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Photo Gallery: Hall of Fame Celebration
January 18, 2003


A reunion on the court for the 1973 champs and MCCC staffers: (standing l. to r.) George O'Gorman, Al Leister, Jim Ramm, Larry Davis, Mel Weldon, John Ford, Bill Kauffman, Mike Leaphart, Steve Shearer, Mike Richbow and Richie Freda; (kneeling, l. to r.) Coach Howie Landa, Bob Pugh, Zina Kusnirik and Richie Pace. Not pictured Connie White.

Hall of Fame inductee Terry Dorner (third from right) is pcitured with the 2002 - 03 women's basketball team.  Head Coach Mike Tenaglia is at far right.

Inductees are (l. to r.): Connie White, Coach Howie Landa, Rich Cornwall (representing brother Jim), Terry Dorner, Mel Weldon and Bobby Sands.

Among the speakers at the dinner ceremony was George O'Gorman (at podium), Mercer alum and former sports information director at the college.  O'Gorman has been a sports writer at the Trentonian for many years.

Inductee Connie White,1974 National Player of the Year, receives a commemorative plaque from Mercer President Robert Rose.

Bob Pugh (left), coordinator of physical education and assistant coach of the 1973 championship team, and Prof. Al Leister, chairman of the Athletics Department from 1970 to 1989.  Both served on the planning committee for the event. 

Coach Howie Landa (left) is congratulated by President Rose.


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