June 1, 2007

Bloomsburg University Names 2007 Athletics Hall of Fame Class

BLOOMSBURG--The 26th Bloomsburg University Athletic Hall of Fame class will be inducted on Saturday, September 15. The induction of five graduates brings to 120 the number of members in the Bloomsburg Athletic Hall of Fame.

This year's Hall of Fame inductees are Donna Graupp '87, Kathy Maguire-Stoudt '92, Toby Rank '80, Bill Connelly '90, and Kelly Cuthbert-Jameson '89.

Graupp played both field hockey and softball for the Huskies. As a two- year member of the field hockey team, Graupp was a two-time All-American and two-time All-PSAC selection while playing for the Huskies. She helped the Huskies to a two-year mark of 38-5-2 and one NCAA runner-up and one NCAA third-place finish. She totaled 28 goals in her career and had three assists.

As a member of the softball team, Graupp was a three-starter at shortstop for the Huskies and helped the team to a record of 112-22 with three PSAC titles and one NCAA third place finish. She also earned All-Region honors during her career.

Cuthbert-Jameson was a four-year member of the lacrosse team. Cuthbert-Jameson finished her career as the school's all-time leader in goals scored with 156 and in career points with 183 (now second in both categories). She was the first player in school history to score over 100 goals in her career. In three of her four years she set school marks for goals in a season. In her freshman year she netted 35 goals and six assists to set a new standard, and then followed up with 39 goals and three assists as a sophomore. In her junior year, she scored 35 goals and added eight assists before setting another school record (since broken) as a senior with 47 goals and 10 assists for a school record 57 points.

Rank played on the men's soccer team for four years and helped the Huskies to one of its best four-year marks in school history (32-19). In his career, Rank scored 29 goals (number three all-time in school history) and assisted on 14 goals. He also is third in career points with 71. He was a four-time All-PSAC East selection and was named to the All-Region team as a senior. Rank also is also co-holder of the school record for goals in a game (4) and points in a game (9).

Maguire-Stoudt was a three-year starter for the Huskies women's basketball team, Maguire-Stoudt finished her career as the school's fourth leading scorer with 1,213 points (now seventh) and all-time leader in free throws attempted (514) and made (361). She also graduated (and still remains) number two in steal with 284 and is 10th in assists with 225. Maguire-Stoudt was named first team All-PSAC East as a junior and helped her team to three PSAC East titles, the only PSAC championship in school history (1992), four NCAA Division II playoff appearances and one NCAA regional title. Overall, while a member of the Huskies, Maguire was part of teams that posted a mark of 98-19.

Connelly was a four-year member of the men's basketball team. Connelly is Bloomsburg's' fourth all-time leading scorer with 1481 points (graduated in third place). He led the Huskies in scoring in both his sophomore and senior seasons and was named first team All-PSAC East both years. He was also named second team All-PSAC East as a junior. Connelly also holds Bloomsburg's career record for free throws attempted with 534.

As a junior in 1988-89, he led the Huskies to second place finishes in both the PSAC Tournament and the NCAA Regional Finals. Overall, while playing for the Huskies the men's basketball teams posted a mark of 78-35, which included a school-record 27 wins in 1988-89.

The Hall of Fame dinner will be held Saturday, September 15 in the Kehr Union Ballroom. Call the Bloomsburg University sports information office at 570-389-4413 for ticket information.