2012-13 News Archive

August 5, 2013
Director Of Athletics And Recreation Garnett Purnell To Retire
After 14 years, Wittenberg University Director of Athletics and Recreation has announced plans to step away from his position.

July 25, 2013
Craig Osterbrock, Ben Hogenkamp Earn National Academic Awards
In recognition of excellence on the golf course and in the classroom, Osterbrock and Hogenkamp garnered NCAA Division III All-America Scholar honors.

July 19, 2013
Wittenberg Golfers Excel During Busy Summer
Tiger golfers continue to make strides during the summer months, with four women scheduled to play in upcoming women's team championship in Powell, Ohio.

July 17, 2013
Cole Bond, Zack Leahy Earn National Academic Awards
Pair of Tigers earn mention from the National Association of Basketball Coaches for their work on the court and in the classroom.

July 16, 2013
Reed Florence Nominated For Allstate AFCA Good Works Team
For second straight year, Tigers' signal-caller merits national mention after taking leadership roles on campus and in the community.

July 1, 2013
Wittenberg Announces Athletics Hall Of Honor Class of 2013
Jeanette Baier Gould '91, Jeff Brown '92, Scott Copeland '86, Eby Day '85 and Eleanor Roller '50 will be inducted during Homecoming Weekend Oct. 11-13.

June 30, 2013
Lawwill, Waers, Wong Earn National Academic Awards
A trio of standouts were recognized by the Women's Golf Coaches Association for the combination of their academic and athletics exploits during the 2012-13 school year.

June 28, 2013
Brian Agler ’80 To Be Inducted Into Ohio Basketball Hall Of Fame In 2014
Wittenberg's career leader in assists will be honored by the Ohio Basketball Hall of Fame at a ceremony in May 2014.

June 21, 2013
Two Wittenberg Student-Athletes Attend NCAA Career In Sports Forum
Alie Marousek '14 and Kaitie Harrison '14 made the most of an opportunity to learn about careers in athletics.

June 17, 2013
Alex Andrews Earns Second-Team PING All-America Honors
Andrews capped a phenomenal sophomore season with his first career All-America award.

June 12, 2013
Wittenberg Football Earns Mention In National Preseason Publications
The Tigers are getting some summer love from national magazines, including The Sporting News and Lindy's, both of which ranked Wittenberg in the preseason top 10.

May 23, 2013
Wittenberg Student-Athletes Extend Special Olympics Partnership
After hosting and participating in a variety of activities, Wittenberg SAAC capped the 2012-13 school year with a Special Olympics Field Day.

May 22, 2013
Tyler Hutchinson, Brandon Reaman Earn All-Mideast Region Honors
After posting big numbers in the 2013 season, the junior designated hitter and sophomore outfielder picked up regional accolades.

May 21, 2013
Tigers Prepare For 2013 Season With Trip To Spain
For the fourth time in the last 10 years, the Wittenberg volleyball team will participate in a training trip to Spain.

May 17, 2013
Wittenberg Student-Athletes Earn Academic All-District Honors
Kellen Morrissey and Francine Murzynski have earned first-team Capital One Academic All-America College Division All-District 7.

May 16, 2013
Jeff Roope Named Great Lakes Region Coach Of The Year
No student-athletes were selected to the all-region team, but Head Coach Jeff Roope earned top honors for his work with the 12th-ranked Tigers.

May 15, 2013
Trio Of Tigers Earns All-Great Lakes Region Honors
Alex Andrews, Ben Hogenkamp and David Wetterich are all recognized for their stellar play in the 2012-13 season with first-team awards.

May 13, 2013
Tigers Earn 20th NCAA Berth In Program History
For the 20th time in program history, Wittenberg will compete in an NCAA men's golf national championship tournament as the 14th-ranked Tigers head to Florida for the 2013 event.

May 13, 2013
Francine Murzynski Earns Third-Team All-America Honors
The junior midfielder is recognized by Synapse Sports for her stellar play in 2013.

May 9, 2013
Katie Warner Named NCAC Defensive Player of the Year
The senior defender leads six Wittenberg All-NCAC honorees following Tigers' 8-0 run through the conference regular season schedule.

May 8, 2013
Trio Of Tigers Earns All-Great Lakes Region Honors
Francine Murzynski and Katie Warner honored for their play in 2013 with selection to the first team, and Katie Bondy earns spot on the second team.

