Eleven new members of the Gloucester County College Sports Hall of Fame were inducted on Friday evening, September 24, 2010 at a dinner and induction ceremony that will be held at Adelphia’s Restaurant in Deptford.
Led by National Championship Coaches Barry Davis (Baseball-4 national titles) and Mike Lamb (Wrestling-5 national titles as both an assistant and head coach), some of the top athletes and coaches were honored at the first induction ceremony held since 1992. The eleven new members join thirty-four previous Hall of Fame members that were inducted between 1987 and 1992.
Included in this year’s Hall of Fame class are:
- John Broome, a two-time All-American in baseball who pitched the Roadrunners to consecutive NJCAA Division III National Championships in 1992 & 1993 winning both the first games and championship games of each World Series.
- Barry Davis, the current Head Baseball Coach at Rider University who led the Roadrunners to their first two national championships ever in 1992 & 1993 and followed up with two more national titles in 1999 & 2000.
- Mike Flannery, who won the 1999 National Championship Game and was a pitcher on both National Championship Baseball Teams in 1999 & 2000.
- John Garriques, the current Head Wrestling Coach at Centenary College, who was GCC’s 2nd Individual National Champion in wrestling in 1998 and helped lead the Roadrunners to two National Championships in 1998 & 2000.
- Mike Lamb, an All-American Wrestler at GCC in 1988 who went on to wrestle at the University of North Carolina before returning to GCC as an Assistant Coach and Head Coach were he helped lead the Roadrunners to five NJCAA National Championship Titles in 1996, 1998, 1999, 2000, & 2002.
- Mary Holden Madgey, a former terrific softball player and assistant coach with the Lady Roadrunners as well as Presidential Medallion Award Winner in Health & Physical Education who currently teaches and coaches at Cherokee High School.
- Chrissy DeMarco McGovern, the all-time leading scorer in GCC Women’s Basketball who helped lead the Lady Roadrunners to their two best seasons ever including a trip to the 2000 NJCAA National Tournament, a NJCAA All-American in her sophomore season, 2001, currently teaches and coaches at Cherokee High School.
- Kelly Radcliffe, the 2000 NJCAA National Champion in Women’s Tennis at 2nd Flight Singles, who helped lead the Lady Roadrunners to a 3rd place National finish that year, also played on the Women’s Basketball Team for two years and returned later to serve as Assistant Women’s Tennis Coach, a Presidential Medallion Winner in Health & Physical Education.
- Duane Sanders, a three-time National Champion and All-American in Track & Field who won in the Shot Put in 2005 & 2006, and Discus in 2006.
- Carie VanArtsdalen Kretschmer, a two-time All-American as a pitcher for the Lady Roadrunners Softball Team, led the country in ERA and led the Roadrunners to two of their best season’s ever.
- Steve Wells, one of the Roadrunners all-time leading hitters, is the leader in runs scored, doubles, triples, and is second lifetime in hits, an All-American in 1999 when he helped lead the Roadrunners to Baseball National Championship #3.
Thank you to everyone who attended this special event and made it such a great evening. More photos from the event can be found at our GCC Athletics Facebook Page.
For a complete list of GCC Hall of Fame Inductees - click here!