Jody Beerman-Kelley, women's basketball
1997 CMU Hall of Fame inductee ... ranks third in career scoring and still holds the CMU single-season scoring mark with 582 points in 1986-87 ... first in career made free throws and free throw percentage, third in field goal percentage and steals, sixth in made field goals ... also holds single-season program marks in scoring average (20.8), field goal percentage (.591), free throw percentage (.905) and free throws (174) ... led her team to a four-year record of 81-35 with two MAC championships ... first team GTE-CoSIDA Academic All-American in 1987 and honorable mention pick in 1967 ... honorable mention Freshman All-American ... three time academic All-MAC and three-time All-MAC honoree.
Nicole Bills, gymnastics
1999 MAC beam champion ... earned All-MAC honors in 1999 and was an NCAA Regional and Championship qualifier.
Derek Bolden, men’s basketball
Earned second team All-MAC honors in 1984 and ’85 ... ranks 16th on the CMU all-time scoring list with 1,127 points ... career field goal percentage of .574 ranks third in school history ... shot .634 in 1983-84, which ranks as the program’s best mark and second in the nation that season ... led the team in scoring and rebounding in 1983-84 and 1984-85.
David Bolyard, wrestling
Co-recipient of the 2005 Chick Sherwood CMU Most Valuable Wrestler Award ... 2005 MAC champion at 165 pounds ... 2004 All-American at 165 pounds ... helped CMU to four MAC Tournament titles in his career ... career win total of 109 ranks eighth in CMU history ... went 33-5 in 2004-05 for an .868 winning percentage.
Fred Boss, wrestling
1998 CMU Hall of Fame inductee ... two-time All-American ... sixth in the 1980 NCAA finals and fourth in 1981 ... MAC champion in 1980 and ’81 ... second in the Midlands tournament in 1981 and was CMU’s first competitor in the East-West All Star Classic ... owned a .794 career winning percentage (80-20-2) ... went 38-6-1 over his final two seasons (.856).
Sara Burtinsky, gymnastics
Five-time MAC champion ... titles include the 2004 and ’05 All-Around, the 2004 and ’05 bars and the 2004 beam ... two-time All-MAC selection (2004, ’05) ... 2004 NCAA Regional champion on the bars ... 2004 NCAA national qualifier ... 2005 MAC Senior Gymnast of the Year ... 2002 NACGC Scholar-Athlete selection ... 10 scores of 9.900 or better on the all-around, the vault, including a 9.975 on the beam at the 2004 MAC Championships.
Gordon Cashen, wrestling
All-American in 1994 ... MAC champion in 1992.
Beth Couturier, gymnastics
Two-time MAC champion ... both titles came on the beam (2002, ’03) ... three-time All-MAC selection ... posted three 9.900 scores or better on the beam and one on the bars to go with a career-best 39.425 on the all-around ... 2001 NACGC Scholar-Athlete selection.
Christa Cowden, gymnastics
Two-time MAC champion ... both titles came in the bars (1991, ’93) ... three-time All-MAC selection from 1991-93 ... two-time honorable mention Academic All-MAC choice in 1992 and ’93.
LaTanga Cox, women’s basketball
Named first team All-MAC in 1986 ... also earned honorable mention All-MAC accolades in 1984 and ’85 ... named to the All-MAC Tournament team in 1984, along with the tournament’s MVP award ... ranks sixth among scorers in program history with 1,373 points ... 11.73 scoring average ranks ninth ... also among the program’s best in field goal percentage (second), field goals made (fifth), free throws made (fourth), rebounds (second), rebounding average (third) and blocked shots (third) ... one of only two players in program history with at least 1,000 points and 1,000 rebounds.
Tracy Creten, women’s basketball
First team All-MAC selection in 1981-82 ... program’s 11th all-time leading scorer with 1,127 points ... her 770 career boards rank seventh and her 457 career field goals 10th ... led the Chippewas in scoring, rebounding and steals as a senior in 1981-82.
