ThumbnailFirst NameLast NameInductedAccomplishments
2016-sarah-nathansonSaraNathanson2016Soccer 1994-98 – Team MVP 1997-98
3 Golden Boot Awards (Season Top Scorer)
1st in Career Scoring 53g/68g
OUA Champions 1994 – CIS Tournament All-Star 1994
4-Time OUA All-Star and 4-Time CIS All Canadian
Purple Blanket Award 1997-98
FWP Jones Award – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1997-98
Inductee Women’s Soccer Wall of Honour 2015
Cathy LundCathyLund2016Rowing, Nordic Skiing 1980-85
OUA Rowing Champions 1981, 1982, 1984
Purple Blanket Award 1984-85
FWP Jones Award – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1984-85
Head of Charles, Boston 1st & English Henley 2nd 1981
World Championships – 1981, 1982, 1983, 1986
Olympian 1984
2016-janet-thompson-mackay-hall-of-fameJanetMacKay (Thompson)2016Track & Field and Ice Hockey 1969-73
3 Individual Gold Medals T&F (Hurdles, Relays) 1970, 1973
WIAU and OWIAA T&F Team Champions 1969, 1970, 1972
Assistant Captain Ice Hockey 1970-73
Purple Blanket Award 1972-73
FWP Jones Award – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1972-73
2016-jennifer-kryszakJenniferKryszak2016Rugby 2001-06, Wrestling 2002-04
Co-Captain Rugby 2002-05, Team MVP 2004-05
OUA All-Star 2003, 2004, 2005; CIS All Canadian 2003, 2004
OUA & CIS Rugby Silver Medalist 2002
OUA Rugby Champions 2003, 2004, 2005
CIS Rugby Champions 2004, 2005; CIS Bronze Medal 2003
OUA Wrestling Silver Medalist 2003-04
Purple Blanket Award 2004-05
FWP Jones Award – Western’s Athlete of the Year 2004-05
2016-craig-boydellDr. CraigBoydell2016Builder; Head Basketball Coach 1990-2006
Holds Western Coaching Record for Most Wins (327), Highest Winning Percentage and Most Wins in One Season (36)
Five-time Conference Champions – Four-time OUA Champions
Four-time OUA West Coach of the Year
Coach of the first ever CIS Basketball Championship 1990-91
CIS Coach of the Year 1998-99
2016-jim-grozelleJimGrozelle2016Basketball 1998-2003 – Team MVP 2001, 2003
OUA All-Rookie Team 1998-99 – Four-time OUA West All-Star
Record Holder – Most Points in One Game – 50
OUA Champions 1998-99, 2000-01, 2001-02
2-Time CIS All Canadian; CIS Tournament All-Star 2001-02
CIS Ken Shields Award – Excellence in Basketball, Academics & Community Involvement 2001-02
Purple Blanket Award 2002-03
Dr. Claude Brown Trophy – Western’s Athlete of the Year 2002-03
G. Howard Ferguson Award – Outstanding Athlete and Scholar 2003
2016-andy-fantuzAndyFantuz2016Football 2002-05 – OUA & CIS Rookie of the Year 2002
OUA 1st Team All-Star 2002, 2003, 2005
1st Overall Career Receiving – 4,123 Yards
4-Time CIS All Canadian
Hec Crighton Trophy – CIS Most Outstanding Player 2005
Dr. Claude Brown Trophy – Western’s Athlete of the Year 2005-06
Canadian Football League (CFL) Player 2006-2016
CFL Most Outstanding Canadian Award & CFL All-Star 2010
2016-andy-van-ruyvenAndyVan Ruyven2016Rowing 1971-76
OUAA Champions 1971,1972, 1973, 1974
Purple Blanket Award 1975-76
Dr. Claude Brown Trophy – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1975-76
World Championships 1971, 1975 (Bronze Medalist)
Olympian 1972, 1976
FISA World Rowing Championship 55+ – Gold Medalist 2010
sean-bassillioSeanBasilio2015Hockey 1992-96; Goalie – OUAA & CIAU All-Star 1993-94
OUAA West Division & CIAU Player of the Year 1994-95
OUAA Champions 1994-95
Bill L’Heureux Trophy – OUAA Hockey MVP 1994-95
Purple Blanket Award 1995-96
2015-vickie-croleyVickieCroley2015MEd'87; Track & Field Coach for 23 years, 1993-Present
CIS Champions 2001-02 (Women's) 2011-12 (Men's), OUA Women's Coach of the Year 1995-96, 2001-02,
CIS Coach of the Year 2000-01 (Women's), 2011-12
Co-Coach of Olympian Damian Warner 2012-Present
2015-laurie-danowskiLaurieDanowski2015BA'88; soccer 1984-88, OWIAA Champions 1985, 1986
1st Team All Canadian and OWIAA All Star 1987, Golden Boot Award (Top Scorer) 1984, 1985, 1987, Purple Blanket Award 1987-88
jerry-gonserJerryGonser2015Basketball Coach 1964-74, Football Assistant Coach 1962-68,
Nordic Skiing Head Coach 1972-96
O-QAA Basketball Champions 1968
Co-Founder of National Association of Basketball Coaches of Canada 1968
President of National Association of Basketball Coaches of Canada 1970-74
christian-heffernanChristianHeffernan2015Football and Track & Field 2000-05 – Football Captain 2004
OUA All-Star Football & Track & Field; CIS All-Canadian in T&F
OUA & CIS Champion 4x400m Relay & 4-CIS Silver Medals in 4X200m Relay
Purple Blanket Award 2003-04
Dr. Claude Brown Trophy – Western’s Athlete of the Year 2003-04
Canadian Football League (CFL) Player – 2005-06
2015-beth-johnsonBethJohnston2015BSc'74; Basketball 1971-74, OWIAA Champions 1971-72, 72-73, 73-74, Scoring and Rebounding Leader 1971-74, Top Ten All Time PPG and RPG
stevemcculloughSteveMcCullough2015Track & Field 1986-90
OUAA All-Star & CIAU All-Canadian 1989-90
Murray McNie Trophy – Track & Field MVP 1989-90
Purple Blanket Award 1989-90
Dr. Claude Brown Trophy – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1989-90
2015-marnie-roltMarnieRolt (Simpson)2015BA'00, M.Cl.Sc'02; Volleyball 1996-97-1999-00, 1st Team All Canadian 1998-99, 1999-00
Purple Blanket Award 1999-00, F.W.P. Jones Trophy Award 1999-00
william-lacey-smallWilliamLacey2014Rowing 1988-92
OUAA Individual Champion 1988, 1991
OUAA Champions 1988
Canadian National Rowing Team 1989-1992
World Rowing Championships 1992
McGregor-DougDougMcGregor2014Wrestling 1977-82 – Western Wrestling MVP 1982
OUA & CIAU Individual Champion 1982
OUA Team Champions 1977-78, 1978-79
National Team Member & Pan Pacific Games Silver Medallist
World University Games (FISU) 1977
Purple Blanket Award 1981-82
Perks-ThomasThomasPerks2014Soccer 1993-98, Captain 1996-97
OUAA Champions 1996, 1997 – CIAU Bronze & Silver Medalist (‘93 & ‘96)
OUAA All-Star 1995, 1996, 1997 – OUAA West MVP 1997
CIAU All-Canadian 1997 & CIAU Championship All-Star 1993, 1997
Purple Blanket Award 1996-97
Dr. Claude Brown Trophy – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1997-98
william-salterBillSalter2014Football and Wrestling 1954-58
OUAA Individual Wrestling Champion 1958
OUAA and CIAU Track & Field/Cross Country Official
Long-time Board Member of “W” Club
2014-mary-etta-campbellMary EttaCampbell (Barclay)2014Basketball, Volleyball, Track & Field, Softball 1956-60
Basketball Captain 1959-60
WIAU Basketball Champions 1957-58, 1959-60
WIAU Volleyball Champions 1959-60
Purple Blanket Award 1959-60
2014-karen-danylchuck-hall-of-fameKarenDanylchuk2014Coach Tennis 1986-93, Golf 2007-09, Administrator
OUA Tennis Champions 1986-87, 1989-90, 1991-92, 1992-93
OUA Golf Champions 2-Times
Assistant Coach at World University Golf Championships 2008
Western’s Coordinator of Women’s Intercollegiate Athletics 1986-2001
OUA Honour Award - Contribution To Interuniversity Sports 2002
Purple Blanket Award 2002-03
2013-angela-nobesAngelaNobes (Campbell)2014Basketball 1993-98 – Team Captain 1995-98
Team MVP and OUA West Player of the Year 1996-97, 1997-98
OUA West All Star 4-Times 1994-98
CIAU Tournament All Star 1996-97
CIAU All Canadian 1996-97, 1997-98
Purple Blanket Award 1996-97
FWP Jones Award – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1996-97
2014-sarah-ostlerSarahOstler2014Field Hockey 1984-86, 1988, Indoor Hockey 1985-87, 1989
Team Captain - Both Teams For All Years
OWIAA All Star Field Hockey 1985-86, 1987-88
OWIAA All Star Indoor Hockey 1986-87, 1988-89
CIAU First Team All Canadian Field Hockey 1987-88
Purple Blanket Award 1988-89
FWP Jones Award – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1988-89
FitzJames-PhilDr. PhilFitz-James2013Rowing Coach 1957-1992
Founder of Western’s Rowing Program – Men 1961 & Women 1969
OUAA Men’s Champions – 14 Times
OWIAA Women’s Champions – 10 Times
Canadian Team Coach at World Championships 1970
Jagas-FrankFrankJagas2013Football 1990-1995 – Punter and Place Kicker
Western Career Points Leader – 392
Yates Cup Champions 1990, 1994 & Vanier Cup Champions 1994
Purple Blanket Award 1993-94
Dr. Claude Brown Trophy – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1994-95
Petter-JeffJeffPetter2013Basketball 1985-90 – 2-Time OUA All-Star
OUAA Champions 1987-88, 1988-89
Only Mustang to play in 4 National Championship Tournaments
