Please join us as we celebrate the accomplishments of the 2020 and 2021 Hall of Fame Inductees and Teams of Distinction!
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The Ohio Wesleyan Athletic Hall of Fame was created in 1961 through the efforts of the Alumni “W” Association to honor those athletes who have achieved exceptional distinction at the University and to perpetuate the life and legends of those who have given the Red and Black a most remarkable athletic heritage.
2021 Hall of Fame Inductees
Kara Dickinson Acri ’95 - Field Hockey
Clarence Hendricks '34 – Basketball*
Jason Fogelson - '01 - Lacrosse
Roger Ingles - Coach and Athletics Director
Kirk Jackson ’91 - Football
Andy Schillig ’09 - Golf
Sharon Rymut Setty ’10 - Track and Field
Sarah Shinn Rust ’10 - Track and Field
Tyler Wall ’11 – Soccer
Team of Distinction will recognize the performance of outstanding teams, but does not convey membership in the Athletics Hall of Fame upon any individual member of the team(s) recognized.
2021 Teams of Distinction
1974 Field Hockey.
2020 Hall of Fame Inductees
Owen Case 2007 - Varsity Football
J. David Gatz '10 - Varsity Swimming
Christopher Goss '88 - Varsity Lacrosse
Laura Marean Harrington '99 - Varsity Swimming
Rachel Seibel Houssein '10 - Varsity Softball
Norm Lambacher '31 - Varsity Track*
Dustin Rudegeair '08 - Varsity Basketball
Josh Warren '07 - Varsity Soccer
2020 Teams of Distinction
1976 Men's Lacrosse, Coach Rich Seiler '72
2001 Woman's Basketball, Coach Nan Carney-DeBord
The Robert Strimer Honor Award
Charlie Hartigan '75*
The George Gauthier Award
Catie Butt '91
The Robert Strimer Honor Award recognizes graduates of Ohio Wesleyan University who have made outstanding, widely recognized, and sustained contributions to the field of athletics.
The George Gauthier Award honors graduates of Ohio Wesleyan University for exemplary, widely recognized, and sustained contributions to the Ohio Wesleyan athletics department, as an undergraduate on the playing fields, in the classroom, and as an alumnus providing lifelong support, interest, and leadership.
Note that while we hope to celebrate all recipients on campus, not all have confirmed availability. Please check the online attendance list for current registrations.