Saint Vincent announces latest Hall of Fame class
The Saint Vincent College Athletic Hall of Fame will have nine new members.
The 2018 class will be inducted during a reception starting at 6 p.m. Sept. 15 at the Fred M. Rogers Center. They will be recognized during halftime of the home football game that day against Westminster.
The class will include: Richard Boysen of Belle Vernon (soccer); Jeffrey Giordan of Latrobe (lacrosse); Melissa Hayes of South Fayette Township (basketball); Kelly Morda of Ford City (basketball); Anthony Morocco III of Trafford (basketball); Eugene Oberst of Rochester, N.Y. (wrestling); Jeffrey Sheldon of New Kensington (soccer); Tara Cochrane-Warrington of Mount Pleasant (basketball); South Carolina; and Dean Zanella of Everett (soccer).Boysen (Class of 1986) was a NAIA and NSCA All-American and three-time all-district and all-conference performer. He helped lead the Bearcats to a NAIA title.Giordan (’93) was a four-time All-Allegheny Lacrosse League goalie who later coached the Bearcats.Hayes (’97) was a four-year starter in basketball and set the school record for steals in a career (504) while scoring 1,204 points. She was a Kodak All-American in 1996-97 and SVC’s first homecoming queen won the William Rafferty Award for sports and academic excellence.Morda (2002) was the AMC Freshman of the Year and a three-time, first-team all-conference selection, as well as a NAIA All-American in 2002. She scored 1,776 pointsMorocco (’98) broke a 40-year scoring record for career points with 1,783, which is now third in school history. He still holds marks for assists in a season and career, and most 3-pointers in a career, season and game. He led the Bearcats to an Elite Eight finish in the national tournament.Oberst (’71) was a co-captain in wrestling.Sheldon (’84) was a four-year contributor to the soccer team.Cochrane-Warrington (2000) scored over 1,000 points in basketball and was a NAIA All-American in 1999-2000 and a Kodak All-American the following year.Zanella (’87) was a NAIA All-American, all-region and all-conference soccer player.