La Roche College Athletic Hall of Fame

Cathy Alton—Women’s Soccer (1997—2001, 2014 Induction Class) Three-Time AMCC All-Conference First Team, Third in career assists (37 assists), 1 of 7 players to record 25 goals and 25 assists, First player to record 25 goals and 25 assists, 29 Career Goals, 10th in the nation in assists in 2000, Once had 10 points in a single game.

Phil Avolio—Baseball (2005—2009, 2016 Induction Class) Fourth on the school’s all-time wins list with 15, threw 11 complete games, 108 career strikeouts. Threw a no-hitter.

John Arnold Sr. and Family—(Honorary Inductee, 2013 Induction Class) The Arnold Family established a memorial foundation which enabled the college to renovate its baseball facilities. John Arnold Sr. Memorial Baseball Field was dedicated in the early 2000’s.

Bryan Barto—Men's Basketball (1994—1998, 2013 Induction Class) First Male Athlete to Win AMCC Player of the Year Award, 1997 AMCC Golfer of the Year, Ranks 4th All-Time in Assists and Steals, 6th in Games Played, 7th in Three-Pointers, and 17th in Points.

Jim Betts—Baseball (1984—1987, 2002 Induction Class) One of the top hitters in La Roche history. Finished his career with a .397 batting average, .816 slugging percentage, 9 home runs and 9 triples.

Nicole Booth—Women’s Soccer (2004—2008, 2016 Induction Class) Two-Time AMCC All-Conference First Team, Two-Time AMCC All-Conference Second Team, AMCC Newcomer of the Year, 6th all-time in points, 7th all-time in goals, 5th all-time in assists. Helped La Roche to four AMCC Tournament Semifinals.

Dave Bredl—Baseball (1990—1993, 2001 Induction Class) One of the top home run hitters in La Roche Baseball history. Hit 10 home runs his senior season.

Casey Byerly—Softball (2000—2004, 2013 Induction Class) Three-Time AMCC All-Conference First Team, AMCC All-Conference Honorable Mention, Three-Time AMCC Conference Champion, Ranked 2nd Nationally in RBI Per game (1.75), 19th in Hitting (.483), 25th in Runs Per Game (1.15), and 28th in Slugging Percentage (.770).

Darla Capello—Women’s Basketbal/Softball (1993—1997, 2015 Induction Class) Women’s Basketball and Softball (1993-1997), First Women’s Basketball Player to Score 1000 Career Points;  1013 Career Points, 637 Career Rebounds; First Team All-Conference NAIA in Softball (1995); Second Team All-Conference NAIA in Softball (1996).

Hermie Carmichael—Men’s Basketball (1995—1999, 2012 Induction Class) AMCC Player of the Week (Twice), Dean’s List (Twice), Nominated for Presidential Academic and Athletic Scholarship Award, Ranks second all-time in three-pointers and assists and sixth all-time in points and steals, a member of the 1000 point club.

Chuck Cieslak—Men’s Basketball (1993—1997, 2012 Induction Class) La Roche’s all-time leading scorer (1819), School record for most points in a game (55), Ranks third all-time in 3-Pointers (197), fifth all-time in steals (136) and assists (256), eighth all-time in rebounds (418), A member of the 1000 point club, Three-Time La Roche MVP, La Roche Captain all four seasons, a member of the Dean’s List.

Nichole Costantini—Women’s Soccer (2001—2005, 2015 Induction Class) Three-Time AMCC All-Conference First Team; AMCC All-Conference Second Team; 40 Career Goals (5th All-Time); 108 Career Points (5th All-Time); 1 of 7 players to record 25 goals and 25 assists. Helped La Roche to four AMCC Tournament appearances including a finals appearance in 2002.

James Delligatti—(Honorary Inductee 2002) Former La Roche College board of trustees member and inventor of the Big Mac.

Roy Dean—Men's Basketball (1975—1977, 2013 Induction Class) First Team Lake Erie Conference (1976), Led La Roche to two Lake Erie Conference Championships (1976, 1977), Led Red Devils to two appearances in NLCAA Tournament.

Chrystal Delgado—Softball (2001—2005, 2013 Induction Class)2004 AMCC Softball Player of the Year, Two-Time AMCC All-Conference First Team, Led AMCC Conference in Hitting in 2004, Two-Time AMCC Champion, Ranked 6th Nationally in Triples Per Game (.22) and 12th Nationally in Hitting in 2004 (.493), Ranked 12th Nationally in Triples Per Game  in 2003 (.20).

James Dunn—(Honorary Inductee 2016) Jimmy has been a respected member of the La Roche College community since moving to the North Hills in 2009. He can be spotted at every basketball game and just about any other sporting event on the La Roche campus. He has provided the athletics department with invaluable media coverage as the Redhawks' beat writer and become a friend to many people around campus.