May 3, 2013
RTV 32 To Air Wittenberg Athletics Special
Local television station RTV 32 will air a special on Wittenberg Athletics, featuring Tiger coaches, at 7 p.m. Friday, May 3.

May 2, 2013
Play In, Sponsor Sixth Annual Alumni, Family & Friends Golf Outing
The sixth annual Wittenberg Golf Alumni, Family & Friends Fund-raising Golf Outing takes place on Saturday, May 18, at Springfield Country Club.

May 1, 2013
Wittenberg Hosts Wide Range Of Summer Youth Sports Camps in 2013
Wittenberg will host summer camps for field hockey, football, boys basketball, girls basketball, tennis, volleyball and boys soccer in 2013.

April 30, 2013
Student-Athlete Advisory Committee Hosts Annual Tiger Awards
Wittenberg student-athletes honor one another and their coaches during their year-end banquet.

April 29, 2013
Andrews, Tolle Earn NCAC Player Of The Week Honors
Men's golf sophomore Alex Andrews and baseball senior Kevin Tolle put together big performances to be named NCAC Players of the Week.

April 26, 2013
Wittenberg Baseball Standout Zach Finke Earns National Recognition
For the second time in 2013, Zach Finke earned Honorable Mention Player of the Week honors from the NCBWA after tossing a no-hitter against OWU on April 21.

April 23, 2013
Pam Evans Smith 5K Memorial Walk/Run April 27
Wittenberg women's basketball hosts a 5K on April 27 to honor of the women's basketball coach with the most wins in NCAC history and raise scholarship funds in her memory.

April 22, 2013
Three Tigers Named NCAC Players Of The Week
Men's golf freshman Sam Geise, softball junior Rachel Ross and baseball senior Zach Finke all had great weeks as NCAC Players of the Week.

April 18, 2013
Matt Fannon Selected As Women's Soccer Head Coach
The York, England native joins the coaching staff at Wittenberg after a successful stint as an assistant at the University of Wyoming.

April 16, 2013
Tigers To Host Youth/Little League Baseball Day April 21
When Wittenberg and Ohio Wesleyan square off in a key NCAC West doubleheader on April 21, plenty of youngsters in uniform are expected at Carleton Davidson Stadium.

April 15, 2013
Warye's Big Week Leads To Big Honor From NCAC
Women's lacrosse sophomore Logan Warye scored an impressive 12 goals and assisted on five more in three wins this week.

April 12, 2013
Wittenberg Student-Athletes Earn Academic Honors
Craig Osterbrock and Kellen Morrissey have been named NCAC Scholar-Athlete award-winners, while 27 other Tiger student-athletes earned induction into Chi Alpha Sigma honorary.

April 11, 2013
Everett Selected To Play In Ohio vs. Michigan Senior Bowl
The former all-conference cornerback will suit up Team Ohio on Saturday, April 20, at Fawcett Stadium in Canton, Ohio.

April 11, 2013
Division III Week: SAAC Talent Show
Watch along as the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee determines which team is the most talented as part of NCAA Division III Week.

April 10, 2013
Dave Maurer Honorary Scholarships Awarded To Deserving Students
Evan Cameron '14, Karlos Marshall '13, Tyler Yaple '14 and Alexey Topolyanskiy '15 have earned prestigious scholarship awards.

April 4, 2013
Tigers Host Annual Strike Out Cancer Event April 13
For the sixth straight year, Wittenberg will host a Strike Out Cancer event to raise money and awareness for research.

April 3, 2013
2013-14 Cheerleading Tryouts Announced
Tryouts for the 2013-14 football and basketball cheerleading squads will take place on Friday, April 19, and Saturday, April 20.

April 1, 2013
Wolff, Wetterich Win NCAC Weekly Designation
Baseball's Graham Wolff put up big numbers and men's golfer David Wetterich put up small ones, resulting in honors from the North Coast Athletic Conference.

March 29, 2013
Witt Weekly Tiger UpDate - March 29
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March 26, 2013
NCAC Taps Wong, Hutchinson As Players Of The Week
Baseball's Tyler Hutchinson walked-off and women's golfer Carolyn Wong medaled for player of the week honors from the North Coast Athletic Conference.

