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Kalamazoo College Athletic Hall of Fame

Hall of Fame Inductees by Sport

Archery

Merry Lu Jordan '82 - Archery
Inducted October 21, 1989
Arguably the best archer in the 30 year history of archery as an MIAA sport. Jordan had never touched  bow until her sophomore year, but nevertheless was the high scorer at the league tournament in 1980 and 1981. 

Baseball 

Robert Black '26 - Football, Basketball, Baseball
Inducted October 21, 1989
Black won a total of 12 varsity letters, possibly the most ever awarded to a Kalamazoo College athlete. The captain of the 1925 football team was a triple threat on the gridiron, often called upon to pass, punt, or carry the ball on any given play.

Andrew J. Bradford '90 - Baseball
Inducted October 24, 2008
All-MIAA 1st Team (1990); All-MIAA 2nd Team (1988); All-MIAA Honorable Mention (1989); MIAA Co-MVP (1990); Pitched no-hitter against Albion (1990); Holds school record for career innings pitched (266.0); career strikeouts (179), career wins (19), single-season innings pitched (74.2 in 1989), and wins in a season (7 in 1990); Holds 2nd place school record career ERA (3.99), single-season ERA (2.05 in 1990), and career complete games (16); C.W. "Opie" Davis Award Winner for Best Senior Male Athlete (1990)

Mike Casteel '22 - Football, Baseball, Track
Inducted October 22, 1988
Won twelve letters in three sports during his career. Led the football team to MIAA championships in 1916, 1919, and 1921, and was ALL-MIAA at quarterback three times. The shortstop on three MIAA champion baseball teams, he also helped Kalamazoo to four MIAA track titles. Went on to an outstanding football coaching career.

Milton "Bud" Hinga '23 - Basketball, baseball, and football
Inducted October 20, 1995
Four-year basketball player, leading scorer in 1922 and 1923. Played on MIAA basketball championship teams of 1921, 1922, and 1923. Selected to MIAA Hall of Fame in 1923. Played baseball for three years, including MIAA championship team of 1923. Holland High School coach from 1923-31. Hope College football and basketball coach, winning or tying for 14 combined MIAA titles, Athletic Director.

Bertram K. "Scotty" MacGregor '19 - Football, Basketball, Baseball
Inducted October 17,1987
Starting halfback for the undefeated football team of 1916. Scored 16 touchdowns and kicked 33 extra points for 129 points, a College record. Led Kalamazoo to two football championships, four basketball championships, and two baseball championships.

John C. Persons '64 - Baseball, Football
Inducted October 17, 1987
Named to the ALL-MIAA baseball team four times, the only player in league history to be so honored. MVP of the baseball team three times. Led the league in hitting in 1961. In football, he twice led the league in receptions. Also lettered in golf.

Dave Rowley '74 - Baseball, Football
Charter Inductee: October 18, 1986
Set MIAA single-season records in baseball for innings pitched (80) and most decisions (8). Also lettered in football. Later served as Kalamazoo's head baseball coach.

James E. Stefoff '53 - Baseball, Basketball, Football, and Track
Inducted October 30, 1992
All-MIAA in football in 1950 and 1951, Led the nation (small colleges) in pass receptions with 45 catches for 680 yards and five touchdowns in 1951. Received Associated Press Little ALL-America mention.

Willian S. Taylor '18 - Baseball, Basketball, Football, and Track
Inducted October 27, 1990
An extremely versatile athlete, Taylor was a member of six championship teams in three sports, including four in basketball (1914-1917). He also captained championship squads in baseball and football in 1916.

Kevin E. VandenBerg '89 - Baseball, football, and golf
Inducted October 20, 1995
Four-year letter winner in golf. League medallist in MIAA league MVP, team captain in 1987 and 1988. Second in MIAA in 1985. Four-year letter winner in baseball. ALL-MIAA shortstop in 1985; ALL-MIAA catcher, team MVP and captain in 1988 and 1989. Kalamazoo College record holder for home runs in a career(19). Two-year letter winner in football as a punter in 1986 and 1987

Clinton J. Wagner '96 - Baseball and Football
Baseball: All-MIAA Honorable Mention (1994); All-MIAA 2nd Team (1995); All-MIAA 1st Team (1996); American Baseball Coaches Association Division III All-Region Team (1996); Team MVP (1994, 1995, 1996); Team Captain (1996); Holds 2nd all-time school record in career batting average (.361,  4th all-time in runs scored (79), 3rd all-time in hits (141), 2nd all-time in doubles (26), 2nd all-time in RBIs (89), and 1st all-time in stolen bases (44); Tied for 1st all-time in triples (11) and 2nd all-time in home runs (11)  Football: All-MIAA 1st Team running back (1993); All-MIAA 2nd team (1994); Holds 6th, 8th, and 10th place school records for rushing yards in a single game (157, 149, and 146); Career totals include 1,647 rushing yards and 22 rushing touchdowns
 
 

Basketball, Men's

Robert Black '26 - Football, Basketball, Baseball
Inducted October 21, 1989
Black won a total of 12 varsity letters, possibly the most ever awarded to a Kalamazoo College athlete. The captain of the 1925 football team was a triple threat on the gridiron, often called upon to pass, punt, or carry the ball on any given play.

Jeremy Cole '96 - Men's Basketball
Inducted October 20, 2001
ALL-MIAA, first team (1994, 1995, 1996); MIAA MVP (1996);NCAA Post Graduate Scholar (1996); GTE ALL-American (1996); 2nd on College's ALL-Time Scoring List (1,644 points).

David W. Dame '79 - Men's Basketball
Inducted October 11, 1996
ALL-MIAA in 1977, 1978, and 1979. Leading scoring champion in 1978 (287 points, 23.9 average) and 1979 (263 points, 21.9 average). Set College records for most points (542) and field goals (233) in a season, single game scoring (42), most career field goals (660) and career points (1,619). NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship recipient.

Manny Glasser '54 - Basketball, Tennis
Inducted October 21, 1994
MIAA scoring champion and Most Valuable Player in 1953. Completed career holding all school scoring records, including 43 points in a single game. Set MIAA record for season scoring average of 28.3 points per game. Also three-time letter winner in tennis.

Jim Harkema '64 - Football, Basketball, Tennis
Charter Inductee: October 18, 1986
Quarterback of the undefeated (8-0-0) 1962 football team. Captain of the football and basketball teams. Also lettered in tennis.

Milton "Bud" Hinga '23 - Basketball, baseball, and football
Inducted October 20, 1995
Four-year basketball player, leading scorer in 1922 and 1923. Played on MIAA basketball championship teams of 1921, 1922, and 1923. Selected to MIAA Hall of Fame in 1923. Played baseball for three years, including MIAA championship team of 1923. Holland High School coach from 1923-31. Hope College football and basketball coach, winning or tying for 14 combined MIAA titles, Athletic Director.

Joe Howard '39 - Track, Basketball
Charter inductee: October 18, 1986
MIAA champion in high jump, broad jump, pole vault, and hurdles, on championship track teams on 1936-38: captained 1939 team. Starter on 1939 MIAA championship basketball team.

Roger Kramer '61 - Football and Basketball
Inducted October 19, 2012
Member of the K football team (1958-60); All-MIAA First Team (1958-60); Team Most Valuable Player for Football (1959); Most Improved Player for Basketball (1959); All-time Men’s Basketball Letter winner 58, 59, 60, 61; Earned a total of 11 varsity letters in Football, Basketball and Track; Placed first in the MIAA in shot put and discus for two years; Held the K record in the shot put, with a put of 43’11”; Held the K record in discus, with a throw of 135 feet.

Bertram K. "Scotty" MacGregor '19 - Football, Basketball, Baseball
Inducted October 17,1987
Starting halfback for the undefeated football team of 1916. Scored 16 touchdowns and kicked 33 extra points for 129 points, a College record. Led Kalamazoo to two football championships, four basketball championships, and two baseball championships.

Gary Alan Morrison '57 - Basketball
Inducted October 19, 2012
Member of the varsity men’s basketball team for three years; Captain of the team for two seasons (1955 and 1957); All-MIAA First Team (1955 and 1957); All-MIAA Second Team (1956); Team Most Valuable Player (1955).

William Harryman Rapley '38 - Football, Basketball, Track and Field
Inducted October 15, 2010
MIAA Champion One-Mile Indoor Run (1938); MIAA Champion Two-Mile Indoor Run (1937); MIAA Champion Two-Mile Outdoor Run (1937); Member of MIAA Championship Football Teams (1936, 1937); Member of MIAA Championship Basketball Team (1938); Member of MIAA Championship Indoor and Outdoor Track and Field Teams (1936, 1937, 1938); Track and Field Team Captain (1937, 1938); Manager of “K” Athletics (1937); “K” Representative to the MIAA Athletic Board (1937-1938); Scholar-Athlete Award (1938)

Dirk S. H. Rhinehart '03 - Basketball
Inducted October 18, 2013
Fifth on Kalamazoo College's career scoring list (1,396 points); Kalamazoo College Opie Davis Award- Outstanding Senior Male Athlete 2003;  All-MIAA First Team 3 of 4 years 2001, 2002, 2003; Team Most Valuable Player 2003; Leading Scorer 3 of 4 years; Led team in scoring, rebounding, and assists two consecutive years; D3hoops.com pre-season All-American third team 2002; Set NCAA record and school record for most consecutive free-throws (84) 2002; Set school record for most 3-point field goals in a career (210) 2002; Set school record for most consecutive free-throws (47) in a season 2002; Second in nation in free-throw percentage (92.5%) 2001; Led MIAA in free throw percentage 2001; Ranked nationally for most of the season in 3-point shooting percentage 2000

J. Gordon Rodwan ' 62 - Basketball
Inducted October 17, 1987
Number of records including rebounds in a season ( 228 ) and rebounds in a game (31). Finished his career as the College's leading rebounder with 668. Led the 1962 MIAA title team in scoring and rebounding, Team MVP twice, twice on all-MIAA selection.

