Connie, Don Harnum Inducted into to MAC Hall of Fame

Connie, Don Harnum Inducted into to MAC Hall of Fame

ANNVILLE, Pa. – Former Susquehanna coaches Connie Harnum and Don Harnum will be inducted into the 2015 MAC Hall of Fame.

Connie Harnum coached both field hockey and tennis at SU for 27 seasons from 1974-2002. During her time as the head field hockey coach, she boasted a 195-159-2 record and made three NCAA tournament appearances. She coached no fewer than 32 First Team All-Conference players.

In addition, Connie is lauded as the most successful head women's tennis coach at Susquehanna. In 16 seasons she led her team to a 95-51-1 record and two MAC Championships.

Don Harnum was a coach and administrator at Susquehanna for 37 years. In 1969 he took the helm of the men's basketball team for two years and returned in 1976. He coached the basketball team for the next 14 seasons, earning a 201-153 record. Don also coached men's golf for 24 seasons (1989-2013), during which time he led his team to seven NCAA Division III Championships, including a school-best 15th place finish in 2007.

From 1978-2003, Don served as the Director of Athletics at Susquehanna. He took SU from 16 varsity sports to 23 and oversaw 37 conference titles.

Don was active in the administration of the MAC, serving as conference president for two years and the chair of the men's basketball and men's golf sports committees. He is a former regional selection chair for the NCAA Division III men's golf championships and the president of the NCAA National Golf Committee.

 2015 MAC Hall of Fame Inductees

Mark Ambrose

Delaware Valley College '91

Wrestling

 

Don Harnum

Susquehanna University 1969-71, 1976-2013

Men's Golf and Basketball Coach

Layton Shoemaker

Messiah College 1974-1997

Men's Soccer Coach

Joseph Bavaro

Gettysburg College '66

Wrestling

 

Ron Korn

Fairleigh Dickinson-Florham '84

Men's Golf

Lou Stevens

Widener University '88

Men's Basketball

Gary Chapman

Albright College '62

Football

 

Gina Lucreazi

DeSales University '05

Women's Cross Country/Track and Field

Mike Strong

University of Scranton 1972-2015

Women's Basketball Coach

Ken Durrett

La Salle University '71

Men's Basketball

 

Page Lutz

Elizabethtown '84

Women's Basketball

Steve Wilson

King's College '03

Football

Rich Giallella

Rider University '70

Baseball, Soccer

 

Steve Nisenson

Hofstra University '66

Men's Basketball

Denise Zimmerman

Lycoming College '85

Women's Swimming

Barbara "Hall" Streeter

Lebanon Valley College '72

Field Hockey

 

Doug Pollard

Moravian College 1984-2007

Track and Field Coach

 

Connie Harnum

Susquehanna University 1974-2002

Field Hockey & Women's Tennis Coach

 

George Ralston

Wilkes University 1946-1992

Football, Men's Basketball & Baseball Coach