Seven alumni to be inducted into Athletic Hall of Fame Oct. 6
Luther College will induct seven alumni into the Luther College Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday, Oct. 6, honoring former athletes for their achievements in college sports, professional careers and community leadership.
The Hall of Fame induction ceremony will take place at the Noble Recital Hall located in Jenson-Noble Hall of Music at 5:00 p.m. The event is part of Luther College Homecoming weekend.
A reception for the seven honorees will precede the ceremony, beginning around 4:00 p.m., following the conclusion of the Luther – University of Dubuque football game that begins at 1:00 p.m. in Carlson Stadium. The reception will be held in the Mostrom-Bahe lobby of the Jenson-Noble Hall of Music.
Inductees are Mel Ashland, football, class of 1967; Randy Blank, football, class of 1972; Loran Storts, cross country and track, class of 1987; Jill (Freed) Japenga, track, class of 1992; Matt Miller, swimming, class of 1997; Amanda (Smith) Webb, basketball, class of 2002, and Josh Hildebrand, track and field, class of 2002.
Luther President Richard L. Torgerson will welcome the new inductees. Coaches, friends and former coaches of the Luther Athletic Department will read the citations.