Seven Athletes To Be Inducted Into Hall Of Honor During Homecoming
During Homecoming, Oct. 19-21, Earl
Fry ’58, Jodi Bennyhoff Orr ’90, Steve
Whitman ’75, Jim Kincaid ’84, Verna
Tullis Rees ’52, Alex Turner ’66 and Jim
Ingledue ’56 will join 165 fellow athletes
already inducted into the university’s
Athletics Hall of Honor.
A three-year football starter and
letterwinner, Fry served as team captain his
senior year and received numerous honors
throughout his career. He also founded
the Wittenberg wrestling program.
One of the finest women’s lacrosse
players in Wittenberg history with
multiple honors, Orr concluded her
career as the program’s leading scorer, and she remains No. 2 in career goals,
assists and total points.
TThe 1975 team MVP, four-year starter
and letterwinner for the Tiger men’s
lacrosse program, Whitman played the
goalkeeper position. His 29 saves in an
upset victory at Morgan State in 1975
ranks as the second-highest total in a
game in school history.
Kincaid was a four-year men’s golf
letterwinner in the Red & White.
Recipient of numerous honors, he was
one of a select few players to participate in
four NCAA Division III Tournaments.
Winner of the Sweater Award, the
highest honor bestowed by the Women’s Athletic Association at the time, Tullis
Rees was a multi-sport standout in field
hockey, basketball and softball.
One of the founding members of the
cross country program in 1964, Turner
was also one of Wittenberg’s first track
and field All-Americans. He graduated
with multiple school records.
Ingledue was a football and baseball
standout in his four years at Wittenberg,
playing both offense and defense, and
posting a career batting average of above