Pomona-Pitzer Athletics Hall of Fame
The Pomona-Pitzer Athletics Hall of Fame began in 1958 with three members inducted into the inaugural class: Robert Strehle (track and field), Earl Merritt (football, baseball, basketball and track) and John McColl (football, basketball, track and field).
A total of 281 people and one entire team have earned their way into the Pomona-Pitzer Hall of Fame in its 56 years of existence (through the 2014 induction class), with the 1992 Women's Tennis National Championship team earning an induction as a group in 2002. The Hall of Fame committee votes each year from nominations among from student-athletes who are 10 years or more removed from their final seasons of competition. In addition, important figures in Pomona-Pitzer Athletics history can earn inductions into the Hall of Fame as an hononary member or for distinguished service.
The class of 2015 features Scott Coleman '05 (Soccer), Joy Haviland '03 (Water Polo), Kevin Hickey '99 (Baseball), Lucia Schmit '03 (Swimming / Water Polo), Mike Budenholzer '93 (Honorary Membership, Basketball), Curt Tong (Distinguished Service). The induction ceremony will take place on Saturday, September 19.