October 1, 2008

Cal State Northridge Matador Hall of Fame Seeks New Inductees

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Oct. 1, 2008

Northridge, Calif. - After a four-year hiatus, the Cal State Northridge Athletic Department is seeking nominations for deserving former Matador student-athletes, teams, coaches and administrators for induction into the Matador Hall of Fame.

The newest members of the 2009 Matador Hall of Fame will be honored at a banquet on March 1, 2009, at the Warner Center Marriott Hotel.

Many outstanding student-athletes have worn the Matador colors of Red, White and Black since Cal State Northridge opened its doors in 1958. An elite list of 99 student-athletes, former administrators and coaches representing 18 sports have been inducted into the Cal State Northridge Athletic Hall of Fame.

The first CSUN Hall of Fame class was inducted in 1981 which included Dick Enberg (former assistant baseball coach, and now distinguished national broadcaster), former Matador and Angels baseball star Lyman Bostock, and former CSUN track and field champion and Olympian Julie Brown.

"Cal State Northridge has a rich tradition in athletics, and we would like to continue honoring several past student-athletes and teams who distinguished themselves while competing for Cal State Northridge," said Athletic Director Rick Mazzuto.

Any interested person may nominate a candidate by submitting an approved nomination form to The Matador Athletics Hall of Fame Committee. All nominations, in written form, must be submitted to the Committee by October 24, 2008 for consideration for induction on March 1, 2009. Please return the completed forms to

Matador Hall of Fame Nomination Committee
c/o Megan Marconi Norman, Director of Development
Cal State University Northridge
Department of Intercollegiate Athletics
18111 Nordhoff St.
Northridge, Calif. 91330-8276
(818) 677-6584; (818) 677-4762-fax

"We highly encourage all Matador fans to actively nominate their favorite former Matador student-athlete, team, coach or administrator who have brought pride and honor to Cal State Northridge Athletics," said Mazzuto.

Former Matador student-athletes who achieved outstanding success during their athletic careers or have achieved professional achievement, former CSUN teams, and coaches and administrator who distinguished themselves are eligible for consideration into the 2009 Matador Hall of Fame. A specific list of qualifications is contained on the nomination form.

Members of the Hall of Fame selection committee include Rick Mazzuto (CSUN Athletics Director), Janet Pinneau (Associate Athletics Director, SWA), Bob Vazquez (Assistant Athletics Director, Media Relations), Don Strametz (CSUN Director of Track & Field/Cross Country), Bonnie Murphy (Head Coach, Women's Golf), Gray Mounger (Assistant Vice-President, Alumni Relations), Mark Cooley (former Matador basketball, longtime Matador supporter, Hall of Fame member), Dennis DeYoung (alumnus), Jim Gorman (long time athletics supporter) and William Watkins (Associate Vice-President, Student Affairs).

To obtain a nomination form, click on the pdf link (nomination form in pdf format) listed at the top of this press release. Later this week, the nomination form will also be available on the front page of www.gomatadors.com link that reads "Matador Hall of Fame Nominations."

A list and bios of each member (99) of the Cal State Northridge Hall of Fame is available by going to the "Inside Athletics" link on the front page of www.gomatadors.com and click on "Hall of Fame."

Bios of the 99 members of the Cal State Northridge Athletic Hall of Fame

Pete Accardy - Swimming
* Inducted in 1994
* Head coach of 13 NCAA championship teams
* The first coach in NCAA history to win national championships in the same season in two sports (1982)
* Named the NCAA Division II Swimming and Diving Coach of the Decade (the 1980's)

Dr. Glenn Arnett - Special Inductee
* Inducted in 1981
* First chairman of the CSUN Physical Education and Athletics Department
* Served as CSUN's first Athletic Director in 1958
* Served as Athletic Director from 1958 to 1978
* Captured 44 league titles and eleven national titles as athletic director

Darcy Arreola Lange - Track & Field
* Inducted in 1998
* First NCAA Division I All-American at CSUN in winning an NCAA championship in the 1500 meters in 1991
* Won two NCAA Division II titles in 1988 in the 1500 and 3000 meters
* Won an NCAA Division II national title in the 3000 meters
* The 1991 CSUN Female Athlete of the Year
* Competed in the 1991 World University Games

