• Monmouth University Athletics Hall of Fame

    MONMOUTH UNIVERSITY ATHLETICS HALL OF FAME MISSION:

    The mission of the Hall of Fame is to honor alumni and other members of the Monmouth University family who have contributed significantly to the development and success of the University's intercollegiate athletic program.

    MONMOUTH UNIVERSITY ATHLETICS HALL OF FAME OBJECTIVE:

    The objective of the Hall of Fame is to recognize, honor, and perpetuate the achievements of those members of the Monmouth University family who have made outstanding contributions to Monmouth University athletics and have helped to bring recognition, honor, distinction, and excellence to Monmouth University and its athletic program.

    2014 Hall of Fame Activities:

    FOOTBALL HALFTIME INDUCTEE INTRODUCTION CEREMONY

    Saturday, November 1, 2014

    Monmouth vs. Charleston Southern

    1 p.m. Kickoff

    Kessler Field

    INDUCTION DINNER: SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2014

    6:30 p.m. - Social Hour

    7:30 - 10:30 p.m. - Dinner and Program

    Monmouth University

    Wilson Hall

    400 Cedar Avenue

    West Long Branch, New Jersey

    Business Attire

    Reserved Seating

    2014 Inductees

    Gary Carter '83 Basketball

    Ranks third in Monmouth history with 1,643 points ● Led the Hawks to an average of 20 wins per season and a No. 2 Division II ranking in 1981 ● Named Metro Player of the Year (1981) and Big Apple Player of the Year (1983) ● Three-time First Team Big Apple Conference selection ● Named team MVP for three consecutive seasons

    Ellen Caruso Garland '86 Tennis

    Played first singles and doubles all four years with a 54-5 singles record and had only 1 dual match loss ● Four-time team MVP ● Finished second in the NJAIAW State Tournament as a freshman ● Named Monmouth College "Female Athlete of the Year" as a junior ● Monmouth's only ITA qualifier

    Barry Nathanson ’69 Tennis & Soccer

    Four-time all-conference selection in soccer ● Helped lead the Hawks to Monmouth’s first conference championship (CACC) in soccer ● Recorded a 46-6 record in tennis ● Led Monmouth’s first undefeated tennis team (14-0) ● Two-time NAIA District 31 Finalists (1967 and 1969)

    Kelly Monahan-Pearson ’02 Field Hockey

    Became the first Regional All-American in program history in 2001 ● First Team All-Northeast Conference selection as a senior ● Named Monmouth University Female Athlete of the Year in 2001 ● Finished her career top-10 in assists and left as the single-season assist record holder ● Was a 2001 NFHCA National Academic Squad member and earned Jane Freed Scholarship Award

    Mel Ullmeyer ’79 Cross Country/Track & Field

    Qualified for the 1978 NCAA Division III National Championships ● . Was the NAIA District 31 800 and 1500 Meter Champion, setting meet records ● New Jersey College Track & Field One Mile Champion in 1978 with a meet-record of 4:07.4, which is still a Monmouth record ● Set the meet and Monmouth record in the 800m at the 1978 Collegiate Track Conference meet ● Qualified and competed in the 1977 NCAA DIII Cross Country National Championships

    TEAM OF DISTINCTION
    1974 Men's and Women’s Swimming Team

    Men's & Women's team both undefeated in Conference meets and Conference Champions ● Men's & Women's both earned a 7th Place in NCAA and were NAIA & AIAW National Championships ● 16 Combined All-Americans, 22 qualifiers for National Championships ● Set a combined 30 School Records ● Team featured four future National Champions and one future Olympic champion