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Hall of Fame By Induction Class


Listing By Induction Class

- Class of 1972 -

NAME

SPORT DECADE

ACCOLADES

Nicholas G. Werkman III Basketball 60's

Second on the all-time scoring list (2,273) career points... One of four players with over 1,000 career points and 1,000 career rebounds... Led the nation in scoring in 1963.

- Class of 1973 -

 NAME

SPORT 

DECADE 

ACCOLADES 

Owen T. Carroll

Baseball Coach 

'48-'72 

Legendary coach who had 300 victories as well as two NCAA District II Championships and two College World Series appearances 

Richard E. Davies 

Basketball

40's

Two-time All-American and leading scorer for three seasons... On NBA's Silver Anniversary team. 

Edward A. Dierickx

 Honorary

 

Member of "Friends of Seton Hall University" and an honorary member of the Seton Hall Alumni Federation. 

Walter J. Dukes Jr.

Basketball 

50's

All-American and Haggerty Award recipient... All-time leading rebounder (1,697) and member of the 1953 NIT Champions. 

 Louis E. Kernan

Honorary 

 

Member of the Board of Trustees, former president of the "Friends of Seton Hall University", and member of the President's Advisory Board. 

Thaddeus S. Lepcio

Baseball 

50's

Member of the 1950 NCAA District II Champions that qualified for the College World Series. 

 Francis P. Meehan

Baseball, Basketball

10's

One of the first "big men" to play college basketball 

 Richard J. Regan

Basketball

50's

Ranks 20th on all-time scoring list (1,167) and member of the 1953 NIT Champions... Had 112 wins as coach. 

John D. "Honey" Russell

Basketball Coach

'37-'43,
'49-'60 

Coach of the 1953 NIT championship team... Holds a career record of 295-129. 

 Frank B. Saul

Basketball

40's

First basketball player to score 1,000 career points (1,011). 

 Andrew W. Stanfield

Track & Field

50's

Three-time National AAU 60 yard and 200 meter champion... Won three Olympic gold medals in 1952 and 1956.

- Class of 1974 -

NAME

SPORT DECADE

ACCOLADES

Harry T. Boutsikaris Fencing 40's

Lifetime Achievement Award, 1989
Eastern Intercollegiate Foil and Sabre champion in 1942... Returned as head coach in the 1960's and coached for nearly three decades.  

Rev. James A. Carey Athletic Director  

Dynamic administrator who led Seton Hall to national prominence in the 40's and 50's

Robert L. Carter Track & Field 50's

Member of mile relay team which won 1951 Indoor Intercollegiate and National Championship... Anchored Seton Hall to five straight mile relay championships in Madison Square Garden  

 Dean V. Cetrulo Fencing  40's

National Intercollegiate Champion in the foil and sabre... Won the bronze medal in both at the 1948 Olympics 

Dr. Gerald I. Cetrulo Fencing '37-'42

Introduced fencing to Seton Hall...  Led the Pirates to 70 straight victories, two National Collegiate Championships, and four Eastern Collegiate Championships. 

 Leslie A. Fries Baseball, Basketball 20's

Captain of the baseball team and three-year captain of the basketball team. 

 John C. Henderson Honorary  

Loyal athletics fan who was member of the University Board of Trustees. 

Thomas A. Murphy  Honorary   

Served as a scout for basketball coaches John "Honey" Russell and Richie Regan.

Edward A. Sadowski Basketball 30's

All-America honorable mention in 1940.

Robert F. Wanzer Basketball 40's

Led 1946-47 team to a 24-3 and had number retired... Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame inductee

- Class of 1975 -

NAME

SPORT DECADE

ACCOLADES

Harry A. Coates Track Coach 20's-40's

Coached some of the greatest relay teams in school history, in addition to a number of Olympians.  

Msgr. Thomas G. Fahy Athletic Director 50's

Served as athletic director for several years in the 1950's. 

 Michael W. Hannon Baseball, Basketball 50's

Member of the 1953 NIT Champions... Hit .355 while playing right field.  

 Msgr. James F. Kelley Honorary   

Youngest person to serve as president of a university when appointed in 1935  

 Chester A. Lipski Track & Field 40's

Anchor of the two-mile relay team that set a then-world record at the 1942 Navy Relief Games. 

