The Hartnell Community College District is proud to announce the Seventh Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2019 to be inducted on Nov. 2 at 411 Central Ave. in Salinas. This seventh annual event will begin at 11:30 a.m. in the Student Center, Building C.
The ceremony and luncheon will include special presentations and introduction of the inductees, followed by unveiling of the Class of 2019 plaques on the Hall of Fame wall in Building G, outside the Hartnell Gymnasium. At approximately 6 p.m., the inductees will be introduced during halftime at Rabobank Stadium in Salinas as Hartnell Football hosts Monterey Peninsula College.
“It is truly an honor to welcome back and recognize those individuals and teams who have left their mark on Hartnell Athletics during its extraordinary history of success,” said Superintendent/President Dr. Willard Lewallen.
Added Director of Athletics Dan Teresa, "Many tears and smiles were shared at the past events by the teams and individuals receiving the prestigious honor. Hall of Fame has become a homecoming tradition for alumni and their families.”
At approximately 6 p.m., the inductees will be introduced during halftime at Rabobank Stadium in Salinas as Hartnell Football hosts Monterey Peninsula College.
Hartnell has been represented by more than 8,500 student-athletes, achieving success in competition and in the classroom.
For more information about the induction, call (831) 755-6858 or email Scott Faust, director of communications and marketing, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Class of 2019
Chuck Dillard, football (1952-53) *
Kathy Kuchta, track and field and volleyball (1977-78)
Gary Plumlee, football (1961)
Vanessa Yebra- Barrientos, track and field (1999-00)
Rosa Montejano, women’s basketball (1994-95)
Claire Shackelford, swimming (1975-76)
Sam Albanese, track and field (1970-72) *
Mike Breschini, baseball and football (1973)
Tom Campbell, swimming and water polo (1975-76)
Benny Guerra, wrestling
Gene Mazza *
Lyman Lowe *
* Posthumous awards