Purple Blanket Award 1989-90
Dr. Claude Brown Trophy – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1989-90
2013-heather-cartwrightHeatherCartwright2013Rowing Athlete 1988-90, Lightweight Coach 1991-93
OUA Champion Eights & Fours 1988, 1989
OUA Team Champions 1988, 1989
Coach of OUA Team Champions 1991, 1992
Rowing Coach at Harvard, Boston University and Princeton
Coach of Provincial and Canadian National Rowing Teams
2013-brigitte-gagneBrigitteGagne2013Fencing 1985-89, Tennis 1987-88
Captain of Fencing 1986-88
OUA Individual Foil Champion 1985-86, 1986-87
OUA Team Champions 4-Times 1985-89
Provincial Foil Team Champions 1987-88, 1988-89
Purple Blanket Award 1988-89
FWP Jones Award – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1988-89
2013-melanie-mackayMelanieMacKay2013Swimming 1979-82 – Captain 1979-81
CIAU Gold Medalist 200m Breaststroke 3-Times 1979-82
All Canadian 1981 – Purple Blanket Award 1981-82
Member of Canadian National Swim Team 1975, 1976
Olympian 1976
Swimming Coach Oakville Aquatics 2003-13
Betty-TrevinoTrevinoBetty2012Track & Field 1991-95 – 4-Time CIAU All-Canadian
Western Record Holder – 60m, Long Jump 1994
CIAU Champion – 4x200m Relay, Long Jump
Purple Blanket Award 1993-94
Dr. Claude Brown Trophy – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1994-95
Canadian National Team 1995-2000 – Long Jump Champion 1996
Silver – Commonwealth Games 1998 & Pan American Games 1999
Howson-BarryBarryHowson2012Basketball, Track & Field 1959-62
OUAA Basketball Champions 1960-61, 1961-62
2-Time OUAA Basketball All-Star – League Leading Scorer
OUAA Track and Field Champion – High Jump & 100 yds
1964 Olympian & Pan American Games 1967
Canadian Basketball 2001
dave-mottramDaveMottram2012Wrestling 1985-89 – Team MVP 1985, 1989
OUAA Individual Champion 1985, 1986, 1989
CIAU Individual Champion 1986, 1989
4-Time Ontario Senior Wrestling Champion
National Senior Wrestling (Greco-Roman) Champion 1988
Pan American Games 1991
Purple Blanket Award 1988-89
Riopelle-ClaudeClaudeRiopelle2012Football 1973-77 – CIAU All-Canadian 1976, 1977
Yates Cup Champions 1974, 1975, 1976
Vanier Cup Champions 1974, 1976, 1977
Purple Blanket Award 1977-78
7th Round Draft pick in Canadian Football League 1976
2012-mary-barkerMary RossBarker2012Builder 1935-48
Teacher and Coach
Director of Physical Education for Women 1935-48
Member of Order of Canada 1999 – “A Pioneer in Athletics
and Teaching Physical Education to Canadian Women”
2012-jo-anne-smithJo AnnSmith (Bugler)2012Volleyball, Basketball, Field Hockey, Ice Hockey, Archery 1962-66
WIAU Volleyball Champions 1962-63
WIAU Basketball Champions 1964-65, 1965-66
WIAU Field Hockey Champions 1963
Purple Blanket Award 1965-66
FWP Jones Award – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1965-66
2012-sharon-laneSharonLane2012Track & Field 1976-1982
OUA Team Champions 4-Times 1978-1982
OUA Champion 50m Hurdles, 50m Sprint 1980
OUA Record for 50m Hurdles 1980 – Still Stands
Purple Blanket Award 1979-80
FWP Jones Award – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1979-80
Canadian National Record Holder 100m Hurdles 1979-82
Pan American Games Silver Medal 1979; Olympian 1980
2012-michele-mommersteegMicheleMommersteeg2012Basketball 1988-93 - Team Captain 1990-92
Western’s Career Scoring Leader – 1003/71g 1993
OWIAA Rookie of the Year 1988-89 – Team MVP 1990-91
OWIAA West Player of the Year 1992-93
OWIAA All Star 1988-89, 1989-90, 1990-91, 1991-92
CIAU 2nd Team All Canadian 1992-93
Purple Blanket Award 1992-93
FWP Jones Award – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1992-93
Larry HaylorLarryHaylor2011Football Coach 1984-2006
CIS Record for Most Wins as a Coach – 178-47-4
Yates Cup Champions 1985, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1994, 1995, 1998
Vanier Cup Champions 1989, 1994
OUAA Coach of the Year 1986, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1993, 1994, 1998
CIAU Coach of the Year 1990, 1998
Marnix-HeersinkMarnixHeersink2011Basketball 1966-68; 1971-72
Freshman Player of the Year 1966-67
O-QAA Champions 1967-68
Father E.C. LeBel Plaque – O-QAA Most Outstanding Player 1967-68
3-Time Team MVP – 3-Time O-QAA All-Star
CIAU First Team All Canadian 1971-72
Vaughan PeckhamVaughnPeckham2011Volleyball 1966-69,1971-72, Rugby 1967-69, Golf
OUAA Volleyball Champions 1967-68, 1968-69
CIAU Volleyball Silver Medallist 1968-69
OUAA Rugby Champions 1968
Purple Blanket Award 1971-72
Western Volleyball Coach 1978-85 – OUAA Champions 1978-79
Founder of Forest City Volleyball Club 1988
Michael PottsMikePotts2011Soccer 1996-2001 – 5-Time OUA All-Star & 3-Time CIAU All-Canadian
Duncan A. McLarty Award – Western Soccer MVP 1998, 1999, 2000
4-Time OUA Champions & 2-Time CIAU Champions 1998, 1999
Joe Johnson Award – CIAU Soccer Player of the Year 1999, 2000
Howard Mackie Award – CIAU Athlete of the Year 1999
Purple Blanket Award 1999-00
Dr. Claude Brown Trophy – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1999-00, 2000-01
2011-heather-allisonHeatherAllison (Simpson)2011Basketball, Volleyball, Tennis, Track & Field 1956-60
WIAU Bronze Baby Basketball Champions 4-Times 1956-60
WIAU Volleyball Champions 4-Times 1956-60
Purple Blanket Award 1959-60
2011-jill-purolaJillPurola (Holman)2011Cross Country and Track & Field 1982-90,
5-Time OWIAA Cross Country All-Star
CIAU All-Canadian Cross Country 1982, 1983, 1984, 1989
4-Time OWIAA Track & Field Team Champions
5-Time OWIAA Cross Country Team Champions
5-Time CIAU Cross Country Team Champions
Canada Summer Games Gold Medalist in 1500m & 3000m 1985
Member of Canadian National Team 1990
2011-angela-schneiderAngelaSchneider2011Rowing, Track & Field, Cross Country Skiing 1978-86
OWIAA Rowing Individual 2-Times Gold and Silver
Commonwealth Games Bronze Medal 1986
Olympian 1984 – Silver Medal Women’s Coxed Fours
Recipient of the Carol Anne Letheren Award for International
Leadership on Women and Sport
2011-jennifer-symmesJenniferSymmes (Plaskett)2011Field Hockey 1995-00, OUA All Star
Field Hockey Coach 2001-03
CIS and OUA Field Hockey Coach of the Year 2002-03
Coached OUA Silver Medal 2003-04
Coached Ontario U-16 Women Gold Medal at Nationals 2004
Jeff ArpJeffArp2010Football 1977-82
Co-Captain of Football Team 1980, 1981
Yates Cup Champions 1979, 1980, 1981
OUAA First-Team All-Star 1980, 1981
CIAU All-Canadian 1979, 1980, 1981
Purple Blanket Award 1980-81
Canadian Football League (CFL) Player 1982-86
Jim ParkerJimParker2010Track & Field 1964-67, Golf
OUAA Champion – 2 Gold, 2 Silver in 440-yard Hurdles 1965, 1966
CIAU Mile-Relay Team Champions 1965
CIAU 300-m Champion – Western and Canadian Record Holder
Assistant Track & Field Coach – 35 Years
Ron WatsonRonWatson2010Hockey Coach 1965-86
Career Record of 200-93-32
CIAU Coach of the Year – Runner-Up 1972-73
Founding Member of Canadian Hockey Coaches Association 1969
Coordinator of Intercollegiate Athletics 1986-88
Associate Dean of the Faculty of Kinesiology 1989-97
Director of the School of Kinesiology 1997-2001
Guy ZinkGuyZink2010Wrestling 1970-75
OUAA Champions 1970-71, 1972-73, 1974-75
OUAA Individual Champion 1970-71, 1971-72, 1972-73, 1974-75
CIAU Individual Champion – 1972-73, 1974-75
George Oliphant Trophy – Wrestling MVP 1971-72, 1972-73
National Open Champion 1973
World Championships, World University (FISU) Games 1973
Purple Blanket Award 1974-75
2010-belinda-chouBelindaChou2010Wrestling 1997-2001, Team Captain
CIAU Gold 2001, Silver 2000
OUA Champion 1998-2001
OUA 1st Team 1998-2001; OUA MVP 2001
Purple Blanket Award 2000-01
FWP Jones Award – Western’s Athlete of the Year 2000-01
World University Games (FISU) Bronze Medalist 2002
2010-mary-lou-dresser-hall-of-fameMary LouDresser2010Athlete Basketball 1955-59, Volleyball 1956-59;
Coach Basketball 1960-70, Track & Field
WIAU Bronze Baby Basketball Champions – 1954-55, 1955-56, 1958-59
Coached 9 Straight WIAU Bronze Baby Championships 1960-69
Purple Blanket Award 1958-59
FWP Jones Award – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1958-59
2010-tanya-tygesen-half-of-fameTanyaTygesen2010Fencing Athlete 1986-90; Coach
OWIAA Individual Champion 3-Times
OWIAA Team Champions 1986-87, 1987-88, 1988-89
Coach – OWIAA Team Champions 2-Times
National Champion 4-Times