 John A. Macknowski Basketball 40's

Member of the 1946-47 team that went 24-3. 

 Albert L. Mamaux Baseball Coach '37-'42

Compiled a 69-19 record, with an undefeated season in 1942. 

Stephen Nagy Baseball 40's

Posted a collegiate pitching record of 22-1 with 13 consecutive wins 

 William T. Nolan Baseball 50's

All-American in his senior season with a batting average of .392. 

 Joseph M. Robertson Honorary   

Involved with the Winners' Circle, the Diamond Club, and "Friends of Seton Hall" 

William R. Sheppell Soccer 40's

Three-time All-American (1948-50) who scored 3l career goals

- Class of 1976 -

NAME

SPORT DECADE

ACCOLADES

Samuel D'Ambola Fencing 40's

Member of the 1942 Eastern Intercollegiate Champion team that won 68 straight matches

Milton A. Feller Baseball 20's

Outstanding outfielder for the baseball team from 1922 to 1925 

Rev. Francis J. Finn Honorary  

One of the originators of the annual "Friends of Seton Hall" dinner. 

Peter X. Finnerty Baseball,
Basketball 
40's

Captained baseball and basketball teams... Member of the undefeated basketball squad in 1940. 

James Hanna Soccer 50's

Three-time All-American... Played for teams which put together two 18-game unbeaten streaks.  

 Rev. John J. Horgan Athletic Director  

Athletic Director from 1960 to 1972... Responsible for the building of the athletic "bubble".  

 O. Lawrence Keefe Honorary  

Was the first full-time sports information director  

Msgr. Charles E. Lillis Athletic Director  

Athletic Director from 1927 to 1945... Founder and director of the Seton Hall Track Carnival.  

 Rev. Jon J. Outwater Baseball,
Basketball
20's

Captain of the basketball team from 1924 to 1927 

 Harry F. Singleton Baseball, Basketball,
Soccer
20's

Seton Hall's first All-Eastern selection in basketball and soccer.

Phillip Thigpen Sr. Track & Field 40's

National AAU 1,000 yard champion in 1948 and three-time IC4A champion 

- Class of 1977 -

NAME

SPORT DECADE

ACCOLADES

Edward A. Coppola Honorary  

Head athletic trainer for over 30 years 

Morris J. Currota Track & Field 50's

Ran on mile relay teams which won IC4A indoor and outdoor titles in 1951... Member of 1948 and 1952 Australian Olympic Teams. 

Francis E. Delany

Baseball,
Basketball

30's & 40's

Four-year member of basketball team and captain of the 15-1 baseball squad  

George J. Germann Sr. Track & Field 60's

On 1963-64 National AAU two-mile relay championship team.  

Frank J. Hill Sr. Basketball Coach '11-'30

Compiled a 191-75-1 record as head coach. 

 Msgr. Michael W. Hornack Baseball,
Basketball
20's

Gifted athlete who played baseball and basketball. 

 Edward W. Madjeski Baseball, Basketball,
Soccer
30's

Earned nine letters in three sports.

 John J. Monteleone Baseball,
Soccer
60's

Career batting average of .335 and honorable mention All-America as a goalkeeper. 

 Austin M. Prokop Fencing 40's

Member of Eastern Intercollegiate Championship team and individual titlist in the foil. 

 Thomas J. Sheridan Honorary  

Worked at Seton Hall for over 30 years... Has annual award in his memory for baseball player. 

John S. Tracey Baseball 60's

All-American in 1964 for team which went to College World Series

- Class of 1978 -

NAME

SPORT DECADE

ACCOLADES

Gary G. Cavallo Baseball,
Basketball
70's

Scored 820 points and had 504 career rebounds... Compiled a three-year ERA of 2.31 while making a College World Series appearance. 

Edwin J. Collins Honorary  

Outstanding athlete at Seton Hall Prep who had a promising career cut short in football accident. Despite losing part of his lower leg, earned a varsity letter playing goalkeeper for the Seton Hall soccer team. 