Dick Billingsley - Football
* Inducted in 1983
* The fifth leading receiver in the nation in 1966
* 1967 All-CCAA
* Member of the 1967 Junior Rose Bowl team
* Set ten CSUN football records

Angela Binton-Collins - Volleyball
* Inducted in 1993
* Two-time All-American
* 1988 Reebok Player of the Year
* Member of 1987 NCAA championship team
* Set single season and career records in hitting percentage
* 1987 CCAA MVP

Herb Bishop - Swimming
* Inducted in 1987
* Won an NCAA championship in 1975 in the 200 yard freestyle
* Won two more NCAA titles in 1975 as a member of the 400 and 800 freestyle relays
* As a 12-time All-American, set five national records
* Member of the 1975 NCAA championship team
* Served as an assistant coach on two NCAA championship teams in 1977 and 1978

Sherdrick Bonner - Football
* Inducted in 1998
* As a quarterback, led CSUN to the 1990 Western Football Conference co-championship
* Led the team to its only NCAA Division II playoff game in 1990
* Also lettered in track, volleyball and basketball
* Named the 1994 Arena Bowl MVP as a member of the Arizona Rattlers

Lyman Bostock - Baseball
* Inducted in 1981
* 1971 All-CCAA selection
* 1972 All-CCAA selection
* 1972 All-District VIII selection
* Member of the 1972 College World Series runnerup team
* Drafted by the Minnesota Twins in 1975

Muriel Bower - Fencing
* Inducted in 1984
* Head coach of CSUN fencing team for 21 years (1962 to 1982)
* Formed first CSUN fencing team in 1962
* 1963 team finished tenth at the NCAA's in their first tournament appearance
* Coached five All-Americans

Dr. Judy Brame - Special Inductee
* Inducted in 2001
* Head women's basketball coach from 1974 to 1979; and from 1980-83
* Set school record with 101 career victories
* Assistant Athletic Director from 1975 to 1987
* Served as women's athletic director from 1978 to 1987
* Served as senior associate athletic director from 1987 to 1998
* A pioneer in women's athletics in Southern California

Stephen Brodi - Track & Field
* Inducted in 1988
* Four-time All-American selection
* 1979 NCAA individual champion in the 100 meters
* 1979 CCAA champion in the 100 meters
* Set eight CSUN records
* Qualified for the 1984 Olympics

Alice Brown - Track & Field
* Inducted in 1986
* Won the silver medal in the 100 meters at the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles
* Won the Olympic gold medal as a member of the 4 x 100 meter relay team
* Member of the 1979 and 1980 AIAW national championship teams
* Won the 100 meters at the 1980 AIAW national championships

Julie Brown - Track & Field
* Inducted in 1981
* 1976 U.S. Olympic team member
* 1976 Broderick Award winner
* 1977 Broderick Award winner
* 1977 national champion in the 800 meters
* 1978 national champion in the 800 meters
* Nine-time All-American from 1975 to 1978

Stephen Burnett - Special Inductee
* Inducted in 1988

Joe Buttitta - Special Inductee
* Inducted in 1982
* Three-year letterman in baseball
* CSUN's first sports information director from 1962 to 1970
* Served as a local television sports director and broadcaster from 1970 to 1984
* Longtime booster and fan of Matador Athletics

Rex Caldwell - Golf
* Inducted in 1981
* Won the 1972 U.S. Intercollegiate Championship
* 1971 and 1972 All-American selection
* Finished seventh at the 1972 NCAA Championship
* Obtained his PGA Tour Card in 1975

Pete Cassidy - Basketball
* Inducted in 2004
* Head coach of the men's basketball team (1971 to 1986)
* Posted 325 wins
* Coached nine All-Americans
* The 1983 and 1985 NCAA West Coach of the Year
* Played basketball and baseball at CSUN
* The 1960 CSUN Athlete of the Year

Ed Chaidez - Track & Field
* Inducted in 1983
* 1975 NCAA champion in the six-mile run
* 1974 NCAA cross country All-American
* 1974 CCAA cross country champion
* Two-time All-American in track
* Member of the 1975 NCAA championship track & field team

