Sage inducts 2016 Athletic Hall of Fame Class

 

 

The Sage Colleges’ Department of Athletics proudly inducted former Junior College of Albany men’s basketball standout, John Wagner (Ridgefield, CT), a 1985 JCA graduate, Russell Sage College women’s soccer star Schuyler Kokernak (Watervliet, NY), a 2008 RSC graduate and former Russell Sage College women’s volleyball all-star, Shannon Young (Utica, NY/T.R Proctor), a 2008 RSC graduate.

They were inducted on December 3, 2016 and were honored earlier in the day with a ceremony at halftime of Sage's men's basketball game.

 

Link to full 2016 Hall of Fame Release

Link to program for 2016 Hall of Fame ceremony

 

2015 Athletic Hall of Fame Class

The Sage Colleges’ Department of Athletics proudly inducted three new members to the Athletic Hall of Fame on December 5, 2015. The newest class includes former Junior College of Albany men’s basketball standout, Sam Greco, Jr. (East Greenbush, NY), a 1964 JCA graduate, Russell Sage College women’s basketball star Karen (Harris) Ratigan (Latham, NY), a 1995 RSC graduate and former Junior College of Albany men’s basketball team MVP, Dwayne Barnes (Sturbridge, MA), a JCA class of 1999 graduate.

Link to complete release on Class of 2015!

Link to Hall of Fame Program



Sage started the Athletic Hall of Fame in 1993 and has previously inducted 28 individuals, including 24 former student-athletes.

Sage Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Criteria

Nominees to the Sage Athletic Hall of Fame must be former student-athletes, coaches, staff members or administrators. Former student athletes become eligible for induction five years after the completion of their undergraduate studies at Sage. All other candidates are eligible at any time during or after their service at Sage.

Nominees will have excelled as student-athletes and/or as members of the Sage community. Additional consideration will be given to those that have served Sage and their profession with distinction and integrity.

Honorary memberships recognized outstanding contributions The Sage College Athletics.

Sage College Athletic Hall of Fame Nomination Form (Due by June 1, 2017)

Link to Nomination form (Pdf file)

THE SAGE COLLEGES ATHLETIC HALL OF FAME MEMBERS

 

Year of Induction Name Year of Graduation Sport
Winter, 1993 Marion Stallwood   Director of Athletics
Winter, 1993 Linda Hatheway Farkas 1984 Swimming & Lacrosse
Winter, 1993 Therese Costello Shook 1975 Softball
Winter, 1993 Kim Trahan 1980 Softball, Field Hockey, Coach, & Athletic Trainer
Fall, 1993 Susan Button Kardash 1980 Volleyball & Lacrosse
Fall, 1993 Ann Schroeder Swearingen 1979 Volleyball
Fall, 1993 Rosann Case 1978 Softball
Fall, 1993 Susan Elizabeth Getchell 1987 Tennis
1996 Mary Ellen Clancy   Coach & Athletic Trainer
1997 Mary Leary 1983 Basketball & Softball
1998 Catherine Tenero Hart 1982 Tennis & Basketball
1999 Wendy Kuhn 1992 Basketball, Softball & Soccer
2000 Kelley Richer Gagnier 1991 Soccer
2001 Elizabeth M. Pearl 1991 Basketball
2002 Agnes Stillman   Faculty, Coach, Supporter, & Fan
2003 Paula Weeden Day 1998 Softball
2004 Jocelyn Naple 1998 Basketball
2005 Kelli Martin 1986 Softball
2006 Mike Dinova   Softball Coach
  Sandy Augstein-Collins 1986 Volleyball Player & Coach


2007
2009
2009
2010
2010
2013
2013
2013
2015
2015
2015

2016
2016
2016

 

Elizabeth Lawrence Russillo
James Taylor
Chad Thomas
Melissa Roy Basiuk
Nicole Hanks
Caitlin (C.J.) Ostrowksi
Rafael Salazar
Marie Corrado
Sam Greco, Jr.
Karen Harris Ratigan
Dwayne Barnes

John Wagner
Schuyler Kokernak
Shannon Young


2002
1989
1995
2002
2004
2007
1994
1950
1964
1995
1999

1985
2008
2008

 


Tennis
Basketball
Baskettball
Softball, Basketball
Soccer
Softball, Volleyball
Basketball
Honorary Inductee
Basketball
Basketball
Basketball

Basketball
Women's Soccer
Women's Volleyball