Most Rev. John J. Dougherty Honorary  

University President from 1959 to 1969 who held strong beliefs in the value of athletics to education process 

Richard W. Gaines Basketball 50's

Ranks 11th on all-time scoring list (1,511) and played on two NIT teams 

Herbert J. Germann Track & Field 60's

First NCAA Champion in school history in any sport (1,000 yard run) 

Edward J. Heine Sr. Baseball,
Basketball, Football,
Track & Field
10's

Only four-sport letterman in school history with a total of 11. 

 Kenneth House Basketball 70's

One of four athletes to have compiled 1,000 points (1,670) and 1,000 rebounds (1,149) in career.

Melvin Knight Basketball 70's

Had 775 career points and 243 rebounds, despite playing just 50 career games because of injuries.  

Robert N. Knoth Baseball 40's

One of the greatest hitters in SHU baseball history, twice hitting over .400 (.485 and .403) in his career. 

 Edward R. Petrie Basketball 50's

Scored 943 points during his career... Member of 1955-56 NIT team 

 Kenneth P. Pine Baseball,
Basketball
40's

On basketball team that won 41 consecutive games and posted a 25-3 pitching record.   

 - Class of 1979 -

NAME

SPORT DECADE

ACCOLADES

Harry Brooks Basketball 50's

Member of the 1953 NIT Championship team...  Scored 856 points in his career.

Brian D. Conlan Football 30's

Captain of three Seton Hall football teams, playing both offense and defense 

Richard E. Dec  Basketball 60's

All-America honorable mention... Had 1,123 career points, while never missing a game.   

John V. Donovan Jr. Basketball 70's

School record-holder for shutouts in a season (5) and complete games (21)... Second in nation in 1969 with a 0.62 ERA  

Peter D. Jones Sr. Baseball,
Basketball
10's

Third leading scorer on the basketball team for two seasons 

Charles F. Lorenzo Basketball 50's

Member of three NIT teams in the 1950's... Scored 775 points in his career. 

Richard E. Marks Baseball 50's

Owns a career batting average of .377 for 1958 and 1959 Metropolitan Conference champions 

James E. Reynolds Honorary  

Served on the Alumni Board of Directors... Charter member of the "Friends of Seton Hall".  

James H. Scheick Football 60's

Club Football All-American in 1968 and 1969. 

Charles Slade Track & Field 50's

Member of  two Intercollegiate champion mile-relay team and squad which won five straight championship events at Madison Square Garden 

Frank J. Tracey Honorary  

High school basketball coach who had tremendous influence in bringing athletes to Seton Hall.  

- Class of 1980 -

NAME

SPORT DECADE

ACCOLADES

Louis C. Benza Swimming 50's

Three-time Eastern Collegiate backstroke and freestyle champion.

 Melvin J. Dalton Track & Field 20's

Undefeated in all cross country and two-mile events in 1925... U.S. Olympic team member in steeplechase in 1928 

 Anna Cavanaugh Dierickx Honorary  

First woman inducted into the Hall of Fame...  Strong supporter of Seton Hall Athletics, was a member of groups such as Owen T. Carroll Diamond Club.  

 Theodore A. Fiore Baseball 60's

All-District II team as an outfielder while driving in 37 runs. 

 Robert A. Issler Baseball,
Golf
70's

Undefeated as a freshman pitcher... Won both Metropolitan and New Jersey Public Golf Championships 

 Raymond Keyes Baseball 30's

Shortstop who compiled a career average of .377 

 Rev. Daniel A. Murphy Honorary  

Considered one of the prime authorities on Seton Hall athletics history. 

 Arnold W. Ring Basketball 50's

Member of three NIT teams, including 1953 champions... Earned All-NIT Second Team honors. 

 Joseph S. Ritter M.D. Baseball 50's

Captain of the 1959 team and District II All Star at shortstop. 

Frank L. Spatuzzi Baseball 30's

Played four years, hitting over .400 two seasons. 

 A. Zachary Yamba Soccer 60's

Scored 21 goals in 1962, a record that lasted for 24 years 

- Class of 1981 -

NAME

SPORT DECADE

ACCOLADES

William Belfer Track & Field 60's

School record holder in the shot put and discus and IC4A champion

Alfred Booth Baseball 40's

Played on the 11-0 team in 1942... Batted .477 as a sophomore. 

