Saint Vincent announces basketball-heavy hall of fame class
Eight individuals and one team will be inducted into the Saint Vincent College Athletic Hall of Fame.
The inductions will happen during a reception banquet 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. Chabala 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 on 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 a 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 points 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 score 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.
Bill Beckner Jr. is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Bill by email at [email protected] or via Twitter .