Henry "Hank" Clark - Baseball
* Inducted in 1988
* 1981 All-American at third base
* 1981 CCAA Player of the Year
* Set three CSUN season batting records
* Two-time All-CCAA selection
* Two-time All-District VIII selection
* 15th round selection by the Houston Astros in 1981

Craig Clayton - Baseball
* Inducted in 1999
* Two-time All-American as a pitcher
* A three-time All-District VIII selection
* Set CSUN single game record with 18 strikeouts
* Sixth round draft pick by the Seattle Mariners in 1991
* Played for the San Diego Padres in 1996 and 1997

Dr. James Cleary - Special Inductee
* Inducted in 1991
* CSUN president from 1969 to 1992
* Led CSUN's reclassification from NCAA Division II into Division I in 1990
* First president of the Western States Football Conference
* Named one of the 100 most effective college presidents in the United States in 1986

Dr. Lester Cohn - Special Inductee
* Inducted in 1988
* Served a team orthopedist since 1961
* Served as physician and consultant to student health since 1961
* Founding member of the Matador Athletic Association
* Longtime friend and booster to Matador Athletics

Mark Cooley - Basketball
* Inducted in 1985
* Two-time All-CCAA selection as a center
* 1967 CSUN MVP
* 1967 All-District-8 selection
* 1967 All-West Coast selection
* 1967 CSUN Athlete of the Year

Tony Davila - Tennis/Baseball
* Inducted in 2004
* CSUN head coach from 1981 to 1997
* Coached the 1982 NCAA championship team
* Also coached the 1986 NCAA runnerup team
* A three-time All-CCAA selection in baseball
* A two-time All-District VIII selection

Patricia De La Riva - Basketball
* Inducted in 2001
* 1982 All-CCAA selection as a forward
* Four-time CSUN letter winner
* 1982 NCAA District-8 Academic selection
* Set six season and five career records
* Became the second woman in school history to score 1,000 or more points

Joyce Deese Benson - Golf
* Inducted in 1984
* Longtime member of the Ladies Professional Golf Association
* Captain of CSUN team all four years (1967-1971)
* Class "AA" member of the LPGA Touring and Teaching Divisions

Debbie Dickman-Crofts - Softball
* Inducted in 2004
* Four-time All-American
* The 1989 and 1990 NCAA Player of the Year
* Member of the 1987 NCAA championship team
* Three-time Honda Award nominee
* 1990 CSUN Female Athlete of the Year

Craig Dinkel - Swimming
* Inducted in 1985
* Earned All-American honors 23 times
* Eight-time NCAA individual champion
* Set a national record in the 50-yard freestyle
* Set CSUN records in the 50 and 100 yard freestyle
* Member of three national championship teams (1979, 1979, 1981)

Bruce Dodge - Swimming
* Inducted in 1985
* Four-time All-American
* First swimmer in CSUN history to win an NCAA individual title when he won the 100 meter breaststroke in 1972
* Two-time All-CCAA selection
* Three-year letterman in water polo

Steve Duddy - Football
* Inducted in 1991
* 1982 Western Football Conference Player of the Year
* 1982 Western Football Conference first team Offensive selection
* 1982 CSUN team MVP for offense
* Set four CSUN season and career records at quarterback

Jack Dyck - Basketball
* Inducted in 1993
* Gained All-American honors in 1975 as a forward
* 1975 All-CCAA selection
* CSUN career assist record holder
* Played professional basketball in Europe
* Served as an assistant basketball coach at CSUN during the 1975-76 season

Paul Edmondson - Baseball
* Inducted in 1981
* 1965 All-CCAA selection as a pitcher
* 1965 All-District-8 selection
* 1965 All-CCAA in basketball
* Became the first Matador to play in the major leagues for the Chicago White Sox in 1967

Jack Elway - Football
* Inducted in 1995
* Served as head football coach from 1976 to 1978
* 20-11-1 record
* Won a school record eight games in 1976
* Coached for 34 seasons in the professional and collegiate ranks
* Served as the scouting director for the New York Jets and the Denver Broncos

Dick Enberg - Special Inductee
* Inducted in 1981 * 1962 to 1964 head junior varsity baseball coach
* 1962 to 1964 assistant varsity baseball coach
* 1964 to 1966 assistant to the college president
* Nine-time National Sportscaster of the Year
* Eleven-time Emmy Award winner

