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Sports: Hall of Fame

Athletics Inducts 14 into Hall

Athlethics Hall of Fame inductees
HONOREES: The Department of Athletics and Recreation inducted a new class into the Hall of Fame during Meliora Weekend last fall. Recognized this year were (back row, left to right): Gary Ciarleglio ’89 (football), Tyler Zachem ’88 (basketball), Christopher Fite ’92 (basketball), Joachim Hammer ’88 (tennis), Gregory Conrad ’72 (football), Joseph Mello ’92 (cross-country); (front row): Thomas Sheehan ’90 (football), John Burgess ’59 (golf and basketball), Debra Poletto ’79 (volleyball and basketball), Mernie Bacon Whitcomb ’49 (field hockey, volleyball, basketball, and synchronized swimming), Kelly Gorman Rakowski ’91 (soccer), Harry Stathe ’52 (baseball and football). Inducted posthumously were Zenon Snylyk ’55, a former Olympic and World Cup soccer player, and Hazel Wilbraham ’27, a former faculty member who taught physical education and for whom the University’s Speegle-Wilbraham Aquatic Complex is conamed. (Photo: Susan Kost)