Provincial Champion 7-Times
Commonwealth Championships Gold
Olympic Team Candidate 1996
2010-beverly-pierceBeverlyPierce (Warner)2010Basketball and Track & Field 1966-70
WIAU Basketball Champions 1966-67, 1967-68, 1968-69
WIAU High Jump Champion 1967
Purple Blanket Award 1969-70
FWP Jones Award – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1969-70
Chris CavenderChrisCavender2009Basketball 1982-87
Captain of Basketball Team 1984-87
Two-Time OUAA All-Star
John P. Metras Trophy – Team MVP 1986, 1987
Purple Blanket Award 1986-87
G. Howard Ferguson Award – Outstanding Athlete and Scholar 1986-87
Harold GretzingerHaroldGretzinger2009Track & Field 1974-79
Five-time OUAA Gold Medallist 50m Hurdles
Murray McNie Trophy – 3-Time Team MVP
Maple Leaf Indoor Games – 5 Gold Medals
Canadian Champion 50m Hurdles 1976,1978; 100m Hurdles 1978
Jim JoyJimJoy2009Wrestling 1956-60
George Oliphant Trophy – Wrestling MVP 1959
Keegan Trophy – OUAA Wrestling MVP 1959
Wrestling Individual Champion – 3 Times
Wrestling Team Champions 1957-58, 1959-60
Canadian Lightweight Sculling Champion 1958-62
John PriestnerJohnPriestner2009Football 1976-79, Team Captain
Yates Cup Champions 1976, 1977
Vanier Cup Champions 1976, 1977
OUAA All-Star 1976, 1977
CIAU All-Canadian 1977, 1978
Canadian Football League (CFL) Player 1980-85
East Division CFL All-Star 1981
Davis-TerryTerryDavis2013Football 1974-79 – Starting Lineman for Five Years
OUAA All-Star 1977
Yates Cup Champions 1974, 1976, 1977, 1979
Vanier Cup Champions 1974, 1976, 1977
2009-mary-chisholmMaryChisholm (Kraus)2009Volleyball 1971-76
OWIAA Volleyball Champions 5 Times 1971-1975
CIAU Volleyball Champions 1971-72, 1974-75, 1975-76
CIAU Volleyball Silver 1972-73, 1973-74
National Team Member 1973-75
World University Games (FISU) Volleyball Player 1973
2009-sandy-cooperSandyCooper-Ryder2009Track & Field 1974-78
Canadian National Team Member
All Time Athletics Canada Rankings – Pentathlon, High Jump, Hurdles
High School Track &Field Coach - 29 Years
Eight OFSAA Overall Team Championships, 12 Championship Titles
London Sports Council Coach of the Year 2005
Founder of the London Legion Track and Field Alliance 2004
YMCA Women of Excellence Award for Sports & Fitness 2009
2009-nancy-lemonNancyLemon (O’Shea)2009Basketball 1980-85, Team Captain 1981-85
Team MVP 1982-83, 1983-84, 1984-85
OWIAA All Star 1981-82, 1982-83, 1983-84, 1984-85
Top Ten All Time Career Rebounds 408/60g
Purple Blanket Award 1983-84
FWP Jones Award – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1983-84
2009-nancy-wilsonNancyWilson2009Ice Hockey 1973-1977, Team Captain
Coach BC Women’s Hockey at Canada Winter Games 1999
Coach Vancouver Griffins Professional Women’s Team 2001-02
Coach Team Canada U22 Women’s Hockey Team 2007
Assistant Coach Canada’s National Women’s Hockey Team 2008
Founded & Operated Centre Ice Female Hockey School - 18 Years
Head Coach University of British Columbia Women’s Hockey 2008-09
Joe Dell AquilaJoeDell’Aquila2008Wrestling 1974-77
OUAA Team Champions 1974-75
CIAU Individual Champion 1974, 1975, 1976
Keegan Trophy – OUAA Most Outstanding Wrestler 1975
World University (FISU) Games 1977
1976 Olympic Team Alternate
Canadian Wrestler of the Year 1977
Ted HesselTedHessel2008Football 1953-57
Volunteer with Alumni Association, Western’s Senate – 24 Years
Previous Executive Director and President of the W-Club
Curator of the John P. Metras Sports Museum
Jens KraemerJensKraemer2008Soccer 1982-84
OUAA First-Team All-Star
CIAU All-Canadian 1983, 1984
Duncan A. McLarty Award – Soccer MVP 1982, 1983
Purple Blanket Award 1984-85
National Team Program 1988-89
Canadian Professional Soccer Leagues 1987-98
Head Coach Canadian Professional Soccer League 1999
Barry MitchelsonBarryMitchelson2008Football and Basketball 1961-64
Freshman Athlete of the Year
Purple Blanket Award 1963-64
Canadian Football League (CFL) Player 1964-66
2008-stacey-allaster-hall-of-fameStaceyAllaster2008Tennis 1982-86 – OWIAA Singles Champion
OWIAA Team Champions 1985-86
Previous Vice President of Tennis Canada
VP Sales & Marketing and Tournament Director of the Rogers Cup 2002-05
President of Women's Tennis Association (WTA) 2006 – Present
Globe & Mail “Top 25 Leaders in Canadian Sport” 2003, 2005
Named by Forbes Magazine as one of the "Most Powerful Women in Sports"
2008-patricia-kitchen-hall-of-famePatriciaKitchen2008Swimming 1970-77 – Captain 1973-77
OWIAA Champion and Record Holder in Breast Stroke 1970-74, 1977
CIAU Champion in Breast Stroke 1974, 1976
Purple Blanket Award 1976-77
FWP Jones Award – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1976-77
marion-munro-2008MarionMunro2008Volleyball 1968-72, Tennis 1968-72
Captain of Volleyball Team 1969-72
OWIAA and CIAU Volleyball Champions 1971-72
National Volleyball Team Member 1970-72
Ontario Singles Tennis Champion 1968, 1970
Purple Blanket Award 1972-72
FWP Jones Award – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1971-72
2008-natascha-weschNataschaWesch2008Rugby Coach 1995 – Present
OUA Champions 2003-04, 2004-05, 2005-06, 2007-08
CIS Champions 2004, 2005
CIS Silver Medal 2008
OUA Coach of the Year Three Times
CIS Coach of the Year 1998
Roger JacksonRogerJackson2007Rowing 1959-63
OUAA Champions 1960-61, 1961-62, 1962-63
Three-Time Olympian – 1964 (Gold Medallist), 1968, 1972
Canada’s Sports Inductee 1964
Lou Marsh Trophy – Canada’s Most Outstanding Athlete 1964
Officer of the Order of Canada 1983
Chief Executive Officer of Own the Podium 2005
Terry RotondoTerryRotondo2007Track & Field 1969-76, Football 1972-77
OUAA Gold Medal Track & Field 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975
Western Record Holder in 50m, 300m and 400m Relay
OUAA Football All-Star 1974, 1976
Yates Cup Champions 1974, 1976
Vanier Cup Champions 1974, 1976
Purple Blanket Award 1975-76
Darwin SemotiukDarwinSemotiuk2007Head Football Coach 1975-84
Yates Cup Champions 1975, 1976, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982
Vanier Cup Champions 1975, 1976
OUAA Coach of the Year 1976-77, 1981-82
CIAU Coach of the Year 1976-77
Chair of Intercollegiate Athletics 1982-2001
Pierre VerchevallPierreVercheval2007Football 1984-88
OUAA All-Star and CIAU First-Team All Canadian 1986, 1987
J.P. Metras Trophy – CIAU Most Outstanding Lineman 1987
East West Shrine Bowl 1988
Yates Cup Champions 1985, 1986
Canadian Football League (CFL) Player 1988-96, All-Star 1994
Canadian Football 2007
2007-heather-clarkeHeatherClarke2007Rowing 1978-82, Nordic Skiing 1980-82
OWIAA Rowing Team Champions 1978-79, 1980-81, 1981-82
Women’s Four at Henley Regatta, 2nd Place 1981
Women’s Eight at World Championship, 4th place 1981
FWP Jones Award – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1981-82
Pan Am Games, Rowing 1986
Olympian Rower 1980, 1984, 1988
2007-alison-armstrong-doherty-hall-of-fameAlisonArmstrong (Doherty)2007Track and Field 1979-83
OWIAA Track & Field Team Champions 1978-79, 1982-83
CIAU Track & Field Team Champions 1979-80, 1982-83
OWIAA High Jump - 3 Gold Medals, Long Jump - Bronze Medal
CIAU High Jump – 3 Gold Medals and record 1.78 m 1982-83
FWP Jones Award – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1982-83
World University Games (FISU) 1985, 1987
Commonwealth Games 1986
Western’s Women’s Track & Field Coach 1990-93
2007-eleanor-richardson-ward-hall-of-fameEleanorWard (Richardson)2007Volleyball, Basketball, Track & Field 1958-62
WIAU Volleyball Champions 1958- 62
WIAU Basketball Champions 1959-60
Canadian Indoor National High Jump Record 1961
Olympic Trials Pentathlon Second Placement 1965
FWP Jones Award – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1961-62
Western Track & Field Inductee 2004
2007-alma-moirAlmaMoir2007Figure Skating Coach 1978 – Current
OUA Championships – 9 Times from 1981-2007
OUA Coach of the Year
Jeff LayJeffLay2006Rowing 1988-93
Gold Medallist Varsity Light Four 1991
Silver Medallist Varsity Light 8 1991 and Varsity Heavy 8 1993
World Champion (Eights) 1993
Pan American Games 1995 – Two-Time Silver Medallist
1996 Olympian – Silver Medallist-Lightweight Coxless Fours
Western Rowing Coach – Six Seasons
Sean ReadeSeanReade2006Football 1992-96 - OUAA & CIAU Rookie of the Year 1992
OUAA MVP 1995 – Four-Time OUAA All-Star
