Ten to Enter Washington College Hall of Fame in October
CHESTERTOWN, Md. -- Washington College will welcome eight new members to its Athletic Hall of Fame October 18th during an annual ceremony and dinner. A brief look at the inductees and follows.
Miro Beran '97
A member of both Washington College NCAA Division III National Championship men's tennis teams, Miro Beran was a four-time qualifier for the NCAA Division III National Singles Tournament, reaching the quarterfinals and garnering All-America status as a senior in 1997. Miro was also a two-time Centennial Conference Singles Champion, a one-time Centennial Conference Doubles Champion, a four time All-Centennial Conference singles player and a one-time All-Centennial Conference doubles selection. He played for four Centennial Conference Championship teams.
Maggy Kilroy Burgess '00
Maggy Kilroy was a four-time All-Centennial Conference selection in lacrosse and a four-year starter in basketball. A two-time Regional All-America selection in lacrosse, her career totals of 260 points and 106 assists stood as school records when she graduated. During Maggy's senior year, the Shorewomen were ranked as high as 12th nationally, finished 14-3, and played in the ECAC Tournament. In basketball, Kilroy's 196 career steals still stand as the program's record. She was also the team's leader in career assists with 362 when she graduated.
Rory Conway '94
Rory Conway was a two-sport standout in baseball and soccer. A career .371 hitter in baseball, he boasted a career on-base percentage of .507 as he drew a school-record 88 walks during his career. He was a first-team all-conference selection in both 1993 and 1994. Rory joined the soccer team as a junior and led the Shoremen in scoring in each of his two seasons on the team. He was named an All-Centennial Conference honorable mention in soccer in 1993.
Jon Fellows '02
Jon Fellows was 2002's NCAA Division III Attackman of the Year, capping off an impressive career on the lacrosse field. He was a two-time All-American and two-time All-Centennial Conference selection in addition to garnering North/South Senior All-Star honors in 2002. He finished his career with 108 career goals and 99 career assists, recording 42 and 35, respectively, as a senior. With Jon on the team, the Shoremen made three NCAA Division III Tournament appearances and put together a four-year record of 49-23.
Tom Heald '70
Tom Heald was an All-America first-team selection in lacrosse in 1970. He was also chosen as an All-South Atlantic Division first-team choice in 1970, was selected as an All-Maryland honorable mention in 1969, and was picked for the Strobhar All-Star team in 1967. A standout defenseman, Tom helped lead the Shoremen to a 29-17-1 record during his four years on the team. He was one of six Shoremen to earn first-team All-America honors during the 1970s; the other five have been previously inducted into the College's Hall of Fame.
Pete Morgan '84
Pete Morgan joined the baseball team as a sophomore transfer for the 1982 season and quickly left his mark on the program. Pete was an All-Middle Atlantic Conference (MAC) selection three years in a row and was chosen as a South Region All-American in 1983. He was a career .315 hitter and one of the finest defensive catchers in the College's history as he committed just four errors in 314 chances for a career fielding percentage of .987. During his senior season, the Shoremen went 19-11-2, capturing the Souheast Division of the MAC.
J.D. Radebaugh '01
Like Pete Morgan, J.D. Radebaugh transferred to Washington College as a sophomore and quickly became one of his team's top players. A two-time All-American in lacrosse, he played for the Shoremen's 1998 NCAA Division III National Championship team and for three NCAA Division III Tournament qualifiers. His team-leading 55 points in 2000 came while also serving as the team's top face-off man. J.D. was also a two-time All-Centennial Conference selection and 2000 North/South Senior All-Star. He finished his career with 63 goals, 22 assists, 220 ground balls, and 275 face-off wins.
Michelle Rodney '03
Michelle Rodney was an outstanding softball player for four years at the College. She was the first player in her team's history to earn All-Centennial Conference recognition four times and her 44 career stolen bases still stand as the school record. A career .383 hitter, she struck out just 29 times in 379 career at bats. She capped off her impressive career in 2002 as she hit a Centennial Conference-leading .432 en route to a spot on the All-Centennial Conference first team.
Stacy Sines '04
Stacy Sines won a silver medal in the 200-yard freestyle at the 2001 NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championships, the apex of a highly-decorated collegiate career in the pool. A three-time All-American, Stacy piled up a total of 23 medals at Centennial Conference Championship meets and helped lead the Shorewomen to a 45-4 dual meet record over the course of four seasons. She won the National Student-Athlete Day Giant Steps Award for Courageous Female Student-Athlete in 2003 after returning from open-heart surgery to continue swimming. Stacy owned five individual school records at the time of her graduation.
Matt Rose - Special
Matt Rose coached the men's and women's tennis teams for eight seasons, beginning with the 1995-96 campaign. He guided the Shoremen to the 1997 NCAA Division III National Championship and eight Centennial Conference Championships. The Shoremen played in the NCAA Division III Tournament seven times in eight years under Rose and racked up a 121-31 record. He also guided the Shorewomen to a share of the 2002 Centennial Conference Championship. He coached a total of 10 All-Americans during his tenure.