Casey Cunningham, wrestling
1999 national champion at 157 pounds ... three-time MAC Champion ... named Outstanding MAC Meet Wrestler in 1999 and MAC Wrestler of the Year in 1998 and ’99 ... also honored as MAC Freshman of the Year in 1996 ... named Chick Sherwood CMU MVP all four years of his career ... program’s all-time winning percentage leader at .876 (134-19) ... also the CMU record holder in wins (134) and single-season winning percentage (.971, 34-1) ... led Central to two MAC Tournament wins ... ranks sixth all-time in pins (31) ... three-time Academic All-MAC selection ... four-time NWCA All-Academic honoree.
Ryan Cunningham, wrestling
Three-time All-American, capped by a third-place finish at the NCAA Championship meet as a senior ... three-time MAC Champion ... named 2000 MAC Meet Outstanding Wrestler and MAC Wrestler of the Year ... named Chick Sherwood CMU MVP as a senior in 2000 ... guided Central to three MAC titles ...eighth in program history in winning percentage (.776, 104-30) ... also ranks among the top-10 in wins (ninth) and pins (10th).
Julie Decker, women's basketball and volleyball
1991 CMU Hall of Fame inductee ... two-sport standout earning four letters in basketball and three in volleyball ... first team All-MAC in 1981 ... still among career leaders in career blocks per game, hitting percentage and kills in volleyball ... program’s all-time leading rebounder with 1,089 caroms ... also the program’s leader with 296 steals ... No. 12 on the women’s basketball all-time scoring list ... ranks fifth in all-time made free throws ... 60 blocked shots rank seventh all-time.
Jennifer Dick, volleyball
Named first team All-MAC in 1994 ... also earned second team All-MAC honors in 1993 and ’95 ... fourth in program history in service aces ... also ranks third in digs and second in set assists.
Jeff Diekema, swimming
1992 CMU Hall of Fame inductee ... Central’s top scorer and team’s outstanding swimmer all four years of his career ... held the school record in the 100m, 200m, 500m, 1,000m and 1,650m freestyle events, and swam legs on record-setting relays in the 400m medley, 400m and 800m free events ... qualified for the NCAA championship three times after winning 10 MAC crowns ... won the 500 and 1,650 MAC titles four straight years ... three-time MAC Outstanding Swimmer of the Year.
Mark DiSalvo, wrestling
Named Chick Sherwood CMU MVP as a senior in 2006 ... two-time MAC champion ... named 2006 MAC Meet Outstanding Wrestler ... two-time All-American, finishing eighth nationally at 149 pounds in 2005 and 2006 ... career winning percentage (.803) ranks fourth in CMU history ... earned NWCA All-Academic recognition in 2005 and ’06 ... two-time Academic All-MAC honoree.
Leonard Drake, men's basketball
2007 CMU Hall of Fame inductee ... key component of CMU’s first two MAC championship teams ... second team All-MAC selection in 1977 ... ranks seventh in career scoring with 1,338 ... career free throw percentage of .807 ranks seventh among CMU annals ... ranks sixth in career steals (126) ... made two free throws with no time on the clock in CMU’s 77-75 NCAA Tournament first round victory over Georgetown in 1975 ... led the Chippewas in scoring in two seasons.
Dirk Dunbar, men’s basketball
Holds freshman scoring record with 471 points as a freshman ... led CMU in assists in 1973 ... ranks among CMU’s career free throw percentage leaders at .808.
Vicki Epple, women’s gymnastics
Three-time NACGC scholar-athlete honoree ... honorable mention Academic All-MAC in 1995 and ’96 ... 1995 Bill Boyden Award winner.
Wendy Feldman, volleyball
Named CoSIDA First Team Academic All-American in 1998 and third team in 1997 ... earned first team Academic All-District in 1997 and ’98 after earning second team honors in 1996 ... Academic All-MAC accolades in 1997 and ’98 ... first team All-MAC honoree on the court in 1998 and second team player in ’97 ... finished her career ranked third in kills with 1,374 ... second-most total attacks in program history ... also among program leaders in block solos (seventh) and total blocks (seventh) ... holds the single-season kills mark with 512 in 1998.
Shaleene Glombowski, volleyball
First team All-MAC honoree in 2003 and second team member in 2002 ... holds the program’s career set assists record with 4,428 ... owns CMU’s single-season assist record with 1,582 ... also owns the third-best mark with 1,491.