OUAA Yates Cup Champions 1994, 1995
CIAU Vanier Cup Champions 1994
CIAU All Canadian 1994, 1995
Western Career Rushing Leader – 2905 yards
Purple Blanket Award 1995-96
Dr. Claude Brown Trophy – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1995-96
Canadian Football League (CFL) 1996
Ron ZaninRonZanin2006Basketball 1965-70, Track & Field 1965-67
Western Basketball MVP – 1968-69
O-QAA Basketball Champions 1967-68
O-QAA Gold Medallist Hurdles 1965
Purple Blanket Award 1968-69
Dr. Claude Brown Trophy – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1968-69
2006-judy-alaszkiewiczJudyAlaszkiewicz2006Volleyball 1971-77, Archery 1973-74
OWIAA Volleyball Champions Six Times 1971-1977
CIAU Volleyball Champions 1971-72, 1974-75, 1975-76
CIAU Volleyball Silver 1972-73, 1973-74, 1976-77
Volleyball Team Captain 1972-77
National Team Member 1973-75
World University Games (FISU) Volleyball Player 1973
Purple Blanket Award 1976-77
FWP Jones Award – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1976-77
2006-sandra-anschuetz-hall-of-fameSandraAnschuetz2006Cross Country 1982-83, 1985-87, Track & Field 1983-84, 1987
OWIAA Team Champions – Cross Country 1982, T&F 1983
OWIAA Gold Medal Cross Country 1985, 1987
OWIAA All Star Cross Country 1982, 1985, 1987, T&F 1983, 1987
CIAU 2 Silver and 1 Bronze medals
CIAU All Canadian Cross Country 1982, 1985, 1987, T&F 1983, 1987
Purple Blanket Award 1985-86
FWP Jones Award – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1987-88
2006-sabine-nolkeSabineNolke2006Fencing 1976-80, Coach 1981-90
OWIAA Foil Team Champions 1978-79, 1979-80
OWIAA Individual Gold and Silver Medals
OWIAA Six-Time Team Champions – Coach
Vesprini-MicheleMicheleVesprini2006Basketball 1991-96 – Team MVP 1994-95, 1995-96
OUA West Rookie of the Year 1991-92
OUA West Player of the Year 1993-94, 1994-95, 1995-96
CIS First Team All-Canadian 1993-94, 1994-95, 1995-96
Western All-Time Career Scoring Leader – 1,171 Points
Purple Blanket Award 1994-95
FWP Jones Award – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1994-95, 1995-96
Jim HenshallJimHenshall2005Football and Basketball 1967-70
O-QUAA Basketball Champions 1967-68
Purple Blanket Award 1969-70
Steve RucchinSteveRucchin2005Ice Hockey 1990-94
Team Captain 1992-93 – Team MVP 1993-94
Bill L’Heureux Trophy – OUAA Most Outstanding Player 1993-94
Three-time OUAA First Team All-Star
CIAU First Team All-Canadian - Final Four Tournament All-Star 1993-94
CIAU MVP Finalist 1993-94
Purple Blanket Award 1993-94
National Hockey League (NHL) 1994-2005
Rick ScarboroughRickScarborough2005Football 1974-77
OUAA Yates Cup Champions 1974, 1976
CIAU Vanier Cup Champions 1974, 1976
OUAA All-Star 1974, 1975
CIAU All-Canadian 1976
George McCullagh Trophy - Western's Football MVP
Tyrone WilliamsTyroneWilliams2005Football 1988-92 – Four-Time OUAA All-Star
OUAA Yates Cup Champions 1988, 1989, 1990
CIAU Vanier Cup Champions 1989 – Game MVP
Two-Time CIAU All-Canadian – Purple Blanket Award 1991-92
Dr. Claude Brown Trophy – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1991-92
National Football League (NFL) 1992-95,1997
Canadian Football League (CFL) 1995-96
First Player to Win a Vanier Cup, Super Bowl (‘92 & ‘93) and Grey Cup
Inducted into the Nova Scotia Sports 2004
Mike BarryMikeBarry2006Wrestling 1975-77
OUAA Individual Champion 1975-76, 1976-77
CIAU Individual Champion 1975-76
1976 Olympian
Canadian Open Champion 1977, 1978, 1979
2005-mary-wong-mark-hall-of-fameMaryWong-Mark2005Basketball 1931-37, Soccer 1934-36
Basketball Bronze Baby Champions 1935-36, 1936-37
Scored 20 Points in the 1937 Bronze Baby Championship Game
Acclaimed basketball’s “outstanding player in the series”
Served on Western’s Women’s Athletic Committee
2005-yvette-walton-hall-of-fameYvetteWalton2005Volleyball 1956-61, Basketball 1957-60, Tennis 1956-60, Archery 1957-61
Five-Time WIAU Volleyball Champions
WIAU Basketball Champions 1957-58, 1958-59, 1959-60
Purple Blanket Award 1959-60
FWP Jones Award – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1959-60
Volleyball Coach of Champions 1964-65
2005-heidi-thompson-kolb-hall-of-fameHeidiThompson (Kolb)2005Swimming 1982-86
OWIAA Team Champions 1985-86
OWIAA Individual Medals – 5 Gold, 6 Silver, 7 Bronze
CIAU Individual Medals – 3 Gold, 1 Silver, 5 Bronze
Three-Time All Canadian 1984-86
Purple Blanket Award 1985-86
FWP Jones Award – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1985-86
Brad CreelmanBradCreelman2004Swimming 1989-93 – Four-Time Team MVP
OUAA Champion – 9 Gold, 14 Silver Medals
Four-Time OUAA First Team All-Star and CIAU All-Canadian
OUAA Swimmer of the Year 1991-92
CIAU Champion – 6 Gold, 3 Silver Medals
Set 3 OUAA Records and 1 CIAU Record 1991-92
Undefeated CIAU Champion – 50m Freestyle 1989-93
Dr. Claude Brown Trophy – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1992-93
Terry KilroyTerryKilroy2004Wrestling 1979-86
Five-Time OUAA Individual Champion
OUAA Team Champions 1978-79
CIAU Individual Champion 1980-81, 1982-83, 1983-84
Purple Blanket Award 1980-81
Gary MillerGaryMiller2004Soccer 1976-80 – Team MVP 1978
OUAA First Team All-Star 1977, 1979
CIAU Second Team All-Canadian 1979
Purple Blanket Award 1979-80
Men’s Olympic Soccer Assistant Coach 1982-83
Ontario U-17 Coach – Gold Medal Canadian Championship 1992
U-17 and U-20 National Team Coach 1999
Tim TindaleTimTindale2004Football 1990-94 – OUAA First Team All-Star 1991, 1993
OUAA Yates Cup Champions 1990
Omega Trophy – OUAA MVP 1991, 1993
CIAU First Team All-Canadian 1991, 1993
Hec Crighton Trophy – CIAU Most Outstanding Player 1991, 1993
Purple Blanket Award 1993-94
Dr. Claude Brown Trophy – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1993-94
Howard Mackie Trophy – CIAU Athlete of the Year 1993-94
National Football League (NFL) Player 1994-98
2004-marty-demareeMartyDemaree (Day)2004Basketball 1976-80 – OWIAA All-Star 1979-80
Top Ten All Time Career Scoring – 791/50g
Top Five All Time Career Rebounds – 426/50g
Record Holder – Most Points in One Game – 45
Record Holder – Most Rebounds in One Game – 21
Purple Blanket Award 1979-80
2004-peg-duncanPegDuncan (Fairs)2004Swimming – Synchronized (solo) & Speed 1955-59,
Volleyball 1956-59, Archery 1958-59
WIAU Swimming Championship 1955-56, 1956-57, 1957-58
MVP Synchronized Swimming 1958-59
WIAU Volleyball Championships 1956-57, 1957-58, 1958-59
Purple Blanket Award 1958-59
2004-sue-frenchSueFrench (Lee)2004Cross Country 1978-82, Track & Field 1979-83
OUAA Champion – 3 Gold, 2 Silver, 1 Bronze
CIAU Champion – 5 Gold, 1 Silver, 1 Bronze
Three-Time OUAA All-Star, Two-Time All Canadian
World Cross Country Champion 1984, 1985 & T&F Champion 1987
Broke the Canadian Record for 10,000 m Three Times
Olympian 1984, 1988
2004-helen-luckmanHelenLuckman2004Western Women’s Vice-Chair of Athletics 1981-1986
Field Hockey Coach 1976-78, 1981-84
Tennis Coach 1984-86 – OWIAA Champions 1985
White Blanket Award 1985-86
Founding Member of Women’s Athletic Alumnae
Two time President of Women’s Athletic Alumnae
Author of Mustang Tales – The Story of Women’s Sports
at the University of Western Ontario 2004
Harvey BarkauskusHarveyBarkaukas2003Track & Field – Shot put, Discus, Hammer 1970-76
Three-time OUAA Shot Put Champion
OUAA Medallist – 3 Silver, 1 Bronze 1970, 1971
Murray McNie Trophy –T&F Team MVP 1973-74
Purple Blanket Award 1975-76
8-time Ontario Open Champion – 12-time Canadian Open Medallist
Lionel K ConacherLionel K.Conacher2003Football 1956-60, Wrestling 1956-57
O-QAA Yates Cup Football Champions 1957, 1959
1st Canadian Intercollegiate Championship - Churchill Cup 1959
George McCullagh Trophy - Western's Football MVP 1959-60
Canadian Football League (CFL) Player 1960
John HatchJohnHatch2003Tennis 1980-83 – Team MVP 1983
Western’s
1 Ranked Singles Player 1981, 1982, 1983
OUAA Singles Champion 1981, 1982, 1983
OUAA Team Champions 1980, 1983
George HillGeorgeHill2003Football 1967-71 – Team Captain 1970, 1971
OUAA Yates Cup Champions 1971
OUAA All-Star 1969, 1970, 1971
First Team All-Canadian 1971
Dr. Claude Brown Trophy – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1971-72
Mike MurphyMikeMurphy2003Rowing 1967-71
O-QAA Champion, Freshman Eight 1967
O-QAA Champion, Varsity Eight 1968, 1969, 1971
