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Marple Newtown Announces 2012 Hall of Fame Inductees

The Marple Newtown High School Administration and Marple Newtown High School Athletic Hall of Fame Committee will host the 2012 Hall of Fame Banquet and Induction Ceremony to be held at the Penn Oaks Golf Club in West Chester on Oct. 4.

NEWTOWN SQUARE–The Marple Newtown High School Administration and Marple Newtown High School Athletic Hall of Fame Committee has announced the 2012 Hall of Fame inductees.

The Hall of Fame Banquet and Induction Ceremony will be held at the Penn Oaks Golf Club in West Chester on Oct. 4. The following is a schedule of events on the day of the induction:

  • Golf, 12:30 p.m., Callaway Tournament – Shotgun Start, $100/person (includes greens fee, cart & range fee)
  • Dinner, 6:30 p.m., Cocktail Hour, Dinner Banquet, Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, $50/person

The following individuals, teams and coaches are to be inducted:

  • Ed Clark (Football, 1971) – Two-way starter (DE/TE) at MN for four years at MN who went to play at the University of Delaware, All-Delco his senior year, All-Central senior year, Heavy weight wrestler for MN his senior year, played baseball his junior and senior years. During his senior year, MN varsity baseball team won the CAL championship. Played under Tubby Raymond at the University of Delaware for four years (SS & LB). Member of the 1972 National Championship team (D2) for University of Delaware and the 1974 runner-up team. Captain his senior year for the Blue Hens and a Kodak All-American, played briefly for the World Football League.
  • Karl Chandler (Football, 1970) – 1974 graduate of Princeton University BSE degree in Civil Engineering; New York Giants, 1974-1977, Detroit Lions, 1978-1979. Karl has three sons, two daughters and six grandchildren (four grandsons and two granddaughters).
  • Paul Trevisan (Swimming, 1969) – All-American swimmer at MN who went on to earn a swimming scholarship at East Carolina University, 15th swimmer to be elected to the ECU Athletics Hall Of Fame, set freshman, varsity and Minges pool records in the 50-yard freestyle and a freshman record in the 100-yard freestyle. Over the next three years he set varsity, pool and Southern Conference records in the 50-yard freestyle as well as helping establish six relay records. He was the 1973 Southern Conference 50- and 100-yard freestyle champion. As a senior he was named the Pirates' Most Outstanding Swimmer while he served as teamcaptain. Trevisan owns six world records and six national records. As a Senior Olympic competitor, Trevisan set eight national records in the freestyle and individual medley events.
  • Cindy Meehan Carpenter (Field Hockey, Basketball, Lacrosse, 1979) – Three-sport athlete at MN for 4 years. Field hockey 4-year Varsity Letter winner, two-year Central League Champion, two-year All Central League, one-year All State, team captain. Basketball three-year Varsity Letter winner, team captain. Lacrosse three-year Varsity Letter winner, one-year All Central League, team captain. Penn State University, Class of 1983, Field Hockey Scholarship, four-year varsity, three-year starter, team captain, four Final Four or Regional Finalist, two years National Champion, one-year team MVP, two-year varsity lacrosse.
  • Judy Mahaffey Busby (Field Hockey, Basketball, Lacrosse, 1979) –Three-sport athlete at MN for four years. Field Hockey three-year Varsity Letter winner, two-year Central League Champion, two-year All Central League, one-year All State, team captain, team MVP. Basketball three-year Varsity Letter winner, one-year All Central League. Lacrosse two-year Varsity Letter winner, one-year All Central League. Penn State, Class of 1983, Field Hockey Scholarship, four-year varsity player, one-year 1st Team All American, one-year U.S. Olympic Development Team, four Final Four or Regional Finalist, two years National Champion, three-year varsity lacrosse, one-year Regional All American, U.S. Team - Friendship games in Japan, Assistant Coach at Drew University.