John A. Schelske '82 - Basketball
Inducted October 26, 1991
Schelske an NCAA Division III ALL-American in 1982, remains the most prolific scorer in Hornet basketball history. Schelske dominates the College record books, holding the marks for the most points in a game, season, and career. He twice reached Academic ALL-American honors and earned an NCAA postgraduate scholarship.

Donald Spalsbury '39 - Basketball, Football, Golf
Inducted October 21, 1989
A three-time ALL-MIAA basketball selection. Spalsbury was a hero in a legendary three-way playoff for the league title in 1939. His steal and layup with five seconds remaining lifted the Hornets to victory over Hope en route to the MIAA crown.

Charlie Stanski '50 - Football, Basketball
Inducted October 22, 1988
First post-World War II athlete named to ALL-League teams in both football and basketball. Helped Kalamazoo to MIAA football titles in 1946 and 1948, and was named the ALL-MIAA quarterback in 1948. In basketball, he was ALL-League in 1948, and led Kalamazoo to the championship in 1950.

James E. Stefoff '53 - Baseball, Basketball, Football, and Track
Inducted October 30, 1992
All-MIAA in football in 1950 and 1951, Led the nation (small colleges) in pass receptions with 45 catches for 680 yards and five touchdowns in 1951. Received Associated Press Little ALL-America mention.

Willian S. Taylor '18 - Baseball, Basketball, Football, and Track
Inducted October 27, 1990
An extremely versatile athlete, Taylor was a member of six championship teams in three sports, including four in basketball (1914-1917). He also captained championship squads in baseball and football in 1916.

James VanSweden '73 - Basketball
Inducted October 10, 2003
MIAA Most Valuable Player (1972-73); NCAA Post-Graduate Scholarship (1973); Opie Davis Award (1973); Kalamazoo College Athletics Award (1973); Record Holder for Free Throws Made in a Season (150).

Frank "Bucky" Walters '50 - Basketball
Inducted October 21, 2011
Four-year letter winner - 1946-1950; All-MIAA Team in 1948 and 1949; Two-time MIAA Scoring Champion: 1948-49 (15.0 ppg) and 1949-50 (14.6 ppg); One of six Kalamazoo MIAA scoring champions; Member of the 1948-49 team which finished second in the MIAA; Member of the 1949-50 team that won the MIAA Championships (13-8 overall, 8-2 MIAA); Member of the last Kalamazoo College team to win an outright MIAA Championship

Robert S. Warren '39 - Football, Basketball
Inducted October 17, 1987
In football, the starting left tackle for three years. ALL-MIAA and team MVP a a senior. Starting center in basketball his sophomore and senior year. In his senior year, the third-leading scorer in the league, leading Kalamazoo to the MIAA title.

Daniel Wood '40 - Football, Basketball, Track
Inducted October 21, 1989
Wood, who led the hornets to five MIAA titles, won the league's first-ever Most valuable Player award for 1939-40. In football, he played every minute of every game for three years.
 
 

Basketball, Women's

Karla Lutz Atkinson '66 - Woman's Basketball, Field Hockey, Tennis
Inducted October 16,1998
MIAA singles tennis champion 1963. Flight 2 singles tennis champion 1966. Won Middle States Tennis Tournament in 1963. Three sport varsity letter winner in basketball, field hockey, and tennis

Laura L. Behling '89 - Basketball
Inducted October 21, 1994
Four-time ALL-MIAA and three-time league scoring champion. Set Many school records, including all-time leading scorer (1,909 points) and most points in a season (604). Also set many MIAA records, including career scoring record of 975 points.

Sara (Musser) Kreckman '96 - Women's Basketball
Inducted October 20, 2001
All Conference second team (1993, 1995). ALL-MIAA, first team (1994, 1996); MIAA Academic, first team (1992-1996); NCAA Post Graduate Scholar (1996); 2nd ALL-Time leading Scorer. 1st ALL-Time leading Rebounder; Team MVP (1994-1996); Team Co-Captain (1994-1996); Mary Long Burch Award (1996).

Mary Westerville Prange '67 - Tennis, Field Hockey, Basketball
Inducted October 22, 1988
In tennis, her doubles team won the WMIAA championship in 1965 and 1967. Kalamazoo won three league titles while she played. In field hockey, she was the first Michigan player selected to the Great Lakes Sectional Squad. Two year captain in Basketball.

Marjorie Snyder '75 - Tennis, Field Hockey, Basketball, Swimming
Charter Inductee: October 18, 1986
Considered by many to be the best overall female athlete in Kalamazoo history. Three time MIAA #1 singles and #1 doubles tennis champion, 1973-1975.

MaryJane E. Valade '01 - Basketball
Inducted October 12, 2007
All-MIAA First Team (1997/98, 1999/00, 2000/01); All-MIAA Second Team (1998/99); Three-Time MIAA Player of the Week (1997/98, 2000/01); Finished Second in the MIAA for scoring average and free throw shooting percentage (2001); Team MVP (2000/01); Set school record for number of games played; Second player in school history to score 1,000 points and 500 rebounds; Third on school’s All-Time Career Scoring Leaders List with 1,402 points and 571 rebounds; Senior Athlete Award (2001)

Cross Country, Men's

Kory R. Kramer '99 - Cross Country
Inducted October 12, 2007
All-MIAA First Team (1996, 1997, 1998, 1999); All-Great Lakes Region (1996, 1997, 1998, 1999); Two-Time All-American; First Place at MIAA Championships (1996); First Place at MIAA Jamboree (1997); First Place at Ferris State Open (1998); Second Place at NCAA Division III Regional (1999); NCAA National Qualifier (1996, 1997, 1999)

Joel J. Menges '80 - Cross Country and Track
Inducted October 29, 1993
Won MIAA cross country meets in 1976 and 1977, and was named ALL-MIAA three times 1976-78. Currently holds school  record in the three-mile, six-mile, and 5,000 meter runs, Was ranked sixth in NCAA Division III in six-mile run in 1976.

Cross Country, Women's

Allison M. Iott '09 - Cross Country
Inducted October 17, 2014 
(2006) All-MIAA First team; 33rd place All Great Lakes Regional Championship; (2007) 5th place finish in the Philadelphia Half Marathon; (2008) All-MIAA First Team, MIAA Champion (first ever), MIAA MVP (First and only woman in K's history), 2nd place All Great Lakes Regional Championship (tying the highest finish ever for a K runner), 10th at NCAA National Championships, One of only 3 K women to ever qualify for nationals, and All-American; School record-holder for 6K (21:18); and Holds top four fastest 6K times at Kalamazoo College

Field Hockey

Karla Lutz Atkinson '66 - Woman's Basketball, Field Hockey, Tennis
Inducted October 16,1998
MIAA singles tennis champion 1963. Flight 2 singles tennis champion 1966. Won Middle States Tennis Tournament in 1963. Three sport varsity letter winner in basketball, field hockey, and tennis

Mary Westerville Prange '67 - Tennis, Field Hockey, Basketball
Inducted October 22, 1988
In tennis, her doubles team won the WMIAA championship in 1965 and 1967. Kalamazoo won three league titles while she played. In field hockey, she was the first Michigan player selected to the Great Lakes Sectional Squad. Two year captain in Basketball.

Marjorie Snyder '75 - Tennis, Field Hockey, Basketball, Swimming
Charter Inductee: October 18, 1986
Considered by many to be the best overall female athlete in Kalamazoo history. Three time MIAA #1 singles and #1 doubles tennis champion, 1973-1975.

Football

Robert Black '26 - Football, Basketball, Baseball
Inducted October 21, 1989
Black won a total of 12 varsity letters, possibly the most ever awarded to a Kalamazoo College athlete. The captain of the 1925 football team was a triple threat on the gridiron, often called upon to pass, punt, or carry the ball on any given play.

Mike Casteel '22 - Football, Baseball, Track
Inducted October 22, 1988
Won twelve letters in three sports during his career. Led the football team to MIAA championships in 1916, 1919, and 1921, and was ALL-MIAA at quarterback three times. The shortstop on three MIAA champion baseball teams, he also helped Kalamazoo to four MIAA track titles. Went on to an outstanding football coaching career.

Phillip L. Dillman '53 - Football
Inducted October 10, 2003
Varsity Letters (1949, 1950, 1951, 1952); All-MIAA Quarterback (1950, 1951, 1952); Record Holder for Longest Pass Play (84 Yards).

