Hollinger Hall of Fame Award


Established to honor those people who, in the past, have made a significant contribution to athletic history, Hiram College has inducted over 150 alumni & friends to its Athletic Hall of Fame  since 1964. In June of 2006, Hiram College formally named and dedicated  its athletic Hall of Fame in honor of William H. Hollinger, who coached and directed the College's athletic program for 33 years.
 Award Year Hollinger Hall of Fame Member
1964    Charles A. Henry '20*
1965    Robert W. Bloom '40*
1966    Carl L. Clark '07*
   Earl W. Clark '07*
   Lester J. Hurd '06*
  
John J. Line '06*
   Ben D. Phillips '07*
   J.W. Smith '08*
   Paul L. Wilson '06*
   George W. Woodbury '04*
   William A. Proverbs '58
1967    Gaylord S. Bates '24*
   Gerald V. Hess '51*
1968
   Walter Kohler '58*
   Frank O. Hurd '28*
1969    George Peterman '21*
   Richard Zahn '57
1970
   Marion J. Bradshaw '11*
   John R. Kelker '24*
   William White '57
1971
   Karl J. Soller '19*
   Arthur Leppert '41*
   Don Havener  
1972
   Herbert C. Mathews, Staff*
   Jimmie W. Hanes '63
   Aaron H. Kelker '31 *
1973
   Frank Coombs '14 *
   Leon E. Bowe '25*
   Lawrence McGaughey '39*
1974
   Robert Day '26 *
   Alex Cmaylo '38*
   Junio Everhard '14*
1975
   Ben Blair '09 *
   Warren E. Calvin '18 *
   Robert Barr '29 *
   Theodore Jones '28 *
   James Sponseller '48
1976
   Cyrus Craig '28*
   Louis Hole '15*
   Harrison Hubbell '06*
   Donald "Bud" Sinclair '41
   Francis McLaughlin '50*
1977
   John Rupp '19*
   John Davison '34*
   Parker Bitner '30*
   Bill Kingzett '53
   John Ferrara '64
1978
   Howard Arndt '29*
   John Bradshaw '14*
   Don Barbe '27*
   Bill Pierce '65
   Richard Blough '66
1979
   Louis P. DiOrio '54
   Charles W. Hennon '67
   James M. Kelker '35*
   Paul W. Schumacher '24*
   Charles D. Spencer '47*
1980
   Edgar Baker '34*
   Paul Bogardus '62
   Carl J. Dzapo '52*
   Al Feldman '69
   J. Wendell George '40*
   Bill Hollinger '43
   Tom Reuschling '64  
1981
   Richard Abbott '40*
   Rudolph Damschroder '32*
   James Garvin '31*
   Douglas Kelker '61
   K. Patrick Neill '68
   James Shelby '67  
1982
   Stephen Kelker '26*
   J. William Zabor '36*
   Thomas Boyer '41
   Philip Baird '48
  
Andrew Currie, Jr. '61
   James Schonauer '65
   Clifford Hunt, Jr. '69
   Eric Thompson '71
   Michael Koval, Staff  
1983
   Helen Petroskey, Staff*
   Elmer J. Munc '36*
   Ned R. Barefoot '42
   Robert J. Torry '43
   Robert E. Dutcher '53*
   William J. Meyer '66
   Edward J. Tyla '70  
1984
   Carlton Mefort '34, Staff*
   W. Brown Vincent '34*
   Harvey Alford '45*
   Charles Rice '48*
   Harry L. Smith '54*
   Robert Naehring '60
   Roland Mushrush '66*
   Gary Lipski '71
1985
   Edgar Jenkins '32*
   James Mottice '60
   Robert Mottice '60
   Glenn Patterson '68
   Alfonso Strano '50
   Sterling Tolby '27*
   Ulpian Toney '72
   Ernest Williams '51
   Bob Wysenski '72
1986
   Donald Brunetti '74
   Grace Butcher '66
   Winford Logan '41*
   Robert Razum '64
   Joseph Ries '65
   Henry Schaffer '51
1987    David Clarke '36*
   David Chambers '50*
   James Dolan '59
   William Donaldson *
   Donald Kennedy '70 *
   Charles Sweeney '69
   James Warstler '69*
1988    Terry Brown '64
   Claude Crafts '40*
   David Lee Johns '65
   Kenneth Levels '76
   Harry MacKenzie '39
   Bruce Watson '50*
   Ralph Welshimer '29*
1989    Bob Baker '41*
   Dwight Berg
   David Brown '72*
   Jim Brumbaugh '68
   Jack Groselle '76
   Wallace Kosinski '52
   Tom Lubert '73
   Larry McCall '73
   Bill Reed '67
1990    Cynthia Beacham Clark '78
   George Sprogis *
   Robert Roth '64*
   Byron D. Christman '30*
   Hugh T. Morgan '66
   Mark W. Thorpe '74
1991    Spencer W. Myers '27*
   Fred H. Henry '41*
   Edward C. Crowley '57
   Kenneth E. Rowen '65
   David A. Blankenship '71
   Terry E. Abramovich '74
   Bruce H. Gabriel '75
   Debra J. Matthews '79
1992    James Slotta '63
    Arthur Brooks '65
   Leslie P. Niehaus '76
   Edwin D. Niehaus '77
   Wayne Lawrence '77
   Janet Goellner Vicario '80
1993    Dwight Dunn '67
   James Wansack '67
   Keith Blackmore '74
   William Edwards '79
   Gretchen Metzger Petty '81
   Fred McGinnis *
1994    Kevin Derrick '81
   Marcia Fickling '78
   Kevin Brandenburg '79
   Sherman Riemenschneider '65
   Pasquale Giannell '80
   Keith Miller '55
1995    John Woodson '64*
   Dennis P. Weigel '69
   Alan J. Hrabek '57
   Ernest F. Pasqualone, Jr. '77
   Douglas R. Gruber '82
   Keith G. Fabrizi '77*
   Roxanne E. Steinle '82
   Carrie Peters Icard '83
1996    Frank A. Grubelnik '69
   Joseph R. Jeswald '76
   Theodore P. McDivitt, Sr. '79
   Douglas C. Fedoryshyn '82
   Michael A. Dawson '83
   Mary Ellen Lynch '84
   Wendy MacNeill Metzger '84
1997    Patty Abdenour '80
   Ken Berry '80
   Antonio M. Bolden '78
   Kevin Chambers '78
   Kathy Jo Johnson '85
   Tom Pollock '85
   Joe Schwartz '61
   Don Wallace '72   
1998    Norman Echan '75
   Mary Garvin '86
   Michael Harvey '77
   Gregory Hayden '75
   Laurie-Jo Emerine Miller '84
   Richard Reid '74
   Terry McDivitt Seagraves '86
   Daryl Stumph '86
   Russ Swartz '86
1999    Beth Baldwin '87
   Don Browning '81
   John E. Davis '69
   Nancy Fedoryshyn
   Wanda Gemmel '87
   Gregg Gorcica '87
   Bobby Montes '85
   Rod Swartz '87
   Dale White '79
2000    C. Terry Boyd '68
   Michael J. Beltz '88
   Ron A. Devorsky '88
   Kathi A. Good '88
   Anne Haynam '88
   Howard E. Jenter '85
   Alan R. Miller '84
   Gregory S. Rinyo '85
   Deborah Glass Wordell '88
2001    Michelle Drummond '89
   Hubert L. Jones '85
   Karen L. Horvath '83
   Elise Burkey Magill '85
   Richard D. Mason '89
   Matthew D. Paul '89
   Mark C. Sheerin '87
   James R. Scher '88
   Scott W. Ziemer '72
2002    James Bollenbacher '75
   Bradley Ellis '81
   Kirsten Gauthier '90
   Kathryn Greaves '81
   Robert Henning '75
   Lee McCarty '70
   Frederick Weimert '68
   Kathleen Kilbert Woods '85
2003   Goran Marich '91
  Ronald McCleary '84
  Teresa Watts Pledger '78
  Kelly Walunis '90
  Brett Wyss '82
2004
  David S. Damiani '84
  Jacque Marshall '83
  Steve Maxim '92
  Bobby Starks '90
  Renee Yvonne Waldman '86
  Dawn Marrtin Zappitelli '91
2005 