Dave Grauzer, men's basketball
2002 CMU Hall of Fame inductee ... led his team to two MAC titles (1976-77, 1978-79) ... reached the 1977 NCAA Tournament and the 1979 NIT Tournament ... CMU went 53-29 during his three-year career ... All-MAC first team selection and team captain in 1979 ... owns the top two single-season assist totals and the top two single-season steal marks ... drafted by the Detroit Pistons.
Mike Greenfield, wrestling
Two-time All-American in 1998 and ’99 ... three-time MAC champion ... two helped CMU to two MAC titles in his career ... ranks eighth in program history in wins (108) ... finished career with a 108-39 career record.
Bubba Gritter, wrestling
Two-time All-American ... two-time MAC champion at heavyweight ... team MVP as a junior.
Christie Gruszynski, volleyball
Named first team All-MAC in 1996 after earning second team recognition in 1994 and honorable mention in 1995 ... three-time Academic All-MAC selection, including two first team honors ... ranks ninth in program history in kills (1069) ... also ranks eighth in total attacks, 10th in service aces, 10th in block solos, sixth in block assists, ninth in total blocks and seventh in digs.
Nancy Hall-Reighard, women’s gymnastics
Finished fourth on the floor at the 1976 MAIAW meet ... finished sixth on the floor that season at the AIAW championship ... finished seventh on the bars in 1976 at regionals.
Mitch Hancock, wrestling
All-American in 2005 ... MAC champion in 2005 at 174 pounds ... went 36-5 in 2005 for one of top season winning percentages in school history ... team co-MVP.
John Hartupee, wrestling
1997 CMU Hall of Fame inductee ... reached the NCAA Championship match at 118 pounds in 1981, earning All-America honors ... won MAC titles in 1979 and ’81 ... also named team MVP and captain in 1981 ... career record of 93-25-4 ... two-time national AAU Greco-Roman champion ... member of a touring national team that traveled to Egypt, Hungary and France ... won the world championship for wrestlers 35 and older in 1993.
Jim Helmink, men’s basketball
Honorable mention All-MAC in 1975 ... two-time Academic All-MAC selection ... member of 1975 MAC championship team.
Angie Henderson-Montroy, volleyball
2007 CMU Hall of Fame inductee ... earned All-MAC honors three times, including first team accolades in 1984 and ’85 ... currently holds the MAC and CMU records for career total blocks (651) and block assists (503) ... also holds the CMU record and ranks second in MAC history for career service aces (220) ... currently ranks fifth in CMU career kills (1,288) and second in block solos (148) ... 57 solo blocks in 1985 is a CMU single-season record.
Joanne Hoskins, volleyball
1994 CMU Hall of Fame inductee ... four-year letterwinner in volleyball ... two-time first team All-MAC selection ... 1,618 career kills still ranks second and 138 career aces third ... program leader in solo blocks (155) while ranking second in block assists (437) and total blocks (592) ... owns three of the top four single-season marks for solo blocks as well as the top two in block assists and total blocks ... also posted the top two single-season hitting percentages in CMU history.
Karen Hubbard-Bitz, volleyball
Two-time first team All-MAC selection ... fifth on the career sets list with 3,084 ... her 1,538 assists in 1983 are the second most in a single season in program history.
Carrie Isanhart, women’s basketball
Named to the MAC All-Freshman squad in 1990 ... earned honorable mention Academic All-MAC honors in 1991 and ’92 ... eighth on the program’s all-time scoring list with 1,242 points ... 128 treys made ranks second in school history ... free throw percentage (.765) ranks sixth on the program’s all-time list.
Tommie Johnson, men’s basketball
First team All-MAC selection in 1988 after earning honorable mention honors in 1987 ... 601 points during the 1987-88 season ranks sixth among single-season marks in CMU history ... career three-point percentage of .456 ranks as the program’s best mark and his career free throw percentage of .792 ranks ninth ... 93 made treys in 1987-88 area school record ... scored 53 points against Wright State on Dec. 22, 1987, the most in program history in a single game ... owns the school record with 10 treys made in a game (vs. Wright State).
