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

 

Football

 

David Nelson

 

University of Delaware 1951-1990

 

Football Coach and Athletic Director

Robbie Martin

 

Elizabethtown College '91

 

Soccer

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

 

Softball

John Uelses

 

La Salle University '65

 

Track & Field

Pat Flannery

 

Lebanon Valley College 1989-94

 

Men's Basketball Coach

Ed Dougherty

 

Lycoming College '92

 

Football

Danae Chambers Hollenbach

 

Messiah College '05

 

Field Hockey and Lacrosse

Heather Bortz

 

Moravian College '05

 

Softball

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

 

Basketball

Tom Finnegan

 

Washington College '65

 

Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer

 

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

Donna Bender Sansone

 

Widener University '79

 

Swimming

Marc Antinnes

 

Wilkes University '61

 

Football and Wrestling

Doris Sarcino

 

Wilkes University

1960-1994

 

Field Hockey, Volleyball, W. Basketball Coach