Pan American Games 1971
National Team Member, World Rowing Championship 1971
President Rowing Canada 1989-92, 1998
Rowing Canada Official, Olympic Games 1992
2003-marnie-mcbean-hall-of-fameMarnieMcBean2003Rowing 1986-90, OWIAA Team Champions 1986-89
OWIAA Singles Champion 1990
First Canadian to Win Three Olympic Gold Medals 1992, 1996
Pan-American Games Gold 1999
World University Games (FISU) Silver 1989
Purple Blanket Award 1989-90
FWP Jones Award – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1989-90
2003-jane-riddell-hall-of-fameJaneRiddell2003Basketball, 1972-77 – OWIAA Champions 1972-73, 1973-74
Assistant Coach Basketball 1979-82
Assistant Coach Soccer 1985-86 – OWIAA Champions
WAA Executive member and long time supporter
Chief Operating Officer – Good Life Fitness
Tom ArnottTomArnott2002Football and Track & Field 1976-80
OUAA Yates Cup Football Champions 1976, 1977, 1979
CIAU Vanier Cup Football Champions 1976, 1977
Canada Games 1977 – Decathlon
Canadian Indoor T&F Championships 1979 – Bronze (Pentathlon)
Purple Blanket Award 1980
Doug-HayesDougHayes2002Basketball and Football Coach 1969-1990
OUAA Yates Cup Football Champions 1971
CIAU Vanier Cup Football Champions 1971
OWIAA Women’s Basketball Champions 1971-72, 1972-73, 1973-74
OUAA Men’s Basketball Champions 1987-88, 1988-89
OUAA Coach of the Year 1975-76
Blake MarshallBlakeMarshall2002Football 1984-87 - OUAA All-Star 1985, 1986
OUAA Yates Cup Champions 1985, 1986
Atlantic Bowl MVP 1985, 1986 - First Team All-Canadian 1986
Purple Blanket Award 1986-87
Dr. Claude Brown Trophy – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1986-87
Canadian Football League (CFL) Player 1987-93
Grey Cup Champions 1987, 1993
John StiefelmeyerJohnStiefelmeyer2002Basketball 1987-91 – Four Time All-Canadian
OUAA Champions 1987-88, 1988-89, 1990-91
CIAU Player of the Year 1989-90
CIAU Champions and National Tournament MVP 1990-91
Purple Blanket Award 1990-91
Dr. Claude Brown Trophy – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1990-91
G. Howard Ferguson Award – Outstanding Athlete & Scholar 1990-91
Rick Van WaterschootRickVan Waterschoot2002Water Polo 1972-77, Swimming 1973-76
Water Polo Team MVP 1975-76
Purple Blanket Award 1975-76
Canadian National Water Polo Team 1976, 1977
World University Games (FISU) 1977
2002-mary-keyes-hall-of-fameMaryKeyes2002Builder, Awarded Posthumously
Basketball, Softball 1959-64
Vice President, Women’s Athletic Committee 1962-63
Director, School of Physical Education & Athletics, McMaster 1981-87
Hamilton’s Woman of the Year for Health, Sport and Fitness 1985
Driving Force Behind the Creation of Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women & Sport
Vigars-BobRobertVigars2001 W-Club, 2013 WAACoach – Cross Country, Track and Field, Gymnastics 1968-2013
Holds Western Record for Championships won - 43
14-Time National Champion – 10 Women’s & 4 Men’s Titles
29-Time OUAA Champion – 16 Cross Country, 12 T&F, 1 Gymnastics
CIS Coach of the Year 14 Times – OUA Coach of the Year 28 Times
Cross Country Coach – World Student Games 2010
1st Recipient of the Distinguished Service Award for OUA T&F 2000
London Sports Hall of Fame Inductee 2013
William KennedyWilliamKennedy2001Swimming 1971-73
Three-Time CIAU Gold Medallist 1971-72, 1972-73
CIAU Record Holder 1971-72 – 200 yd. Butterfly
Pan American Games Bronze Medal in 100-m Backstroke 1971
Canada Games 1969 – 3 Gold Medals
Commonwealth Games 1970 – 2 Gold Medals
1972 Olympian
Brian RenkenBrianRenken2001Wrestling 1975-80
CIAU Champion 1975-76, 1977-78, 1979-80
OUAA Champion 1975-76, 1976-77, 1977-78, 1979-80
George Oliphant Trophy – Wrestling MVP 1975-76, 1977-78
Canada Games 1975 – Gold Medalist
Olympian 1976, 1980
Steve SamwaysSteveSamways2001Football 1982-1987 – OUA MVP 1985-86
OUA Yates Cup Champions –1982, 1985, 1986
Atlantic Bowl Champions 1985, 1986
Hec Crighton Trophy – CIAU Most Outstanding Player - Nominee 1985
G. Howard Ferguson Award – Outstanding Athlete and Scholar 1986
Kent ThextonKentThexton2001Cross Country and Track & Field 1982-89
OUAA & CIAU Cross Country Champions 1985-86
All-Canadian in Cross Country and Track & Field
Six Individual OUAA Medals – 3 Gold, 1 Silver, 2 Bronze
Dr. Claude Brown Trophy – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1985-86
2001-joanne-kennedy-hall-of-fameJoanneKennedy2001Swimming 1976-81, Captain 1977-80
5 CIAU Individual Golds 1977, 1978, 1980
11 OWIAA Individual Golds
Kay Miles Trophy – MVP Swimming 1976-77
Purple Blanket Award 1979-80
FWP Jones Award – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1979-80
Bill KilleenBillKilleen2000Volleyball 1980-85, Team Captain – 3 years
Two-time Volleyball Team MVP – Five-time OUAA All-Star
Purple Blanket Award 1984-85
Dr. Claude Brown Trophy – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1984-85
Canadian Senior Volleyball Champions 1984, 1985, 1986
Four-time Canadian Senior Championship All-Star
Charlie NixonCharlesNixon2000Wrestling 1965-68
Wrestling Team MVP 1965-66 – OUAA MVP 1966-67
O-QAA Individual Champion 1966-67, 1967-68, 1967-68
Dr. Claude Brown Trophy – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1967-68
Western Wrestling 1985
Ron PotterRonPotter2000Western Football Coach 1969-74
CIAU Vanier Cup Champions 1971
Canadian Champions, Senior ORFU
Head coach London Lords, Senior ORFU 1965, 1966
Two-Time President of the W-Club
Canadian Football League (CFL) Draft Pick
Mike TomlakMikeTomlak2000Ice Hockey 1985-89 – Three-Time Team MVP
OUAA First Team All-Star 1985-86, 1986-87, 1987-88, 1988-89
CIAU All Canadian 1986-87, 1988-89
Purple Blanket Award 1988-89
Dr. Claude Brown Trophy – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1988-89
National Hockey League (NHL) Player 1989-94
2000-janet-dickJanetDick (Takahashi)2000Track & Field, Cross Country 1975-80
OWIAA Champions Track & Field 1979-80
OWIAA Track & Field Medals – 8 Gold, 5 Silver, 4 Bronze
MVP Track & Filed 1975-76, 1978-79
MVP Cross Country 1977-78, 1979-80
Summer 1980 – 2 Gold at Ontario Championships 800 m, 1500 m
Purple Blanket Award 1978-79
FWP Jones Award – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1978-79
Rock BasaccoRockBasacco1999Soccer 1975-79, Captain 1975, 1976, 1977
OUAA All-Star 1976, 1977 – OUAA Top Goal Scorer 1977
Purple Blanket Award 1977-78
Soccer Coach 1995-99 – OUA Champions 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999
Coach of the Year OUA 1997, 99 – CIS 1999
CIAU Silver 1996 – Gold 1998,1999
Jeff GlassJeffGlass1999rack & Field 1982-88
Four-Time National Champion in 60m Hurdles
3 Consecutive CIAU Gold Medals in 60m Hurdles
Dr. Claude Brown Trophy – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1987-88
World Indoor Games 1985, Commonwealth Games 1986
1984 Olympian
Clive LlewellynCliveLlewellyn1999Wrestling 1972-75, Two-time Captain
OUAA Team Champions 1972-73, 1974-75
Three Time OUAA and CIAU Champion
Pan-American Games Silver Medalist 1975
Canadian Senior Champion 1980
Olympian 1976, 1980
Bob PierceRobertPierce1999Track & Field, Wrestling, Football 1949-53
National Wrestling Semi-Finalist 1950
Intercollegiate Football Champions 1949
Purple Blanket Award 1952-53
Canadian Mile Relay Champion 1951
British Empire Games – Track & Field 1950
Rozalowsky-BillBillRozalowsky1999Football 1974-79 – OUA All-Star 1977
OUAA Yates Cup Champions 1974, 1976, 1977, 1979
CIAU Vanier Cup Champions 1974, 1976, 1977
CIAU Vanier Cup MVP 1976, 1977
Purple Blanket Award 1978-79
1999-jane-allison-peckham-hall-of-fameJaneAllison (Peckham)1999Volleyball 1965-67, Basketball 1967-69, Field Hockey 1966, T&F 1968
WIAU Volleyball Champions 1965-66
WIAU Basketball Champions 1968-69
Basketball Captain 1968-69
FWP Jones Award – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1968-69
2005-al-morrow-hall-of-fameAlMorrow1998 W-Club, 2005 WAARowing 1969-73, Water Polo 1969-72
Purple Blanket Award 1972-73
National Rowing Team 1970-76
Coach of Western Women’s Rowing Team 1989-98 – 6 OWIAA Championships
National Team Coach 1977, 1979, 1980, 1983-89
Canadian Olympic 1993
Olympian Athlete 1976; Coach 1992,1996, 2000
Art FroeseArtFroese1998Football 1963-67, All-Star 1965
League Rushing Leader 1965
George McCullagh Trophy - Western's Football MVP 1965