Eric Gerwin '00 - Football
Inducted October 19, 2018
All-MIAA Honorable Mention (1997); All-MIAA First Team (1998, 1999); Kalamazoo College Most Valuable Defensive Player (1998); MIAA Defensive MVP (1999); USAfootball.com 4th Team All-American (1999); D3football.com Honorable Mention All-American (1999); Team Captain (1999); Kalamazoo College MVP (1999); Four-year Letter Winner; Member of the 1999 Team allowing 2nd fewest rushing yards and 2nd fewest points allowed; 3rd in Career Tackles – 10 Career Sacks; Ron Holland Division III Scholar/Athlete Award (1999) (National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame, Inc. – Michigan Chapter)

Charles C. Hall '01 - Football Coach 1897-1900
Inducted October 11, 1996
One of the founding fathers of Kalamazoo College athletics. Coached three MIAA championship football teams, including the undefeated (7-0-0) team of 1898. Captain of the 1896 football team.

Jim Harkema '64 - Football, Basketball, Tennis
Charter Inductee: October 18, 1986
Quarterback of the undefeated (8-0-0) 1962 football team. Captain of the football and basketball teams. Also lettered in tennis.

Milton "Bud" Hinga '23 - Basketball, baseball, and football
Inducted October 20, 1995
Four-year basketball player, leading scorer in 1922 and 1923. Played on MIAA basketball championship teams of 1921, 1922, and 1923. Selected to MIAA Hall of Fame in 1923. Played baseball for three years, including MIAA championship team of 1923. Holland High School coach from 1923-31. Hope College football and basketball coach, winning or tying for 14 combined MIAA titles, Athletic Director.

Dennis P. Kane, Jr. '75 - Football
Inducted October 15, 2010
MIAA Most Valuable Freshman Football Player (1971); All-Conference MIAA Running Back (1972, 1974); Team MVP (1972); Leading Rusher for the Hornets (1973); State of Michigan College Senior-Athlete of the Year Award (1974); Career totals include a single best punt of sixty-four yards, a personal best record of 243 yards in a single game, and carrying the ball forty-one times in one game; Holds 2nd place school record for career rushing yards (2, 053) and 1st place school record for rushing yards based on a career of thirty-two games.

Roger Kramer '61 - Football and Basketball
Inducted October 19, 2012
Member of the K football team (1958-60); All-MIAA First Team (1958-60); Team Most Valuable Player for Football (1959); Most Improved Player for Basketball (1959); All-time Men’s Basketball Letter winner 58, 59, 60, 61; Earned a total of 11 varsity letters in Football, Basketball and Track; Placed first in the MIAA in shot put and discus for two years; Held the K record in the shot put, with a put of 43’11”; Held the K record in discus, with a throw of 135 feet.

Nick Lachapelle '00 – Football
Inducted October 20, 2017
Four-year letter winner and team captain (1999); All-MIAA First Team (1999); All-MIAA Second Team (1997, 1998); USAfootball.com All-American Honorable Mention (1999); Selection to the USA Football Aztec Bowl All-Star Team (1999); Ninth all-time in sacks for Kalamazoo defense; “…and one pass interception that I take a lot of pride in.”

Edwin R. Lauerman - Football
Inducted October 7, 2005
College Record-Holder for Single-Game Rushing Yardage (271 yards, 1963 vs. Kenyon); College Record-Holder for Single-Season Rushing Yardage (916 yards, 1963); Third in College Records for Total Career Rushing Yards (1,904); Averaged Over 120 Yards Rushing Per Game in 1063; All-MIAA Team (1962, 1963); All-State Team (1962); Honorable Mention "Little American" (1963); Member of Two MIAA-Championship Teams (1962 Undefeated Season, 1963).

Bertram K. "Scotty" MacGregor '19 - Football, Basketball, Baseball
Inducted October 17,1987
Starting halfback for the undefeated football team of 1916. Scored 16 touchdowns and kicked 33 extra points for 129 points, a College record. Led Kalamazoo to two football championships, four basketball championships, and two baseball championships.

Gregg McDonald '97 - Football
Inducted October 18, 2002
Considered by some the most prolific passer in Kalamazoo College history, MacDonald earned numerous gridiron honors, including two team MVP awards, two All-MIAA first team honors, and the Burger King National Scholar Athlete Award. McDonald holds most of the Kalamazoo College passing records.

Sean T. Mullendore '93 - Football
Inducted October 24, 2008
All-MIAA 1st Team Defense (1991, 1992); All-MIAA Honorable Mention (1990); MIAA Academic Honor Roll (1989, 1990, 1991, 1992); GTE/CoSIDA Academic All-American 1st Team (1992); GTE/CoSIDA Academic All-American 2nd Team (1991); Team Defensive MVP (1992); Holds school record for most tackles in a single game (30 vs. Olivet in 1992), most tackles in a single season (143 in 1992), and most career tackles (328 from 1989-1992).

John C. Persons '64 - Baseball, Football
Inducted October 17, 1987
Named to the ALL-MIAA baseball team four times, the only player in league history to be so honored. MVP of the baseball team three times. Led the league in hitting in 1961. In football, he twice led the league in receptions. Also lettered in golf.

Lawrence A. Pfaff '73 - Football
Inducted October 29, 1993
Quarterback for the Hornets from 1969 to 1972. Ranked fourth in the NCAA College Division in total offense and 11th in pass completion percentage in 1970. Set MIAA and school records for passing yardage in a single game, season and career, and school records for total offensive yards in a game, season and career.

Harley R. Pierce '51 - Football
Inducted October 16, 1998
ALL-MIAA co-captain and Clark McKenzie outstanding lineman in 1950. Coached high school football teams to eight conference and one state championship. Coached high school tennis teams to 24 conference championships, 22 regional championships, and 6 state championships. Inducted into the MHSTCA and MHSFCA Hall of Fame in 1983 and the MHSTCA Hall of Fame in 1986.

William Harryman Rapley '38 - Football, Basketball, Track and Field
Inducted October 15, 2010
MIAA Champion One-Mile Indoor Run (1938); MIAA Champion Two-Mile Indoor Run (1937); MIAA Champion Two-Mile Outdoor Run (1937); Member of MIAA Championship Football Teams (1936, 1937); Member of MIAA Championship Basketball Team (1938); Member of MIAA Championship Indoor and Outdoor Track and Field Teams (1936, 1937, 1938); Track and Field Team Captain (1937, 1938); Manager of “K” Athletics (1937); “K” Representative to the MIAA Athletic Board (1937-1938); Scholar-Athlete Award (1938)

Dave Rowley '74 - Baseball, Football
Charter Inductee: October 18, 1986
Set MIAA single-season records in baseball for innings pitched (80) and most decisions (8). Also lettered in football. Later served as Kalamazoo's head baseball coach.

Donald Spalsbury '39 - Basketball, Football, Golf
Inducted October 21, 1989
A three-time ALL-MIAA basketball selection. Spalsbury was a hero in a legendary three-way playoff for the league title in 1939. His steal and layup with five seconds remaining lifted the Hornets to victory over Hope en route to the MIAA crown.

Charlie Stanski '50 - Football, Basketball
Inducted October 22, 1988
First post-World War II athlete named to ALL-League teams in both football and basketball. Helped Kalamazoo to MIAA football titles in 1946 and 1948, and was named the ALL-MIAA quarterback in 1948. In basketball, he was ALL-League in 1948, and led Kalamazoo to the championship in 1950.  

James E. Stefoff '53 - Baseball, Basketball, Football, and Track
Inducted October 30, 1992
All-MIAA in football in 1950 and 1951, Led the nation (small colleges) in pass receptions with 45 catches for 680 yards and five touchdowns in 1951. Received Associated Press Little ALL-America mention.

Willian S. Taylor '18 - Baseball, Basketball, Football, and Track
Inducted October 27, 1990
An extremely versatile athlete, Taylor was a member of six championship teams in three sports, including four in basketball (1914-1917). He also captained championship squads in baseball and football in 1916.

Robert E. Urschalitz '59 - Football
Inducted October 15, 2004
MIAA Most Valuable Player; All Michigan NAIA First-Team; All-Michigan Second-Team; Randall Bosch Award Winner; All-MIAA First-Team; All-MIAA Honorable Mention; Varsity Football MVP; Team Leader in Rushing, Passing, and Total Offense, Varsity Football Team Captain. Also earned three Varsity letters in Golf.

Kevin E. VandenBerg '89 - Baseball, football, and golf
Inducted October 20, 1995
Four-year letter winner in golf. League medallist in MIAA league MVP, team captain in 1987 and 1988. Second in MIAA in 1985. Four-year letter winner in baseball. ALL-MIAA shortstop in 1985; ALL-MIAA catcher, team MVP and captain in 1988 and 1989. Kalamazoo College record holder for home runs in a career(19). Two-year letter winner in football as a punter in 1986 and 1987.

Clinton J. Wagner '96 - Baseball and Football
Baseball: All-MIAA Honorable Mention (1994); All-MIAA 2nd Team (1995); All-MIAA 1st Team (1996); American Baseball Coaches Association Division III All-Region Team (1996); Team MVP (1994, 1995, 1996); Team Captain (1996); Holds 2nd all-time school record in career batting average (.361,  4th all-time in runs scored (79), 3rd all-time in hits (141), 2nd all-time in doubles (26), 2nd all-time in RBIs (89), and 1st all-time in stolen bases (44); Tied for 1st all-time in triples (11) and 2nd all-time in home runs (11)  Football: All-MIAA 1st Team running back (1993); All-MIAA 2nd team (1994); Holds 6th, 8th, and 10th place school records for rushing yards in a single game (157, 149, and 146); Career totals include 1,647 rushing yards and 22 rushing touchdowns

Robert S. Warren '39 - Football, Basketball
Inducted October 17, 1987
In football, the starting left tackle for three years. ALL-MIAA and team MVP a a senior. Starting center in basketball his sophomore and senior year. In his senior year, the third-leading scorer in the league, leading Kalamazoo to the MIAA title.