Frederick F. Buechel M.D. Wrestling 60's

First wrestler to be inducted... Won numerous AAU and collegiate titles 

Norman J. Dermody Jr. Baseball 60's

School record holder in career shutouts (9) and tied for complete games (21)...  1967 Met Conference Pitcher of the Year. 

 William J. Eyres Honorary  

A major supporter of the university... Founder of the Winners' Circle for the basketball program. 

 Aaron Kurtzman Swimming 50's

All-American in the butterfly while winning three Eastern Intercollegiate titles. 

James R. Reardon Honorary  

Co-founder of the Owen T. Carroll Diamond Club.  

Paul Riccardi Fencing 40's

Won four Eastern Intercollegiate epee titles and U.S. Intercollegiate foil title. 

Robert Saugstad Golf 60's

Placed in top-10 individually as team earned a fourth-place finish at the 1968 Metropolitan Intercollegiate Golf Championships. 

Golden L. Sunkett Basketball 60's

Set the single season assist record (197) and still holds record for per game average (8.57). 

Louis F. Welaj Baseball 40's

Helped Pirates put together a 26-game winning streak over 1941 and 1942 seasons. 

- Class of 1982 -

NAME

SPORT DECADE

ACCOLADES

Thomas H. Boutsikaris Fencing 70's

All-American in foil in 1975 and 1976... Posted a 113-3 career record 

Howard Brock Track & Field 70's

All-American, All-IC4A, and All-New Jersey selection... Ran on 14 championship relay teams

John P. Caufield Honorary  

Established the basketball season ticket program... Conducted basketball and baseball clinics in the city of Newark. 

Richard Cerone Baseball 70's

All-American catcher and Academic All-American in 1975... Number-one draft choice of the Cleveland Indians in 1975. 

Gerald E. Dalton Honorary  

Student manager for basketball and track teams... Chairman of the first Hall of Fame Committee. 

Benjamin F. Fields Track & Field 70's

School record holder in the high jump... All-American in 1975, while ranking among the top 10 high jumpers in the world. 

 Frank S. Fletcher Track & Field 40's

Ran on world-record setting two-mile relay team in 1942. 

Rev. Francis D. Reynolds Baseball,
Basketball,
Football,
Track & Field
20's

Star fullback for the football team and a high jumper. 

Albert Senavitis Basketball 60's

Top playmaker who scored 904 career points. 

 John H. Suminski Basketball 60's

Scored 846 points in his career. 

 Richard S. Wieczezak Baseball 60's

All-America third team and member of 1964 College World Series squad. 

- Class of 1984 -

NAME

SPORT DECADE

ACCOLADES

Gregory Boutsikaris Fencing 70's

Compiled a 124-20 career record... Member of three North Atlantic Conference Championship teams 

Paul W. Choi Tennis 50's

Posted a 41-3 career record including tournament competition. 

Robin Cunningham Basketball,
Tennis
70's

First woman to receive an athletic scholarship and have number retired (32)... Scored 1,003 career points while posting a 52-15 record in tennis singles. 

Alfred Daley Track & Field 70's

Two-time All-American ... Member of 1976 and 1980 Jamaican Olympic mile relay teams 

Larry Falcon Baseball 60's

Owned a 14-4 career record with a career ERA of 1.26. 

Msgr. William Noe Field Honorary  

First basketball season ticket holder after Walsh Gym was built, never missing a home game through 1966 

Paul Horowitz Honorary  

Historian and publicity director for first 10 years of the Athletic Hall of Fame. 

John P. Ligos Basketball 50's

On team that compliled a record of 60-25 and qualified for two NIT berths. 

Glenn Mosley Basketball 70's

One of four players to record 1,000 points (1,441) and 1,000 rebounds in a career... Led nation in rebounding in 1977 (16.3). 

Charles Puleo Baseball 70's

Had a 21-7 record with 172 strikeouts for two College World Series teams. 