Chris Kaman, men’s basketball
2003 MAC Player of the Year, MAC Defensive Player of the Year and 2003 MAC Tournament MVP ... first team All-MAC selection in 2003 ... drafted sixth overall in the 2003 NBA Draft by the Los Angeles Clippers ... selection was the third-highest for a MAC player in league history ... was the first MAC basketball player to be drafted as an underclassman ... finished his career 12th on the CMU scoring list with 1,250 points ... also ranks among the program leaders in field goal percentage (first, .608), rebounds (seventh, 707) and blocked shots (second, 182) ... 694 points in 2002-03 were the second most in a single season in CMU history.
Carleton Kinkade, wrestling
Co-recipient of the 1987-88 Most Valuable Wrestler Award ... two-time MAC champion (1987, 1988) ... earned All-American honors at 190 pounds in 1988 ... helped Central to two MAC titles ... his 127 career wins ranks fourth in program history and his 64 pins ranks second ... won 20 straight matches during the 1987-88 campaign ... owns two of the top three and three of the top 10 single-season pin totals in school history ... also owns the second (40) and sixth (37) most wins in a single season in CMU history.
Ervin Leavy, men’s basketball
1987 first team All-MAC selection ... also selected to the 1987 All-MAC Tournament squad ... earned second team All-MAC laurels in 1986 ... 25th on the CMU all-time scoring list with 1,003 points ... career scoring average of 17.6 ranks fourth in program history.
Kim Lestan, gymnastics
Three-time MAC champion ... won the vault title in 1990 and the vault and floor in ’91 ... two-time All-MAC choice in 1990 and ’91 ... honorable mention Academic All-MAC selection in 1991.
Kathy Lindenberg, women’s swimming
Standout performer during the early 1970s ... school and regional record holder ... three-time WIAC national qualifier.
Nikki Liphardt, gymnastics
Three-time MAC champion ... titles include the 1999 floor and the 2000 bars and floor ... qualified for the NCAA Championships in 2000 ... NCAA Central Region floor champion in 2000 ... two-time All-MAC selection ... 2002 Senior MAC Gymnast of the Year ... two-time MAC floor champion ... 2000 MAC bars champion ... led Central to two undefeated MAC seasons and two MAC Tournament titles ... earned a 9.975 rating three times on the floor, the last coming at the 1999 MAC Championships ... twice posted a 9.900 on the bars ... 1998 Academic All-MAC selection and two-time MAC Honor Roll honoree ... two-time NACGC Scholar-Athlete Team selection.
Emily Lovejoy, volleyball
Second team All-MAC honoree in 2003 ... program’s career leader in kills (1,791) and total attacks (4,523) ... also ranks fifth in career digs ... her top single-season kill total (496 in 2002) ranks third in CMU history ... 1,479 total attacks that season rank as the most in program history.
Dan Majerle, men's basketball
1998 CMU Hall of Fame inductee ... only three-time first team All-MAC selection in school history ... played on the 1988 U.S. Olympic team ... played 10 seasons in the NBA ... CMU’s second-leading scorer in program history with 2,055 points and sixth in field goal percentage at .536 ... 759 points scored in 1987-88 is a single-season program record ... also among the program leaders in steals and blocks.
Mike Manciel, men’s basketball
1999 MAC Freshman of the Year ... second team All-MAC selection in 2003 and honorable mention All-MAC choice in 1999 ... ranks seventh on the career scoring list with 1,399 points ... 454 points as a freshman were the second most by a frosh in CMU history.
Chris Marshall, wrestling
1999 Harry Richards Coaches Award recipient ... two-time MAC champion ... two-time All-American at 141 pounds ... helped CMU to two undefeated MAC seasons and two MAC Tournament titles in his two seasons in a Chippewa singlet ... his .841 winning percentage ranks third in program history ... won 19 straight matches in 1998-99 ... went 20-2 in that same season, the second-best winning percentage (.909) of any single season in CMU history.
James McElroy, men's basketball
1989 CMU Hall of Fame inductee ... led CMU to its first MAC title in 1975 ... earned second team All-MAC honors as a junior and first team accolades as a senior ... career scoring average of 17.3 ... drafted in the third round by the New Orleans Jazz in 1975 ... played eight seasons in the NBA.