Canadian Football League (CFL) Player 1967-68
Dave McCannDaveMcCann1998Football 1978-83, Co-Captain 1982
OUAA Champions 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982
Vanier Cup Finalist 1979, 1982
Dr. Claude Brown Trophy – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1982-83
Coulter-OsborneCoulterOsborne1998Basketball 1952-55, Track & Field 1952
Basketball Champions 1952-53, 1953-54, 1954-55
Ontario Provincial Basketball Champions 1956
1956 Olympian
1998-mary-lou-whitwell-monteith-hall-of-fameMary LouWhitwell (Monteith)1998Swimming, Volleyball, Track & Field 1960-64
Swimming Captain 1960-64
Three Time Swimming Champion
Pan-American Swimming Trials 1963
Volleyball Champions 1962-63, 1963-64
Purple Blanket Award 1963-64
Decker-DutchDutchDecker1997Basketball and Tennis Player 1942-44
Coach - Badminton and Tennis 1961-88, Volleyball 1965-74, Curling 1968-73, Golf 1962-85
18 Provincial Championships as Coach in various sports
First Curator of John P. Metras Sports Museum
Craig LabbettCraigLabbett1997Football 1974-78
OUA All-Star 1975, 1976, 1977
Record Holder – 61 Receptions for 1203 Yards
CIS Champions 1974, 1976, 1977
Purple Blanket Award 1977-78
Canadian Football League (CFL) Player 1978-80
Monnot-RayRayMonnot1997Basketball, 1954-57, Captain 1955-56, 1956-57
All-Star 1955-56, 1956-57
Dr. Claude Brown Trophy – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1956-57
1960 Olympian
Bill SmithBillSmith1997Hockey 1977-81
Season Scoring Record 25 goals 31 assists
Hockey All-Canadian 1980-81
1978 Olympian
John WydarenyJohnWydareny1997Football 1959-63
Undefeated Canadian Champions 1959
Canadian Football League (CFL) Player 1963-72
Canadian Football League (CFL) All-Star 1969, 1970
1997-mary-riseboroughMaryRiseborough (Nichol)1997Volleyball, Basketball, Archery, T&F 1962-65
Volleyball Champions 1962-63, 1963-64, 1964-65
Purple Blanket Award 1964-65
Egon BeilerEgonBeiler1996Wrestling 1978-81
Three-Time OUAA Individual Champion
Three-Time CIAU Individual Champion
Ten-Time Canadian Amateur Freestyle and Greco-Roman Champion
Three-Time Olympian 1972, 1976, 1980 (Boycotted)
Two-Time Commonwealth Games Gold Medallist 1974, 1978
Pan American Games Gold Medallist 1975
Bob EasunBobEasun1996Swimming 1952-56
Six-Time Individual Champion
CIAU and O-QAA Record Setter in 400-yard Freestyle Relay
Team Record Setter in 6 Events
Captain of the Swim Team 1953-54
Hurd-RossRossHurd1996Basketball 1979-84
OUA West Champions 1983-84
Four-Time OUA West All Star and Team MVP 1980-84
J.P. Metras Trophy - Men's Basketball MVP
OUA Career Record 703 Rebounds
Purple Blanket Award 1983-84
Dr. Claude Brown Trophy – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1983-84
Brent MundyBrentMundy1996Football 1960-65, Wrestling 1959-62, Track & Field
George McCullagh Trophy - Football MVP 1964-65
Purple Blanket Award 1964-65
Dr. Claude Brown Trophy – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1964-65
1996-hilton-higgs-hall-of-fameSueHilton (Higgs)1996Basketball 1961-65, Volleyball 1961-62, Golf 1960
Four-Time WIAU Basketball Champions 1961-65
WIAU Volleyball Champions 1961-62
FWP Jones Award – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1964-65
1996-patricia-washburn-reid-hall-of-famePatriciaWashburn (Reid)1996Curling and Softball 1963-67
Curling Player and Coach
Curling Ontario Championship 1966
Canadian Olympiad Curling Silver Medalist 1967
Softball Captain
1996-lesley-thompson-willie-hall-of-fameLesleyThompson-Willie1996Rowing (Coxswain) 1978-79, 1980-83, Gymnastics 1977-79, 1980-82
Rowing Coach 1983
OWIAA Champions 1978-79, 1981-82
Purple Blanket Award 1981-82
Commonwealth Games Coxswain 1986 (Gold), 1994 (Gold)
Olympic Rowing Coxswain 1980, 1984 (Silver), 1988, 1992 (Gold), 1996
Greg MarshallGregMarshall1995Football 1978-82
Vanier Cup Champions 1979, 1980, 1981
Hec Creighton Trophy – CIS Football MVP 1980-81
Dr. Claude Brown Trophy – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1981-82
Canadian Football League (CFL) Player 1982-84
John Metras JrJohnMetras Jr.1995Football 1959-64, Track & Field 1959-62
OUAA All-Star 1959, 1960, 1961, 1963
CIAU Football Champions 1959
OUAA T&F Champion in Javelin 1959-60, 1961-62, 1962-63
Dr. Claude Brown Trophy – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1962-63
Purple Blanket Award 1963-64
Don ProwseDonaldProwse1995Football 1952-55, Basketball 1951-55
Basketball Champions 1951-52, 1952-53, 1953-54, 1954-55
Captain of Basketball Team 1954-55
Purple Blanket 1954-55
George ShepherdGeorgeShepherd1995Football and Track & Field 1956-60
Three-time Track & Field Individual Champion in 440 Yard Hurdles
Canadian Track & Field Champion 440 Yard Hurdles 1958-63
Canadian Record Holder 440 Yard Hurdles 1958-63
British Empire Games 1958
1960 Olympian
earl-zeigler-hall-of-fameDr. EarleZeigler1995Football, Wrestling and Swimming Coach 1949-50 to 1955-56
Wrestling Intercollegiate Champions 1952-53
Colts Wrestling Champions – 3 times
First Dean of Western's Faculty of Physical Education
Dale CreightonDaleCreighton1994Builder
Football 1954-58
Football All-Star
Yates Cup - Football Champions 1958
Past President of W-Club (1980’s)
Chairman of Fund-Raising Committee for the Metras Museum
Ed MeadsEdMeads1994Football 1956-58
Football All-Star 1957, 1958
George McCullagh Trophy - Western's Football MVP 1957-58
Past President of W-Club
Doug MitchellDougMitchell1994Football and Wrestling 1963-67
Football All-Star 1964, 1966
O-QAA Wrestling Individual Champion 1964-65, 1966-67
Dr. Claude Brown Trophy – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1966-67
Ray TakahashiRayTakahashi1994Wrestling 1978-82, Head Coach 1985-Present
Four Time OUAA Individual Champion 1978-82
Four Time CIAU Individual Champion 1978-82
Three-Time Olympian 1976, 1980 (Boycotted), 1984
Pan American Games Gold Medallist 1983
Commonwealth Games Gold Medallist 1978, Silver Medallist 1982
World University Games 1981 and World Championships 1982, 1983
Dr. Claude Brown Trophy – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1981-82
1994-fran-wigston-eberhard-hall-of-fameFranWigston1994Builder, Volleyball Coach 1971-79
Seven Consecutive OWIAA Champions 1971-78
CIAU Champions 1971-72, 1974-75, 1975-76
CIAU Runner-Up 1972-73, 1973-74, 1976-77
Coached World University Games (FISU) Team 1973
Competed in Volleyball, Basketball and T&F 1954-57, Swimming 1956-57
Three Time Volleyball Champions 1954-57
Basketball (Bronze Baby) Champions 1954-55, 1955-56
1995-june-taylor-gregory-hall-of-fameJuneTaylor (Gregory)1995Synchronized Swimming and Swimming 1947-51
Canadian Solo and Duet National Champion 1949
First US National Solo Champion 1950
Senior Indoor Solo Champion 1951
Four-Time Intercollegiate Solo Champion
Three-Time US National Title Champion (for Western) 1950-53
International Swimming 1991
Gary BougGaryBoug1993Football 1959-63, Basketball 1958-61
O-QAA Football Champions 1959
Co-Captain of Football Team
Two Time O-QAA Basketball Champions 1960-62
Captain of Basketball Team
Purple Blanket Award 1962-63
Mohtadi-PhilPhilMohtadi1993Squash 1975-79
Four Time OUAA Squash Champions 1975-79
OUAA Singles Champion 1976
U.S. Intercollegiate Team Champions 1977
U.S. Intercollegiate Singles Champion 1976
Dr. Claude Brown Trophy – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1979-80
Neale-JimJimNeale1993Wresting and Golf 1952-56, Football 1954
Captain of Wrestling Team 1954-55
Wrestling Individual Champion 1955-56
Captain of Golf Team 1954
Golf Individual Champion 1953
Senior Intercollegiate Golf Champions 1953, 1955
Purple Blanket Award 1955-56
Simmons-RalphRalphSimmons1993Football 1952-56, Basketball 1952-54, Hockey 1953-55
Football Champions – Yates Cup 1952-53, 1953-54
Canadian Football League (CFL) Draft Pick 1956
Yuhasz-MikeMikeYuhasz1993Football 1945-49, Basketball 1945-48, Wrestling 1947-49
Wrestling Individual Champion 1947-48, 1948-49
Football Assistant Coach, 16 Seasons
Wrestling Coach 1949-50, 1955-57, 1958-63
1993-therese-quigley-hall-of-fameThereseQuigley1993Tennis 1971-75, Volleyball 1971-75, 76-77
Five Time OWIAA Volleyball Champions 1972-75
CIAU Volleyball Champions 1972-73, 1975-76, 1976-77
CIAU Volleyball Runner-Up 1972-73,1973-74, 1976-77
National Team Member 1973-75
World University Games (FISU) Volleyball Player 1973
