 record in eight years as a sophomore coach ... his basketball teams never had a losing season Read More [+]
James Bowers James Bowers
Inducted: 1983 Sport: Football, Baseball
Two-year letterman in baseball as a catcher and two-year letterman in football as a guard at ... had a .254 career batting average ... coached wrestling, golf and football at the high school level for 29 years Read More [+]
JoAnn Bowers JoAnn Bowers
Inducted: 1983 Sport: Basketball, Tennis
A successful basketball and tennis coach at Bloomington Central Catholic High School ... in her 13 years as head women's basketball coach, amassed a 235-109 record, including 10 regional championships Read More [+]
Warren Crews Warren Crews
Inducted: 1983 Sport: Basketball
Junior varsity basketball coach for 11 seasons, compiling a 119-25 record ... assistant baseball coach for eight years and assistant football coach 11 seasons ... left Illinois State coaching ranks in 1975 to become administrative assistant in the athletic department Read More [+]
Carl Eichstaedt Carl Eichstaedt
Inducted: 1983 Sport: Baseball, Football
Two-time letterwinner in football and baseball ... named MVP of both squads in 1957 ... led the Redbirds in rushing in 1957 with 5.4 yards per carry ... All-Illinois Intercollegiate Athletic Conference selection in 1957-58 Read More [+]
Estus Hood Estus Hood
Inducted: 1983 Sport: Football
Four-year football letterwinner ... averaged more than 19 yards per punt return as a sophomore which ranked him third nationally Read More [+]
Robert Koehler Robert Koehler
Inducted: 1983 Sport: Wrestling
Wrestling coach at Illinois State from 1964-74 ... amassed a 103-39-5 record and won 5 IIAC championships Read More [+]
Charlotte Lewis Charlotte Lewis
Inducted: 1983 Sport: Basketball
Four-year basketball letterwinner ... holds Illinois State basketball records for most rebounds in a single game (27), most rebounds in a season (345) and highest rebounding average (13.3) Read More [+]
Joyce Morton-Kief Joyce Morton-Kief
Inducted: 1983 Sport: Track & Field Coach
Illinois State track and cross country coach ... won three state track championships, five cross-cross country conference championships, five indoor track conference champions and three outdoor conference titles Read More [+]
Henry 'Irish' O'Reilly Henry "Irish" O'Reilly
Inducted: 1983 Sport: Baseball
Four-year baseball letterwinner ... had a 10-3 record in 1966, helping the Redbirds to a 24-6 team record Read More [+]
John Swalec John Swalec
Inducted: 1983 Sport: Wrestling, Track & Field
Three-year wrestling letterwinner and won a letter in track ... coached the College of St. Francis mat squad to the 1964 national junior college championship Read More [+]
Harold 'Sis' Swartzbaugh Harold "Sis" Swartzbaugh
Inducted: 1983 Sport: Baseball, Basketball, Football
Two-year letterwinner in basketball, and won a letter in baseball and football ... captained the basketball team his senior season Read More [+]
Tom Taulbee Tom Taulbee
Inducted: 1983 Sport: Basketball
Three-year letterwinner in basketball ... member of teams that finished fourth in the NCAA College Division in 1967, third in 1968 with a 25-3 record and NCAA qualifier in 1969 Read More [+]