March 22, 2013
Witt Weekly Tiger UpDate - March 22
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March 18, 2013
Andrew Fuss, Jack Uecker Named NCAC Athletes Of The Week
Men's lacrosse freshman Andrew Fuss called it a comeback and men's golf junior Jack Eucker knocked out the competition to earn conference honors.

March 18, 2013
Zach Finke Earns National Recognition From Writers Association
The senior hurler was named Honorable Mention National Player of the Week after allowing just seven hits in two complete-game shutout victories to start the season.

March 13, 2013
Masin Picks Up Third-Team All-Great Lakes Region Honor
Scott Masin was rewarded for his breakout 2012-13 season with the first all-region award of his collegiate career.

March 11, 2013
Three Tiger Student-Athletes Named NCAC Athletes Of The Week
Baseball senior Zach Finke, softball junior Kaitie Harrison and men's tennis sophomore Ian Streicker each earned Athlete of the Week honors from the NCAC this week.

March 8, 2013
Seven Tigers Earn NFHCA Academic Awards
Led by Andrea Mattingly's Scholar of Distinction award, seven Wittenberg players were recognized for academic achievement.

March 3, 2013
Witt Weekly Tiger UpDate - March 1
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March 1, 2013
Wetterich Preps For Spring Season At Unique National Invitational
Wittenberg men's golf standout helps honor fallen U.S. military heroes while performing well in tournament field that included top college players.

February 27, 2013
Men Picked Fourth, Women Seventh For NCAC Indoor Championship
The NCAC coaches have spoken, and the Wittenberg men's indoor team has been picked to finish fourth, the women seventh in the upcoming league championship meet.

February 22, 2013
Ezry Gets The Tigers Doing the #TigerShake
Feel free to join in with Ezry and his Tiger pals as Wittenberg joins the latest dance craze!

February 15, 2013
Witt Weekly Tiger UpDate - Feb. 15
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February 13, 2013
TSN Interviews: Natalie Koukis - NCAC Preview
Head Swimming & Diving Coach Natalie Koukis previews the North Coast Athletic Conference championship meet in the latest edition of TSN Interviews with Tyson Agler '14.

February 12, 2013
Tigers Host Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Event Feb. 13
Wittenberg women's basketball will participate in the WBCA's Play for Kay program with a campus event during their game against NCAC rival DePauw.

February 8, 2013
Witt Weekly Tiger UpDate - Feb. 8
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February 4, 2013
Three Tiger Student-Athletes Named NCAC Athletes Of The Week
Men's indoor track & field sophomore Justin Yates, women's indoor track & field freshman Brea Medlock and women's swimming & diving sophomore Molly Gustafson have earned NCAC Athlete of the Week honors.

February 2, 2013
Wittenberg And Fellow NCAC Schools Earn National Diversity Award
In recognition of its efforts to make diversity and inclusion a priority, the NCAC Presidents’ Council, including Wittenberg President Laurie Joyner, has been presented with the inaugural Award for Diversity and Inclusion from the NCAA and the Minority Opportunities Athletic Association.

February 1, 2013
Famed Harlem Globetrotters Entertain Enthusiastic Crowd
When a couple of Wittenberg University alumni had a discussion about raising money for their alma mater’s tennis program, the discussion veered to basketball and plans to host an unprecedented exhibition game on campus.

January 27, 2013
Witt Weekly Tiger UpDate - Jan. 25, 2013
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January 23, 2013
Football Kicking Hall Of Fame Inducts Fred Mitchell '69
Induction into the American Football Kicking Hall of Fame is the latest honor for former Wittenberg football standout Fred Mitchell '69.

January 22, 2013
Four-Win Performance Earns AJ Burt NCAC Swimmer Of The Week
AJ Burt claimed four victories in a dual meet win for the Tigers over Centre, propelling him to NCAC Swimmer of the Week honors.

January 22, 2013
TSN Interviews: Softball Head Coach Laura Matthews
The Tiger Sports Network's Tyson Agler talks to new softball head coach Laura Matthews about the upcoming season and the start of her head coaching career.

January 18, 2013
Witt Weekly Tiger UpDate - Jan. 18, 2013
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January 15, 2013
Eight Tigers Earn Honors From OhioCollegeFootball.com
A whopping eight Tigers earned All-Ohio accolades from OhioCollegeFootball.com.