Joseph B. Westnedge '99 - Football
Charter Inductee: October 18, 1986
Captain of the football team of 1898, the first undefeated (7-0-0) team in Kalamazoo history. A prominent player on early teams. World War I hero for whom Westnedge Avenue in Kalamazoo is named.

Daniel Wood '40 - Football, Basketball, Track
Inducted October 21, 1989
Wood, who led the hornets to five MIAA titles, won the league's first-ever Most valuable Player award for 1939-40. In football, he played every minute of every game for three years.

Don Young '80 - Men's Track and Field: Football
Inducted October 13, 2000
Track and field: MIAA Champion for discus and shot-put (1980; ALL-MIAA (1979, 1980); team MVP 1979, School record in discus (149ft. - 1977). NCAA ALL-American ( 5th place - 1980 );  NCAA Division III discus record (185 ft. 1 in. - 1980); NCAA Discus 7th place at Nationals (1979). Football: ALL-MIAA offensive line (1978, 1979 ); ALL-MIAA second team offensive line (1977); MIAA Honorable mention (1976). Received"Opie" Davis Award for outstanding senior athlete (1980).

Golf, Men's

Henry "Hank" Brown '36 - Golf, Basketball
Charter Inductee: October 18, 1986
MIAA golf medallist in 1934, 1935, and 1936. Only player in MIAA history in win top honors in the league three times. Also lettered in basketball.

Richard D. Lacy '74 - Golf
Inducted October 17, 2014
All-MIAA 1972 and 1973; MIAA MVP 1972 and 1973; Three-time Team MVP; Team Captain in 1973; Three-time medalist at intercollegiate tournaments including the MIAA tournament.

Donald Spalsbury '39 - Basketball, Football, Golf
Inducted October 21, 1989
A three-time ALL-MIAA basketball selection. Spalsbury was a hero in a legendary three-way playoff for the league title in 1939. His steal and layup with five seconds remaining lifted the Hornets to victory over Hope en route to the MIAA crown.

Robert E. Urschalitz '59 - Football, Golf
Inducted October 15, 2004
MIAA Most Valuable Player; All Michigan NAIA First-Team; All-Michigan Second-Team; Randall Bosch Award Winner; All-MIAA First-Team; All-MIAA Honorable Mention; Varsity Football MVP; Team Leader in Rushing, Passing, and Total Offense, Varsity Football Team Captain. Also earned three Varsity letters in Golf.

Kevin E. VandenBerg '89 - Baseball, football, and golf
Inducted October 20, 1995
Four-year letter winner in golf. League medallist in MIAA league MVP, team captain in 1987 and 1988. Second in MIAA in 1985. Four-year letter winner in baseball. ALL-MIAA shortstop in 1985; ALL-MIAA catcher, team MVP and captain in 1988 and 1989. Kalamazoo College record holder for home runs in a career(19). Two-year letter winner in football as a punter in 1986 and 1987.

Golf, Women's 

Kristyn Buhl-Lepisto '04 - Golf
Inducted October 19, 2018
All-MIAA First Team (2000, 2001, and 2004); MIAA Conference Champion (2004); Holds school record for best average in a season 86.9 (2004); Holds top two places for best MIAA average in a season (2004); Holds best career average overall (88.7) and MIAA (88.6); Hornet MVP (2000, 2001, and 2004); Team Captain (2000, 2001, and 2004)

 

Soccer, Men's

Rene "Kip" Adrian '97 - Men's Soccer
Inducted October 18, 2002
Adrian's four-year soccer achievements included two team MVP awards, one MIAA MVP award, two All-Region and All-MIAA first team honors, selection to the GTE Academic All-American First Team, and receipt of an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship Award.

Tom Anagnost - Soccer
Inducted October 20, 2006
Team Captain (1993, 1994); Team MVP (1992, 1993, 1994); All-MIAA First Team (1991, 1992, 1993, 1994); MIAA MVP (1994); All-American (1992, 1993, 1994); C.W. "Opie" Davis Award Winner for Best Senior Male Athlete (1995)

Derek S. Bylsma '91 - Men's Soccer
Inducted October 11, 1996
Two-time First Team ALL-American in 1988 and 1990. League MVP in 1990. ALL-MIAA in 1987, 1988, and 1990. MIAA all-time leading scorer in 1990 (56 goals over three seasons). Co-captain of 1990 team that won College's sixth MIAA title and made College's fourth NCAA playoff appearance.

David B. Curren '78 - Soccer
Inducted October 24, 2008
All-MIAA 1st Team (1976, 1977); All-MIAA 2nd Team (1975); MIAA MVP (1977); Team MVP (1976, 1977); Team Captain (1976, 1977).

Hardy Fuchs '68 - Coach and Professor
Inducted October 15, 2010
Varsity Men’s Soccer Coach from 1971-2003; Coached twelve MIAA Championship soccer teams; Coached six soccer teams that reached the NCAA Division III Tournament; Coached eight MIAA MVPs, nine All-Americans, and one NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship recipient; Career record of 343-137-36 (.700) and MIAA record of 254-70-21 (.767); Was twenty-ninth winningest active men’s soccer coach in NCAA Division III with .699 (330-132-35) winning percentage his last year as coach, retiring as thirtieth all-time in Division III both active and retired; NCAA Great Lakes Regional Coach of the Year (1988); German professor from 1969-2005; German Department Chairperson for thirty years.

Marc S. Tirikian '88 - Soccer
Inducted October 21, 1994
ALL-MIAA 1984 and 1985. Set MIAA season scoring records for most goals (29) and most points (63). Also set league records for goals in a single game (10). Named first team ALL-American for NCAA Division III in 1985.

Jeff Wilson '91 - Men's Soccer
Inducted October 20, 2001
ALL-MIAA first team (1988, 1989, 1990), ALL-MIAA second team (1987), ALL-American (1988, 1989), ALL Great Lakes Region (3 years) ALL-Midwest first team ( 1987, 1990), team MVP (1989).

Soccer, Women's

Karen M. Carney '93 - Soccer
Inducted October 24, 2008
All-MIAA 1st Team (1989), 1990, 1991, 1992); MIAA MVP (1990); All-American 2nd Team (1991); All-Mideast Region 1st Team (1990, 1992); Team Captain (1992); Holds school record for career assists (51); Holds 2nd place school record for goals in a single game (5 in 1991); One of five members of "40/40 Club" for career 47 goals and 51 assists

Susie (Anderson) Dubeck '98 - Soccer
Inducted October 15, 2004
All MIAA (1995, 1998); Two-Time Varsity Soccer Most Valuable Player; All-Region (1998); Record Holder for assists in a season (23).

Megan Faurot '00 - Soccer
Inducted October 21, 2011
Member of the varsity team for four years (1996-1999) as a forward; All-MIAA First Team (1998 and 1999); All-Region Third Team (1999); 83 career goals ranks third all-time; 192 career points ranks fourth all-time; 29 goals in 1998 ranks fourth, 64 points in 1998 ranks fifth; Scored a goal in six consecutive games in 1999.

Erin Killian '99 - Soccer
Inducted October 15, 2004
NCAA Division III Second-Team All-American (1998); MIAA Most Valuable Player (1998); Varsity Soccer Most Valuable Player (1997); Record Holder for Single Season Scoring (84 points, 1998); Record Holder for Single Game Scoring (13 Points, 1998); Voted Outstanding Senior Woman Athlete (1999).

Michelle Krisfalusi - Soccer
Inducted October 7, 2005
First-Team NCAA All-American Goalie (1990); MIAA MVP (1989); All-MIAA First-Team (1989, 1990); All-MIAA Second-Team (1991); Fifteen Shutouts in Nineteen Games (1990); Goals-Against Average of .260 (1990); Goals-Against Average of .690 (1991); Team Record in MIAA Competition of 24-0 (1988-1991); Team Advanced to Second Round of NCAA Post-Season Competition (1988, 1990); Team Captain (1991); Named Outstanding Senior Female Athlete at Kalamazoo College (1992).

Kim Hartman '03 – Soccer
Inducted October 20, 2017
Four-year starter and team captain (2002); All-MIAA 2nd Team (1999, 2000); All-MIAA 1st Team (2001, 2002); All-Region 2nd Team (2001, 2002); CoSIDA Academic All-American 2nd Team (2002); NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship (2002-2003) Hornet Records: Career assists: 47 (4th); Season assists: 16, twice (4th); Game assists: 5 (1st); 4 (2nd).

Amy S. Burgardt Morinelli ’00 - Soccer
Inducted October 23, 2015
Second team All-American (1997); First team all-region (1997, 1999); All-MIAA first team (1997, 1999); K records for career goals against average (.737), career saves (358), career shutouts (30), and consecutive shutout minutes (930); Second in saves in a season (144), goals against average in a season (.510), and shutouts in a season (14).

Kim E. Paterson '90 - Woman's soccer
Inducted October 20, 1995
Three time ALL-American in 1986,1987, and 1988. Ranked among top three in NCAA Division III for scoring in 1988 with 48 points. Led Kalamazoo to it's first ever NCAA III post-season appearance in 1988. Co-captain in 1989. Selected to NSCAA south-mideast regional first team in 1986, 1987, and 1988.

