Tiffin University's 2014 Homecoming weekend promises to be the highlight of the athletic season, with five former Dragons standouts being inducted to the TU Athletic Hall of Fame, along with numerous other activities.
Anna Andersson, Eric Hamner, Henry Beetoe, Kipp Huntsberger, and Darryl Buckley will all be inducted on Sept. 26 in the Heminger Center on the campus of Tiffin University. In addition, long-time Voice of the Dragons Frank Barber will be honored for his contributions to Dragons athletics during his broadcasting career.
The athletic careers of this year's Hall of Fame class are listed below:
Anna Andersson (Women's Soccer) – Three-time NAIA All-American women's soccer player from 1999-2002…named 2002 American Mideast Conference Player of the Year…Four-time All-Region and four-time All-Conference selection…led team to two NAIA National Tournament appearances…led team to two Region Championships and three AMC Championships over her four years…her teams were also twice named Ohio Team of the Year.
Eric Hamner (Track and Field/Cross Country) – Three-time National qualifier (twice NAIA, once NCAA) in track and field as well as three-time All-Region performer in cross country from 2001-04…National qualifier in 3000 meters and steeplechase…three-time American Mideast Conference champion in those events…Three-time All-Region (twice NAIA, once NCAA) in cross country as well as three-time All-Ohio…All-AMC Freshman selection…holds 12 Top 10 finishes in cross country (3rd all-time).
Henry Beetoe (Men's Soccer) – NAIA All-American men's soccer defender who played from 1999-2001…Two-time All-Region and All-Conference selection who helped the Dragons win the 1999 American Mideast Conference Championship…led the team to a 29-7-2 conference record over his three seasons while averaging over 15 wins per season in that stretch.
Kipp Huntsberger (Men's Basketball/Baseball) – Three-time All-Conference athlete in both men's basketball and baseball from 1998-2002…Holds four basketball records (career three pointers made and attempted, career free throw percentage, three pointers in a game)…scored 1284 career points…posted career batting average of .362.
Darryl Buckley (Football) – three-time All-District 22 football player from 1986-90; third in career tackles and fifth in tackles for loss.
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