Rosemarie Finnigan Rahn - Volleyball
* Inducted in 2001
* Member of the 1975 Association of Intercollegiate Athletics for Women's (AIAW) national championship team
* Competed at the 1976 NCAA Track & Field Championships
* Earned eight varsity letters in track and volleyball

Clarence Frazier - Track & Field
* Inducted in 1983
* Three-time All-American
* 1974 NCAA champion in the high jump
* 1974 CCAA champion in the high jump
* 1975 member of the NCAA championship team
* 1976 CCAA champion in the high jump

Marty Friedman - Baseball
* Inducted in 1985
* Member of the 1972 College World Series runnerup team
* Member of two CCAA championship teams (1972 and 1973)
* 1972 All-CCAA selection
* A longtime and booster of Matador Athletics

Bob Gaona - Swimming
* Inducted in 1982
* Won the NCAA title in 1975 in the 400 yard individual medley
* Also a member of the 1975 NCAA championship 400 yard medley relay team
* Won two more NCAA titles in 1976 in the 200 yard IM and the 400 yard IM while setting NCAA records
* Three-time All-CCAA selection
* Member of the 1975 NCAA championship team

Jeff Gilbert - Baseball
* Inducted in 1984
* All-American in 1976 and 1977
* Two-time All-CCAA selection as an outfielder
* Three-time All-District VIII selection
* Member of the 1977 USA College team that toured Japan

Ben Graham - Golf
* Inducted in 1990
* Three-time All-American
* Four-time letterman
* Served as an assistant coach at Cal State Northridge
* Two-time Vermont PGA champion
* 1985 Vermont PGA Player of the Year

Dr. Lennin Glass - Special Inductee
* Inducted in 1988
* Served as Dean of Communication and Professional Studies from 1979 to 1989
* Served as Faculty Athletic Representative from 1990 to 1993
* Assisted the athletic department in its transition from NCAA Division II to Division I in 1990
* Longtime friend and booster to Matador Athletics

Richard Grigsby - Gymnastics
* Inducted in 1981
* 1967 NCAA champion in the horizontal bars for NCAA Division I and II
* 1968 NCAA Division II national champion in the horizontal bars
* 1969 CSUN Athlete of the Year

Michael Hamm - Swimming
* Inducted in 1986
* Four-time All-American selection
* Four-time NCAA individual champion
* Set one national record
* Member of three NCAA championship teams (1977, 1978, 1979)
* Undefeated in the 200 yard breaststroke in 1979

Michelle Hampton - Swimming
* Inducted in 1990
* 14-time All-American
* Won six NCAA titles in 1982 and set an NCAA record
* Won 12 NCAA titles during his Matador career (1982 to 1985)
* Named the winningest NCAA Division II Female Swimmer
* Set five CSUN career records
* Three time CSUN Most Valuable Swimmer

Jacqueline Hansen - Track & Field * Inducted in 1988
* Won the 1973 Boston Marathon while at CSUN
* 1973 AIAW national champion in the mile
* Became the first woman to run the marathon under 2 hours, 40 minutes
* Set four world records after graduating from CSUN in 1974

Jeff Harrier - Golf
* Inducted in 1984
* 1973 All-American
* 1974 All-American
* 1973 and 1974 CCAA and NCAA championship team member
* Seventh at the 1973 NCAA Championship
* First at the 1974 CCAA Championship
* Second at the 1974 NCAA Championship

Patrick Hauser - Football
* Inducted in 1990
* Three-time All-Western Football Conference selection
* Two-time CSUN Lineman of the Year
* Two-time Little All-American selection
* Tenth round draft pick by the Oklahoma Outlaws of the USFL in 1983

Bob Hiegert - Special Inductee
* Inducted in 1998
* Served as head baseball coach from 1967 to 1984
* Coached the Matadors to NCAA national championships in 1970 and 1984
* Served as Athletic Director from 1977 to 1995
* Inducted into the American Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame
* Four year letter winner in baseball at CSUN

Cliff Higgins - Basketball
* Inducted in 1990
* Two-time All-American
* Set eight CSUN career records
* Two-time CCAA Player of the Year
* Participated in 1984 All-American game
* Seventh round draft pick by the Golden State Warriors in 1984

