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Lincoln Christian College to host Hall of Fame weekend          Send a link to a friend

[JAN. 24, 2006]  Lincoln Christian College and Seminary will host its annual Hall of Fame weekend on Friday and Saturday. Six individuals and one national championship team will be named to the Hall of Fame, joining the 13 present members.

Friday evening's activities will include three alumni games: volleyball at 6 p.m., women's basketball at 7:30 p.m. and men's basketball at 9 p.m.

Festivities will resume Saturday morning with the Hall of Fame banquet in Henderson Hall at 10 a.m. At that time, Bob Green, Jeff Green, Rich Green, Randy Sanders, David Fittro, Jeremy Thomason and the 1998 NCCAA Division II National Championship volleyball team will be inducted into the Hall of Fame.

At 1 p.m. Saturday the current women's basketball team will have an intrasquad exhibition game, and at 3 p.m. the LCC men will host St. Louis Christian College. Both of the games will be in Laughlin Center.

The inductees have been selected by the Hall of Fame committee, based upon accomplishments while athletes at LCCS:

  • Bob Green -- Class of 1953, basketball starter 1948-52, captain 1951-52, leading rebounder 1951-52, Cenill Conference champions 1951-52, preacher 55 years.

  • Jeff Green -- Basketball starter 1976-80, captain 1979-80, NCCAA All-American 1979-80, All-Midwest Regional Team 1978-80, career scoring 1,833, career rebounds 709, career field goal percentage .50, career assists 209.

  • Rich Green -- Basketball starter 1979-82, co-captain 1981-82, NCCAA All-American 1981-82, NCCAA All-Midwest Regional Team 1979-1982, career scoring 1,764, career rebounds 707, career field goal percentage .53, career free-throw percentage .81.

  • Randy Sanders -- Class of 1979, baseball 1977-79, captain 1978-79, career batting average .300.

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  • David Fittro -- Soccer coach 1989-90. Team record improved from 0-9 in 1989 to the 1990 record of 8-1, the best in LCC men's soccer history.

  • Jeremy "JT" Thomason -- Baseball starter 1996-98, NCCAA All-American, NCCAA All-Midwest Regional Team, captain 1997-98, career batting average .439, career RBI 58, career hits 104, career runs 73, career fielding percentage .982, career innings pitched 104, career wins 10.

  • 1998 NCCAA Division II National Championship volleyball team -- Record 48-4. Team members: Sarah Allen, Heather Brock, Misty Cook, Kim Hageman, Corrie Jennings, Becky Nangle, Stephanie Nangle, Tracy Nolan, Kelly Randolph, Stephanie Thomas, Jen Toeppe. Coaching staff: Kevin Crawford, Ed Plumier, Joe Mollett, Mark Tippett. NCCAA All-American First Team selections: Misty Cook, Corrie Jennings, Stephanie Nangel, Jen Toeppe. NCCAA All-Midwest Regional Team selections: Misty Cook, Corrie Jennings, Stephanie Nangle, Jen Toeppe. Team captain: Stephanie Nangle.

The new inductees will join Dr. Marion "Doc" Henderson, Lynn Laughlin, Nancy Siddens, Galen Winters, Chuck Webb, Howard Merchant, Harry Orn, Bob Phillips, Larry Leatherman, Jim Williamson, Amanda Siddens-Bowman, Stephanie Nangle-Farr and Matt Clark.

The public is invited to all activities of the weekend. Tickets are required only for the Saturday morning banquet and may be purchased for $8 by contacting Amanda Bowman at 732-3168.

[LCC news release provided by Jack Getchel, sports information director]

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