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.
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.
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)
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|
|2006||Mike Dinova||Softball Coach|
|Sandy Augstein-Collins||1986||Volleyball Player & Coach|