Sandi J. (Poniatowski) Gerwin '00 - Soccer
Inducted October 16, 2009
All-MIAA 1st Team (1996, 1997, 1999); MIAA MVP (1999); All-Regional 1st Team (1997); All-Regional 3rd Team (1998); All-Regional 2nd Team (1999); Holds 2nd place school records for career goals (84), career points (218), and season assists (22 in 1998); Holds the 3rd place school record for career assists (50); Holds 6th place school record for season goals (26 in 1997) and season points (62 in 1998); Holds 7th place school record for season points (61 in 1997); One of only 5 members of the College’s “40/40 Club” for career 84 goals and 50 assists; Twice scored 5 goals in one game (1996, 1997); 4 assists in one game (1998);  Outstanding Senior Athlete Award (2000)

Lydia Raburn Mathas ’02 – Soccer
Inducted October 19, 2012
Member of the K varsity team for four years (1998-2001); Excelled as midfielder/forward; All-MIAA First Team for two seasons (2000-01); MIAA Most Valuable Player (2000); Led MIAA in goals (20) and total points (51) (2000); ranked second in assists (11) (2000); Scored four goals in a game against Alma(2000); Selected as MIAA Player of the Week (2000); Selected to the All-Region Third Team (2000); Selected to the Verizon Academic All-District IV First Team (2000); Ranks 5th all-time at K with 53 career goals; Ranks 6th all-time at K (was 5th at the time) with 40 career assists; Ranks 5th all-time at K with 146 career points; One of 5 players at K with 40 career goals and 40 career assists (only 34 players in NCAA III history have accomplished this feat). 

Jennifer Russell '94 - Women's Soccer
Inducted October 13, 2000
All MIAA four years (1990-93). MIAA MVP (1991, 1992, 1993). Member MIAA Championship teams ( 1991, 1992, 1993). ALL-American (1992,1993). MIAA records; most goals (29-1991) and most total points (71-1991),  for individual in a season, most goals(89),  most assist (39) and most total points (217) for individual in a career. School records: most goals (35-1991) and most total points (71-1991) for individual in a season, most goals (118) most assist (tie 51) and most total points (287) for individual in a career. NCAA Div. III records; No.2 in total points (287) and total goals(118).

Softball

Rebecca Rifenberg Green '92 - Softball
Inducted October 18, 2002
Green earned team MVP and All-MIAA honors in three of her four seasons in Hornet softball. She holds seven school records in the sport - single season batting average, career batting average, single season runs scored, single season doubles, single season home runs, career doubles, and career home runs.

Tiffany G. Greenman '92 - Swimming, Softball
Inducted October 24, 1997
Swimming Achievements: Five-time ALL-American, 1989, 1990, and 1991. ALL-MIAA and NCAA qualifier, 1989, 1990, 1991, and 1992. Team MVP, 1992. MIAA championship three years. Softball Achievements: Team MVP, 1992. Team Captain, 1992.

Swimming and Diving, Men's

Nicholas Duda '02 - Swimming
Inducted October 12, 2007
All-MIAA First Team (1999, 2000, 2001, 2002); MIAA Conference Champion for 200 Butterfly (1999, 2000, 2001); MIAA Conference Champion for 400 Individual Medley (2000); Holds MIAA Conference record for 400 Individual Medley; Four-Time All-American Athlete; Five-Time All-American Honorable Mention; NCAA Individual Qualifier (2000, 2001, 2002); Team Captain (2001); Team Co-Captain (2002); Team Co-MVP (2000); Team MVP (2001, 2002); Donald J. Knoechel Family Award (2002); George Acker Award (2002); Holds school record for 200 Individual Medley, 400 Individual Medley; Member of the record-holding 800 Freestyle Relay Team

Paul Ellis ’10 – Swimming
Inducted October 23, 2015
MIAA MVP (2009-10); MIAA champion in 100 backstroke, 200 backstroke, 200 medley relay, 400 medley relay, 200 free relay, 400 free relay; Four-time All-MIAA team (2007-10); 18-time MIAA champion. Set Kalamazoo College records in 100 backstroke, 200 backstroke, 200 medley relay, 400 medley relay, 200 free relay, and 400 free relay; Four-time team MVP (2007-10), most valuable freshman (2007), NCAA champion in the 100 backstroke, two-time NCAA record holder in the 100 backstroke, and team captain (2009-10).

Craig Fleming '11 - Swimming
Inducted October 14, 2016
National Champion in the 100 freestyle (2011); MIAA MVP (2011); Four-time All-MIAA;22 MIAA Titles; NCAA Postgraduate Scholar; 7 MIAA/Team Records – 3 individual events and 4 relays; 23 All-American finishes (2nd All-time leader) – 9 individual, 14 relay; Finished 2nd nationally in 3 events (2 relays); Finished 3rd nationally in 2 events (both individual).

Jeffrey M. Gorton - Diving
Inducted October 7, 2005
NCAA Three-Meter Dive National Champion (1997, 2000); NCAA One-Meter Dive National Champion (1998, 1999, 2000); NCAA Fourth Place, One-Meter Dive (1997); NCAA Runner-Up, Three-Meter Dive (1998); NCAA Fourth Place, Three-Meter Dive (1999); Set NCAA One-Meter Record (1998); Set NCAA Three-Meter Record (Still Holds Current NCAA Record) (2000); NCAA Division III Diver of the Year (2000); Eight-Time All-American; Eight-Time MIAA Diving Champion; All-MIAA (1997-2000); MIAA MVP (2000); Team Captain (1999, 2000); Broke All Kalamazoo College Diving Records; MIAA Record-Holder in One- and Three-Meter Dives; Named Outstanding Senior Male Athlete at Kalamazoo College (2000); Finalist, America's Cup Competition (2004); Placed 15th at U.S. Olympic Team Trials (2004).

Richard P. Howrey '87 - Swimming
Inducted October 24, 1997
ALL-MIAA, 1984, 1985, 1986, and 1987. League MVP, 1984. Won MIAA 1650 and 500-yard freestyle in 1984, 1986, and 1987; and MIAA 1650-yard freestyle in 1985. Set league records in 500- and 1650-yard freestyle, 1986. ALL-American, 1987.

Don Knoechel '80 - Swimming
Charter Inductee: October 18, 1986
An 18 time NCAA ALL-American in swimming. Four-time MIAA most valuable swimmer.

Andrew D. Kurtz '05 - Swimming
Inducted October 17, 2014
Member of the men’s varsity swimming and diving team for four years; All-MIAA four of four years; 2001-02: All-American in 100 breaststroke, Honorable mention All-American in 200 breaststroke, 200 medley relay and 400 medley relay, Set school record in 100 breaststroke; 2002-03: MIAA Champion in 100 breaststroke and 200 breaststroke, Honorable mention All-American in 100 breaststroke, 200 free relay, and 200 and 400 medley relay; 2003-04: MIAA champion in 50 freestyle, 100 breaststroke, 200 breaststroke, MIAA Most Valuable Swimmer; 2004-05: MIAA champion in 100 breaststroke, Second-place at MIAA Championships in 50 freestyle, third-place in 200 breaststroke. NCAA Accomplishments: 2001-02: 3rd in 100 breast, 9th in 200 breast, 2 relays (10th, 9th); 2002-03: 11th in 100 breast, member of 3 relays (15th, 15th, 14th); 2004-05: 6th in 100 breast and 16th in 200 breast; 2003-04: 2nd in 100 breast, 11th in 50 free, member of 4 relays (13th, 13th, 14th, 15th)

John Latham '99 - Swimming
Inducted October 15, 2004
NCAA Division III All-American (1996-1999); MIAA Most Valuable Player (1996-1999); All- MIAA (1996-1999); Team Captain (1999); Team Most Valuable Player (1996-1999); MIAA Record Holder for 200 meter Individual Medley; Team Record Holder for 100 meter backstroke, 200 meter backstroke, 400 meter medley relay; MIAA Championships 200 meter individual Medley (1996-1999) 200 meter backstroke (1996-1999) 200 meter Individual Medley (1996-1998) and 100 meter backstroke (1999); Academic All-American (1997).

Brian Miller '96 - Men's Swimming
Inducted October 20, 2001
NCAA Participant (1993-1996); ALL-MIAA (1994, 1995, 1996); 13 time ALL-American Selection; Varsity Swimming Captain (1996); Varsity Swimming MVP (1995, 1996); Record-holder in 100 Breaststroke, 200 Breaststroke, 400 Medley Relay.

William J. Oberholtzer '83 - Swimming and Diving
Inducted October 27, 1990
Selected ALL-MIAA twice in diving. Oberholtzer was a four-time ALL-American in the three-meter and a three-time ALL-American in the one-meter. In 1983, Oberholtzer won the NCAA Division III national championship on the three-meter board.

Brett Robbins - Swimming
Inducted October 20, 2006
Most Valuable Freshman (1994); Most Valuable Swimmer (1998); Team Captain (1998); All-MIAA Team (1995, 1996, 1997, 1998); Twenty-Four Time All-American (1995, 1996, 1997, 1998); Academic All-American (1996); Member of sixth place team at NCAA Championships (1996); Third swimmer in Division III history to break 49 seconds in the 100-yard butterfly (1997); Set school record for 100-yard and 200-yard backstroke (1995), 100-yard butterfly (1997), 200/400-yard medley relay and 200-yard freestyle relay (1996); C.W. "Opie" Davis Award Winner for Best Senior Male Athlete (1998).

