Frostburg State to Induct Six Into Athletics Hall of Fame
Frostburg State to Induct Six Into Athletics Hall of Fame

Frostburg State has recently announced that six members will be inducted into the Bobcat Hall of Fame and will make up the class of 2015. The annual dinner and ceremony has been set for Friday, October 16, 2015 as part of Homecoming Weekend.
 
The Bobcat Hall of Fame now has 190 members and the 2015 class represents five different sports and the school's former team physician that served Bobcat student-athletes for nearly 20 years. This year marks the fourth time in the 45-year history of the Bobcat Hall of Fame that a class has had a least six inductees and is the first time since 2008.
 
Tony Chase, the 185th inductee, was a two-sport All-American for the Frostburg State men's soccer and men's track & field teams from 1982-86.
 
As a senior on the men's soccer team in 1985, Chase was named a National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) All-American, the All-Maryland Small College Player of the Year and an All-Maryland Small College First Team honoree. He finished his career with 26 goals.
 
As a sophomore in 1983, Chase helped the 4x100-meter relay team to All-American status during the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field National Championships.
 
Maria Ferguson, the 186th inductee, was a three-time All-American and six-event school record holder for the women's track & field team from 2000-03. Ferguson earned All-American honors during the NCAA Outdoor Championships in the 100 and 200-meter dashes as a junior and in the 100-meter dash as sophomore.
 
Ferguson, a 21-time All-Mason Dixon Conference honoree, capped her Frostburg career by being named the 2003 United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Mideast Region Outdoor Female Athlete of the Year.
 
One of the most successful sprinters in school history, Ferguson still holds indoor school records in the 55-meter dash (7.22), 60-meter dash (7.55), 200-meter dash (25.69), 400-meter dash (57.73) and 500-meter dash (1:18.57). She holds both the 100 (12.03) and 200-meter dash (24.71) outdoor records as well.
 
Kathy Harding, the 187th inductee, was an NCAA All-American during the most successful four-year run in the history of the Frostburg field hockey program. Harding helped the Bobcats to 54 wins during her career (1984-87) that included four trips to the NCAA Tournament, two Eastern States Athletic Conference (ESAC) Championships and one Maryland State Championship.
 
As a senior in 1987, Harding was named the No. 1 sweeper (fullback) in NCAA Division III on her way to All-American and Regional All-American honors. She was also co-captain for the national ranked Bobcats.
 
Tracey Little, the 188th inductee, was a standout member of the Bobcat women's basketball team from 2001-05 after earning countless individual awards during her career. As a senior in 2005, Little was named an NCAA Division III Kodak/Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) All-American and an ESPN the Magazine Academic All-American. That same year, she was named to the D3Hoops.com All-Atlantic Region First Team, the ECAC Southern Division All-Star First Team, AMCC Co-Player of the Year and First Team honoree and was selected as Frostburg's Co-Female Athlete of the Year.
 
She is fourth all-time in program history in scoring (1,650) and fifth in rebounding (933).
 
Dante Myles, the 189th inductee, was a National Champion and six-time All-American for the Frostburg men's track & field team from 2000-02 and was named the Men's Track Athlete of the Meet for the 2001 NCAA Outdoor National Championships.
 
During his sophomore season in 2001, Myles earned a National Championship after taking the 200-meter dash title (21.62) at the outdoor championships. He also garnered All-American honors in the 100 and 200-meter dashes at the outdoor championships and All-American honors in the 55-meter dash during the indoor season.
 
Myles earned seven Mason-Dixon Conference titles and was an 11-time All-Mason Dixon Conference selection.

David Tuel, the 190th inductee, served as Frostburg's Team Physician from 1993-2012 as well as the Medical Director for the Athletic Training Education Program (ATEP). During his 19-year career, Tuel provided medical care for hundreds of student-athletes and was an invaluable asset to the athletic department.
 
As Medical Director for ATEP, Tuel often made presentations to athletic training students and staff members, reviewed student-athlete injuries with student athletic trainers and allowed students to observe various surgeries to help develop their knowledge of human anatomy.