Taylor, Watkins Inducted Into MAC Hall of Fame

Taylor, Watkins Inducted Into MAC Hall of Fame

ANNVILLE, Pa. – Former Susquehanna coach Jim Taylor and football player and wrestler Andy Watkins will be inducted into the 2016 MAC Hall of Fame.

Jim Taylor – inducted into SU's Hall of Fame in 2005 – led the Susquehanna men's track & field team to 11 MAC Team Championships and coached 32 All-Americans and seven NCAA Division III National Champions during his 26 seasons from 1979 through 2004. He compiled a 117-14 record in dual meets, including 71 straight wins from 1980 to 1990.

Andy Watkins is a 1993 graduate who was inducted into Susquehanna's Hall of Fame in 2003. He is one of SU's all-time great athletes, earning four letters in both football and wrestling while also earing All-American status in both sports. He was named the MAC Player of the year in 1992 for football, making 101 tackles as a linebacker and leading Susquehanna to a 9-1 record.

In wrestling he was a two-time All-American at 190 pounds and a three-time MAC Champion. He had a career record of 81-16-1 and was named the Outstanding Male Scholar-Athlete as a senior.



2016 MAC Hall of Fame Inductees

John Potsklan


Albright College 1955-1985


Baseball and Football Coach

Tom Mitchell


Bucknell University '66




David Nelson


University of Delaware 1951-1990


Football Coach and Athletic Director

Robbie Martin


Elizabethtown College '91



Lois Bowers


Gettysburg College 1962-1992


Field Hockey, W. Lacrosse, W. Basketball, W. Swimming and W. Tennis Coach

Bill Berrier


Juniata College '60


Baseball and Football

Jessica Harvey


King's College '03



John Uelses


La Salle University '65


Track & Field

Pat Flannery


Lebanon Valley College 1989-94


Men's Basketball Coach

Ed Dougherty


Lycoming College '92



Danae Chambers Hollenbach


Messiah College '05


Field Hockey and Lacrosse

Heather Bortz


Moravian College '05



Stephen Klingman


University of Scranton 1973-2007


Men's Soccer Coach and Associate Athletic Director

Jim Taylor


Susquehanna University 1979-2004


Track & Field Coach

Andy Watkins


Susquehanna University '93


Football and Wrestling

John Baum


Temple University '69



Tom Finnegan


Washington College '65


Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer


Baseball, M. Basketball, Tennis Coach (1970-2000)

Donna Bender Sansone


Widener University '79



Marc Antinnes


Wilkes University '61


Football and Wrestling

Doris Sarcino


Wilkes University



Field Hockey, Volleyball, W. Basketball Coach