The Montclair State University Department of Athletics will induct the 29th class into its Hall of Fame on Saturday, November 11th in the Student Center Ballrooms on the Montclair State campus. The ceremony will begin at 11:00 a.m.
Current men's soccer coach Rob Chesney and football and track standout Amod Field will be among the five athletes presented, bringing the total number of inductees in the Hall of Fame to 163. Also being inducted are softball standouts Andrea Peters Steensen and Donna Brooks and baseball pitcher Harry Durkee.
Chesney (1986-1989) was a four-year starter under and helped resurrect the men's soccer program. He was two-time Regional All-American and led the Red Hawks to the NJAC title and NCAA Tournament in 1989. Field (1985-90) was an eight-time track and field All-American and two national champion while also establishing himself as one of best wide receivers in history of the football program.
Brooks (1986-90), a three-time All-American, set 12 single-season and career records on the softball diamond while Peters (1986-89) was the first-ever four-time All-American at Montclair State. Durkee (1951-53) posted a 17-5 career mark while playing for former athletic director and Hall of Fame member Bill Dioguardi during the early 1950's.