Amy Friel—Softball (1991—1995, 2015 Induction Class) 1993 NAIA District 18 Softball Player of the Year; NAIA District 18 All-Conference First Team; La Roche Most Valuable Player; Won the NAIA District 18 Softball Championship which was the first NAIA championship in La Roche history.

Josh Haas—Men’s Golf (1999—2003, 2012 Induction Class)Two-Time AMCC Conference Player of the Year, Four-Time AMCC All-Conference First Team, Competed in the 2001 ECAC Finals as an individual, Most tournaments and rounds played in La Roche History, Fourth All-Time at La Roche in scoring average.

Damian Hall—Men's Basketball (1996—2000, 2013 Induction Class) Two-time All-American Honorable Mention, Three-Time AMCC All-Conference First Team, Two-Time AMCC Player of the Week, Appeared in Street & Smith’s Magazine in 2000, Ranks 2nd All-Time in Points and Rebounds.

Jeff Haus—Men’s Basketball (1978—1982, 2014 Induction Class) Had 352 career assists ranking him 4th on the school’s all-time list.  He also ranks 14th in the all-time points list with 800 points.

Bill Horvath—Men’s Basketball (1974—1976, 2012 Induction Class) First-Team Lake Erie Conference Selection, Led La Roche to Lake Erie Conference Championship, Led La Roche to first appearance in the NLCAA Tournament, A member of the inaugural men’s basketball team (1974-1975 squad,. Averaged 18.8 ppg and 10.4 rpg.

Father Peter Horton—(2014 Honorary Inductee) Father Peter Horton was the campus minister at La Roche from 1994 until 2013. He has been a counselor, confidante, and friend to countless La Roche students. He has officiated dozens of La Roche alumni marriages and baptized countless babies. During the time Father Peter was campus minister, he was a huge supporter of the athletic program—attending hundreds of games and working with teams and their coaches on their spiritual journey. Father Peter is currently the pastor of St. Winifred’s church in the South Hills.

Reverend Monsignor Kerr—(2001 Honorary Inductee) President of La Roche College from 1992-2004. Under his guidance, La Roche stablished six new majors the Kerr Fitness and Sports Center. His signature creation was the Pacem In Terris Institute to bring students from war-torn nations to study at La Roche and send them back home to work for peace.

Amy Kurtz—Softball (1999—2003, 2012 Induction Class) AMCC Conference Player of the Year (2003), NFCA/Louisville Slugger Division III All-American Third Team (2003), ECAC All-Conference First Team (2003), Nominated for ECAC Player of the Year, Four-Time AMCC All-Conference First Team, Seven-Time AMCC Conference Pitcher of the Week, ECAC South Region Player of the Week, AMCC record for lowest ERA in a season (0.75), Three-Time AMCC Conference Champion.

Coach Scott Lang—Men’s Basketball (1997—2010, 2012 Induction Class) La Roche men’s basketball all-time leader in wins (165), Guided the Redhawks to AMCC Conference Championships in 2004 and 2010, Named 2011 Mid-Atlantic Coach of the Year, Named 2003 and 2011 AMCC Coach of the Year.

Adam Langford—Men’s Golf (2000—2004, 2014 Induction Class) School’s all-time leader in scoring average. Three-time All-Conference 1st Team selection and four-time Academic All-Conference selection.

Kristy Lesh—Women’s Soccer (1997—2001, 2016 Induction Class) Women’s Soccer, 1998 AMCC Player of the Year; AMCC First-Team All-Conference; 47 Career Goals (4th All-Time); 119 Career Points (4th All-Time); 30th in the nation in points in 2000. Helped La Roche to the AMCC Tournament Finals in 1998.

Wendy Llewellyn—Women’s Basketball/Volleyball (1991—1995, 2002 Induction Class) First volleyball player to be named to All-Conference Team. Led La Roche to their first postseason performance. Led the program in games played, attacks and kills at graduation.

Tom Manspeaker—Men’s Soccer (1995—1999, 2014 Induction Class) First Male Athlete to win AMCC Player of the Year, 1997 AMCC Player of the Year, Two-Time AMCC All-Conference First Team, 5th on the school’s all-time points and goals list, held the school’s all-time record in single season points, career points, single season goals, and career goals when he graduated.

Nathan McCollough—Baseball (2005—2007, 2014 Induction Class) AMCC All-Conference Second Team at Second Base and Pitcher, 4th in the nation in saves in 2006 and  12th in the nation in 2007, 3rd in the AMCC in ERA in 2007. School’s all-time saves leader.

Kevin Mulroy—Baseball (1989—1993, 2001 Induction Class) At graduation, he led La Roche in games pitched, victories, innings pitched and doubles. He ranked second in at bats and runs, third in hits and RBIs, and fourth in walks and ERA.