Diana Hoffman - Volleyball
* Inducted in 1981
* 1964 U.S. Olympic team member as an alternate
* Member of the 1965 AIAW national championship team
* 1968 U.S. Olympic team alternate
* 1977 and 1978 head women's volleyball coach at CSUN

Perry Husband - Baseball
* Inducted in 2004
* A two-time All-District VIII selection
* A member of the 1984 NCAA championship team
* The 1984 College World Series MVP
* Posted 92 hits in 1984
* Drafted by the Minnesota Twins

Dr. Rhonda Hyatt - Special Inductee
* Inducted in 1999
* Served as head athletic trainer and clinical instructor and mentor for students of athletic training from 1984 to 1999
* Served as adjunct faculty in kinesiology from 1988 to 1995
* Began service as Associate Athletic Director in 1999

Doug Jones - Football * Inducted in 1982
* Two-time letterman as a defensive back
* 1971 All-CCAA selection
* 1972 All-CCAA selection
* Set two CSUN season records
* A sixth round draft choice by the Kansas City Chiefs in 1973

Barbara Jordan - Softball
* Inducted in 1995
* Three-time All-American selection as an outfielder
* Three-time All-Region selection
* Four-time All-CCAA selection
* Member of three NCAA championship teams
* Set six CSUN career records
* Batting leader three straight years

Mike Kane - Football * Inducted in 1992
* Set two CSUN single season and career records as a running back
* A two-time All-Western Football Conference selection
* The 1986 Western Football Conference Player of the Year
* 1988 European League MVP

Adam Kennedy - Baseball
* Inducted in 2001
* Three-time All-American at shortstop
* Led the nation in hitting in 1996 and 1997
* Set ten season and career records
* First round draft pick of the St. Louis Cardinals in 1997
* Member of the 2002 world championship Anaheim Angels

Geoff Knowles - Golf
* Inducted in 1999
* All-American in 1974
* All-American in 1975
* Member of the 1974 NCAA national championship team
* Four-year letterman

Coley Kyman - Volleyball
* Inducted in 2004
* Three-time All-American
* Four-time all-league selection
* Member of the 1993 NCAA runnerup team
* 1993 CSUN Male Athlete of the Year
* Played four years of football at CSUN

John Larson - Swimming
* Inducted in 1981
* The NCAA 100 yard butterfly champion in 1975, 1976 and 1977
* Won two more NCAA titles in 1977 in the 200 yard butterfly and 200 individual medley
* Won three NCAA titles on three different relay teams
* Set three national and five CSUN records from 1975 to 1977
* Member of three NCAA championship teams

Christa Lawrence - Swimming
* Inducted in 1992
* Eleven-time All-American
* Set two career school records in the 100 and 200 yard butterfly
* 1985 NCAA individual champion in the 200 yard butterfly
* Set the national record in the 200 butterfly

Bruce Lemmerman - Football
* Inducted in 1981
* 1966 All-CCAA selection
* 1967 All-CCAA selection
* Member of the 1967 Junior Rose Bowl team
* Set 12 CSUN records as a quarterback
* Also played baseball at CSUN

Stacy Lim - Softball
* Inducted in 1993
* 1985 All-American selection as a catcher
* Member of three NCAA championship teams
* Two-time All-Region selection
* Two-time All-CCAA selection
* Set two CSUN career records

Bob LoPresti- Baseball
* Inducted in 1983
* 1972 All-American
* Three-time CCAA Pitcher of the Year
* 31-7 as a pitcher
* Three-time All-District-8 selection
* Member of the 1972 NCAA runnerup team

Jim Malkin - Basketball
* Inducted in 1982
* Three-year letterman as a forward
* Set eight CSUN career records
* Set six CSUN season records
* Averaged 19.7 points and 8.9 rebounds per game in 1959-60

Scia Maumausolo - Softball
* Inducted in 2001
* Three-time All-American selection as a catcher
* Three-time All-Region selection
* Four-time All-WAC selection
* Member of three WAC championship teams
* Member of the 1994 NCAA runnerup team at the College World Series
* Set 12 season and nine career records

