Athletics Hall of Fame

Trinity College Director of Athletics Drew Galbraith recently announced the 2020 Trinity Athletics Hall of Fame class. The Hall of Fame, created to celebrate the rich history of athletic excellence at Trinity, honors those who, through athletics participation, coaching, or service, have distinguished themselves in the field of intercollegiate athletics, brought honor and acclaim to Trinity, and contributed to the success and advancement of intercollegiate athletics at the college. The group will be officially inducted into the Hall of Fame at a ceremony tentatively scheduled for this spring.

The 2020 Trinity College Athletics Hall of Fame Class

Ken Abere ’86 (men’s basketball) was an All-American and scored nearly 2,000 points while leading the Trinity men’s basketball team to three ECAC Championship titles in the 1980s.

Ryan Bak ’03 (men’s cross country/men’s track and field) was a 10-time All-American in cross country and track and field, winning the NCAA cross-country title and a pair of 1,500-meter NCAA crowns.

Christine Collins ’91 (women’s rowing) was a star rower for the Bantams, helping Trinity win 26 of 30 races in four years; she went on to earn a bronze medal in the 2000 Olympics.

Bill Doyle ’85 (men’s squash) was a four-time All-American squash player, propelling the Bantams to No. 3 in the nation, who went on to lead Harvard to 10 national titles as men’s and women’s head coach.

Dea Frederick ’84 (women’s swimming and diving) was an All-American swimmer in multiple events who still holds the college’s oldest standing all-time record in the 50-yard freestyle.

Rick Hazelton (football/track and field/men’s lacrosse, administrator/coach)
was Trinity’s director of athletics for 28 years, spearheading the rise of Trinity athletics onto the national stage in several men’s and women’s sports and overseeing the construction of the Koeppel Community Sports Center and other top-level facilities.

Stan Ogrodnik (men’s basketball/volleyball, coach) coached Trinity men’s basketball for 27 years, leading the Bantams to four ECAC titles, seven NCAA Tournaments, and the 1995 NCAA Final Four.

Karen Rodgers Miller ’85 (women’s soccer/women’s basketball/women’s lacrosse) was a three-sport starter for Trinity, serving as captain in women’s soccer, women’s basketball, and women’s lacrosse and leading the Bantams to multiple NIAC titles during her career.

Charlie Sticka ’56 (football/baseball) was a Little All-American twice in football in the late 1950s and went on to get drafted by the Los Angeles Rams.