Judsen Schneider '03 – Swimming
Inducted October 20, 2017
Four-year Hornet letter winner; Knoechel Family Award and Opie Davis Award (2003); Hornet co-MVP Swimmer/Diver (2003); 14 NCAA individual and team All-American Awards; Four-time All-MIAA Selection (2000-2003); Eight-time MIAA Individual Champion; MIAA League Record in 500 Freestyle (2001); 13 individual and team relay Hornet records (He still holds the 500-meter Freestyle record set in 2000.).

Daniel J. Slattery '79 - Diving
Inducted October 17, 1987
A four-time ALL-American in both one-meter and three-meter diving. Kalamazoo's first ALL-American in swimming and diving, he never lost to an MIAA opponent. ALL-MIAA in each of his four years, and qualified for the national championships each year. Won an NCAA post-graduate scholarship.

Mitchell J. Veldkamp '91 - Swimming and Diving
Inducted October 16, 2009
All-MIAA 1st Team (1989, 1991); MIAA One-Meter Diving Champion (1988, 1989, 1991); MIAA Three-Meter Diving Champion (1989, 1991);  13th in NCAA One-Meter Springboard (1988); 6th in NCAA Three-Meter Springboard (1989); 7th in NCAA One-Meter Springboard (1989); 4th in NCAA Three-Meter Springboard (1991); Team Captain (1991); All-American Honorable Mention as a swimmer for filling in a spot on a relay team

Jeffrey W. Walker '93 - Men's Swimming
Inducted October 16, 1998
Eight time ALL-American in 1992 and 1993. NCAA Division III 200 yd. butterfly champion in 1993. ALL-MIAA four years 1990-1993. League MVP in 1992 and 1993. MIAA champion in 200yd. butterfly 1990-1993. Team captain in 1993.

Scott Whitbeck '04 - Swimming
Inducted October 19, 2018
Seven-time MIAA champion (6 individual, 1 relay); Twelve-time NCAA All American (4-time First Team, 8-time Honorable Mention); Team Captain (2003-04); Team MVP (2003-04); C. W. Opie Davis Award (2004); Charles J. Monroe Economic Department Award (2003); NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship Recipient (2004); Held school records for the 1,000 and 1,650 freestyle races and for the 800 freestyle relay (upon graduation); Four consecutive seasons MIAA champion in the 1,650 freestyle; Four-Year MIAA Champion in 1650 Freestyle; Four-Year All-MIAA Selection

Swimming and Diving, Women's 

Tiffany G. Greenman '92 - Swimming, Softball
Inducted October 24, 1997
Swimming Achievements: Five-time ALL-American, 1989, 1990, and 1991. ALL-MIAA and NCAA qualifier, 1989, 1990, 1991, and 1992. Team MVP, 1992. MIAA championship three years. Softball Achievements: Team MVP, 1992. Team Captain, 1992.

Margaret Howrey Ferris ’90 - Swimming
Inducted October 23, 2015
MIAA champion 400 individual medley (1987, 1990); MIAA champion 200 butterfly (1987, 1988, 1990); Team captain (1988, 1990); School records in 400 individual medley, 200 butterfly; All-MIAA (1987, 1988, 1990); Won the Knoechel Family Award for excellence in swimming and academic performance (1990).


Elizabeth Garlow '07 – Swimming
Inducted October 20, 2017
Competed at NCAA III Championships in 100 breaststroke, 200 breaststroke, and 200 individual medley (2004); All-American honors at the NCAA III Championships in the 100 breaststroke (2004); Two-time All-MIAA Team (2004, 2005); MIAA champion in 100 & 200 breaststroke and 200 free relay (2004); MIAA champion in 100 & 200 breaststroke (2005); CoSIDA Academic All-District IV Team (2004); At graduation held the following records - 50 free, 100 free, 200 free, 100 breast, 200 breast, 200 IM, 200 free relay, 400 free relay, 200 medley relay, and 400 medley relay; Team captain (2007).

Lynnora Achterberg Offerdahl '83 - Swimming and Diving
Inducted October 27, 1990
Selected ALL-MIAA twice in diving. Offerdahl won the one-meter and three-meter league competitions in both 1984 and 1985. In her senior year, Offerdahl won the NCAA Division III championship on the three-meter board, becoming Kalamazoo College's first female national champion.

Julie E. Redner '81 - Swimming
Inducted October 1, 2013
Member of the varsity women’s swim team for three years; MIAA 50-yard Champion 1978, 1981; MIAA 100-yard Champion 1978, 1981; Member of the MIAA 200-yard Medley Relay Team 1978; Member of the MIAA 200-yard Freestyle Relay Team 1978; National Qualifier in the 50-yard and 100-yard Breaststroke Events 1978; National Qualifier for 200-yard and 800-yard Freestyle Relay Team; Member of the MIAA Championship Team 1978, 1979; AIAW All-American in the 50-yard, 100-yard, and 200-yard Breaststroke; “First athlete from Kalamazoo College and the MIAA to achieve AIAW All-American Status”; Team MVP and Co-Captain 1981

Marjorie Snyder '75 - Tennis, Field Hockey, Basketball, Swimming
Charter Inductee: October 18, 1986
Considered by many to be the best overall female athlete in Kalamazoo history. Three time MIAA #1 singles and #1 doubles tennis champion, 1973-1975.

Katharine R. Stefl '09 - Swimming
Inducted October 14, 2016
One-time All-American; Three-time All-American Honorable Mention; Six-time MIAA Champion; Four-time Team MVP; Four-time All-MIAA; Team Captain; Set MIAA records in 400 IM, and 200 Fly; and Set K records in 400 IM, 200 Fly, 200 Free, 500 Free, and 800 Free.

Tennis, Men's

Vic Braden '51 - Tennis
Charter Inductee: October 18, 1986
Among Kalamazoo's top men's tennis player of his era. Went on to become one of the world's top tennis teaching professionals 

John Brummet ’71 - Tennis
Inducted October 23, 2015
Four-time All-MIAA (1968-71); Three-time MIAA flight 1 singles champion (1969-71); One-time MIAA flight 2 singles champion (1968); Two-time MIAA flight 1 doubles champion; Two-time MIAA flight 2 doubles champion; MIAA MVP (1971); Three-time Great Lakes Colleges Association (GLCA) flight 1 singles champion; and Two-time GLCA flight 1 doubles champion.

James R. Burda '87 - Tennis
Inducted October 29, 1998
Two-time NCAA Division III doubles champion with Alex Palladino in 1986 and 1987. Named ALL-MIAA and winner of the MIAA doubles championship with Palladino in1987.

Christopher G. Burns '82 - Tennis
Inducted October 17, 1987
NCAA Division III national champion in singles as a sophomore. Won the Arthur Ashe Award as a senior. Two-time ALL-American, two-time ALL-MIAA, league MVP, team captain.

Chris Bussert '78 - Tennis
Charter inductee: October 18, 1986
NCAA Division III nationals men's singles and doubles champion in 1978. Led Hornets to the 1978 NCAA national team championship.MIAA most valuable player 1977 and 1978.

Timon Corwin '86 - Tennis
Inducted October 26, 1991
An eight-time ALL-American, Corwin led the Hornets to the 1986 NCAA Division III championship and also won the Division III singles championship that year. Corwin won the Arthur Ashe Award as a senior and was a two-time MIAA most valuable player.

Seth A. Denawetz - Tennis
Inducted October 7, 2005
NCAA Division III Singles Champion (1994); NCAA All-American, Singles (1993, 1994); NCAA All-American, Doubles (1993, 1994); MIAA MVP (1994); All-MIAA First-Team (1993, 1994); Member of NCAA Division III Championship Teams (1991, 1992, 1993); Career Singles Record 92-14; Career Doubles Record 76-14.

Les Dodson - Tennis
Inducted October 20, 2006
MIAA Singles Champion (1956, 1958); MIAA Doubles Champion (1956, 1958); Stowe Memorial Award Winner (1958); Played National Division I Tennis (1956, 1957, 1958); Ranked Fourth Over-55 Player in the World (1997)

Manny Glasser '54 - Basketball, Tennis
Inducted October 21, 1994
MIAA scoring champion and Most Valuable Player in 1953. Completed career holding all school scoring records, including 43 points in a single game. Set MIAA record for season scoring average of 28.3 points per game. Also three-time letter winner in tennis.

Jim Harkema '64 - Football, Basketball, Tennis
Charter Inductee: October 18, 1986
Quarterback of the undefeated (8-0-0) 1962 football team. Captain of the football and basketball teams. Also lettered in tennis.

