NEWTOWN SQUARE–'s senior wrestler Peter Terjanian was named to the Delaware County Chapter of the Pennsylvania winter sports Hall of Fame, according to the Delaware County Times.
The winter sports Hall of Fame will take place on Tuesday, March 20, at Barnaby's in Ridley. According to the Delco Times, the guest speaker of the luncheon will be Theresa Grentz, who helped Immaculata University’s “Mighty Macs” win three college basketball national championships.
The Delco Times states "Grentz scored 1,200 points in her four-year varsity career at Cardinal O’Hara High, helped Immaculata shock the college basketball world in 1972 when coach Cathy Rush’s team claimed its first national title. That season was the subject of the movie 'The Mighty Macs,' which was produced and co-written by , who was an All-Delco football player during his days at Cardinal O’Hara."
Grentz also won more than 670 games in her college coaching career, which included stops at Saint Joseph’s, Rutgers and the University of Illinois and was head coach of the United States team that earned the bronze medal in the 1992 Olympics, according to the Delco Times.
In addition to Terjanian, six other high school athletes will be honored at the luncheon which include: Meghan Creighton, a basketball player of Archbishop Carroll; Sophia Meehan, an indoor track and field athlete of Haverford High; Chris Williams, an indoor track and field athlete of Strath Haven; Anastasia Amand, a swimmer of Chichester; Alek Korzeniowski, a swimmer of Penncrest; and Caleb Livingston, a wrestler of Upper Darby.
Tickets for the luncheon are $23 and can be obtained by mailing a check payable to Delco Chapter, PA Sports Hall of Fame, to Don Cornman, 2199 Princeton Place, Broomall, PA 19008, by Friday, March 16.