  • Amy Ziegenfuss Kowalsky (Field Hockey, Lacrosse, 1997) – Two-sport captain, four-year varsity field hockey, four-year All Central League, one-year Central League Champion, two-year field hockey MVP, one-year All Delco Field Hockey, three years USFHA NationalTournament, Daily Times North South Field Hockey Game MVP, MN Lions Club Outstanding MNHS Athlete, Field Hockey Junior Olympic participant, two-year Central League Lacrosse Champions, one-year PA State Lacrosse Champion, one-year PA State Lacrosse Tournament, JMU Field Hockey team captain, JMU four-year varsity player, JMU three-year starter, JMU Player of the Week, JMU NCAA Tournament Participant, four years as Assistant Field Hockey and Lacrosse Coach and Assistant Athletic Director at Villa Maria, one-year Bishop Shanahan head Field Hockey Coach, Field Hockey Coach at Mt. Saint Joseph Academyin New Jersey, and now stay-at-home mom to Katie and James, married to Jeff.
  • Ashlee Dardine Eckert (Field Hockey, Lacrosse, 2001) – Four-year varsity player in lacrosse and field hockey, two-sport captain. Field Hockey: two-time 1st Team All State, two-time 1st Team All Delco, two-time 1st Team All Central, two-ime co-MVP of the team, two-time 1st Team All Delaware County News. Lacrosse: two-time 1st Team All Delco, two-time 1st Team All Central, three-time 1st Team All Delaware County News, team MVP, U.S. Lacrosse-All American from 2004-2005, Womenslacrosse.com All-American from 2003-2004, All-Conference 1st Team Selection from 2003-2004 & 2004-2005, All-Conference 2nd Team Selection from 2002-2003, captain of JMU varsity lacrosse team from 2004-2005, Conference All-Tournament Team from 2002-2003 & 2003-2004, JMU Student-Athlete Advisory Council from 2003-2005, scholarship member of JMU Varsity Women’s Lacrosse Team from 2001-2005, JMU Dukes: Building A Lifelong Leader Participant in Spring 2003, and Conference Commissioner’s Academic Award from 2002-2003.
  • Ray Johnston (Baseball and Basketball Coach, Retired) – Teacher from 1963-1998. Coach from 1964 until 2006. Baseball: 10 years as junior varsity coach, varsity head coach for 32 years, eight CAL League Titles. Girls Basketball: varsity head coach for 20 years, one CAL title. Boys Basketball: JV coach for five years, varsity head coach for five years. As a Marple Newtown coach, coached 35 All CAL players in baseball, 15 All CAL players in girls basketball, and five all CAL players in boys basketball. Received the Lou Bonder Award nine times and Vera Egner Award five times for Coach ofthe Year for a male/female sport.
  • 1971 Central League Championship Football Team – First Outright Central League Champion in football at MNHS: Mike Allen, David Myles, Chas McDowell, Bob Florio, Mike Campbell, Bill Ervin, Jim McBrinn, JimMacCombie, Jeff Frank, David Trevisan, Randy King co-capt., Gil O’Neal, Joe Orsini, Ken Bradford, Pete Jones, David Garrett, Pete DelCollo, Mark Morgera, Joe Basile, Joe McGarvey, Jim Bonner, Pete Kofalt, Joe Turner, Steve Sulpizio, Mark Saracino, Bob Antrim, Steve Vogelsong, Gordon Smith, Martin Jeffers, Chuck Wenner, Bruce Taylor, Bob Jackson co-capt., Jeff Weinstein, Chuck Vassallo, Ken Horton, Tom McConnell, Steve Moose, Steve Orenshaw, Jim Hunt, Don Passman, and Jeff Sultzer.
  • 1987 Central League Championship Girls’ Lacrosse Team – 1987 Undefeated Season 18-0-1, CAL Champions, District Champions, PA State Champions, 10 of 12 starters played Division 1 Lacrosse: Amy Reese, Susan Trimble, Cynthia Mathes, Co-capt., Susan Cook, co-capt., Sandy Taylor, Jennifer Stopper, Mary Kay Orcutt, Jamie Shulman, Beth Carbo, Carey Videon, Joanne Summy, Karen Boyd, Bill Vickerman, Coach, JoAnn Yusko, Tara Lauria, Kelly McGuigan, Monica DiCandilo, Tracey Kinsley, Meghan Mulqueen, Laurie Raezer, Crista Mathes, and Curt Roehrig.
  • 1971 Football Coaching Staff – Harry Miller, Head Coach, Jim Maiale, Bob Kenig, Fred McKonly, and Bo Buoni.
  • 1999 Field Hockey Staff – Wendy Smith, Head Coach, Kathy Long


Reservation Forms can be found on www.mnsd.org. Please contact Athletic Director Dennis Reardon for any questions at 610-359-4231 or dreardon@mnsd.org.

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