Susan Feldman


Member of the Bearkats' inaugural softball team in 1971 ... well-known personality in the sport of track and field as an official at area and national meets since graduation

Steve Hume


Baseball Letterman 1978 1979 1980 1981

Earned All-America honors as an outfielder for Sam Houston, compiling a .351 career batting average on squads that rolled up a 149-68 record ... leading hitter on the 1981 baseball team that went 38-18 ... leading hitter as a freshman in 1978 (.345)

Dennis Kainer


Baseball letterman 1979 1980 1981 1982

All-America pitcher compiling a career record of 30 victories and 12 losses and a 3.33 earned run average from 1979 to 1982 ... his 30 career pitching victories rank No. 2 all-time at Sam Houston ... 235 career strike outs was a school record

Dr. Carla Lowry


Hired in 1967 to organize and coach the Sam Houston's inaugural women's volleyball and basketball teams ... directed the Bearkats to TAIAW state titles in both sports ... later coached and served as athletic administrator at UT-Arlington and Southwestern University

Sandra Mader


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

Derrick Preston


Men's Basketball Letterman 1993 1994 1995 1996

Three-time All-Southland Conference performer in his four seasons from 1993 to 1996 ... ranks as Sam Houston's fifth all-time scoring leader with 1,451 points ... other career totals include 181 three point field goals and 533 rebounds

Lee Singletary


Golf letterman 1977 1978

All-America twice, leading Sam Houston men's golf team to an NAIA runner-up finish in 1977 and the first of four consecutive national championships in 1978 ... top 10 finisher in both conference and national tournaments

Karen Zoch


Volleyball letter winner 1984 1985 1986 1987

Sam Houston volleyball's all-time kill leader with 2,028 in 198 matchs during her four year career ... NCAA All-Region and Gulf Star and Southland All-Conference ... led Kats to two NCAA DDivision II Final Four appearances