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Hastings College to hold its 23rd Annual Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet and Induction Ceremony
The 23rd Annual Hastings College Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet and Induction Ceremony will be at 7 p.m., Saturday, October 9 at the Quality Hotel and Convention Center in Hastings. Reception will begin at 6:30 p.m.
For more information or to purchase a ticket for the Hastings College Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet and Induction Ceremony, contact Hauli Sabatka at 402-461-7433 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Hastings College Athletic Hall of Fame, established in 1989, honors and preserves the memory of athletes, teams, coaches and those who have contributed meritorious service to Hastings College and its athletic programs. A committee of college officials and alumni make selections based on submitted nominations. This year’s inductees include:
Mary (Stuehm) Johnson ’02
Mary (Stuehm) Johnson is the Head Appraiser for the Adams County Assessor's Office. As a Bronco, Johnson was a career point leader. She received multiple honors, including three-time All-Conference, two-time All-American and Scholar-Athlete recognition.
Elizabeth Herbek ’03
Elizabeth Herbek is the Planned Giving and Scholarships Program Manager for the Methodist Hospital Foundation. As a Bronco, she earned multiple honors, among them NAIA National Player of the Year, GPAC Player of the Year, MVP National Tournament and Lincoln Journal Star Athlete of the Year. She received All-American honors and three-time All-Conference recognition.
Carrie Hofstetter ’04
Carrie Hofstetter is in her third season as the assistant coach of the women's basketball program at Fort Hays State University. While at Hastings College, Hofstetter served as assistant coach under Tony Hobson for four years. She helped coach the Broncos to a national title during the 2005-06 season. As a player, Hofstetter was the career assist and steal leader. She earned All-American and Scholar-Athlete honors and received three-time All-Conference and NAIA All-Tournament recognition. She earned the NAIA Hustle Award and was twice-named Conference Defensive Player of the Year.
2002 Women’s Basketball Team
The 2001-02 Women’s Basketball team was named the Conference Tournament Champion and National Champion, posting a 34-3 record for Hastings College that season.
2003 Women’s Basketball Team
The 2002-03 Women’s Basketball team was named the Conference Tournament Champion and National Champion, posting a 33-5 record for Hastings College that season.
The Hastings College Alumni Coach of the Year award, established in 2004 by the Alumni Association, is presented to a graduate who has shown outstanding achievement in an athletic coaching profession.
Tony Hobson ’81
Mr. Hobson is being inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame and is receiving the Alumni Coach of the Year award. Tony Hobson is in his third season as head coach of the Fort Hays State University women’s basketball program. In his first two seasons at Fort Hays, Hobson led his team to consecutive appearances at the MIAA Tournament in Kansas City, Mo. As head Bronco coach (2001-08), Hobson’s overall record was 211-40. He was a three-time NAIA Coach of the Year and National Champion Coach. His team was the Conference Champion six of his seven years at Hastings College.
Hastings College, founded in 1882, is a private, four-year liberal arts institution affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (USA). A total of 64 majors in 32 areas of study and 12 pre-professional programs are offered to more than 1,150 students. Hastings College was named among “America’s Best National Liberal Arts Colleges” by U.S. News & World Report, a “Best in the Midwest” by The Princeton Review, and a “Best Buy in College Education” by Barron’s. Visit www.hastings.edu for more information.
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