SHSU Hall of Honor

SANDRA MADAR -- Inducted 2011

Softball letterwinner 1983 1984 1985 1986

Two-time All-America shortstop ... ranks among the top 10 in Bearkat softball hitting (.329 career average), runs (124), hits (196), home runs (13) and triples (11) ... led SHSU to two NCAA Division II World Series and four regional tournament apperances

   

PRECIOUS MADISON -- Inducted 2009

Women's track and field letterwinner - 2001 2002
All-America 2001
All-Southland Conference 2001 2002

First Sam Houston track and field athlete to earn NCAA Division I All-America honors ... four-time Southland Conference selection ... holds the Bearkat school records both indoor and outdoors in the long jump ... NCAA national championships participant in the long jump in both 2001 and 2002.

   
Hap Malone
S. H. "HAP" MALONE -- Inducted 1971

Head baseball coach for Sam Houston State 1949 to 1956

Dedrick Manigo
 DECRICK MANIGO

All-American and two-time All-Southland linebacker. He is one of only three Bearkats to lead the team in tackles three years in a row, ending his career in 1996 ranked fifth with 330 stops


David Martin
DAVID MARTIN -- Inducted 1995

Football letterman 1963 1964 1965 1966
All-Lone Star Conference 1964 1966
NAIA All-America 1964 1966

Starter on 1964 Lone Star Conference titlist squad that won NAIA national co-championship

 


Donnie Massengale
DONNIE MASSENGALE -- Inducted 2003

Golf letterman 1985 1986 1987
All-Gulf Star Conference 1986 1987
NCAA Diviison II All-America 1985 1986

Stroke average leader for 1987 Bearkat golf team (74.0) ... compiled 75.4 stroke average during career including four individual medalist titles ... member of teams that finished fifth in NCAA Division II in both 1985 and 1986


Rick Matula
RICK MATULA -- Inducted 1988

Baseball letterman 1973 1974 1975
NAIA All-America 1975

Compiled career pitching mark of 19-8 with 177 strike outs ... played for Bearkat teams that finished as NAIA World Series runner-up in both 1974 and 1975

 


Kelly McAdams
KELLY McADAMS -- Inducted 1978

Baseball letterman 1923 1924

Josh McCown
 JOSH McCOWN

 Quarterbacked Sam Houston State to the 2001 Southland Conference championship, the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division I playoffs and a No. 7 final ranking. Quarterback for more than a decade in the NFL.


Bill McEntire
BILL McENTIRE - Inducted 1989

Golf letterman 1976 1977 1978 1979
NAIA All-America 1977 1978 1979
All-Lone Star Conference 1976 1977 19778 1979

Member, NAIA national champion golf teams in 1978 and 1979 ... NAIA national runner-up (1979) ... Lone Star Conference individual runner-up (1976) and third place (1979) ...

 


  
   VICTOR McKNIGHT - Inducted 2010

Football 1996 1997 1998 1999

All Southland Conference center 1997 1998 1999
Southland Freshman of the Year 1996
Sam Houston Most Valuable Lineman 1997 1998 1999


Guido Merkins
GUIDO MERKINS - Inducted 1984

Football letterman 1973 1974 1975 1976

Ranks 13th in all-time Sam Houston State passing with career total of 2,354 yards ... played in the NFL for the New Orleans Saints

   
   

NANCY METCALFE - Inducted 2008 


Tennis 1983 1984 1985 1986

Lone State Conference “Freshman of the Year” 1983.

Set school records for career singles and doubles victories that stood for 16 years.

One of the first two Sam Houston State women’s tennis players to earn an NCAA Division II national ranking in doubles.


Teddy Minyard
TEDDY MINYARD - Inducted 1982

Football letterman 1961 1962 1963 1964
All-Lone Star Conference 1962 1964
NAIA All-America 1964

Played on Lone Star Conference championship teams in both 1961 and 1964 and was a member of the 1964 NAIA national co-championship squad ... named Outstanding Back in 1964 NAIA championship final


   

JIM MILLER -- Inducted 2008

Baseball 1971 1972 1973 1974

Compiled 26-7 career record with 1.66 earned run average.

First-team NAIA All-America pitcher in 1974.

