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    Re: ISU Hall of Fame to Add 10 Members

    I don't want to support that organization by visiting their site. Who are the inductees?



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    Re: ISU Hall of Fame to Add 10 Members

    Taken from the cyclones.com article

    AMES, Iowa - The Iowa State Letterwinners Club announced today ISU’s Hall of Fame class of 2010. Ten former Cyclone greats will be inducted into the ISU Hall of Fame on Oct. 8 in a special ceremony at the Gateway Center Hotel in Ames. The inductees will be honored at halftime of the Iowa State-Utah football game on Oct. 9.

    The ISU Hall of Fame was established in 1997 and 129 Cyclone legends have been enshrined. To purchase tickets to the ceremony, contact Diane Shearer or Ryan McGuire in the ISU Development office at 515-294-5022.

    Click on the links tab on the photo above for a photo gallery of this year's class and click here for listings and bios of ISU's Hall of Fame members.


    Iowa State Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2010

    Maria Akraka- Track & Field/Cross Country
    -*Four-time All-American (1987 & 1988)
    -*Two-time Big Eight Champion in the 800-meter run (1987 & 1988)
    -*Finished seventh in the 800-meter run at the NCAA Outdoor Championships in 1987 and 1988
    -*A part of ISU’s 4X800-meter relay which finished fourth at the 1987 NCAA Indoor Championships in 1987

    Obinna Eregbu- Track & Field
    -*Eight-time All-American (1990, 1991, 1992)
    -*Nine-time Big Eight champion (long jump-4, 100-meter-2, 55-meter-2, 4X100-1)
    -*Runner-up national champion in the 55-meter dash at the 1992 NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships
    -*Placed third in the long jump at the 1992 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships

    Reece “Pinky” Greene- Basketball/Track & Field/Football
    -*Accounted for 57 percent of ISU’s team scoring while averaging 13.1 ppg in 1922-23.
    -*Held single-season and career scoring marks in basketball upon graduation.
    -*Earned Missouri Valley Conference Player of the Year honors and was a first-team all-league selection in 1923.
    -*Inducted into the Des Moines Register’s Iowa Sports Hall of Fame in 1969.

    Kirstin Hugdahl- Volleyball
    -*Three-time All-Big Eight selection (1993, 1994, 1995)
    -*First-Team All-Big Eight honoree (1994)
    -*Led ISU to its first-ever NCAA appearance in 1995
    -*ISU’s leader in career kills (1,620) and single-season kills (585)

    Tammy Rueckert- Softball
    -*Three-time Big Eight All-Tournament selection (1978, 1979, 1980)
    -*Won 12 games and recorded a 0.89 ERA, the fourth-best single-season total in school history, to help ISU notch its best-ever season winning percentage (.771) in 1979
    -*Her 46 career wins ranks third all-time in school history
    -*Compiled a 1.05 career ERA, the third-best mark in ISU history

    Frank Santana- Wrestling
    -*Three-time All-American at 190 pounds (1976, 1977, 1978)
    -*NCAA champion at 190 pounds in 1977, defeating Minnesota’s Evan Johnson, 12-7 in the title match to help ISU win the team title
    -*Was the runner-up national champion in 1976 and 1978, suffering knee injuries in both tournaments which hampered his performance
    -*Two-time Big Eight champion at 190 pounds (1976 & 1977)

    Steve Spikes- Swimming & Diving
    -*Four-time Big Eight champion in 3-meter diving (1970-73)
    -*Three-time Big Eight champion in 1-meter diving (1971-73)
    -*Only diver in Big Eight history to win seven of eight league diving titles
    -*Earned All-America status in 3-meter diving by placing ninth at the 1973 NCAA Championships

    Eric Voelker- Wrestling
    -*Two-time national champion at 190 pounds (1987 & 1989)
    -*Three-time All-American at 190 pounds (1987, 1988, 1989)
    -*Three-time Big Eight champion (1987, 1988, 1989)
    -*Ended career with a 101-13-1 overall mark

    Ray Wehde- Basketball/Track & Field
    -*One of 13 players in ISU men’s basketball history to earn first-team all-conference honors two or more times (1944 & 1947)
    -*Earned First-Team All-Big Six honors in 1944, helping the Cyclones win the Big Six title and advance to their only Final Four NCAA appearance
    -*Was an All-American in track & field, finishing fourth in the 120-yard hurdles at the 1944 NCAA Championships
    -*Became the first Cyclone drafted by the National Basketball Association (NBA), getting picked by the Boston Celtics in 1948

    Doug Wood- Gymnastics
    -*Two-time national champion, winning the individual rings title at the NCAA meet in 1976 and 1977
    -*Two-time All-American (1976 & 1977)
    -*One of six multiple NCAA champions in men’s gymnastics history
    -*Big Eight rings champion in 1977



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    Re: ISU Hall of Fame to Add 10 Members

    I think it's pretty cool that the owner of 7 Flags and "Health is Wealth" host on 98.3 is one of us, and now a Hall of Famer to boot. Now I see where his intensity comes from. I found this article on him talking about why he chose ISU over Iowa. Pretty funny. It's halfway down, below Lorenzen.
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