Melvin McLaughlin, men's basketball
1993 CMU Hall of Fame inductee ... ended his career as the program’s leading scorer with 2,071 points, a mark that still stands ... MAC Player of the Year in 1982 ... two-time first team All-MAC honoree ... career free throw percentage of .775 ... among career leaders in steals (196) and assists (288).
Suzy Merchant, women’s basketball
Led CMU in assists for three seasons ... CMU’s career assist leader ... holds single-season assist record and ranks numerous times on single season list ... tied for single game assist record.
Jason Mester, wrestling
Two-time All-American at 141 pounds ... three-time MAC champion ... 2001 MAC Freshman of the Year and 2004 MAC Wrestler of the Year ... three-time recipient of the Chick Sherwood CMU MVP Award ... named to the 2002 MAC Academic Honor Roll ... his .806 career winning percentage ranks fourth in program history ... went 26-3 (.897) in 2002-03 and 33-4 (.891) in 2003-04 for two of the top-10 single-season winning percentages in CMU history.
Wynn Michalak, wrestling
CoSIDA/ESPN the Magazine second team Academic All-American in 2008 ... three-time All-American on the mat, including a national championship runner-up finish in 2008 ... four-time MAC champion and three-time MAC Wrestler of the Year ... won at least 30 matches in each of his four seasons and finished with a career record of 128-24 with 50 pins ... four-time Academic All-MAC selection ... four-time NWCA All-Academic honoree ... helped CMU to four regular season MAC titles and four MAC Tournament titles
Paul Miele, men’s gymnastics
1981 Sweeney Award winner ... finished third in the vault and fourth in the bars at the 1980 Great Lakes League meet.
Mike Miller, wrestling
All-American in 2007 ... MAC champion.
Jeff Mills, wrestling
2003 CMU Hall of Fame inductee ... 1986 All-American ... team MVP twice and captain once ... helped guide Central to its first MAC championship in 1986 ... won MAC individual titles in 1985 and 1986 ... finished with 132 career wins and a winning percentage of .793 ... went 45-5 at 150 pounds in 1985-86.
Patty Mitchell, volleyball
First team All-MAC choice in 1990 and second team selection in 1989 ... two-time Academic All-MAC honoree ... second in program history with 1,289 career digs ... 557 digs in 1990 are the third most in a single season in school history.
Jim Murray, men’s basketball
Key member of the 1987 MAC championship team.
Jack Nelson, men’s gymnastics
1979 IIAC vault champion.
Selina Nickason, gymnastics
Two-time MAC champion ... titles came in the bars (1997) and floor (1998) ... three-time All-MAC honoree, including her freshman year ... 1998 MAC Senior Gymnast of the Year and MAC Gymnast of the Year ... 1997 NCAA Regional qualifier ... led CMU to an undefeated MAC season as a senior and capped it off with a MAC meet title ... earned a 9.975 on the floor against Ball State in 1998 ... posted a 9.900 on the vault against Eastern Michigan in 1997 and on the bars at the 1997 MAC Championships ... two-time Academic All-MAC selection ... four-time NACGC Scholar-Athlete team choice.
Sue Nissen-Hayes, women's basketball
2001 CMU Hall of Fame inductee ... freshman All-American in 1987-88 ... first team All-MAC three times and second team once ... three-time Academic All-MAC honoree ... second team Academic All-American in 1989 and third team in 1990 ... received an NCAA Post-Graduate scholarship in 1991 ... holds career scoring mark with 1,938 points, the field goals mark with 726 and the three-point field goal percentage mark at .400.
Sylvia Odum, women's basketball
2006 CMU Hall of Fame inductee ... led Central to a pair of MAC championships in 1984 and ’85 ... first team All-MAC pick in 1984 and second team selection in 1985 ... still ranks ninth in career scoring (1,215), seventh in field goals (498), fourth in assists (335) and second in steals (292) ... holds the single-season program mark for field goals with 209 in 1983-84.
Terri Phillion-Dulude, volleyball
2001 CMU Hall of Fame inductee ... first female to receive an athletic scholarship from CMU ... earned All-MAC honors all four years of her career ... named MVP of the MAC Tournament as a freshman ... led the Chippewas to a four-year record of 171-44-10, including a 54-14 mark in 1981 ... helped Central to two state titles and a second place finish in the MAC in 1982 ... still ranks among the program leaders in kills and total blocks ... 494 kills ranks fourth on the single-season list.
