2018 Athletics Hall of Fame

Inductees Honored

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MAC Commissioner Dr. Jon A. Steinbrecher and  Esther Moosbrugger
People gathered for the 52nd Athletics Hall of Fame ceremony

BGSU Athletics honored five new Hall of Fame members at the 52nd Athletics Hall of Fame ceremony at the Stroh Center this past fall. The event brought together many luminaries and loyal Falcon fans, including BGSU President Rodney Rogers and MAC Commissioner Dr. Jon A. Steinbrecher. This year’s inductees include:

  • Kate Achter ‘08, ‘10, Women’s Basketball
  • Liz Honegger ‘07, Women’s Basketball
  • Kory Lichtensteiger ‘07, Football
  • John Smith ‘59, Wrestling
  • Dr. Ron Zwierlein ‘68, ‘70, Swimming, Swim/Dive Coach and AD

This year’s class brings HOF membership up to 240 individuals. In addition, the 1983-84 national championship hockey team and the 1959 national championship football team were inducted in 1993 and 2013 respectively.

"Congratulations to the newest members of the BGSU Athletics Hall of Fame," BGSU Director of Athletics Bob Moosbrugger said. "Kate, Liz, Kory, John and Ron are fine examples of what it means to be a student-athlete, administrator and coach. We appreciate their contributions to the history of BGSU Athletics. I would like to thank and congratulate the Hall of Fame selection committee for these excellent selections as we 'Honor the Past'."