January 14, 2013
NCAC Names Masin Men's Player Of The Week
Scott Masin averaged a double-double in three wins against conference opponents this week, earning NCAC Player of the Week honors.

January 14, 2013
TSN Interviews: Track & Field Head Coach Craig Penney
The Tiger Sports Network sits down with head men's and women's track and field coach Craig Penney to discuss the 2013 track season.

January 8, 2013
Enri Small Named To D3hoops.com National Team Of The Week
For the second straight week, Wittenberg is represented on the d3hoops.com Team of the Week as Enri Small gains recognition for her breakout performances.

January 4, 2013
Wittenberg Hosts National Girls And Women In Sports Day Jan. 19
Wittenberg will once again welcome young girls to campus for an event that celebrates participation in sports and recreation.

January 2, 2013
Katelyn Haralamos Named To National Team Of The Week
After earning Zimmerman Classic MVP honors, Katelyn Haralamos was named to the d3hoops.com Team of the Week.

January 2, 2013
Haralamos Named NCAC Player Of The Week For Efforts In Upset
The North Coast Athletic Conference has named sophomore Katelyn Haralamos its women's Player of the Week after she led the Tigers to an upset of second-ranked Mount Union.

December 26, 2012
Tiger Basketball Teams Host Annual Holiday Tournament Dec. 28-29
Wittenberg welcomes top-flight competition for the annual Charles B. Zimmerman Memorial Classic.

December 20, 2012
Wittenberg Ranked 35th In Fall NCAA Division III All-Sports Standings
After compiling 142 points after three teams reached national tournament play in the fall season, Wittenberg ranks in the top eight percent of all NCAA Division III programs.

December 19, 2012
Wittenberg Soccer Standouts Earn All-Ohio Honors
Five student-athletes from the women's soccer team and one from the men's earned 2012 All-Ohio awards from the Ohio Collegiate Soccer Association.

December 12, 2012
TSN Interviews: Steven Newell '14
Tyson Agler '14 of the Tiger Sports Network sits down with men's basketball junior Steven Newell to talk hoops.

December 10, 2012
Famed Harlem Globetrotters To Perform At Wittenberg Jan. 29
The Harlem Globetrotters will visit Springfield for the first time as part of the "You Write the Rules" World Tour on Tuesday, Jan. 29, in Pam Evans Smith Arena.

December 7, 2012
Tiger Football Standouts Earn Postseason Accolades
Sean Williams and Aaron Coeling have earned postseason accolades from two different organizations recently.

December 6, 2012
McMahon, Streibel Earn 2012 All-Great Lakes Region Awards
Lauren McMahon was named second team and Kailey Striebel earned third team all-region honors from the NSCAA.

December 5, 2012
Sean Williams Named Finalist For Fred Mitchell Placekicking Award
After a record-setting season and career, Sean Williams has been named one of 10 finalists for the national small college placekicking award.

December 4, 2012
Defensive End Jon Daniels Selected To Senior All-Star Game
Jon Daniels will cap his collegiate career with an appearance in the third annual National Bowl Game on Dec. 9.

November 28, 2012
Ticket Info Announced For Men's Basketball Game Against Wooster
Wittenberg will host ticket pre-sales on Thursday, Nov. 29, and Friday, Nov. 30, in anticipation of another large, enthusiastic crowd for the Dec. 1 game against Wooster.

November 27, 2012
Tigers Participate In National “Hour Of Power” For Cancer Research
For the sixth straight year, Wittenberg's men's and women's swimming and diving teams took part in the Hour of Power Relay to raise awareness and money for cancer research.

November 20, 2012
Wittenberg Fan Bus Loading For Trip To Hobart
Wittenberg has arranged for a bus to take fans to Hobart College in Geneva, NY, to support the Tiger football team.

November 13, 2012
Seidenstricker Leads All-Americans As Freshman Of The Year
Kara Seidenstricker earned National Freshman of the Year; she was joined by Christina Gilene and Andrea Behling on the 2012 All-America honor roll.

November 11, 2012
Tigers Earn 15th NCAA Division III Tournament Berth
Wittenberg's reward for winning the NCAC title and the league's automatic berth in the NCAA Tournament is a trip to Heidelberg on Nov. 17.