William Raftery  Basketball Coach '70-'81

Career record of 154-141 with four ECAC post-season berths and two NIT bids 

- Class of 1986 -

NAME

SPORT DECADE

ACCOLADES

Roy N. Belliveau Basketball,
Track & Field
50's

Record holder in the javelin... Scored 652 career points in basketball. 

 Edward A. Blankmeyer Baseball 70's

First player recruited by coach Mike Sheppard... Batted .418 as a sophomore, ranked 18th in the nation  

 Leslie S. Chavies Basketball 70's

Ranks seventh on all-time scoring list (1,360 points)...  Member of the 1979 EAIAW Small College Champion team 

 Robert B. Fisher Basketball 40's

Second leading scorer on basketball team that posted a 55-5 record over three years. 

 Msgr. Edward J. Fleming Honorary  

Worked to enrich varsity sports at the university... Served as chairman of the Athletic Council. 

 Todd Heimer Baseball 70's

Notched a 20-7 career pitching record with a career 2.92 ERA. 

Charles Joseph Track & Field 70's

Two-time All-American and All-IC4A honoree eight times 

 Rev. Michael E. Kelly Honorary  

Member of the University Athletic Council and chairman of the Athletic Hall of Fame... Chaplain to the football and wrestling teams. 

Peter A. Milone Fencing 40's

Four-time gold medalist at the Eastern Intercollegiate Conference championships with a 127-5 record. 

Joseph E. Polinski Soccer 50's

Led the team in scoring from 1950 to 1952. 

Gregory M. Tynes Basketball 70's

One of only three players to have over 2,000 career points, 2,059 3rd all-time... Honorable mention All-American

- Class of 1989 -

NAME

SPORT DECADE

ACCOLADES

Martin Caffrey Baseball 70's

Pitched in the College World Series two times... Earned run average ranked among the top 10 nationally.

Dan Callandrillo Basketball 80's

Fourth all-time leading scorer (1,985 points)... BIG EAST Player of the Year and the nation's third leading scorer in 1982. 

Victor J. DiFilippo Honorary  

Lifetime Achievement Award
Credited with starting the physical education program, teaching for 44 years... One of the first coaches/trainers of Seton Hall athletes. 

Sue (Dilley) Regan Women's Basketball Coach '73-'85

Won 193 games and made six AIAW Tournament appearances with a title in 1979... School's first female athletic administrator and basketball coach 

Kevin Hennessey Track & Field 60's

Won three national championships as a member of the two-mile relay teams. 

Robert Holm Basketball 40's

Standout for teams that won 39 straight games over a two-year span.

Rev. John J. Mannion Honorary  

Served as University chaplain for athletic teams and the Pirate Blue Athletic Fund. 

Nick Menza Soccer Coach '56-'84

Second on all-time coaching wins list for soccer with 106 in 27 seasons. 

John Morris Baseball 80's

All-America First Team as a junior... Set 12 school records while playing 

John Murphy Basketball & Tennis Coach 60's-80's

Assistant basketball coach for 10 years and freshman team coach for eight years.  

Derrick Peynado Track & Field 80's

Seven-time All-American  and Member of 1981 and 1982 BIG EAST indoor champion teams. 

Msgr. Joseph P. Tuite Honorary  

Assistant athletic director and director of the basketball office in the 1940's 

- Class of 1991 -

NAME

SPORT DECADE

ACCOLADES

Pamela M. Cerruti Basketball 70's

Ranks 10th all-time in assists (280) and finished with 817 career points.

Anthony P. Cuccolo Basketball 60's

Tenacious defender who also scored 921 career points. 

Nicholas Galis Basketball 70's

Ranks as the 9th all-time leading scorer (1,651) points and 7th in assists (410)... Averaged 27.5 ppg, third in nation as senior. 

James Lampariello Administration  

Director of Sports Promotion from 1978 to 1982. 

Phyllis A. Mangina

Basketball,
Softball

80's

All-time leader in steals (269) and tied for second in assists (441). 

Charles Mitchel Basketball 60's

Scored 944 points in his career. 

Patrick M. Pacillo Baseball 80's

Third team All-American in 1984... Helped team to a 41-13 record and an NCAA East Regional berth 

Susan G. Patton Women's Tennis Coach '72-'90

Posted winning seasons in 17 of 18 years, with a career record of 162-57-1... Won the NJAIAW championship in 1982 and 1983 

Michael Paul Track & Field 80's

BIG EAST Indoor Champion in the 400 meters in 1981... Ranked number-two in the world in the 400 meters. 

