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Illinois State Athletics Percy Family Hall of Fame

Illinois State Athletics Percy Hall of Fame: Letter D

Sue Daggett-Miller Sue Daggett-Miller
Inducted: 2004 Sport: Cross Country, Track & Field
Lettered four years at Illinois State in cross country and track and left as the most decorated female athlete at ISU and in the Missouri Valley Conference... claimed a league-record 17 individual conference championships Read More [+]
Mary Dagraedt Mary Dagraedt
Inducted: 1978 Sport: Badmitton, Field Hockey, Volleyball, Basketball, Tennis
1952 ISU graduate ... competed in five sports at Illinois State (badminton, field hockey, volleyball, basketball and tennis) ... competed in local, state and national golf tournaments, and also participated in tennis, softball, basketball, figure skating and field hockey Read More [+]
John Dal Santo John Dal Santo
Inducted: 1973 Sport: Baseball, Football
Four-year letterwinner in both football and baseball ... named ISU MVP and the Illinois Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Year in 1948 when he gained 245 yards on 77 carries at fullback ... co-captain and a unanimous all-conference fullback in 1949 Read More [+]
Dorrence Darling Dorrence Darling
Inducted: 1976 Sport: Football, Basketball, Tennis
Captain of Illinois State's conference championship basketball team in 1931 ... a playmaker who was named to numerous all-star teams ... also lettered in tennis and football 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 [+]
Dave Darnell Dave Darnell
Inducted: 1991 Sport: Football
Grew up in Normal in the 1950's and served as a bat boy for coach Harold Frye's Illinois State baseball team ... eventually attended and graduated from Illinois State ... Darnell's coaching career has been a trail through small towns and small programs, including Stanford, Gridley, Roseville and Romance Read More [+]
Harris Dean Harris Dean
Inducted: 1972 Sport: Football, Basketball
Captained Illinois State's basketball teams in 1927 and 1928 ... also an outstanding football end on both offense and defense ... later was a high school coach and a university administrator Read More [+]
Ronald deVries Ronald deVries
Inducted: 1978 Sport: Basketball
Accumulated 1,033 rebounds including a then-school record 373 in one season, and averaged 13.4 points in his career ... was named MVP of the Redbirds in 1973-74 season Read More [+]
Chester Dillon Chester Dillon
Inducted: 1972 Sport: Football, Track & Field
Captained Illinois State's unbeaten (8-0-2) state championship football team of 1907 ... named to the 1907 All-Illinois Team ... captained the 1908 track team ... reported to be one of the first football players to use the forward pass, curling the ball off his elbow Read More [+]
James Duncan James Duncan
Inducted: 2006 Sport: Track & Field
Three-time All-American ... national runner-up in the 1997 indoor 200-meter-dash (20.95) ... 1997 Outdoor All-American with a ninth-place finish in the 100-meters (10.65) ...1995 Indoor All-American after an eighth-place finish in the 200-meters Read More [+]
Ryan Duncheon Ryan Duncheon
Inducted: 2010 Sport: Baseball
The only Redbird baseball player to earn three first-team All-Missouri Valley Conference honors during his career (1998, 1999 and 2000) ... as a senior, led the Redbirds in average (.363), doubles (20), home runs (13), total bases (132), slugging percentage (.657) and on-base percentage (.482) Read More [+]