Hartwell, McLaughlin, Doris, Powers, Riley, Ullrich Among ECAC Inductees

Gene Doris (Fairfield, Fordham, Marist), Bob Hartwell (Adelphi), Frank McLaughlin (Fordham), Jack Powers (Manhattan), Jack Riley (Army) and Karl Ulrich (Army) are among the inductees announced today into the ECAC Hall of Fame.

From the press release:

The 2016 class represents a diverse group of former student-athletes, coaches, administrators, teams, officials and support staff from across decades. Honorees have been selected for outstanding achievements, service, dedication, commitment and contributions to the ECAC and its member institutions.

“We are excited to induct this group of people into the ECAC Hall of Fame,” said President & CEO Dr. Kevin T. McGinniss. “These individuals have been incredible assets to the ECAC over the years and will now be recognized for their exceptional accomplishments and influence on intercollegiate athletics.”

The class will officially be inducted on April 15, 2016 at the ECAC Hall of Fame Gala and Induction Ceremony to be held at the Matrix Conference & Banquet Center in Danbury, Conn. To R.S.V.P for the ECAC Hall of Fame Gala and Induction Ceremony and view journal advertisement information, click here. For any questions regarding this event, please contact Director of Marketing & Communications, Meghan O’Brien at [email protected] or 203-745-2890.

Here is a nice retrospective on Doris and McLaughlin by longtime PR maven John Cirillo on his blog.

Other inductees include:

Steve Bamford (Administrator), Plymouth State College, ECAC
Ernie DiGregorio (Athlete), Providence College
Carolyn Schlie Femovich (Admin). Patriot League, University of Pennsylvania, Gettysburg College
Abie Grossfeld (Coach), Southern Connecticut State University, United States Olympic Men’s Gymnastics
Mary Ann Hitchens (Coach, Administrator), University of Delaware
Olav Kollevol (Administrator, Athlete, Coach), Lafayette, Colgate, St. Lawrence
Ellie LeMaire (Official, Coach), University of Bridgeport, University of Rhode Island
Dee Rowe (Coach), University of Connecticut
Dick Yoder (Coach, Administrator), West Chester University
1972 West Chester State College Women’s Swimming & Diving Team

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