Hall of Fame Class of 1994
1994 Hall of Fame Class (l-r): Leonard Groom, Lou Piel, Tom Petroff, Rosemary Fri, Greg Riddoch. Not pictured: L.C. "Pete" Butler, John Hancock, Greeley Timothy.
|L.C. "Pete" Butler, Coach/Administrator (1940-73)|
Played football, basketball and baseball. Served as head baseball coach from1941-67 and recorded more than 400 victories. His teams won 25 straight Rocky Mountain Conference titles, 11 regional titles and advanced to the College World Series nine times. Member of the American Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame. Three time NCAA District Coach of the Year. Served as head Basketball Coach from 1940-56 and had a 151-133 record with seven conference titles.
Rosemary Fri, Coach/Administrator (1963-2005)
Leonard Groom, Wrestling (1967-69)
John Hancock, Coach/Administrator (1925-66)
|Tom Petroff, Baseball Coach (1971-85)|
Complied a 367-198-1 with six conference titles, three NCAA Division II regional playoff appearances and three NCAA Division I regional appearances. His 1974 club upset number-one ranked Arizona at Jackson Field to advance to the College World Series, where it finished fifth. Named the 1971 College Division Coach of the Year. Received the Lefty Gomez Award in 1974. Member of the American Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame.
|Lou Piel, Softball/Basketball (1976-80)|
AIAW All-American pitcher in 1979. Led her 1978 club to the AIAW Championships, where it finished second. Complied a 19-4 record with a 0.53 earned run average in 1979. Named Woman Athlete of the Year by the Colorado Sports Hall of Fame in 1980. Three time all region pitcher. 1980 All-North Central Conference basketball player. Ranked among schools' all-time basketball leaders in points (1,260) and rebounds (741).
|Greg Riddoch, Baseball (1965-67)|
Third-team All American shortstop in 1967. Led the nation in home runs with 17 in 26 games and in slugging percentage (.861) as a senior. Three-time All Rocky Mountain Conference player. Had a .330 career batting average. Led his team to three conference titles and two NCAA Division I playoff appearances. Number one draft pick of the Cincinnati Reds in 1967. Played and coached in professional baseball. Served as manager of the San Diego Padres.
|Greeley Timothy, Multi-sports (1922-25)|
Earned 14 varsity letters in football(3), basketball(3), tennis (3), baseball (3), and track and field(2). Led the basketball team in scoring three straight years. First-team All-Rocky Mountain Conference selection in 1925. Helped his basketball teams to a 32-14 record. Number one singles player in tennis. Earned second-team all-conference honors in baseball.