Eight individuals, two teams entering Hastings College Athletic Hall of Fame

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The 2022 Hastings College Athletic Hall of Fame class.

Eight individuals and two teams are among the 33rd class to join the Hastings College Athletic Hall of Fame during a reception and banquet held in conjunction with Hastings College Homecoming on Saturday, September 24.

The Athletic Hall of Fame induction begins with a social hour at Kiewit Gymnasium (715 E. 7th Street) on campus at 5:00 p.m., followed by a banquet at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $40 per person and may be purchased at hastings.edu/homecoming or by contacting the Hastings College alumni office at 402.461.7363 or alumni@hastings.edu.

The Athletic Hall of Fame was established in 1989 to honor and preserve the memory of athletes, teams, coaches and those who have contributed meritorious service to Hastings College and its athletic programs.

The 2022 Hastings College Athletic Hall of Fame class includes:

  • Ladd Cochrane ‘58 of Chandler, Arizona, for football
  • Jeff Faiman ‘01 of Omaha, Nebraska, for baseball
  • Tamisha Rose-Osgood ‘06 of Hastings, Nebraska, for track and field
  • Rebecca (Glisan) Hester ‘12 of Omaha, Nebraska, for women’s soccer
  • Gabriel Wickham ‘12 of Phillipsburg, Kansas, for track and field
  • Cody Weber ‘12/14 MAT of Omaha, Nebraska, for track and field
  • Jessica (Carlson) Dyer ‘13 of Papillion, Nebraska, for women’s soccer
  • Mike Will of Hastings, Nebraska, for meritorious service
  • 1971 Men’s Track team, won both the NIAC Conference and District 11 Championships
  • 2010 Women’s Soccer team, posted a 17-5-3 season record, including an 11-0-1 Conference record, and finished as National Runner Up

Inductee Biographies

Ladd Cochrane ‘58 was the leading rusher on the 1954 football team with 821 yards rushing in nine games and was an all-NCC selection in 1954.

Jeff Faiman ‘01 held four Hastings College records at the time of his graduation in 2001, including single season home runs (10), RBI’s (60), doubles (57) and career home runs (26). He was a First Team all-conference selection and Second Team All-American in 2000.

Tamisha Rose-Osgood ‘06 was a two-time All-American in the 400-meter event. As of 2019, she ranked first all-time in the 400-meter indoor and outdoor events and the 600-meter indoor event, sixth in the 400-meter hurdles, seventh in the 200-meter outdoor event, and ninth in both the 100-meter and 200-meter indoor events.

Rebecca (Glisan) Hester ‘12 was a mainstay in the women’s soccer team’s national tournament run and was the Great Plains Athletic Conference’s Defensive Player of the Year in 2010 and 2011. She was a First Team All-GPAC selection in 2010 and 2011, a 2010 H.M. All-American, 2011 Second Team All-American, and was selected to the 2010 NAIA All-Tournament Team.

Gabriel Wickham ‘12 finished as a two-time National Champion in the weight throw in 2011 and 2012, setting a national record and being named Performer of the Meet. As of 2019, he ranks second in the indoor weight and outdoor hammer throws and fourth in the javelin throw.

Cody Weber ‘12/14 MAT was a three-time All-American in the indoor and outdoor weight, shot and hammer throws in 2010, 2011 and 2012. As of 2019, he ranks third in the indoor shot put, fifth in the outdoor shot put, fourth in the 35 lb. weight throw, and fifth in the hammer throw.

Jessica (Carlson) Dyer ‘13 was the GPAC Offensive Player of the Year in 2010 and selected as a two-time forward on the 2009 and 2010 GPAC All-Conference teams. She also was a two-time Honorable Mention selection for the NAIA Women’s Soccer All-America team and a member of the Omaha World-Herald’s all-state women’s soccer team which honors the state’s best players in the NAIA.

Mike Will has been working in the radio industry for the past 40 years and has been the voice of the Broncos since 1999, providing play-by-play coverage for football, basketball and baseball games. Will was named Media Person of the Year by the Nebraska Coaches Association in 2011 and has won various broadcasting awards from the Nebraska Broadcasters Association.

The 1971 Men’s Track team won both the NIAC Conference and District 11 Championships. Members of the team include Harry Bartling ‘74, Kurt Bell ‘74, Dave Biehl ‘73, Bob Bowen ‘73, Ken Bowling ‘71, Alex Brown ‘73, Rick Carr ‘72, Dennis Coleman ‘73, Joe Curcio ‘74, George Davis ‘74, Bill Dean ‘72, Benjamin DeBord ‘74, Bennie Desmond ‘74, John Duncan ‘74, Tom Dunlap ‘74, Dale Formander ‘73, Dave Fuller ‘71, Steve Gealy ‘74, Jim Gessford ‘73, Bill Goble ‘74, Ryan Hawley ‘74, Jim Holechek ‘74, James Husband ‘74, Steve Hyde ‘75, Jon Jezek ‘74, Bill Johnson ‘72, Nelse Jones ‘72, Bob Kohl ‘72, Mike Korth ‘74, Tom Lewis ‘76, David Lipovsky ‘74, Steve Lyster ‘74, Les Marsh ‘72, Mark Mathews ‘74, Dick Metz ‘72, Mark McCarraher ‘74, Raleigh Nott ‘74, Monty Ogard ‘73, Ted Pankonin ‘74, Harold Pearce ‘72, James Petersen ‘72, Dave Ptak ‘72, Larry Schwabauer ‘73, Neal Sergeant ‘73, Scott Shelburne ‘72, Mike Sitorius ‘74, Rick Van Deusen ‘74, Richard Waldron ‘74, Dan Wassenberg ‘71, George Watson ‘71, Lee Wigert ‘74, William Wood ‘74, Butch Klein and Karl Schafer. The team was coached by Jerry Bean and assisted by Ken Meyers ‘70, Nate Stineman ‘71 and Greg Uhrmacher ‘71.

The 2010 Women’s Soccer team completed an incredible run deep into the NAIA National Tournament. After posting an 11-0-1 GPAC conference record, the Broncos finished as the National Runner-Up, completing an overall record of 17-5-3. Members of the team include Tara (Anderson) Batey ‘13, Jessie (Barton) Bennett ‘13, Sara Berens ‘12, Sara (Wenzl) Bottorff ‘12, Amanda Buttner ‘14, Destiny (Thielfoldt) Carle ‘14, Lauren Charles ‘15, Jessica (Carlson) Dyer ‘13, Shannon (Buttner) Harmon ‘13, Rebecca (Glisan) Hester ‘12, Davonne Holland ‘13, Amanda (Strudthoff) Hotovy ‘13, Rachel (Wenzl) Knoble ‘14, Amanda (Olson) Knoll ‘14, Esmeralda Lacayo ‘13, Mary (Hronek) Loftis ‘13, Lauren (Slaughter) Mafnas ‘12, Shannon (Mullen) Becker ‘13, Tenaya (Howsden) Nuttelman ‘12, McKensie Peterson ‘13, Maddie (Michalek) Poteat ‘14, Megan Rerucha ‘12, Alex (Bechtle) Reznicek ‘14, Jenn (Lerner) Thomas ‘14, Brittany Toth ‘15, Margaret (Humphries) Whipple ‘13, Lindsey Wickman ‘14, Taylor (Voycheske) Willard ‘13 and Megan (Kriefels) Zuerlein ‘11. The team was coached by Ted Flogaites and assistants Kyle Smith ‘11 and Stacey (Klich) Smith ‘09.

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