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Two inducted into Lincoln Christian College Athletic Hall of Fame; Pickering recognized

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[JAN. 29, 2007]  Lincoln Christian College inducted two new members into the Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday morning: Jack Getchel and Breanne Prunty. Getchel was recognized for meritorious service to the Athletic Department, starting as a student in 1955, when he was a cheerleader and a member of the LBI pep band. Later, as an employee of LCC, he has served as men's basketball scorekeeper, timer for women's basketball and volleyball libero tracker, including four years of working the NCCAA National Volleyball Championship tournament. In his duties at the school, Getchel was financial aid director for 28 years and for the past two years has been the director of Laughlin Center, NCCAA and NCAA compliance officer, and sports information director.   [click on picture for larger image]

Breanne Prunty was named to the Hall of Fame for her outstanding career as a four-year starter in volleyball. Prunty was named as an NCCAA All-American 2000 through 2002, was an NCCAA Academic All-American, was NCCAA Midwest Regional Player of the Year and was on the NCCAA National Championship All-Tournament Team. During her career the Angels volleyball team went 129-39. She appeared in four NCCAA national championships and was in the final four twice. During her career, which spanned 549 games, she had 1,998 career kills and 671 career blocks.

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Getchel and Prunty received recognition plaques from Lynn Laughlin, acting athletic director and vice president of alumni relations, as well as having permanent plaques placed in the Hall of Fame in the Laughlin Center.

Special recognition was given to Allen Pickering of Lincoln College, who for many years has been a friend and colleague of Lincoln Christian College. Pickering and Laughlin worked together for years building a strong relationship between the two colleges located in Lincoln. Pickering was awarded a permanent memento in this special recognition.

(Text from file received from Jack A. Getchel, LCC sports information director)


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