Michael Sheppard Jr. Baseball 80's

Outstanding fielding shortstop, had 115 consecutive chances without making an error. 

Frank E. Walsh Jr. Honorary  

Major supporter of the University's athletic program... Chair of the Board of Regents.  

- Class of 1996 -

NAME

SPORT DECADE

ACCOLADES

Craig A. Biggio Baseball 80's

Career collegiate batting average of .342... Single season school record holder in games played (61) and runs scored (97).

Michael Sheppard Sr. Baseball Coach '73-Present

First active coach to be inducted into the Hall of Fame... 12 NCAA Tournament bids, two College World Series appearances...  Three-time BIG EAST Coach of the Year.

John W. Valentin Baseball 80's

All-American third team and All-BIG EAST, hitting .392 as a junior. 

 Maurice "Mo" Vaughn Baseball 80's

Three-time All-American and BIG EAST Player of the Decade... Career batting average of .417 and school's all-time career leader in home runs and RBI 

- Class of 1997 -

NAME

SPORT DECADE

ACCOLADES

Mark Bryant Basketball 80's

All-BIG EAST in 1988 and member of the first Pirate team to appear in the NCAA Tournament. 

Timothy A. Byron Baseball 80's

In four seasons, never posted a losing record... Owns more career victories than any other pitcher. 

Charles Doehler Freshman Baseball Coach  

Freshman baseball coach for 15 years with a winning percentage of .950...  Credited with the development of many of Seton Hall's great players. 

Ozelina Graham Basketball 80's

Ranks second all-time in four categories- points (1,668), rebounds (1,224), steals (252), and field goals made (665).  

Donald Horn Honorary  

Founder of the Pirate Blue Athletic Fund in 1960, known then as "Friends of Seton Hall University" 

John Moon Track & Field Coach '72-Present

Three-time BIG EAST Coach of the Year and 1994 National Women's Coach of the Year... Has coached 19 Olympians, five NCAA Champions and 64 All-Americans. 

John Morton Basketball 80's

Member of 1989 Final Four team who ranks 10th on all-time scoring list (1,621). 

Al Negratti Basketball 40's

Key member of the John "Honey" Russell teams that compiled a record of 71-7 

Pat O'Kelly Soccer 80's

First Team All-American and BIG EAST Player of the Year twice... Academic All-American and Hermann Trophy Finalist while totaling 106 points for his career. 

John Rutherburg Baseball 40's

Member of teams from 1940 to 1942 which won 41 straight games 

Msgr. Edwin V. Sullivan Honorary  

Baseball team's chaplain for over 25 years 

Andrew Valmon Track & Field 80's

Three-time All-American and holder of three records... Two-time Olympic gold medalist on 1984 and 1988 mile relay teams 

- Class of 2000 -

NAME

SPORT DECADE

ACCOLADES

Frank Fox Track & Field 40's

Member of mile relay teams which captured two IC4A and Millrose game championships... Was a 1948 All-American. 

John Gibson Track & Field Coach '45-'72

Legendary coach who guided Seton Hall athletes to numerous national and intercollegiate championships, in relays and individual events. 

- Class of 2002 -

NAME

SPORT DECADE

ACCOLADES

Harry Bright Track & Field '48-'51

Member of mile relay teams which won the back-to-back Millrose Games titles and the National AAU Sprint Medley Championship 

Jodi Brooks Basketball 90's

Helped Pirates reach a new level with the berth in the NCAA "Sweet 16" and national ranking of 14th in 1994... Honorable mention All-America who became the second woman in program history to have her number retired 

P.J. Carlesimo Basketball Coach '82-'94

Coach who led Pirates to the 1989 Final Four and was the national Coach of the Year... Compiled a 212-166 record in 12 seasons with seven invitations to post-season play. 

Terry Dehere Basketball '89-'93

All-time leading scorer and consensus All-American... First Pirate to have his number retired while an active player 

Marteese Robinson Baseball 80's

Nation's leading hitter in 1987 for the BIG EAST champion team... Named the NCAA's Co-Player of the Year and an All-American. 