  Michael Kernan '88
  John Lampe '93
  Frank L. Paden '73
  Greg Piscura '79
  Elizabeth Fajans Ritthaler '78
  Angie Horner Showalter '94

2006

 Rebecca (Kilbert) Battista '86
 Michael Biros '94
 Joseph Denham
 Jack N. Gordon '54
 Terry Hartle '73
 Denise (Miller) Johnston '93

2007

 Steve Fleming '94
 Stacey Maleckar '89
 Devin Maness '93
 David Martin '80 
 Pete Brann 

2008
 Ronald Aulet '95
 Kevin Christie '92
 Bryan Commune '95
 Melissa (Green) Kane '90
 Tonya (Tallbacka) Eippert '95
 Kris Vargo '81
 William (Pete) Walker '77 
2009

 George Davis '32 *
 Frank Fisher '43
 David Cherosky '97
 Gregory Graybill '93
 Melissa "Missy" Horner '96
 Erika J. Willig-Karovic '96 
 Robert Kujala '96
 Jennifer Stupica '93 

2010

 Robin (Iler) Fee '91
 Amy Contini '93
 Steve Hardaway '95
 Jeff Mimnaugh '94
 Daniel O'Connell '84
 Kenneth Powers '87
 Susan (Hollinger) Testa '83
 William Young '65

2011

 John Burr '83
 Michael Dobran '99
 Myrtis Herndon
 Ronald Kilpatrick '64
 Heidi (Gerhardstein) Niedermier '99
 Catherine (DiOrio) Reesman '92
 Michael Rogich '97
 Danny Young '92

2012

 Kari (Banner) Simeone '90
 Jason Gorcica '84
 Murray Hartzler
 Josh Moss '99
 Greta Schaefer '88
 Janet (Stupica) Williams '93
 Frederick Thompson '65

2013

Dr. E. James (Jim) Bodmer '73
Oscar Chaves '82
April Elwood '91
Meg Frey '90
Anthony (Tony) M. Hassett '82
Matt R. Morris '97
Jeffrey (Jeff) M. Smith, Jr. '00
Julie (Paolano) Solis '96

2014

Mike Houska '83
Ben Frasco '01
Lisa (Huntz) Ialacci '93
Josh Jakacki '98
Carrie McCaughtry '01
Katie (Wilhelm) Pelphrey '01
Wilfredo Rivera '80
Jeff Semivan '84

 2015

Kristopher Giebel '02
Roberto Gironda '89
Emmalisa (Brown) Kennedy '03
Claire (Andorka) Runyan '96
Brendan Smith '84
Rodney Thompson '63

 2016

Russell Burgess '61
Thomas Collins '85
Elizabeth (Groselle) Hasty '06
Jon Matyjas '94
Amanda (Wieclaw) Walker '02
Dominic Yazbek '04

 2017

Scott Cothren '04
Mark DeGennaro '79
Jenny (Wilke) Etchill '03
Julie (Feather-Faber) Fannon '05
Amanda (Weigand) Frankenberg '05
Lawrence Rice
John Rowland '63
David Taylor '88

 

To read biographies on recipients, visit the Athletics website .

* Deceased

 

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