Jack M. Hosner '88 - Tennis
Inducted October 18, 2013
Member of the varsity men’s tennis team for four years; All-American in singles and doubles in 1988; All-American in doubles in 1986; MIAA MVP in 1988; All-MIAA in 1986, 1987, 1988; and MIAA Sportsmanship Award 1988  

James A. Hosner '78 - Tennis
Inducted October 15, 2010
MIAA Champion at #5 Singles (1976); MIAA Champion at #3 Doubles with teammate Harlan “Spook” Smith ’77 (1976); MIAA Champion at #1 Doubles with Spook Smith (1977); All-Time All-MIAA (1977, 1978); MIAA Champion at #2 Singles (1978); MIAA Champion at #1 Doubles with teammate Chris Bussert ’78 (1978); Member of NCAA Division III Championship Teams (1976, 1978); NCAA Division III Doubles Champion with Chris Bussert (1978); NCAA Division III All-American (1978)

William H. Japinga '60 - Tennis
Inducted October 21, 2011
Member of the varsity tennis team for four years; Captain of the team (1960); Team MVP (1959 and 1960); Recipient of the Dr. Allen B. Stowe Sportsmanship Award (1959); MIAA Singles Champion (1959); MIAA Doubles Champion with teammate Les Dodson (1958); MIAA Doubles Champion with teammate Bob Brice (1959); NCAA's College Division Midwest Regional Tournament Singles Runner-up and Doubles Champion (1958 and 1959); Recipient of the Kalamazoo College Medal for Excellence in Scholarship and Athletics; Completed senior year with a record of 19-1; Last student-athlete recruited by Doc Stowe

Richard M. Johnson '66 - Tennis
Inducted October 10, 2003
All-MIAA (1965); MIAA MVP (1965); MIAA Singles Championship First Flight (1964, 1965); Second Flight (1963); MIAA Doubles Championship First Flight (1964); Second Flight (1963); NCAA All-American Singles and Doubles (1964); NCAA Doubles Finalist (1964); NCAA Singles Quarterfinalist (1964); Varsity Tennis Team Captain and MVP (1964, 1965) Varsity Basketball Team Captain and MVP (1964).

Ven R. Johnson '83 - Tennis
Inducted October 18, 2013
MIAA MVP 1983; All-MIAA 1981, 1982, 1983; All-American (both singles and doubles) 1982, 1983; GLCA and MIAA singles and doubles champion 1981, 1982, 1983; nationally-ranked player 1981, 1982, 1983; 1982 Allen B. Stowe award recipient; 1983 team tri-captain; 1983 Opie Davis Award recipient for Best Senior Athlete; and Member of the national team that finished 2nd (1982) and 3rd(1981, 1983)

Lewis Miller '93 - Men's Tennis
Inducted October 16, 1998
NCAA Division III National Singles Champion ( 1991 and 1992 ). Member of the NCAA Division III National Championship team ( 1991, 1992, 1993 ). Four-time ALL-American in singles and two-time ALL-American in doubles. Team captain in 1992 and 1993. Undefeated senior season in singles. Member of Rolex Collegiate ALL-Star Team ( 1991, 1992, 1993 ). GTE Academic ALL-American of the Year ( 1992, 1993 ); Received the Opie Davis Award Male Athlete of the Year and the Athletic Association Award for Male Scholar Athlete of the Year from Kalamazoo College (1993) and a NCAA Post Graduate Scholarship (1993).

Steven H. Nasson '98 - Tennis
Inducted October 14, 2016
NCAA Singles runner-up (1998); MIAA MVP (1998); MIAA #1 Singles Champion (1998); MIAA #1 Doubles Champion (1998); MIAA #2 Doubles Champion (1996); MIAA #3 Singles Champion (1996, 1997); and All-MIAA (1996, 1997, and 1998).

Alex G. Palladino '87 - Tennis
Inducted October 29, 1993
Two-time NCAA Division III doubles champion with James Burda in 1986 and 1987. MIAA singles champion in 1987 and doubles champion in 1985 and 1987. Named MIAA Most Valuable Player in 1987.  

Marion "Buck" Shane '40 - Tennis
Charter Inductee: October 18, 1986
Lost only two tennis matches in three seasons and was MIAA singles and doubles champion in 1939 and 1940.

Allen B. Stowe '20 - Tennis Coach 1928-56
Charter Inductee: October 18, 1986
Coached 24 MIAA championship teams in men's and woman's tennis, including 18 consecutive titles in men's tennis, 1936-56.  

Jack Sunderland '50 - Tennis
Inducted October 22, 1988
One of the outstanding players in Kalamazoo College history. Sunderland won the MIAA singles titles four times and helped the Hornets win league tennis titles four times. Along with doubles partner Vic Braden, won the league doubles title in 1949.

Tennis, Women's

Karla Lutz Atkinson '66 - Woman's Basketball, Field Hockey, Tennis
Inducted October 16,1998
MIAA singles tennis champion 1963. Flight 2 singles tennis champion 1966. Won Middle States Tennis Tournament in 1963. Three sport varsity letter winner in basketball, field hockey, and tennis

Jacqueline Aurelia '94 - Woman's Tennis
Inducted October 15, 1999
MIAA MVP and member of all MIAA 1st team all four years (1991-94). NCAA Division III Rookie of the Year in 1991 and NCAA Division III National Senior Player of the Year in 1994. Academic ALL-American in 1992-93 and 1993-94. Received NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship in 1994. Team captain for three years and played number one singles and doubles all four years.

Meaghan Clark McGuire '05 - Tennis
Inducted October 19, 2018
Overall collegiate match record of 69-14 in singles; Overall collegiate match record of 64-19 in doubles; All-MIAA first-team honors (2002-2005); MIAA Most Valuable (2002, 2003); NCAA All-American in singles (2002, 2003); Regional Rookie of the Year (2002); GTE/CoSIDA Academic All-American (3rd team) (2005)

Rosemary Luther DeHoog '60 - Tennis
Charter Inductee: October 18, 1986
Considered by many to be Kalamazoo's best woman's tennis player of her era. Four-time MIAA women's singles champion. 1957-1960. Advanced to the semifinals of the National Women's Intercollegiate Championships in 1959.

Mary Rosso Lewis '43 - Tennis
Inducted October 30, 1992
MIAA women's tennis singles champion in 1940, 1941, and 1942. One of only six women to win three or more singles titles in the history of the league.

Clair Wight Payne '16 - Tennis
Inducted October 17, 1987
Won the MIAA woman's tennis singles championship each of her four years. League runner-up in doubles her freshman year, than won the MIAA championship the next three years. During her four years on the team (1913-1916). Kalamazoo won all four MIAA championships.

Mary Westerville Prange '67 - Tennis, Field Hockey, Basketball
Inducted October 22, 1988
In tennis, her doubles team won the WMIAA championship in 1965 and 1967. Kalamazoo won three league titles while she played. In field hockey, she was the first Michigan player selected to the Great Lakes Sectional Squad. Two year captain in Basketball.

Kathleen Dombos Schlukebir '72 - Woman's Tennis
Inducted October 11, 1996
MIAA singles and doubles (with Patti Miller) champion in 1969. Undefeated in singles and doubles during 1969 regular season. Reached third round of singles and semi-finals in doubles at 1969 USLTA Woman's National Collegiate Championships. Played at National Grass Court Championships in 1969.

Linda (Topolsky) Simpson '86 - Tennis
Inducted October 12, 2007
MIAA MVP (1983, 1984, 1985); All-MIAA First Team (1983, 1984, 1985); Member of third place team at NCAA Division III National Championships (1986); Ranked first singles player on team (1983, 1984, 1985, 1986); Mary Long Burch Award (1986); Senior Athletic Award (1986)

Marjorie Snyder '75 - Tennis, Field Hockey, Basketball, Swimming
Charter Inductee: October 18, 1986
Considered by many to be the best overall female athlete in Kalamazoo history. Three time MIAA #1 singles and #1 doubles tennis champion, 1973-1975.

Track, Men's

Mike Casteel '22 - Football, Baseball, Track
Inducted October 22, 1988
Won twelve letters in three sports during his career. Led the football team to MIAA championships in 1916, 1919, and 1921, and was ALL-MIAA at quarterback three times. The shortstop on three MIAA champion baseball teams, he also helped Kalamazoo to four MIAA track titles. Went on to an outstanding football coaching career.

Joe Howard '39 - Track, Basketball
Charter inductee: October 18, 1986
MIAA champion in high jump, broad jump, pole vault, and hurdles, on championship track teams on 1936-38: captained 1939 team. Starter on 1939 MIAA championship basketball team.

John Lambooy '37 - Track
Inducted October 22, 1988
Led Kalamazoo to MIAA indoor and outdoor track titles in 1935, 1936, and 1937. Served as team captain an unprecedented two times. In 1937, he set records of: 24.1 seconds in the 220-yard low hurdles that was never bettered.

Joel J. Menges '80 - Cross Country and Track
Inducted October 29, 1993
Won MIAA cross country meets in 1976 and 1977, and was named ALL-MIAA three times 1976-78. Currently holds school  record in the three-mile, six-mile, and 5,000 meter runs, Was ranked sixth in NCAA Division III in six-mile run in 1976.

William Harryman Rapley '38 - Football, Basketball, Track and Field
Inducted October 15, 2010
MIAA Champion One-Mile Indoor Run (1938); MIAA Champion Two-Mile Indoor Run (1937); MIAA Champion Two-Mile Outdoor Run (1937); Member of MIAA Championship Football Teams (1936, 1937); Member of MIAA Championship Basketball Team (1938); Member of MIAA Championship Indoor and Outdoor Track and Field Teams (1936, 1937, 1938); Track and Field Team Captain (1937, 1938); Manager of “K” Athletics (1937); “K” Representative to the MIAA Athletic Board (1937-1938); Scholar-Athlete Award (1938)

James E. Stefoff '53 - Baseball, Basketball, Football, and Track
Inducted October 30, 1992
All-MIAA in football in 1950 and 1951, Led the nation (small colleges) in pass receptions with 45 catches for 680 yards and five touchdowns in 1951. Received Associated Press Little ALL-America mention.