- Class of 2004 -

NAME

SPORT DECADE

ACCOLADES

Casie Alexander Volleyball 90's

First Inductee from the volleyball program... Graduated as the all-time NCAA leader in service aces (416).

David Gerstein Honorary  

Co-founder of Pirate Blue Athletic Fund and co-chair of the Richie and Sue Regan Endowed Fund for Athletics. 

 Flirtisha Harris Track & Field 90's

Earned All-America status in 400 meter run or 1600 meter relay 13 times during her career 

Kenneth Kunzman Honorary  

Co-founder of Pirate Blue Athletic Fund and co-chair of the Richie and Sue Regan Endowed Fund for Athletics. 

 Matt Morris Baseball 90's

First Team All-American in 1995...First round draft pick of St. Louis Cardinals and eventual National League All-Star  

Frank Turner  Track & Field 40's & 50's

Member of mile-relay team that won IC4A and NYAC championships at Madison Square Garden...Ran lead-off leg on dominant relay team of the early 1950's. 

Jerry Walker Basketball 90's

1993 BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Year...Led Pirates to two BIG EAST titles and three NCAA appearances. 

Dana Wynne Basketball 90's

All-time leader in rebounding in BIG EAST play...Led nation in rebounding in 1996...Three-time honorable mention All-America. 

- Class of 2006 -

NAME

SPORT DECADE

ACCOLADES

Ian Hennessey Soccer 80's

Finished his career as the No. 2 scorer in school history with 134 points....Third Team All-American in 1987 and played professional soccer in the United States for much of the 1990's. 

Julius Nicolai Baseball, Basketball 50's

Junior year he went 5-1 with a 0.83 earned run average, ranking him eighth in the nation in that category. Created the Julius A. Nicolai Endowed Fund for Baseball as an alumnus. 

Ramon Ramos Basketball 80's

Earned First Team All-BIG EAST honors in 1988-89... Scored 1,017 points at and pulled down 631 rebounds... Career field goal percentage of .557 ranks first all time 

Angela Williams Track & Field 80's

First female All-American at Seton Hall... School record-holder in three events...  Four-time BIG EAST Champion... Competed in the 1984 and 1988 Summer Olympics for her native Trinidad. 

Robert J. Wussler Honorary  

Generous supporter of Seton Hall athletics and is a former member of the University's Board of Regents. 

Hector Zamora Soccer 80's & 90's

First Team All-American and an All-BIG EAST First Team selection...Two-year captain... Tallied seven goals and 12 assists in four seasons 

- Class of 2008 -

NAME

SPORT DECADE

ACCOLADES

Tracy Baskin Track & Field 80's

Three-time NCAA All-America, National champion at 800-meters and the #1 ranked college athlete in the country,captured the bronze medal in the 1,000-meters 

Dana Brown Baseball 80's

Career leader in games played (215), at bats (743), runs scored (207) and walks (155)... Helped lead SHU to Conference title in 1987 

Mary Beth Childs Honorary  

Former member of the Seton Hall women's tennis and men's golf teams...Instrumental in Seton Hall's partnership with Lincoln Mercury 

Arturas Karnisovas Basketball 90's

One of only two players in conference history to win two BIG EAST Scholar-Athlete of the Year awards (1993, 1994) 

Msgr. Richard Liddy Men's Basketball Team Chaplain and Administrator  

Served as the men's basketball team chaplain for 24 years, rarely missing a game, great sports fan and former athlete 

 Manfred Schellscheidt Soccer Coach '88-'11

Became the school's winningest soccer coach in history,guided the Pirates to over 200 victories, two BIG EAST Championships, nine NCAA Tournament berths, seven conference title game appearances and a trip to the NCAA Sweet 16 in 2001. 

