The 1976 football team, the
first in St. Lawrence University history to earn an NCAA tournament berth, and
four outstanding athletes will be inducted into the St. Lawrence University
Athletic Hall of Fame as its class of 2009 on Sept. 26, highlighted by the
annual induction luncheon.
Michele Amidon, a standout in
soccer and ice hockey, Erin Davis Garfield, a national champion in riding,
David L. Jacobs, a skier at St. Lawrence and a leader in the ski industry
following his graduation and Bea Doering Shea, a lacrosse all star will join
the members of the football team as the 2009 inductees.
The induction luncheon will be
held at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 26 and is open to the public. Luncheon
tickets are $25 and reservations are requested. Reservations may be made by
calling Cheryl Kennedy at 315-229-5418 or through email : firstname.lastname@example.org.
A memorial service celebrating the life of 1976 football captain Josh Emery, a 1977 graduate and standout in both football and baseball, will be conducted Saturday morning at 8:30 a.m. at the Gunnison Chapel. Emery, a tight end on the 1976 team, passed away this past summer.
The 1976 football team went 8-1
in the regular season and made St. Lawrence's first NCAA tournament appearance
in the fourth season of NCAA Division III tournament competition in football.
The Saints drew a home game against Albright, winning 26-7 and advanced to the
semifinals where they lost to eventual national runner-up Towson State in a
memorable 38-36 shootout.