Hartnell to Induct 14 at its Fifth Annual Athletics Hall of Fame

Publish Date: 
Jun 22, 2017

Hartnell to Induct 14 at its Fifth Annual Athletics Hall of Fame

SALINAS, Calif.  – The Hartnell Community College District is happy to announce the inductees for the Fifth Annual Athletics Hall of Fame to take place on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at 411 Central Avenue, Salinas, California.

“The Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony is always an inspiring event,” said Superintendent/President, Dr. Willard Lewallen. “It is truly an honor to welcome back and recognize those individuals and teams who have left their marks here during its extraordinary history of success.”

Out of dozens of applications received, the Athletics Hall of Fame Committee selected 14 individuals and teams to represent the Class of 2017.   The Athletics Hall of Fame Inductees are:

Student-Athletes

Tamisha (Allen) Lanai Smith, Track & Field/Volleyball/Basketball

Michelle Courrajou, Softball/Basketball

Janis Diggs, Volleyball/Track & Field

John Lucido*, Baseball

Rick Rebozzi, Football

Craig Rigsbee, Football

Joel Sanchez, Soccer

Volunteers/Supporters

Vic Collins*, Supporter

Mac Coronado, Supporter

Coaches

Alex Golomeic, Soccer/Tennis

Dick Voris*, Football

Teams

1992 Men’s Cross Country Team

1980 Football Team

1994 Softball Team

(*posthumous)

 “The inductees and their families have been so thankful and appreciative for the recognition they have received by Hartnell College,” shared Director of Athletics and Physical Education, Dan Teresa. “Tears and smiles have been shared by the teams and individuals receiving this prestigious honor.”

Hartnell College has a rich athletic tradition and a long history of success that spans over the past 80 years, producing well over 8,000 student-athletes who have not only achieved success in athletics, but also in the classroom and in life.

Hartnell Community College District – established in 1920

The Hartnell CCD serves over 17,000 students annually through its main campus in Salinas, the Alisal Campus in East Salinas, the King City Education Center, and various outreach learning centers throughout the Salinas Valley. Hartnell College, a Hispanic Serving Institution, provides workforce training, basic skills courses, and prepares students for transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Hartnell College is recognized for its innovative public and private partnerships that support world class STEM education, career technical education, fine and performing arts, humanities, and athletics. We are proud to be the winners of the Innovation Award for CSin3 – a Computer Science degree in three years.  We are growing leaders through opportunity, engagement, and achievement. For more about Hartnell CCD, visit www.hartnell.edu. 

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