2019 Clark College Athletics Hall of Fame class announced

2019 Clark College Athletics Hall of Fame class announced      

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The Clark College athletic department recently announced the 2019 Athletic Hall of Fame class.  On Saturday, February 2, the 2019 Class will be recognized during halftime of the men’s basketball game vs. Linn-Benton (approximately 4:45 p.m.). Following the basketball game, a Hall of Fame Ceremony will be held in the Gaiser Student Center at 6:00 p.m. Tickets may be purchased online at https://www.clarkcollegefoundation.org/athletics-hall-of-fame-2019.

This year’s honorees are:

Brenda Bessner – Women’s Track and Field (1989-90)

  • 1989 NWAACC Shotput Champion – 42’8 ¾”
  • 1989 NWAACC Javelin Champion – 166’1”
  • 1990 NWAACC Javelin Champion – 160’2”
  • Currently still holds the record for shotput (45-05) and Javelin (178-00)
  • Competed in the Deaflympics in 1985/89 for both Shotput and Javelin and place 2nd in each event

Janie Hogan-Corbett – Women’s Basketball (1991-93)

  • 1st team all-league
  • 1st team all-tournament
  • Led league in scoring and rebounding
  • Compiled 33 rebounds in one game
  • Was part of the first undefeated team in NWAACC history (33-0)
  • 1993 NWAACC Champions

1981 Men’s Golf Team

  • Team members:
    • Kevin Antolock, Greg Brown, Jeff Coad, Eric Degerman, Ian Harper, and Glen Hueser
  • Head Coach
    • Skeet O’Connell

1982 Men’s Golf Team

  • Team members:
    • Kevin Antolock, Mike Burch, Jeff Coad, Eric Degerman, Tim Gilberg*, and Todd Quigley  *honor awarded posthumously
  • Head Coach
    • Skeet O’Connell

About Clark College Athletics

Penguin Athletics has a proud tradition of competitive success within the Northwest Athletic Conference (NWAC). The department offers 11 intercollegiate sports programs: Baseball; Men’s and Women’s Basketball; Men’s and Women’s Cross Country; Men’s and Women’s Soccer; Softball; Men’s and Women’s Track & Field; and Women’s Volleyball.

Penguin Athletics places great emphasis on academic performance as well as athletic achievement. The program offers student athletes the opportunity to reach their educational goals, as well to pursue meaningful athletic accomplishments. For more information, visit Clark Athletics’ website, Twitter and Facebook pages.