CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2014 INDUCTEES
Hamline University Hall of Fame The 1973 Men's Cross Country Team.
inductees Lisa Odom Kirkland ’00,
Williams ’94, and John Banovetz ’89. Not
John Banovetz ’89, Basketball: While
at Hamline, John was a four-year letter winner, earning All-West and
All-MIAC honors his senior year. He remains the Hamline record holder
for career field goal percentage at .584.
Lindsay Odom Kirkland ’00, Gymnastics:
Lindsay was a a member of the 2000 National Championship gymnastics
team, which was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2010. In her senior
year at Hamline, she was awarded the All-Around title and was named the
NCGA Outstanding Senior Athlete. She won four All-American honors in her
career at Hamline.
Michael Markuson ’83, Football:
Michael earned All-MIAC honorable mentions his junior and senior
seasons. In his senior year he co-captained the team and won the Jerry
Smith Award. He has remained active in collegiate football since leaving
Hamline, spending the last 32 years coaching at the collegiate level.
Dietric Williams ’94, Track & Field: Dietric
came to Hamline to study physics and play baseball, but an encounter
with Coach Stahly changed his athletic path. In his sophomore year, he
joined the track team. He went on to earn All-American honors. He is the
current record holder for indoor and outdoor track in the triple
1973 Men’s Cross Country Team:
They were the first team in Hamline cross country history to win the
MIAC championship. They went on to place fourth in the national meet.
The team set a standard of excellence for Hamline cross country.