Michelle McAnany - Softball
* Inducted in 1991
* Two-time All-American selection as an infielder
* Member of three national championship teams
* Three-time All-Region selection
* Set five season and career records
* Gold medalist at the 1989 International Games

Michael McAndrew - Soccer
* Inducted in 1992
* Four-time All-CCAA selection
* 1986 Far West region selection
* Set single and career school records in assists
* Led the team in assists in three seasons

Tracy McCluskey Rose - Swimming
* Inducted in 1994
* Eight-time All-American
* Two-time NCAA champion in the 800 free relay in 1984 and 1985
* Set two school records in the 200 yard and 500 yard freestyle
* Named CSUN Most Valuable Swimmer

Paul McCracken - Basketball
* Inducted in 1983
* Two-time All-American as a forward
* Two-time All-CCAA selection
* 1972 CCAA MVP
* Was the first player in CSUN history to play in the NBA (Houston Rockets in 1972)
* 1978 Continental Basketball League MVP

Douglas McKenzie - Baseball
* Inducted in 1992
* 1982 All-American
* Gained All-CCAA honors in 1982
* Set single season record in wins as a pitcher
* An All-District VIII selection in 1982
* Played four years in the California Angels organization

Steve Messmer - Tennis
* Inducted in 1982
* 1969 NCAA single champion
* 1969 NCAA doubles champion with teammate George Benedict
* Member of the 1969 NCAA championship team
* 1969 CSUN MVP

Phillip Munroe - Special Inductee
* Inducted in 1986
* Hired to be the Assistant Athletic Director and baseball coach when CSUN opened in 1958
* Served as an Assistant A.D. in 1958 to 1973
* Served as the head baseball coach from 1959 to 1961
* Served as the head tennis coach from 1973 to 1980

Michael O'Hara - Baseball
* Inducted in 1993
* Two-time All-American as an outfielder
* Three-time All-District VIII selection
* Three-time All-CCAA selection
* The 1983 CCAA MVP
* A 21st round draft pick of the California Angels in 1983

Dr. Edmund Peckham - Special Inductee
* Inducted in 1992
* Dean of Students (1967 to 1986 ) at Cal State Northridge
* Vice President of Student Affairs (1986 to 1991)
* As VP of Student Affairs, oversaw the CSUN Athletic Department
* A longtime booster and fan of CSUN athletics

Jose Perez - Soccer
* Inducted in 1993
* 1981 All-American
* Three-time All-CCAA selection
* 1981 All-Far West region selection
* Set three CSUN career records
* Set single game school record with nine goals in a game

Mary Perry - Volleyball
* Inducted in 1984
* 1968 U.S. Olympic team member as an alternate
* 1972 ad 1973 All-American on the USVBA team that won the AAU national championship
* 1973 and 1974 team placed third at the AAU national championships

Dan Pouliot - Golf
* Inducted in 1991
* First team All-American in 1975
* Second team All-American in 1973
* Finished seventh at 1975 NCAA Championship
* Placed eighth at the 1973 NCAA Championship
* Placed eleventh at the 1974 NCAA Championship
* Member of two NCAA championship teams in 1973 and 1974

George Robnett - Basketball
* Inducted in 1987
* 1974 All-American
* Set four CSUN season and career records in scoring and field goals
* Member of the 1970-71 CCAA championship team
* A 1974 UPI All-Pacific Coast selection

Rusty Rock - Gymnastics
* Inducted in 1983
* 1965 CCAA All-Around champion and the horizontal bars
* 1966 NCAA champion in the horizontal bars for NCAA Division I and II
* 1967 national professional bars champion

Randal Rollin - Baseball
* Inducted in 1987
* 1980 All-American selection as an outfielder
* 1980 CCAA Conference MVP
* Set seven season records
* All-District VIII selection
* A 15th round draft selection by the Detroit Tigers in 1980

Heidi Rose - Tennis
* Inducted in 1995
* Three-time All-American
* Member of the 1982 NCAA championship team
* Ranked second in the nation in 1982
* Four-year letter winner
* Served as an assistant coach in 1983

Bob Samuelson - Volleyball
* Inducted in 1994
* Two-time All-American
* Set three single season and career school records
* Member of the United States National Team from 1988-93
* Won a bronze medal at the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona, Spain