Andrew Musinguzi—Men’s Cross Country (1999—2003, 2012 Induction Class) A 2001 NCAA Division III All-American selection, Three-Time AMCC  Conference Runner of the Year, AMCC Conference Newcomer of the Year, Named AMCC Runner of the Week fourteen times

Dan Neimetz—Baseball (1984—1987, 2001 Induction Class) One of the top hitters at La Roche. Finished his career with a .395 batting average, 126 hits, 10 triples, 73 RBIs, .589 slugging percentage, 7 homes runs and 21 doubles.

Coach John Pasquinelli—Men’s Basketball (1973—1984, 2002 Induction Class) Started the La Roche men’s basketball program in 1973. Named the NAIA District 18 Coach of the Year Twice and led them to the Lake Erie Conference Championship in 1976 and 1977.

Bill Parenti—Baseball (1991—1993, 2002 Induction Class) One of the top hitters at La Roche. Finished his career with a .341 average, 69 runs and .533 slugging percentage.

Stephanie Pencak—Women’s Basketball (1997—2001, 2016 Induction Class) AMCC All-Conference First Team; AMCC All-Conference Second Team; 1136 Career Points (2nd All-Time); 883 Career Rebounds; 131 Career Steals. Helped La Roche to four AMCC Tournament appearances.

Bethany Peracchino—Softball (2004—2008, 2016 Induction Class) Two-time AMCC All-Conference First Team, 11th in the nation in victories and led AMCC in victories and strikeouts her junior season, Led AMCC in victories and ERA her freshman season, 1.70 career ERA. Helped La Roche to four AMCC Tournament appearances including the championship game in 2005. Helped team to 2007 AMCC Regular Season Title.

Kristy Pfister—Softball (1998—2002, 2012 Induction Class) Four-time AMCC All-Conference First Team, Two-Time AMCC Conference Player of the Week, Three-Time AMCC Conference Champion, Led the nation in runs scored (2000), Twice led the nation in stolen bases (2001, 2002), Represented La Roche Softball in 2001 in the Netherlands and won a gold medal.

Lindsay Talbot—Women's Soccer (2000—2004, 2013 Induction Class) Two-time AMCC All-Conference First Team, AMCC All-Conference Second Team, AMCC All-Conference Honorable Mention, 65 Career Goals (2nd All-Time), 37 Career Assists (2nd All-Time), 170 Career Points (2nd All-Time), 1 of 6 Players with 25 Goals and 25 Assists.

Nate Turner—Men's Basketball (1976—1978, 2001 Induction Class) All-time leader in points per game (23.3 ppg). Attempted 1121 field goals in his career converting 537 of them. Scored 1169 points in just two seasons and had 141 assists.

Eric Urbanowicz—Men’s Basketball (1978—1982, 2001 Induction Class) Second on the school’s all-time rebounding list with 662. Scored 1122 career points and had 216 assists.

Lindsay Wagerer—Women's Soccer (2000—2004, 2012 Induction Class) Three-time AMCC All Conference First Team, AMCC All-Conference Honorable Mention, School’s all-time leader in goals (70), assists (50), and points (190). Only player to record 50 career goals and 50 career assists, scored a goal in eight consecutive games.

Kristi Ward—Women’s Volleyball (1994—1998, 2014 Induction Class) 1997 AMCC Women's Volleyball Player of the Year, First Women's Athlete to win AMCC Player of the Year.

Nick Wendell—Baseball (2003—2007, 2015 Induction Class) AMCC All-Conference First Team; AMCC All-Conference Honorable Mention; Top 5 in AMCC in Hits, RBIs, Doubles, HR, and Total Bases in 2007; Finished career with .333 BA, 162 hits, 9 HR, 35 doubles, and 113 RBI. Helped La Roche to four AMCC Tournament Appearances including appearances in the 2006 and 2007 AMCC Championship Games. Helped La Roche win the 2007 AMCC Regular Season Title.

Marcess Williams—Men's Basketball (1998—2002, 2013 Induction Class) AMCC All-Conference First Team, Two-Time AMCC All-Conference Second Team, 3rd All-time in Steals, 4th in Points, Rebounds and Games Played, and 5th in Assists. Only player to finish with 1000 points, 500 rebounds, 200 assists, and 100 steals.

Jeff White—Men’s Soccer (1997—2001, 2014 Induction Class) Two-time AMCC All-Conference First Team selection.  He is ranked 2nd on the school’s list for most games played, 4th on the all-time goals list, 4th on the all-time points list, and 7th on the all-time assists list. He is tied for 2nd for goals in a single season and 6th for points in a single season. Jeff was also a 4-time All-Academic Team award winner, an NSCAA Regional All-Academic Team selection in 2000, and AMCC Male Scholar Athlete of Year.


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