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Honor Class of 2020 Athletics Hall

Seven greats from the University of Wittenberg have been selected to enter the school's Athletics Hall of Honor, plus one student who will be honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award.

Michael Aljancic '02, Dane Borchers '07, Dan Furry '86, Monica McDonald Wright '05, Suzanne Medwid Ambron '09, Dale Pittenger '72 and Jen Weiss '90 will officially join nearly 250 other Wittenberg greats who have previously had been inducted into the College's Athletics Hall of Honor. Additionally, Steve Moore '74 becomes the sixth recipient of the Athletics Hall of Honor Lifetime Achievement Award.

Plans are underway to celebrate members of the Athletics Hall of Honor Class of 2020 with a formal induction ceremony and banquet tentatively scheduled for the weekend of August 6-7, 2021, along with the Annual golf outing of the Athletics Department. At that time, the university also plans to celebrate the members of the 2019 Athletics Hall Honor Class.

Details of the event will be announced as soon as they are finalized.

 Michael Aljancic "src =" "style =" margin: 5px; "width =" 150 "/> <strong> Michael Aljancic </strong> was a game-breaking wide receiver for the Tiger soccer team. He led the Tigers in receptions in three of his four seasons at Red & White, and ended his career as the Tigers' all-time leader in receptions with 147 (currently ranked sixth) .After the 2002 season, the NCAA changed their policies to include postseason statistics in their records, taking into account their 47 receptions for 764 yards and eight touchdowns in nine postseason games, Aljancic ascends to second in program history in all three categories. His 10 receptions for 214 yards in a dramatic 38-35 NCAA Tournament victory over Hardin-Simmons in 2001, both top the program's postseason record book Honorable Mention All-America Pick by USA Football News in 2000, and picked up the All-America First Team – The Athletic Conference North Coast (NCAC) awards three times and was named a member of the league's All-Decade Team (1993-2002). A team captain in 2001, Aljancic was named the team's MVP after that season. Originally from Louisville, Ohio, Aljancic currently resides in Worthington, Ohio.</p><p> <img
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