Joel Schaeffer - Football
* Inducted in 2001
* Member of the first CSUN football team in 1962
* Kicked the game winning PAT in first ever game in 1962
* Two-time letterman at CSUN
* Named Los Angeles City Coach of the Year in 1985 and 1986 at Reseda High School

Kathy (Kat Slaten-Ayala) - Softball
* Inducted in 1992
* Four-time All-American
* Set seven CSUN career pitching records
* Member of three NCAA championship teams
* Four-time All-Region and All-CCAA selection

Frank Slaton - Baseball
* Inducted in 2001
* 1970 All-American selection at first base
* Two-time letterman at CSUN
* Member of the 1970 NCAA championship team
* Two-time All-District VIII team selection
* Set one career and two season records at Cal State Northridge

Mary Jane Smith-Waldman - Volleyball
* Inducted in 1986
* Member of the 1974 team that was fifth in regional competition
* Member of the 1975 team that was third in regional competition and 12th nationally
* Won the 1975 College Master Achievement Award

Pam Spencer-Marquez - Track & Field
* Inducted in 1985
* Former American record holder in the high jump
* Three-time U.S. Olympic team member (1976, 1980, 1984)
* Member of the 1979 AIAW national championship team

Dr. E. Ann Stitt - Special Inductee
* Inducted in 1990
* Served as CSUN's first women's athletic director from 1967 to 1975
* Taught physical education and athletic courses for 24 years
* Served as the CSUN's Graduate Program Drector from 1980 to 1988

Maggie Sundberg-Negron - Swimming
* Inducted in 1987
* Two-time All-American selection
* Member of the 1982 NCAA championship team
* 1980 CSUN MVP
* Set several CSUN records
* 1982 national finalist in six events

Jason Thompson - Baseball
* Inducted in 1982
* Two-time All-CCAA selection at first base
* Member of the 1975 CCAA championship team
* Played 12 seasons in the major leagues compiling 208 home runs and 783 rbi

Jeff Thornton - Swimming
* Inducted in 1988
* 13-time NCAA individual champion
* Set an NCAA record in the 1650 freestyle
* A member of three NCAA championship teams
* Four-time letterman
* Set two CSUN records

Kathy Toerner - Softball
* Inducted in 1990
* Four-time All-American as an infielder
* Member of two NCAA national championship teams in 1983 and 1984
* Four-time All-CCAA selection
* Three-time All-Region selection
* Two-time member of the All-National tournament team

Gary Torgeson - Head Coach
* Inducted in 1994
* Chalked up a 636-216-8 record in 13 seasons as head softball coach
* Led CSUN to four NCAA Division II national championships
* Served as CSUN football coach from 1973 to 1976

Brian Wagner - Football
* Inducted in 1993
* Three-time All-American
* 1983 Western Football Conference MVP
* Three-time all-league selection
* Played nine years in the NFL as a punter
* The only Matador to play in a Super Bowl (XXIX) with the San Diego Chargers

Virginia White - Special Inductee
* Inducted in 1985
* Served as the athletic department secretary for 22 years (1973-95)
* Began working at CSUN in 1958
* Worked in the library, the campus' first building until 1969

Vic Wilk - Golf
* Inducted in 1990
* Four-time All-American
* Member of the 1982 NCAA championship team
* 1984 assistant coach at Cal State Northridge
* Played on the Canadian and PGA tours

Dale Williams - Baseball
* Inducted in 1986
* 1961 CSUN letterman in baseball
* Served as an umpire at four College World Series, and the 1984 Olympics
* Served an an NFL official for many years
* Officiated the 1986 Super Bowl

Mel Wilson - Football
* Inducted in 1984
* Three-time All-CCAA selection as a defensive back
* In 1975, became the first player in CSUN history to gain All-American honors
* Fifth round draft pick by the New York Giants in 1976

Dr. Sam Winningham - Special Inductee
* Inducted in 1987
* Served as CSUN first head football coach from 1962 to 1968
* Guided the team to the 1967 Junior Rose Bowl
* Served as an Assistant Athletic Director
* Chairman of the Physical Education and Athletic Department from 1978 to 1988

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