Molle Piche, women’s basketball
Honorable mention All-MAC in 1988 ... honorable mention Academic All-MAC ... ranks among CMU’s single-season steals leaders.
Ben Poquette, men's basketball
1987 CMU Hall of Fame inductee ... first team all-MAC pick in 1977 ... led Central in rebounding twice, leading the Chippewas to two MAC titles ... spent 10 seasons in the NBA ... holds CMU’s school record in career blocks ... currently ranks sixth in career rebounds and 19th in career scoring.
Kara Reighard, gymnastics
Five-time MAC champion ... two titles apiece in the all-around (2002, ’03) and the vault (2003, ’04) and one in the floor (2003) ... three-time All-MAC choice ... 2005 MAC Gymnast of the Year and 2002 MAC Freshman of the Year ... 2004 NCAA Regional qualifier and 2003 NCAA Championships qualifier ... led CMU to two MAC meet championships and two runner-up finishes ... posted five scores of 39.00 or better on the all-around and 12 scores of 9.900 or better on the vault, bars, beam and floor ... posted two perfect 10.00 scores on the floor ... two-time Academic All-MAC choice ... 2004 Bill Boyden Award winner ... four-time NACGC Scholar-Athlete honoree.
Tracy Renken, women’s basketball
Earned second team All-MAC honors in 1997 and honorable mention All-MAC accolades in 1995 ... honorable mention Academic All-MAC in 1997 ... named freshman All-MAC in 1994 ... ranks fifth on the all-time scoring list with 1,386 points ... also ranks among the leaders in scoring average (fifth), free throws made (10th) and blocked shots (10th).
Harry Richards, wrestling
2008 CMU Hall of Fame inductee ... named the Most Outstanding Wrestler at the 1986 MAC Championships after not allowing a point to be scored against him in the tournament ... won MAC titles in 1986 and 1987 at 126 pounds ... member of first two MAC championship teams (1986, ’87) in school history ... named team’s co-captain and most valuable wrestler in 1987 ... ranked in the top 10 nationally during final two seasons ... two-time NCAA qualifier.
Cindy Roberts, women’s gymnastics
1977 all-around and beam champion and third-place finisher on the floor at the SMAIAW championship ... won the all-around title at the SMAIAW in ’79 ... at the 1976 SMAIAW meet she placed second in the all-around, third on the beam, fourth on the vault and fourth on the beam ... she finished sixth in the all-around at regionals in ’76.
Shelby Root, gymnastics
2005 CMU Hall of Fame inductee ... won the floor and all-around title in 1990 to lead CMU to its first MAC title ... All-MAC selection three times from 1988-90 ... CMU’s first NCAA regional qualifier ... honorable mention Academic All-MAC.
Dan Roundfield, men's basketball
1985 CMU Hall of Fame inductee ... two time All-MAC honoree and 1974-75 MAC Player of the Year ... holds the CMU records for total rebounds, rebounding average, season average and single-game ... only Chippewa to register 1,000-plus rebounds despite only playing three seasons ... played in both the ABA and NBA ... three-time NBA All-Star ... No. 33 was retired at CMU in 1977.
Sander Scott, men’s basketball
Academic All-American in 1993 ... two-time Academic All-MAC pick ... second team All-MAC in 1993 ... MAC All-Freshman team in 1990 ... held the career three-pointers record with 186.
Brandon Sinnott, wrestling
Two-time All-American at 174 pounds ... three-time MAC Champion ... one of eight Chippewas in school history to win three MAC titles ... qualified for the national meet three times ... finished his career with a 113-31 record, including a 14-1 record in MAC duals ... his .784 winning percentage ranks ninth in program history ... the 113 victories rank seventh.
Christian Sinnott, wrestling
All-American in 2008 ... two-time MAC champion.
Paul Skelton, men’s gymnastics
Standout in the late 70s and early 80s ... finished fourth in the rings in 1980.