Purple Blanket Award 1974-75
FWP Jones Award – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1974-75
Britton-BillBillBritton1992Football 1954-57
Two Time All-Star Fullback
League Rushing Leader
George McCullagh Trophy – Western’s Football MVP 1956-57
Cowin-JackJackCowin1992Football and Wrestling 1961-64
All-Star Defensive Tackle 1961-64
George McCullagh Trophy – Western’s Football MVP 1963-64
Individual Wrestling Champion 1964
LHeureux-BillBillL’Heureux1992Men's Hockey Coach 1950-63
Women's Hockey Coach 1966-78
First Senior Men's Hockey Coach
Football Assistant Coach 1950-58
MacKinlay-DuncanDuncanMacKinlay1992Football 1974-78, Wrestling 1975-78
OUAA All-Star, All-Canadian 1977-78
Team and Individual OUAA Wrestling Champion 1978
1992-joan-breakspear-hamilton-hall-of-fameJoanBreakspear (Hamilton)1992Swimming 1936-39, Tennis 1937-39
Manager of Basketball Team 1939
Member of Women’s Athletic Committee 1936-39
1st President of the Women’s Athletic Alumnae 1987
1992-mary-riezebos-hall-of-fameMaryRiezebos1992Basketball 1970-75, Track & Field 1970-73
Three Time OWIAA Basketball Champions 1971-74
OWIAA Track & Field Champions 1971-72
Four Individual OWIAA T&F Gold Medals 1971-72
Purple Blanket Award 1973-74
FWP Jones Trophy - Western’s Athlete of the Year 1973-74
jamie-boneJamieBone1991Football 1975-79, Assistant Coach 1980-88
All-Canadian Quarterback 1977-78
Quarterback for two Vanier Cup Championships 1976, 1977
Three Time OUAA All-Star
Hec Crighton Trophy – CIAU Most Outstanding Player 1978
Purple Blanket Award 1978-79
Dr. Claude Brown Trophy – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1978-79
Douglas-HughHughDouglas1991Football 1939-43
Captain of Football Team 1943
Assistant Coach 1945-47, Intermediate Coach 1946
Intermediate Football Champions 1939, 1946
Fairs-JackJackFairs1991Football 1942-46, Intermediate Football Coach 1947-66
Intermediate Basketball Coach 1947-64, Tennis Coach 1958-59
Squash Coach for 44 years
Football Champions 1959
18 OUAA Squash Championships 1964-1991
MacKenzie-DougDougMacKenzie1991Football and Track & Field 1955-58
O-QAA Pole Vault Champion 1955-56
Dr. Claude Brown Trophy – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1958-59
Williamson-TomTomWilliamson1991Basketball 1960-64, Tennis 1960-62
Basketball Champions 1961-62, 1962-63
O-QAA Scoring Title 1962-63
Captain of Basketball Team 1963-64
Dr. Claude Brown Trophy – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1963-64
1991-martha-borschka-gleeson-hall-of-fameMarthaBorschke (Gleeson)1991Basketball 1961-64, Field Hockey 1963-64
Track & Field 1963-64, Volleyball 1960-62
Captain of Basketball Team 1963-64
Captain of Field Hockey Team 1963-64
Volleyball Champions 1960-62
Bronze Baby Basketball Champions 1961-64
Leyshon-GlynnGlynnLeyshon1990Wrestling 1952-57, Coach 1964-80
Captain of Wrestling Team 1954
CIAU Wrestling Champion 1952-53, 1953-54
Coach of 7 League Champions 1964-80
National Wrestling Coach 1966-79
Olympic Wrestling Coach 1980
McDonnell-BillBillMcDonnell1990Football and Wrestling 1972-76
CIAU Football Champions 1974
OUAA Wrestling Champions 1974-75
Individual Wrestling Champion 1972-73, 1974-75, 1975-76
Purple Blanket Award 1974-75
Dr. Claude Brown Trophy – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1974-75
McGuffin-DaveDavidMcGuffin1990Basketball and Track & Field 1966-70
Captain of Basketball Team 1969-70
Captain of Track & Field Team 1969-70
O-QAA High Jump Champion
Purple Blanket Award 1968-69
Risk-GordGordonRisk1990Football, Basketball, Boxing, Track & Field, Swimming 1939-42, 1945-46
Coach of Women's Swimming and Men’s Boxing
Intermediate Boxing Champion 1945-46
Purple Blanket Award 1945-46
Wright-DonDonWright1990Track & Field 1929-33
Undefeated in Track & Field 1929-33
Broad/Long Jump Record Holder for 44 Years
G. Howard Ferguson Award – Outstanding Athlete & Scholar 1933
1990-dorothy-timpany-hall-of-fameDorothyTimpany1990Basketball 1931-37, Soccer 1934-36
Bronze Baby Basketball Champions 1935-36, 1936-37
Peter FowlerPeteFraser1989Hockey 1972-75
OUAA Hockey All-Star 1974-75, 1975-76
Western's Hockey MVP 1972-73, 1975-76
Western's First Hockey All-Canadian
Bob-GageRobertGage1989Editor of W Club Newspaper
Member of W Club Advisory Board
Member of W Club Committee
Curator of John P. Metras Sports Museum#
raymond-johnsonRaymondJohnson1989Football 1956-58, Wrestling 1955-58
Football All-Star Tackle 1956
Captain of Football and Wrestling 1957-58
Individual Wrestling Champion 1957-58
Dr. Claude Brown Trophy – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1957-58
Walker-DennisDennisWalker1989Football 1965-70, Rowing, Volleyball
Football All-Star Tight End 1970
Co-Captain of Football Team 1969
Freshman Crew Captain in Rowing 1970
Wearring-GeorgeGeorgeWearring1989Football 1946-50, Basketball 1946-50
Basketball All-Star 1947-48, 1948-49, 1949-50
Basketball Scoring Champion 1949-50
1952 Olympian in Basketball
1989-pat-demaray-laing-hall-of-famePatDemaray (Laing)1989Basketball 1950-54, Coach 1957-59
Bronze Baby Champions 1957-58, 1958-59
Track & Field Coach 1957-59
First recipient of Women’s Athletic Alumnae Award
Ballantyne-HerbHerbertBallantyne1988Football 1942-46, Hockey 1945-46
Captain of Football Team 1945
Football Assistant Coach 1947-49
Jewell-MiltMiltonJewell1988Football 1926-31, Hockey 1928-30
Noted High School Coach and Educator
Martin-PetePeteMartin1988Football 1960-64
George McCullagh Trophy – Western’s Football MVP 1963
Canadian Football League (CFL) Player 1965-72
Sorenson-OleOleSorensen1988CIAU, OQAA Wrestling Champion
George Oliphant Trophy – Men's Wrestling MVP 3 Times
Dr. Claude Brown Trophy – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1970-71
Commonwealth Games 1970
Pan American Games 1971
World Student Games 1973
1972 Olympian
Joe BreenJosephBreen1987Football Coach 1929-35
Yates Cup – Western's First Championship 1931
Canadian Football 1963
Canadian Sports 1975
Ewener-BillWilliamEwener1987Football 1934-38, Wrestling 1934-37
Captain of Wrestling Team 1936-37
Undefeated Wrestling Champion 1934-37
Angus McLachlinAngusMcLachlin1987Football 1926-31
Yates Cup – Captain of Western's First Championship 1931
Rhodes Scholar 1933
June BurrJuneBurr1987Founding Member of the W Club
Business Manager of Western Athletics for 12 Years
Secretary to Athletics Director John Metras for 13 Years
Manager of J. Gordon Thompson Athletic Building for 13 Years
Roy KentRoyKent1986Football 1937-39, Boxing 1937-39
Yates Cup – Undefeated Football Champions 1939
Boxing Champion 1937-39
Canadian Football League (CFL) Player 1940
LaRose-BobBobLaRose1986Football 1968-70, Basketball 1966-70
Basketball Champions 1967-68
Canadian Football League (CFL) Player 1970-76
McLaren-GrantGrantMcLaren1986Track & Field and Cross Country 1970-73
Cross Country Champions 1970-71, 1971-72
Cross Country Individual Champion 1971-72
World Student Games 1970
Commonwealth Games 1970
Pan American Games 1971
Two-Time Olympian 1972, 1976
Phil MoncktonPhillipMonckton1986Football 1971-75, Basketball, Rowing
Vanier Cup – Football National Champions 1971, 1974
Pan American Games Rowing Gold Medallist 1975
Pan American Games Rowing Silver Medallist 1979
Two-Time Olympian Rowing1976, 1984
Storen-BillBillStoren1986Head Football Coach 1935-39
Yates Cup – Undefeated Football Champions 1939
Bob AllenRobertAllen1986Football 1941-44, Basketball 1941-46,
Track & Field 1945-46
Football All-Star 1941, 1942, 1943
All-Eastern Canadian Tackle 1946
Doug CookDouglasCook1985Football 1940-47
All-Star Centre 1945, 1946
Captain of Football Team 1946
Canadian Football League (CFL) Player 1947-48
Peter FowlerPeterFowler1985Swimming 1956-64
Captain of Swim Team 1957-58
Co-Captain of Swim Team 1958-63
Thirteen OQAA Gold Medals
Pan American Games 1959
Dr. Claude Brown Trophy – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1962-63
Mort GoldenMortonGolden1985Boxing 1935-40
Captaing of Boxing Team 1938-39
Undefeated Boxing Champion 1935-40
Heavyweight Champion at only 145 lbs
Harry WadeHarryWade1985Football 1948-50, Basketball 1948-51
Yates Cup – Football Champions 1949
Basketball Champions 1948-49, 1949-50, 1950-51
Basketball All-Star
1952 Olympian in Basketball
Vince CallaghanDr. VincentCallaghan1985Football 1919-23, Basketball 1919-23