Led the Bearkats to a four-year record of 125 wins and only 54 losses and  NAIA World Series appearances in 1972 and 1974.

 
Murray Mitchell
MURRAY MITCHELL -- Inducted 1977

Basketball letterman 1942 1943 1947 1948
All-Lone Star Conference 1942 1947 1948

Leading scorer for the Bearkats in both 1947 (20.7 points a game) and 1948 (16.1 points) ... led Sam Houston to 1948 Lone Star Conference co-championship


Ferdie Moffett
FERDIE MOFFETT -- Inducted 1973

Football letterman 1920 1921 1922 1923


Sam Monteau
SAMMY MONTEAU -- Inducted 1993

Baseball letterman 1972 1973 1974 1975
NAIA All-District 1971

Second baseman for Bearkat teams that twice finished as NAIA World Series runner-up ... played professionally with the Milwaukee Brewers organization

 


McNeil Moore
McNEIL "MAC" MOORE -- Inducted 1971

Football 1951 1952 1953
All-Lone Star Conference 1951 1952 1953

Ranks number two in career rushing at Sam Houston with 2,578 total yards ... scored 30 touchdowns ... led Bearkats to 1952 Shrimp Bowl and 1953 Refrigerator Bowl championships


Gary Moss
GARY MOSS -- Inducted 2000

Basketball letterman 1971 1972 1973 1974
Sam Houston head coach 1988 1989

Played on Sam Houston State's 1971 and 1973 teams that won the Lone Star Conference championship and on the 1973 team that earned a berth in the NAIA national tournament ... captain of the 1974 Bearkat basketball squad


Herbert Muckleroy
HERBERT C. MUCKLEROY -- Inducted 2000

Football letterman 1948 1949 1950 1951
All-Lone Star Conference 1949 1951

Starter on 1950 and 1951 Bearkat squads that finished third in the Lone Star Conference


David Munden
DAVID MUNDEN -- Inducted 1997

Football letterman 1966 1967 1968 1969
All-Lone Star Conference 1968 1969

Two-time team captain of the Bearkats ... played professional football in the Canadian League, the World Football League, and the Contnental Football League


Hootie Murray
GUINN "HOOTIE" MURRAY -- Inducted 1987

Baseball letterman 1960 1961 1962
NAIA All-America 1962
NAIA World Series All-Tournament 1961 1962

All-time leader at Sam Houston with 14 triples including school record nine during the 1961 season ... member of three Bearkat teams that competed in NAIA World Series ... .453 batting average in 1961 is second best in SHSU history and ranked fourth nationally in NAIA that season


Mike Murray
MIKE MURRAY -- Inducted 1993

Football letterman 1966 1967 1968 1969
Baseball letterman 1969 1970

Ranked second nationally in the NAIA in punting with 42.9 average in 1970 ... set school record for longest punt 63 yards ... second all-time punting leader in Bearkat history with 40.1 career average

 

MICHAEL NAU

Baseball letterman 1985 1986 1987 1988
All Gulf Star Conference

Rolled up a 26-5 career record as a pitcher for the Bearkats, playing on baseball teams that went to the NCAA Division II regionals twice and the Division I regionals in 1988 ... was a member of three Gulf Star Conference championship teams, earning all-conference honors twice.


Roy Needham
ROY NEEDHAM -- Inducted 1971

Baseball letterman 1922 1923 1924

 


CATHY NELSON -- Inducted 2007

Track & Field letter winner -- 1988 1989 1990 1991
All-Southland Conference -- 1988 1990 1991

Sam Houston State's first All-Southland Conference athlete in track and field ... All-Southland in both cross country and track and field ... first Bearkats to earn NCAA cross country All-Region honors ... Southland Conference 800 meter dash champion in 1990 and 1991


Mike Newell
MIKE NEWELL -- Inducted 1991

Basketball letterman 1971 1972 1973
All-Lone Star Conference 1973

Starter on 1971 and 1973 Bearkat basketball teams that won the Lone Star Conference championship ... played on 1973 team that reached the NAIA national tournament

 

Jeff Nickelson
JEFF NICKELSON -- Inducted 1976

Football letterman 1934 1935 1936


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