Jul 27, 2018

23rd Sports Hall of Fame Class to be Inducted on Oct. 6

NEWBERG --- The 23rd Sports Hall of Fame class will be comprised of two track and field athletes, a women's basketball player, a women's cross country runner, a men's basketball coach, a football player and the 1995 men's soccer team on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018.

The Sports Hall of Fame reception will be located in Edwards-Holman Science Center Atrium from 11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. The price will be $15 for adults and $7 for kids (12 and under).

The 2018 class includes Joel Krebs (Track & Field), Katy Campbell (Women's Basketball), Phaydra Brown (Cross Country), Ben Dillow (Track & Field), Ralph Beebe (Coach), Mike Livingston (Legacy Award Winner) and the 1995 men's soccer team.

Registration is available at homecoming.georgefox.edu. 

GEORGE FOX UNIVERSITY SPORTS HALL OF FAME – CLASS OF 2018

Joel Krebs

Individual Athlete- Inducted 2018

2006-08 Track & Field

Joel Krebs became the Bruins' second national champion in the men's javelin at the 2007 NCAA Division III National Championships. He threw a mark of 198 feet and 8 inches to capture the Bruins' second title in the javelin in a four-year span. Krebs was a three-time All-American and is third on the men's all-time list at George Fox with a mark of 210-00.

Katy Campbell

Individual Athlete- Inducted 2018

2004-08 Women's Basketball

Katy Campbell was a four-year player for the women's basketball team and has a long list of accomplishments throughout her career. Campbell was a two-time Northwest Conference Player of the Year (2007, 2008), a two-time All-American and a two-time D3hoops.com All-Region selection. She helped the Bruins capture three NWC Championships and led the team to the NCAA Sweet Sixteen in 2008. At her time of graduation, Campbell was 10th all-time in career scoring, sixth in career rebounding and fifth in career field goal percentage. She is mentioned eight times in the George Fox record book and is still tied for second in single-game assists with 12.

Phaydra "Newport" Brown

Individual Athlete- Inducted 2018

1990-94 Cross Country

Phaydra "Newport" Brown was a two-time All-American during her time at George Fox. She recorded some of the fastest times/places in the cross country and track and field programs. She has the second and third highest finish at a national cross country meet (seventh) by a George Fox female runner.

Ben Dillow

Individual Athlete – Inducted 2018

2004-07 Track & Field

Ben Dillow was a four-year athlete for the men's track and field program. Dillow was a two-time All-American in the men's decathlon and holds the second-best total in Bruin history with 6,992 points. He won the NWC Championship in the men's decathlon and pole vault his senior season. Dillow qualified for nationals three of his four years and was named NCAA Division III West Region Men's Track Athlete of the Year by the USTFCCCA in 2007.

 

Ralph Beebe

Coach – Inducted 2018

1955-57 Men's Basketball

Ralph Beebe served as the head coach for the men's basketball program from 1955-57. He went 18-6 in his first season and 19-6 in his second season.

Mike Livingston

Legacy Award Winner – Inducted 2018

1965-67 Football, Men's Basketball, Baseball

Mike Livingston attended George Fox from 1965-67 under head coach Terry Haskell. In football, Livingston was known as the most versatile player on the field. He played wide receiver, running back, quarterback and a defensive back during his time. He had the nickname "Lightin' Livvy", which he was given due to the fact he was so fast and could elude tacklers at will. He was a two-year starter on the men's basketball team and played one season for the baseball team. As a shortstop, he led the team in hitting and was a first-team Oregon Collegiate Conference All-Star. He was also selected for the District 2 NAIA All-Star Team as a utility infielder – becoming the first Bruin to earn this honor. In the spring of 1967, Livingston was drafted into the Army and served in Vietnam and was discharged in 1970. For almost 40 years, he owned and operated Livingston Construction in Portland.

1995 Men's Soccer Team

Team Award Winner – Inducted 2018

The 1995 men's soccer team claimed the Bruins' first-ever Northwest Conference Championship after a conference record of 10-2. The Bruins recorded their seventh straight NAIA playoff berth and were ranked nationally in the NAIA poll. Despite the Bruins record of 16-5 and holding the best ranking regionally, the Bruins were left off the at-large berth. George Fox put three seniors on the NWC first-team and the only freshman award winner. Midfielder Ian Reschke and defender Steve Sterhan were both named NAIA All-American honorable mentions. The team is as follows: Tommy Kolodge, Mike Nadeau, Chad Pohlman, Phil Nelson, Jeff Wells, Steve Sterhan, Wade Fleming, Ryan Gwaltney, Nick Harmon, Travis Johnson, Justin Rivard, George Ward, Ian Reschke, Josh Turpen, Joe Crown, Erik Sorensen, Sean Gates, Cory Wilson, Greg Shaffer, Michael Moody, Brian Miller, Aaron Jaramillo, Chris Wood, Curtis Selby and Jeff Gillespie. The Bruins were coached by Manfred Tschan and he was assisted by Tim Tsohantaridis and Jeff Nelson.