November 9, 2012
Batanian Earns Second-Team Academic All-District Honors
Jessica Batanian has performed admirably in the classroom and on the court during her collegiate career, leading to Academic All-District honors.

November 8, 2012
Four Tiger Volleyball Standouts Earn All-Region Honors
Kara Seidenstricker, Christina Gilene, Jessica Batanian and Andrea Behling earn 2012 all-region awards.

November 7, 2012
Lauren McMahon, Kwame Lloyd Pick Up Top NCAC Awards
Lauren McMahon was named Defensive Player of the Year and Kwame Lloyd earned Coach of the Year from the NCAC after leading the Tigers to the conference title.

November 5, 2012
Tigers Earn Fifth NCAA Division III Tournament Berth
For the fifth time in program history and the first time since 2009, the Wittenberg women's soccer team is dancing.

November 5, 2012
Tigers Earn 18th NCAA Division III Tournament Berth
Wittenberg opens its national title defense with a trip to Calvin, where last year's run started, for a first-round match against longtime rival Ohio Northern.

November 5, 2012
Seidenstricker, Gilene Sweep Top 2012 NCAC Awards
Kara Seidenstricker was named NCAC Newcomer and Player of the Year and Christina Gilene picked up her second straight NCAC Libero of the Year award.

November 4, 2012
Kellen Morrissey Selected To Participate In Division III Senior Game
In recognition of her outstanding collegiate career, Kellen Morrissey will represent Wittenberg in the prestigious NFHCA Division III Senior Game Nov. 17.

October 30, 2012
2012 NCAC Volleyball Tournament
Wittenberg University is proud to host the 2012 North Coast Athletic Conference Volleyball Tournament on Friday, Nov. 2, and Saturday, Nov. 3.

October 26, 2012
Soccer Standout Kicks Cancer With Support Of Campus Community
She thought she had a concussion. It turned out to be much more than that. But Leslie Oliver found the support she needed to beat cancer and return to soccer field.

October 23, 2012
Witt Weekly Tiger Update
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October 19, 2012
Witt Weekly Tiger Update
Catch up on the week in Tiger sports in the first-ever Tiger Update, powered by the Integrated Media Corps.

October 18, 2012
Students-Sports Info Collaboration Leads to No. 2 Shot on ESPN
After Desi Kirkman flipped his way into the endzone against Chicago, a social media groundswell carried the student-captured highlight clip into ESPN's Top 10 Plays.

October 15, 2012
NCAC Names Kayla Murphy Player Of The Week
Kayla Murphy scored the game-winning goal against Ohio Wesleyan, and her efforts not only kept the Tigers atop the NCAC, they earned her conference player of the week honors.

October 12, 2012
Wittenberg Celebrates 1969 National Football Championship Team
The 1969 Wittenberg football team remains among the finest in small college football history and one of just two teams in the program's illustrious history to finish the season unbeaten with 10 or more wins.

October 11, 2012
Tiger Student-Athletes Host Take A Kid To The Game Day Oct. 13
Wittenberg student-athletes will be raising money for Second Harvest Food Bank and Special Olympics during a tripleheader at Edwards-Maurer Field on Saturday, Oct. 13.

October 11, 2012
Tigers Dedicate Oct. 13 Game To Raising Breast Cancer Awareness
Wittenberg hosts Ohio Wesleyan in a key NCAC game, and the Tigers will also promote breast cancer awareness and raise money for research through Susan G. Koman for the Cure.

October 10, 2012
Wittenberg Dedicates Athletic Training Room To Kremchek Family
Wittenberg student-athletes now have access to a state-of-the-art athletic training room after a fundraising effort spearheaded by Tim Kremchek '81.

October 4, 2012
Wittenberg Special Olympics Story Gains National Notice
The partnership between Wittenberg's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee and the Clark County Special Olympics continues to grow, thanks to a $500 award from the NCAA, earned thanks to an online voting competition.

September 13, 2012
Volleyball Fall Classic Includes Top Teams, Fundraising Initiative
Wittenberg will be joined by eight of the top teams in the nation for the Fall Classic Sept. 14-15, including No. 1 Washington University and No. 3 Calvin.

