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H-SC’s 30th Athletics Hall of Fame class announced

Hampden-Sydney College (H-SC) and the Athletics Hall of Fame recently announced its 30th class to be inducted Saturday, Nov. 4, at 11 a.m. in the Kirk Athletic Center. Included in the Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2017 are football and wrestling star Ray Dodson ‘69, football and basketball captain Brent Rusnak ‘98, tennis standout Patrick Gee ‘06 and special citations Rick Bagby ‘79 and Ray Rostan.

Dodson was an outstanding two-sport athlete, playing defensive end on the football team and grappling at heavyweight for the wrestling team.

Rusnak lettered four years at safety in football and two years in basketball, while serving as a team captain to both teams as a senior.

Gee had an impressive tennis career for the Tigers, starting all four years at No. 1 singles.

Bagby was a standout goalkeeper on some of the college’s first lacrosse teams, helping the Tigers to their first winning records.

Rostan, a lacrosse coach, compiled a record of 302-172 with the Tigers and an overall record of 342-197, ranking him eighth all-time in coaching victories in all NCAA Divisions.