Coach of the Meds '23 Interfaculty Basketball Team
Team Physician for Western Football 1937-65
Elfrida BerzinsElfridaBerzins1985Director of Western Women’s Athletics 1956-70
Volleyball Coach 1952-65, 11 consecutive Championships 1953-64
Archery Coach 1952-70, 7 Championships
Basketball Coach 1954-57, Champions 1954-55, 1955-56
Track & Field Coach
Olympian for Latvia 1926 & 1931 (Women’s Olympics), 1928
Gino FracasGinoFracas1984Football 1951-55
Yates Cup – Football Champions 1952, 1953
Intercollegiate All-Star and Leading Scorer for 2 Seasons
George McCullagh Award – Western’s Football MVP 1954
Reg OrtReginaldOrt1984Football 1947-52, Hockey 1947-49, Swimming 1949-50,
Wrestling 1948-49
Captain of Football Team 1951
G. Howard Ferguson Award – Outstanding Athlete & Scholar 1952
Dr. Claude Brown Trophy – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1951-52
Truant-RayRayTruant1984Basketball 1950-53, Football 1950-53
Basketball Champions 1950-51, 1951-52, 1952-53
Yates Cup – Football Champions 1950, 1952
Dr. Claude Brown Trophy – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1952-53
Frank TurvilleFrankTurville1984Football 1927, Basketball 1926-28
Basketball Champions 1926-27- Western’s First Basketball Championship
Football Champions 1927 – Western’s First Football Championship
George WillisGeorgeWillis1984Football 1934-39
Intercollegiate All-Star 1936, 1937, 1938
Eastern Canadian All-Star 1938
George ArnottGeorge W.Arnott1983Football and Basketball 1947-51
Yates Cup – Football Champions 1947, 1949, 1950
Football All-Star 1949-50
Four Consecutive Basketball Championships 1947-51
Al HurleyAlfredHurley1983Football and Basketball 1936-40
George McCullagh Award – Western’s Football MVP 1939
Team Captain of Football and Basketball 1939-40
All-Star Quarterback 1939
Paul ThomasPaulThomas1983Basketball 1946-50
Four Consecutive Basketball Championships 1946-50
Four Time Basketball All-Star
1952 Olympic Canadian Basketball Coach
Canadian Basketball 1980
Whit TuckerWhitmanTucker1983Football and Basketball 1959-62, Track & Field 1961-62
Football All-Star 1961
George McCullagh Award – Western’s Football MVP 1961
Dr. Claude Brown Trophy – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1961-62
Canadian Football League (CFL) Player 1962-70
CFL All Star 1967
Frank CosentinoFrank G.Cosentino1982Football 1956-60, Basketball 1957-58
Captain of Football Championship Team 1959
Coach of the Football Team 1970-74
Yates Cup – Football Champions 1971, 1974
Canadian Football League (CFL) Player 1960-69
John GirvinDr. JohnGirvin1982Football 1952-58, Basketball 1952-56, Swimming 1956-58
Captain of an Undefeated Football Season 1957
G. Howard Ferguson Award – Outstanding Athlete & Scholar 1958
Jack KennedyDr. Jack C.Kennedy1982Football 1937-41, Basketball 1936-37
Team Doctor in Football for 15 Years
Founder and Director of Hon. Ray Lawson Sports Injuries
Clinic at Western
Orthopaedic Consultant for Western’s Football, Hockey,
Basketball, Wrestling and Swim Teams 1972-81
Stew WardDr. StewartWard1982Football 1928-34, Basketball 1926-32
Western's First Yates Cup Champions 1931
Captain of Football Team 1934
G. Howard Ferguson Award – Outstanding Athlete & Scholar 1934
Football Team Doctor 1939-40
David Robert CampbellDr. David RobertCampbell1981Football 1961-67, Basketball 1964-65, Wrestling 1963-64, Track & Field
George McCullagh Trophy – Western’s Football MVP 1964
Dr. Claude Brown Trophy – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1965-66
Canadian Football League (CFL) Player 1974, 1975
Claude A MooreClaude A.Moore1981Football 1937-42, Hockey 1937-41, Track & Field
Football All-Star
Football Team Captain 1940
Intercollegiate Javelin Record Holder
Dr. Duncan A. McLarty SC.Dr. Duncan A.McLarty1981Soccer Assistant Coach 1943-48
Member of Western’s Athletic Directorate 1947-71
Western’s Representative to the C.I.A.U. 1950-71
President of the C.I.A.U. (Central) 1954-56
Charter President of the C.I.A.U. 1961-63
President of the O.Q.A.A. 1970-71
Robert J PhibbsRobert J.Phibbs1981Basketball 1945-51, Football 1946-49, Track & Field 1947-48
Basketball All-Star, Team Captain
Dr. Claude Brown Trophy – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1948-49
Canadian Olympic Basketball Team 1952
Don GettyDonGetty1980Football and Basketball 1952-55
Yates Cup – Football Champions 1954, 1955
Basketball Champions 1952-53, 1953-54, 1954-55
Dr. Claude Brown Trophy – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1954-55
Canadian Football League (CFL) Player, two Grey Cups 1955-65
Paul HauchDr. PaulHauch1980Football and Basketball 1926-32, Swimming 1931-32
Captain of Football Team for 6 Years
Yates Cup – Football Champions 1931
Captain of Basketball Team 1930-31
G. Howard Ferguson Award – Outstanding Athlete & Scholar 1932
John P MetrasJohn P.Metras1980Director of Athletics 1945-73
Head Football Coach 1940-69, Head Basketball Coach 1945-64
Recipient of the first Canadian College Bowl Award
National Association of Basketball Coaches Merit Award
Canadian Football 1980
J.P. Metras Award for CIS Outstanding Lineman – established 1974
Lifetime record of 106 victories, 76 losses, and 9 Championships
Kay-MilesKayMiles (Easun)1980 W-Club, 1990 WAASwimming and Volleyball 1950-54, Basketball 1952-54
Volleyball Champions 1952-53, 1953-54
Won 6 OQAA Swimming Championships
First White Blanket recipient 1953-54
Only female recipient of the Dr. Claude Brown Trophy -
Western’s Athlete of the Year 1953-54
Championship Swim Team Coach 1954-55, 1955-56
Charles BoxCharles V.Box1979Football 1934-38, Boxing 1934-36
Two time Football All-Star; Multiple Positions
Boxing Champion 1934-35, 1935-36
Western's First Alumni Director 1945-50
McNichol-DougDougMcNichol1979Football 1949-53, Basketball 1949-53
Yates Cup – Football Champions 1949, 1950, 1952
George McCullagh Trophy – Western’s Football MVP 1952
Canadian Football League (CFL) Player 1953-60
Captain of Basketball Team 1951-53
F Murray McNieF. MurrayMcNie1979Track and Field Coach 1933-68
Coach of two League Champions
Coach of Western’s athletes who were in the 1948 Olympics
Trainer for the Canadian Olympic Track Team 3 times
Assistant Coach of the Canadian Olympic Track Team 2 times
Mitchell-BillBillMitchell1979Football, Wrestling and Track & Field 1956-60
Yates Cup – Football Champions 1957, 1959
Omega Award – MVP in OUAA 1958-59
George McCullagh Trophy – Western’s Football MVP 1959
Dr. Claude Brown Trophy – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1959-60
Canadian Football League (CFL) Player 1960-68
Jim FarmerJimFarmer1978Basketball 1937-39, Football 1936-39
Captain of 1937-38 Championship Basketball Team
All-Star Fullback, League Scoring Champion
OQUAA Football Referee-in-Chief for 7 Years
Joe KrolJoeKrol1978Football and Basketball 1938-42
Yates Cup – Football Champions 1939
Basketball Champions 1938-39, 1939-40
Canadian Football League (CFL) Player with
6 Grey Cup teams 1942-52
Lou Marsh Trophy – Canada’s Top Athlete 1946
Canada’s Sports 1975
John LoaringJohnLoaring1978Track & Field and Swimming 1935-40
Intercollegiate Track Champion – 440 yd Hurdles
Olympic Silver Medallist – 440 yd Hurdles
British Empire Games Gold Medallist – 440 yd Hurdles
J. W. Davies Trophy – Canada's Top T&F Athlete 1938
Bob-McFarlaneRobertMcFarlane1978Track & Field and Football 1945-51
Yates Cup – Football Champions 1946, 1947, 1949, 1950
Football All-Star, League Scoring Champion
Undefeated in Canadian Intercollegiate T&F Competition
1948 Olympian in 400m Hurdles and 4×400m Relay
Lou Marsh Trophy – Canada’s Top Athlete 1950
Dr. Claude Brown Trophy – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1949-50
J.W. Davies Trophy – Canada’s Top Track Athlete 1947, 1948
Western’s Athlete of the Century 1978
Don McFarlaneDonMcFarlane1978Track & Field 1947-50, Football 1944-45, 1946-48, 1949-51
Yates Cup – Football Champions 1946, 1947, 1949, 1950
Canadian and Intercollegiate 800m record holder
1948 Olympian in 1 Mile Relay and 800m
Jack ParryJackParry1978Track & Field 1947-48, Football 1946-50
Undefeated in Intercollegiate 100 yds, 100 m and Long Jump
Yates Cup – Football Champions 1946, 1947, 1949
Dr. Claude Brown Trophy – Western’s Athlete of the Year 1947-48