Kelly Smith Soccer 90's

First and only player in the program's history to receive All-America honors, she was named the BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Year three times, NCAA statistical champion in goals and points per game in 1998 and 1999 

Shana Williams Track & Field 90's

Seven-time NCAA All-America and 13-time BIG EAST champion, first woman in BIG EAST history to win the outdoor high jump four times 

- Class of 2010 -

NAME

SPORT DECADE

ACCOLADES

Phil Cundari Baseball 80's

Named BIG EAST Pitcher of the Year in 1985, his 1.22 ERA that year remains the conference's single-season record... Ranks 2nd all-time in career wins at Seton Hall, 3rd in starts, and 6th in strikeouts.  

Adrian Griffin Basketball 90's

One of only three Seton Hall players to be named BIG EAST basketball Scholar-Athlete of the Year... Ranks 18th all-time in points (1,414)...Also ranks in the career top 10 in rebounds, steals and field goal percentage 

Peter Matischak Soccer 80's

School's all-time leader in goals (59), assists (34), and points (152). BIG EAST Player of the Year in 1986 

Megan Meyer Softball 00's

Two time All-American...Holds school records in career wins (81), strikeouts (686), and innings pitched (774.2).  

George Ring Honorary  

Served as University Regent, member of the Board of Trustees, and received the Distinguished Alumnus of the Year award 

Geraldine Saintilus Smith Basketball 80's

Averaged 21.8 points per game as a senior...School's all-time leader in points (1,804)

Eugene Smith Golf 90's

One of only two Pirates to win the BIG EAST Individual Championship...School's all-time leader in tournament wins (6) and current record holder for lowest par-72, three-round, two-round, and individual round scores.  

 Mark Whitford Honorary  

A former standout wrestler, died while battling the blaze at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. 

- Class of 2012 -

NAME SPORT DECADE ACCOLADES
Ryan Costigan Golf 90's Became first golfer in school history to capture BIG EAST Championship ('96). Led Pirates to consecutive appearances in NCAA East Regional Championship in 1998 and 1999.
George Ramos Curvy Baseball 70's Seton Hall's first African-American All-American and part of a Pirates squad that made back-to-back College World Series appearances in 1974 and 1975.
Al Frungillo Honorary   A loyal and dedicated supporter of Seton Hall University, his philanthropic efforts have contributed to the advancement of a number of university, athletics and law school initiatives.
Nolle Graham
Track & Field
00's A five-time All-American and nine-time BIG EAST champion in the long jump. Named Most Outstanding Performer at the 2001 BIG EAST Outdoor Championships and set the conference record for indoor long jump distance in 2002.
Shaheen Holloway
Basketball
90's Three-time All-BIG EAST selection who helped lead the Pirates to the Sweet 16 in 1999-00. Ranks as the school's all-time leader in assists and among the top-three in steals while scoring over 1,500 career points.
Sacha Kljestan
Soccer
00's

First-Team All-American in 2004 and Third-Team selection in 2005. Earned First-Team All-BIG EAST honors in consecutive seasons (04-05). Led SHU to three NCAA Tournament appearances from 2003-05.

- Class of 2013 -
NAME SPORT DECADE ACCOLADES
Andre Barrett
Basketball 00's One of the best point guards in school history, he was a two-time All-BIG EAST selection and the 2004 Haggerty Award winner. Led SHU to the 2004 NCAA Tournament and is one of four Pirates with over 1,000 points, 400 rebounds and 400 assists in his career.
Rico Bellini
Baseball 70's Co-captain as a shortstop for Pirates teams that made back-to-back College World Series appearances in 1974 and 1975.
Joe Burke
Wrestling  90's Seton Hall's first All-American wrestler, an honor he earned twice as a Pirate. He placed fourth at the national tournament in 1993 and third in 1995. Finished his Seton Hall career with a 112-12 record and went 148-20-1 overall as a collegian.
Gerson Echeverry
Soccer
90's A three-time All-BIG EAST selection who was BIG EAST Rookie of the Year in 1990 and BIG EAST Player of the Year and a Third Team All-American in 1991. Named Most Outstanding Player at 1991 BIG EAST Championship as SHU won its fourth conference title.
Jennifer Heider-Berenyi
Swimming
90's First female swimmer to be inducted into SHU Athletics Hall of Fame. Became first Pirate to win a BIG EAST Championship when she won two backstroke titles as a freshman in 1991. Finished her career with four individual conference titles, the most in program history.