Campus clippings: Saint Vincent announces new Hall of Fame class
Eight individuals and one team will be inducted into the Saint Vincent Athletic Hall of Fame.
The inductions are Sept. 28 at the Fred M. Rogers Center in campus. The new hall class will be recognized during halftime of the Bearcats’ game against Carnegie Mellon that afternoon at Chuck Noll Field.
The newest class includes:
• Patricia Chabala (softball, Class of 1988) — A member of the first SVC softball team, she was a four-time All-NAIA District 18/KECC pitcher. She threw the first no-hitter and perfect game in school history.
• Dan Consuegra (baseball, 2006) — Consuegra is Saint Vincent’s only two-time All-American selection and was a three-time All-American Mideast Conference and NAIA All-Region pick. He is second in program history with 188 hits.
• Nicole (Hinerman) Karr (softball, ’04) — Karr was a four-year starter who holds nearly every softball record at SVC. In 2004, she hit .538 with 21 doubles and a .925 slugging percentage.
• Kenny Roberts (basketball, ’05) — Roberts started all 121 games in his career at point guard and scored 1,704 points, which ranks fourth in program history. He ranks second in career assists (467) and steals (249). He was a two-time NAIA All-American.
• Edward Sagan (soccer, ’87) — A four-year starter at goalkeeper, Sagan was a two-time all-conference selection and posted a record 39 wins in net. He helped the Bearcats to several postseason appearances.
• Dr. Terrance Smith (basketball, ’05) — The current men’s head basketball coach at Saint Vincent, Smith was a two-time NAIA All-American and three-time All-AMC player for the Bearcats. He scored 1,819 points, which ranked second all-time at SVC. He helped the Bearcats to two NAIA national tournaments.
• David Suski (soccer, ’06) — The Bearcats’ all-time leader in goals (56) and points (137), Suski was an NAIA and All-Region player in 2005, as well as being a four-time All-AMC pick.
• Tony Washam (basketball, ’05) — The most decorated player in men’s basketball at SVC, Washam was a three-time All-American and four-time All-AMC first-team selection. He graduated with a school-record 2,747 career points and averaged 25 per game. He has career marks for steals (289), and his 971 rebounds rank second all-time. Washam averaged 23 points and 7.5 rebounds as a freshman and scored 47 in one game.
He averaged 28.3 points in 2003-04 and led SVC to four NAIA tournaments. He played professionally in Israel, Brazil and Argentina.
• 1994 women’s volleyball team — The Bearcats reached the NAIA Tournament and finished with a 26-7 record under coach Sue Hozak and key players Amy DeLisa, Melanie (Pachuta) Carnot, Kim (Brozinski) Siwula and Becky Pekala.
Seton Hill: Seton Hill announced its newest athletic hall of fame inductees.
The four-member class features lacrosse player Matt Delmonico (Class of 2014), men’s basketball player Chris Giles (2012), football player Antwarn Jones (’10) and women’s soccer player Nicky Pergar (’08).
• Delmonico, a three-time All-American, holds career school records for points (242), goals (166) and assists (76).
He helped lead the Griffins to their first NCAA Tournament in 2013.
He later was drafted by the Vancouver Stealth of the National Lacrosse League.
• Giles was a three-time All-WVIAC pick and holds Seton Hill records for points (1,864), field goals (711), free throws (432), assists (323) and steals (217). He played pro basketball in China and Costa Rica.
Giles is the boys basketball coach at Propel Academy and a teacher at Obama Academy in Pittsburgh.
• A regular all-conference football player, Jones also made all-region in 2008.
He holds program records for career rushing yards (4,186) and carries (889).
He also owns single-season records with 1,323 yards, 285 attempts and 15 touchdowns.
He helped guide Seton Hill to its only NCAA postseason appearance, in 2008.
• Pergar was a four-time all-conference and a second-team all-region player.
She scored 57 goals and handed out 22 assists in her career.
In 2005, Seton Hill went 16-2-2 and made the regional semifinals of the NCAA Tournament as Pergar had 18 goals and eight assists.
The former standouts will be inducted Oct. 11 during a special dinner and will be recognized Oct. 12 during the Griffins’ homecoming football game against Gannon.
Duquesne: A local player to watch this season at the Division I FCS level is senior middle linebacker Brett Zanotto (Franklin Regional). The All-Northeast Conference second-team selection started all 13 games last season and led the team in tackles with 89, including six for losses.
The 6-foot-1, 215-pound Zanotto, who transferred from Maryland after his freshman year, had 11 stops against Hawaii and 10 against Dayton.
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Saint Vincent: The Bearcats will open the season as the favorite in the PAC. They are No. 1 in a preseason coaches poll.
Top returnees include seniors Will Greene and Eli Urban, and junior Frankie King (Greensburg Salem).
Saint Vincent took second in the conference last year and finished third in 2017.
Bill Beckner Jr. is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Bill by email at [email protected] or via Twitter .