Sherry Spencer, women’s diving
1977 AIAW qualifier ... two-time regional champion in 1976 in the one and three meter spring board.
Carla Sterk-Fles, women's basketball
2004 CMU Hall of Fame inductee ... earned four letters in women’s basketball ... first team All-MAC twice and a second team selection one time ... freshman All-MAC selection ... twice earned MAC All-Tournament honors ... career leader in blocks with 104 and second in total points with 1,539 ... ranks second in scoring average, third in career field goals, fourth in free throw percentage and fifth in rebounding average.
Bill Stouffer, wrestling
All-American heavyweight in 2005 ... MAC champion in 2005.
Nikki Thompkins, women’s basketball
Three-time second team All-MAC selection ... program’s seventh-leading scorer with 1,258 career points ... 12.0 points per game ranks seventh on the career list ... program’s leading shooter percentage wise (.543) ... 482 field goals rank ninth in CMU history ... ranks eighth on CMU’s rebounding (780) and rebounding average lists (7.40) ... also ranks fifth in free throws made, ninth in blocked shots and 10th in steals.
Rose Trahan, women’s swimming
1979 and ’80 national championship qualifier ... won the 50-yard and 100-yard freestyle MAIAW and AIAW championships as a freshman in 1979 ... won the 50-yard, 100-yard and 200-yard MAIA titles in 1980 ... also won the 50-yard AIAW title in ’80 and anchored three championship relay teams ... helped Central win the 1980 regional title.
Jeff Tropf, men's basketball
2008 CMU Hall of Fame inductee ... first team All-MAC selection in 1978 and honorable mention in 1979 ... finished second in the MAC Player of the Year voting in 1978 ... led the MAC in rebounding in 1978 with 11.1 rebounds per game ... career field goal percentage of .549 is fourth on CMU career list ... currently ranks eighth in school history with 645 career rebounds and his 9.6 boards per game average ranks sixth ... named team MVP in 1978 ... seventh-round selection in the 1979 NBA Draft by the Portland Trailblazers.
Tammy Verrinder, gymnastics
Three-time MAC champion ... titles came in the bars (2000), floor (2000) and vault (2001) ... two-time All-MAC selection ... posted a perfect 10.00 on the vault against Eastern Michigan in 2001 ... posted a 9.900 on the bars against Western Michigan in 2000 and a 9.925 on the floor against Kent State in 2001.
Chris Vike, wrestling
MAC champion and All-American in 1999.
Kevin Vogel, wrestling
2006 CMU Hall of Fame inductee ... three time MAC champion at 177 pounds ... compiled 131-34-1 career record ... 50 percent of his wins (66) were by pin ... the 66 pins are a school record ... holds the program record with 28 pins in 1989-90 ... twice named the MAC Championship’s Most Outstanding Wrestler (1990, 1992) ... involved in USA Wrestling for several years, winning numerous international and national-level tournaments.
Giordan Watson, men’s basketball
Earned first team All-MAC honors as a junior, second team as a senior and honorable mention as a sophomore ... named to the 2007 All-MAC Tournament team ... finished his career fourth on the all-time scoring list with 1,763 tallies ... 199 career treys is tops in school history, as is his 203 career steals and 489 assists ... career free throw percentage of .788 ranks 10th ... owns three of the top-10 single season steal totals in school history, including 58 as a senior (third).
David Webber, men’s basketball
2001 MAC Player of the Year ... first team All-MAC choice in 2001 and honorable mention All-MAC in 2000 and ’02 ... third on the CMU all-time scoring list with 1,774 points ... scoring average of 16.3 is 10th best in school history ... also ranks among the program’s elite in three pointers attempted (first, 565) and three pointers made (third, 183) ... scored a Rose Arena record 51 points against Ball State on Feb. 24, 2000, the second-most overall in a single game in CMU history.
Betsy Yonkman, women's basketball
2007 CMU Hall of Fame inductee ... first team All-MAC selection in 1985 and ’86 ... is one of only three multiple first team All-MAC honorees in school history ... helped lead team to MAC titles in 1984 and ’85 and MAC Tournament titles in 1983 and ’84 ... helped the Chippewas to the best season in school history, a 27-3 record in 1984 ... team also went 18-0 in the MAC in 1984 ... currently ranks fourth in career scoring (1,495) and 10th in career rebounds (734).