Willian S. Taylor '18 - Baseball, Basketball, Football, and Track
Inducted October 27, 1990
An extremely versatile athlete, Taylor was a member of six championship teams in three sports, including four in basketball (1914-1917). He also captained championship squads in baseball and football in 1916.

Daniel Wood '40 - Football, Basketball, Track
Inducted October 21, 1989
Wood, who led the hornets to five MIAA titles, won the league's first-ever Most valuable Player award for 1939-40. In football, he played every minute of every game for three years.

Don Young '80 - Men's Track and Field: Football
Inducted October 13, 2000
Track and field: MIAA Champion for discus and shot-put (1980; ALL-MIAA (1979, 1980); team MVP 1979, School record in discus (149ft. - 1977). NCAA ALL-American ( 5th place - 1980 );  NCAA Division III discus record (185 ft. 1 in. - 1980); NCAA Discus 7th place at Nationals (1979). Football: ALL-MIAA offensive line (1978, 1979 ); ALL-MIAA second team offensive line (1977); MIAA Honorable mention (1976). Received"Opie" Davis Award for outstanding senior athlete (1980).

Track, Women's 

Volleyball

Mary (Siwajek) Klahorst '92 - Women's Volleyball
Inducted October 13, 2000
MIAA MVP (1993, 1994). Member of three MIAA championship teams ( 1991, 1993, 1994). ALL MIAA first team (1992, 1993, 1994). Member of second team ALL-American (1994).

Cara Marker - Volleyball
Inducted October 20, 2006
Team Captain (1995); Varsity Award (1992, 1993, 1994, 1995); All-MIAA First Team (1993, 1994, 1995); MIAA Academic Honor Roll (1995); All-Great Lakes Region First Team (1994, 1995); Second Team Division III All-American (1995); Had fifth-highest career assist total in NCAA Division III history with 4,569 assists (1995)

Emily B. Trahan '03 - Volleyball
Inducted October 15, 2010
All-MIAA 1st Team (2000, 2001, 2002); All-MIAA 2nd Team (1999); MIAA MVP (2002); MIAA Player of the Week (2002); MIAA Co-Player of the Week (2002); Member of All-Tournament Team at Baldwin-Wallace Hornet Invitational (2002); Member of AVA Great Lakes All-Region Team (2002); Team MVP (2000, 2001, 2002); Team Captain (2000, 2001, 2002); Holds 1st place school record for career assists (5,045) and career aces (292); Holds 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place school records for total aces in a single season ( 93 in 1999, 69 in 2002, 67 in 2000); Holds 1st and 2nd place school records for total assists in a single season (1,423 in 1999, 1,399 in 2002); Holds 2nd place school record for total aces in a single match (9 in 1999)

Mei Zhang '92 - Volleyball
Inducted October 24, 1997
ALL-American First Team NCAA Division III 1990. League MVP, 1990 and 1991. Led Kalamazoo to first MIAA championship and NCAA playoffs, 1990. Second MIAA championship, NCAA playoffs, and team ranked third in NCAA Division III 1991.

Wrestling

Dennis D. Bishop '76 - Wrestling
Inducted October 30, 1992
Four- time MIAA wrestling champion in his weight class. One of only six wrestlers in league history to take ALL-MIAA honors four times. Named the league's most valuable wrestler in 1973.

Steven R. Zuhl '76 - Wrestling
Inducted October 10, 2003
All-MIAA (1973-1976); GLCA Tournament Outstanding Wrestler Award (1974, 1975); MIAA MVP (1975); Division III National Quarterfinalist (1975); Won
9 Tournament Championships; Defeated Two-Time NAIA National Champion; Recorded Seven Regular Season Wins Over All-MIAA wrestlers.

Coach/Administrator/Other

George Acker - Coach and Professor 1959-1994
Inducted October 16, 1998
Physical Education Professor and men's tennis coach for 35 years. He coached his teams to 7 NCAA Division III Championships and 35 MIAA Championships. He coached 38 All-Americans, 19 MIAA MVPs, and 13 MIAA Stowe Sportsmanship Award winners. His tennis team posted a 209-1 MIAA career dual-meet record and an overall 537-231 record. He was named the Division III Coach of the Year in 1982 and 1991, and the NCAA Division III Coach of the Decade for the 1980's. He also coached football, wrestling, and cross-country.

Rolla L. Anderson - Director of Men's Athletics 1953-85
Inducted October 30, 1992
Under his leadership as athletic director, the College won nine MIAA all-sports titles. Coached seven championship teams in tennis, golf, cross country, and football, including the undefeated (8-0-0) football team of 1962. Named 1962 Michigan "Coach of the Year"

Chester S. Barnard - Director of Athletics 1925 - 42
Charter Inductee: October 18, 1986
Coached 23 MIAA championship teams in six sports: baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, and track

Ronald W. Bramble, Diving Coach – 1984-2003
Inducted October 17, 2014
Coach and mentor to seven national champion divers (1985, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2002, and 2003); Coached All-Americans and Honorable All-Americans (1984, 1985, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1993, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, and 2003); Two-time NCAA Division III Men’s Diving Coach of the Year (2000 and 2003)

Albert L. Deal '37 - MIAA Commissioner 1971-91
Inducted October 20, 1995
Kalamazoo College football manager for four years, basketball manager for two years. MIAA commissioner during the league's most progressive period, including the uniting of the men's and woman's athletic programs. Superintendent of four school districts from 1949-1978. Received the Michigan Sport Sages' Humanitarian Award in 1991.

Don Flesche - Professor Emeritus of Political Science
Inducted October 18, 2002
Volunteered as public address announcer for 37 years for Kalamazoo College football, men's and women's basketball, volleyball, men's and women's soccer, baseball, softball, and tennis.

Hardy Fuchs '68 - Coach and Professor
Inducted October 15, 2010
Varsity Men’s Soccer Coach from 1971-2003; Coached twelve MIAA Championship soccer teams; Coached six soccer teams that reached the NCAA Division III Tournament; Coached eight MIAA MVPs, nine All-Americans, and one NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship recipient; Career record of 343-137-36 (.700) and MIAA record of 254-70-21 (.767); Was twenty-ninth winningest active men’s soccer coach in NCAA Division III with .699 (330-132-35) winning percentage his last year as coach, retiring as thirtieth all-time in Division III both active and retired; NCAA Great Lakes Regional Coach of the Year (1988); German professor from 1969-2005; German Department Chairperson for thirty years

Charles C. Hall '01 - Football Coach 1897-1900
Inducted October 11, 1996
One of the founding fathers of Kalamazoo College athletics. Coached three MIAA championship football teams, including the undefeated (7-0-0) team of 1898. Captain of the 1896 football team.

Robert L. Kent
Coach and Professor – 1969-2003
Physical Education professor; Department of Physical Education Chairperson and Men’s Athletic Director from 1988-2003; Golf coach for nine years, his teams won two conference championships; Assistant football coach for fifteen years; Interim head football coach for one year; Assistant baseball coach for eight years; Head men’s swimming and diving coach for thirty-five years; Winningest men’s swimming and diving coach in the history of the MIAA; Coached twenty-five MIAA swimming and diving championship teams; His swimming and diving teams made twenty-six trips to the NCAA Division III Championships and finished in the top ten thirteen times; His swimmers and divers earned 335 All-American certificates; Career record of 293-67 overall and 172-11 in the MIAA

Richard A. Lemmer '41 - Team Physician
Inducted October 21, 1994
An excellent student-athlete in basketball, football, tennis, and track, he is most celebrated for his volunteer service as team physician for more than 25 years. Always available to "K" athletes, day or night, at home or on the road. Named "K" Hornet Club Man of the Year in 1983.

Letitia A. Loveless - Director of Women's Athletics 1953-86
Inducted October 30, 1992
Most successful coach of woman's teams in the MIAA history with a total of 28 league championships: 23 in tennis, four in archery and one in field hockey. Pioneer in the development of women's athletics at Kalamazoo.

Marilyn "Lyn" Maurer - Coach and Director of Women's Athletics
Inducted October 21, 2011
Varsity women's swimming and diving coach for 35 seasons (1969-2004); Five MIAA Championships; Eight second-place and nine third-place finishes in the MIAA; Ten NCAA appearances; Seventeen All-American swimmers; Women's Tennis coach (one year); Cross Country coach (six years); Women's Golf coach (nine years); Alumni Honor Academy Inductee, Western Michigan University Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation.

Ralph H. Young - Director of Athletics 1916-23
Charter Inductee: October 18, 1986
Coached 14 MIAA championship teams in basketball, football, and track, including the undefeated (7-0-0) football team of 1916.

John Brummet ’71 - Tennis

Inducted October 23, 2015

Four-time all MIAA (1968-71); Three-time MIAA flight 1 singles champion (1969-71); One-time MIAA flight 2 singles champion (1968); Two-time MIAA flight 1 doubles champion; Two-time MIAA flight 2 doubles champion; MIAA MVP (1971); Three-time Great Lakes Colleges Association (GLCA) flight 1 singles champion; and Two-time GLCA flight 1 doubles champion.