Lincoln College to Honor Athletic
Hall of Fame Recipients at Banquet
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[November 02, 2019]
Lincoln College will hold its seventh annual Lincoln College
Athletic Hall of Fame banquet Friday, November 8. The banquet will
be held at the Davidson-Sheffer gymnasium and includes a cocktail
reception from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., followed by dinner and the
The Athletic Hall of Fame recognizes and celebrates the long and
exemplary history of athletics at Lincoln College. The 2019
inductees are: Dave Klemm, Dennis Pilcher, Stiven Salinas, and Dawn
Here is more information on each of the inductees:
Coach Dave Klemm
Klemm is a former Lincoln College Head Wrestling Coach from
1991-2010. Klemmís achievements include eight National Top 6 teams,
174 National Qualifiers, 54 All-Americans, 9 National Champions, 2X
NJCAA Coach of the Year and 1999 NJCAA Man of the Year.
Dennis Pilcher Ď65
Pilcher is a form Lincoln College Lynx baseball and basketball
player. Dennis Pilcher played for Coach Norm Kaye and Coach Chuck
Lindstrom during his time at Lincoln College. Inspired to follow in
the footsteps of his former coaches, Pilcher led an outstanding
coaching career of his own, including 40 seasons coaching basketball
at Iowa Central Community College. ICCC recently dedicated Dennis
Pilcher Court in honor of Tritonís longest tenured coach.
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Stiven Salinas Ď11
Stiven Salinas is a former Lincoln College Lynx menís soccer player.
During his time at LC, Salinas led the Lincoln College Lynx in
back-to-back Region 24 Championships and fifth place finishes at
Nationals in 2009 and 2010. Salinas went on to the University of
South Florida where his team won the 2012 AAC Championship. Salinas
achievements also include being named tournament MVP on the U.S.
team that won the F5WC 2017 World Cup in Beijing, China.
Dawn Crawford Ď89
Dawn Crawford is a former LYNX womenís volleyball and softball
player. During her time at LC, Crawford was co-captain of the
volleyball team, coached by Chris Fletcher. Dawn Crawford was
awarded the Best Offense Award and was the first All-American in
volleyball during her time with the LYNX. Crawfordís 1989 team was
ranked 15th in the Nation. Crawford spent ten seasons as head coach
at Lincoln Community High School and also coached at Springfield
College and other Logan County school districts.
The Lincoln College Athletic Hall of Fame recognizes
student-athletes, teams, coaches, managers, administrators, faculty,
staff, and friends who have distinguished themselves in the field of
athletics at Lincoln College, either by their performance on an
athletic team or by meritorious efforts in supporting the athletic
program at the College. The Hall of Fame banquet is part of the 2019
Homecoming Week activities taking place from November 4 to November
9 on the Lincoln campus.
Tickets for the Athletic Hall of Fame banquet are $25 for adults and
$15 for those age 18 and younger. Reservations can be made online at
https://lincoln college.givingfuel.com/hall-of-fame or by
contacting Hannah Farmer in the Advancement Office at (877) 522-5867
or (217) 735-7217 or e-mail
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