Seven Set to Join HSU Athletics Hall of Fame

Humboldt State University Athletics

ARCATA, Calif. – Humboldt State athletics will induct six former student-athletes and one administrator into the Athletics Hall of Fame this fall. The 2017 class includes two-sport star Tom DiMercurio, football standout Todd Eagle, former athletic director Chuck Lindemenn, track All-American Jasper Peach, softball National Champion Terry Marroquin, track All-American Megan Rolland and softball National Champion Marissa Slattery. The Class of 2017 will be inducted on Friday, Oct. 13 as part of HSU’s homecoming festivities. Honorees will also be recognized at halftime of the Oct. 14 Azusa Pacific football game. Kickoff is scheduled for 6 p.m. PT. A two-sport standout with the football and baseball programs, DiMercurio wore the Green and Gold on the diamond from 1961-64. He was a First Team All-Far West Conference outfielder for the HSU baseball team in 1964. DiMercurio was the baseball team’s MVP for three seasons. He played shortstop for three seasons and spent one season in the outfield. He was the team’s leading hitter in 1964 (.360) and 1962 (.347) and served as team captain for two years. His team finished second in the conference during his senior season. DiMercurio suited up for the Green and Gold football team for two seasons (1959 and 1961). Eagle, a defensive lineman for the Lumberjacks during the 2004 and 2006 seasons, was exceptional on and off the field. He was a First Team Academic All-American (2006) and graduated with a 3.902 GPA. He remains the only male student-athlete in Humboldt State history to receive the prestigious award. Eagle was an All-Region and Second Team all-NCAA Independents selection during the 2006 season. Eagle’s team was 9-1 during his senior season, and he finished his career with 86 tackles, 23 tackles for loss and 11.5 sacks. Lindemenn guided the Jacks to great success during his 10 years (1985-95) as the athletic department’s top administrator. He began the Celebrity Dinner and Sports Auction in 1986, an event that continues today and has raised more than $4.5 million. Lindemenn served on the NCAA …

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