September 11, 2012
Christina Gilene Earns National Volleyball Player of the Week Honors
The Juniata ASICS Invitational MVP after recording 71 digs in three wins over nationally ranked opponents, Christina Gilene added AVCA National Player of the Week honors.

September 8, 2012
Volleyball Coach Paco Labrador Crosses 300 Career Win Mark
The Tiger volleyball team improved to 6-0 with three wins over ranked opponents at the Juniata Asics Invitational, pushing Head Coach Paco Labrador past 300 victories in his career.

September 6, 2012
Wittenberg Junior Tiger Club
Wittenberg men's and women's basketball student-athletes and coaches will work to improve the skills of participants in the annual Junior Tiger Club again in 2012-13.

September 4, 2012
Tiger Rally Brings Inauguration Festivites To Athletics
Join Dr. Laurie Joyner and the university community at the Tiger Rally Wednesday, Sept. 5, at 9 p.m. on Alumni Way, to celebrate the important role athletics plays in education.

August 30, 2012
Tigers Open Season With Courtyard by Marriott National Invitational
Wittenberg welcomes Whitworth, Wartburg and Trinity (Texas), all of which received votes in the 2012 preseason national poll, for the Courtyard by Marriott Wittenberg National Invitational Aug. 31-Sept. 1.

August 17, 2012
Tiger Football Standouts Earn Ohio Preseason Accolades
Sean Williams '13, Jamaal Everett '13 and Mark Swope '14 earned preseason recognition from OhioCollegeFootball.com.

August 16, 2012
Wittenberg Volleyball Opens 2012 Season Ranked No. 5 In The Nation
Coming off a national championship in 2011, the Wittenberg volleyball team opens the 2012 season ranked No. 5 in the American Volleyball Coaches Association preseason poll for a second straight year.

August 13, 2012
2012 Football And Basketball Cheerleading Tryouts Announced
Wittenberg will host Co-Ed Cheerleading Tryouts for both football and basketball seasons from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 20, in the Pam Evans Smith Arena of the Health, Physical Education and Recreation Center.

August 8, 2012
Welcome to the New Home of The Tigers - WittenbergTigers.com
Welcome to the all-new WittenbergTigers.com. Built on history, pride and tradition, this site was designed as a virtual trophy case of all the accomplishments past, present and future.

August 2, 2012
Placekicker Sean Williams On Watch List For Fred Mitchell Award
Football placekicker Sean Williams, class of 2013 from Plainfield, Ind., is one of 44 student-athletes named to the preseason Watch List for the Fred Mitchell Award, given annually to the top player at the position in the Football Championship Subdivision, NCAA Division II and III and National Junior College Athletic Association.

July 23, 2012
Two Tiger Student-Athletes Attend NCAA Career In Sports Forum
Two Wittenberg University student-athletes were among 300 participants representing schools throughout the nation and across all three NCAA divisions in attendance at the four-day NCAA Career in Sports Forum in Indianapolis, Ind., June 7-10.

July 17, 2012
Reed Florence Nominated For Allstate AFCA Good Works Team
Reed Florence, class of 2014 from South Charleston, Ohio, has been recognized for his fine work both on and off the field by the American Football Coaches Association. He was one of 117 student-athletes from across the country nominated for the 2012 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team.

July 16, 2012
Wittenberg Names Laura Matthews New Softball Head Coach
Wittenberg Director of Athletics and Recreation Garnett Purnell has announced the hiring of Laura Matthews as the university's new softball head coach.

June 29, 2012
Wittenberg Announces Athletics Hall Of Honor Class Of 2012
Seven Wittenberg University greats will be inducted into the school's Athletics Hall of Honor during 2012 Homecoming Weekend ceremonies, Oct. 5-7. Ken Bonner '89, Eddie Ford '75, Eric Horstman '89, Lamar Kilgore ‘55, Karen Larson '96, Gary Sitler '78 and Tom Weller '88 will join 194 other Wittenberg greats who have previously been inducted into the university's Athletics Hall of Honor.

June 21, 2012
Alumna Sheila Simon Named To WNBA Honorary Title IX Team
Sheila Simon broke new ground during her collegiate career as a student-athlete. Her achievements, both as an All-American high jumper and as a lawyer who has risen to the position of Lt. Governor of the state of Illinois, are being celebrated by the Chicago Sky of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) throughout the 2012 season.