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Northwest Bearcats

2013 Hall of Fame Ballot

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Individuals
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Dan Anderson (Football / 1981, 83-85)

  •  First-team All-MIAA tight end (1985)
  • Caught a pass in 38 straight games – a record at the time for tight ends
  • Northwest ranks receiving: 6th in career receptions (198), 7th in career receiving yards (2,651) and 1,065 yards in 1985 ranks ninth for season
  • Northwest ranks punting: 2nd in career punt yardage (7,796), 1st in career punts (216) and 6th in career net punt return average (36.1)

Adam Bailey (Baseball / 1998-2001)

  • First in career home runs (40), doubles (56) and total bases (410) 
  • Second in career runs scored (163)
  • Third in career batting average (.398), hits (226) and RBIs (147)
  • Single-season leader for home runs (18), runs scored (61) and total bases (153)

Diann Davis (Volleyball / 1994-97) 

  • Two-time, second-team All-MIAA (1996, 1997) and honorable mention in 1995
  • MIAA's all-time leader in blocks (748)
  • 11-most kills in MIAA history (1,740)
  • Northwest's all-time leader in blocks (748), points (2,340.5) and kills (1,740)
  • Ranks in the top 10 in three other program categories including fourth in career attack percentage (.274)
  • Had a career-best 29 kills vs. Simpson (10/25/97) - third-highest tally in program history 

Herb Dieterich (Administration / 1928-1968)

  • Served Northwest from 1928-1968 where he was principal of the Horace Mann Laboratory School, education professor and chairman of secondary education
  • Played an active role in college athletics as the Faculty Athletics Representative during that time and also served as chair of athletic council

John Edmonds (Football / 1999-2003)

  • Two-time First-Team All-MIAA honoree (2002, 2003)
  • Led team in tackles in 2003 
  • Led Northwest in tackles for a loss in 2002 and 2003
      
  •  National College Football Scholar-Athlete (one of two in NCAA II history), a three-time MIAA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Second Team Academic All-District selection

Harvey Hallum (Wrestling / 1962-66)

  • Two-time national qualifier (123 pounds)
  • Placed fifth at the 1964 NCAA College Division Tournament
  • Undefeated at home dual meets during his collegiate career
  • Finished with a career record of 43-3-2
  • Began his career with 17 consecutive victories
  • Named team's Most Valuable Wrestler following the 1962-63 season
  • Northwest lost one dual during his collegiate career (undefeated in 1963, '64, '65)
  • 1965 team ranked eighth nationally and extended unbeaten streak to 36

Diane Kloewer (Women's Basketball / 1981-84)

  • Most points scored in a single-season (633) and averaged 21.1 points per game
  • Fourth all-time with 1,489 points and second on career scoring list at 15.0 points per game
  • One of 16 players with more than 1,000 points and 500 rebounds in a career at Northwest (1,489/686)
  • CoSIDA Academic All-America (1984)
  • First-Team All-MIAA (1983 and 1984)

Robby Lane (Men's Track and Field/Cross Country / 1996-99)

Track and Field

  • 1999 Outdoor All-American after placing fifth in the 10,000m
  • Two-time MIAA Champion in 1999 (5,000-meter run and 10,000-meter run)
  • MIAA Outdoor Champion in 1999 in 5,000-meter run
  • Holds the fifth-best 10,000m time in program history (outdoor, 30:47.35, 1999)
  • Holds the seventh-best 3,000m time in program history (indoor, 8:47.29, 1998)

Cross Country

  • 1997 All-American after placing 24th at the national meet
  • Placed fifth at the 1997 regional meet, leading Northwest to the regional title
  • Holds the ninth-best 10,000-meters time in program history

Academic

  • Two-time Academic All-American
  • NCAA post-graduate scholar (one of 13 student-athletes in the country to earn the award)

Gena Lindsay (Women's Tennis / 2003-06)

  •  Three-time First-Team All-MIAA singles (2004-06)
  • MIAA MVP in 2005 and 2006
  • Northwest ranks: 2nd in career singles wins, third in single-season singles wins and fourth in career doubles wins
  • Two-time MIAA Sportsmanship Award winner (2005 and 2006)

Glenn Phillips (Men's Basketball / 1986-87)

  •  Two-Time First-Team All-MIAA selection
  • Northwest ranks: 1st in career points per game (20.5), 2nd and fourht in single-season points per game (21.4 in 86 and 19.6 in 87), 2nd and fourht in single-season points (599 in 86 and 548 in 87) and 2nd in career free-throw percentage (.804)
  • Scored 38 points against Missouri Western (12/3/85); third best in program history

 Clint Prange (Men's Track and Field / 2002-06)

  • 3-time NCAA Discus Champion (2002, 2003, 2005)
  • In 2005 was the NCAA Outdoor shot put champion and finished third at the NCAA Indoor Championships
  • School record holder in the indoor shot put (62-6.1/2), Outdoor shot put (66-1.0), Discus (191-11) and Hammer Throw (162-6)
  • 2004-05 MIAA Ken B. Jones Award Winner

Steve Savard (Football / 1982-85)

  • First-team All-MIAA linebacker (1984, 1985)
  • Second-most tackles in program history (441)
  • Led team in tackles three times (1983, 1984 and 1985)
  • Owns the 2nd (146) and 6th (142) best totals for tackles in a single season

Lionel Sinn (Men's Basketball / 1980-88)

  • 164-91 (.643) second all-time in men's basketball wins at Northwest
  • 1 MIAA title (1986-87)
  • 2 NCAA appearances = 1981-82 (First MBB team to make tournament ) also 1983-84
  • Only 1 losing record in 9 seasons (13-14 in 1980-81)

Gayla Steenbergen (Softball / 1982-1994)

  • Most wins in program history (273)
  • Won MAIAW tournament in first season of 1982
  • 1984 MIAA Champions
  • Won 34 games in 1986 - second-most in a single season
  • Was also assistant women's basketball coach under the late Wayne Winstead

Joe Wingate (Football/ 1970-73)

  • Two-time, first-team All-MIAA selection (1972,1973)
  • Holds five program records including most interceptions (18), most kick return yardage (2,291) and single-season kick return yards (776 in 1970)
  • Holds four of the top 10 single-season, kick return yardage totals (regular season only)
  • Ranks in the top 10 in six other career categories

Teams
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1992 Women's Tennis Team

  • Dual record of 22-5, 8-0 MIAA; Along with an undefeated conference mark this season included victories over Oral Roberts, Tulsa, Missouri, Western Illinois South Dakota and Northern Iowa
  • Three MIAA singles champions and one doubles champion
  • Fourth most dual wins in single season (22)
  • Most singles wins in one season in program history (144)

1989 Baseball Team

  • Finished 42-13 (most wins in school history)
  • Reach MIAA Championship game and qualified for NCAA Central Regional
  • Northwest all-time team ranks: stolen bases (1st), batting average (2nd), RBIs (2nd), hits (4th), strikeouts (1st), and team ERA (3rd)

1984 Softball Team

  • Outscored opponents 158-57
  •  Opponents batted .196
  • Two no-hitters thrown
  • Six players on All-MIAA team (3-First Team, 1-Second Team, 2-Honorable Mention)