2016 Athletics Hall of Fame Inductees

The 2005–06 Norwich Women’s Basketball Team, coached by Steve Lanpher and Jennifer Eaddy, was inducted into the Norwich Athletics Hall of Fame during Homecoming Weekend ceremonies.

Front row (l-r): Caitlin Bailey Hull ’08, Kayleigh Shappy ’09, Allison Flynn ’07, Jennifer Joseph ’09, Emily Bean Little ’09. Back row (l-r): Megan Edgerly ’09, Monica Selander Han ’09, Sarah Chap ’07, Danielle Renaud Larkin ’08, Marie Graham Abare ’09, Kristi Powlovich ’07, Katie Diego Whitney ’09, Sara Rosati ’09. Individual inductees, along with quotes from their acceptance speeches, are featured below.

Front row (l-r): Caitlin Bailey Hull ’08, Kayleigh Shappy ’09, Allison Flynn ’07, Jennifer Joseph ’09, Emily Bean Little ’09. Back row (l-r): Megan Edgerly ’09, Monica Selander Han ’09, Sarah Chap ’07, Danielle Renaud Larkin ’08, Marie Graham Abare ’09, Kristi Powlovich ’07, Katie Diego Whitney ’09, Sara Rosati ’09. Individual inductees, along with quotes from their acceptance speeches, are featured below.

“To know that my efforts … had a positive effect on my teammates, on my friends, on the football program, and the school, is just a wonderful feeling.”
Kevin Flannery ’66, Football

“As Kevin Flannery said, ‘You make a friend at Norwich, you keep a friend at Norwich.’ The Norwich experience means friendships for life.”
Robert Byrne ’66, Basketball

“Coach Mynter believed in me, and gave me a chance to do something that I never thought was possible. I will never forget this.”
John Gatti ’86, Football

Coach Lisa Mattei taught me each day to be better and better, and she just never let me give up.”
Kelly White ’86, Basketball

“I learned everything about being a team member from my time at Norwich. I was inoculated early to deal with adversity and build resiliency and grit.”
Mark O’Neil ’86, Football

“It really is a Norwich family. It’s not just about sport; it’s about instilling qualities into men and women—future leaders of the world.”
Scott Dyer ’91, Basketball

“No matter where you go—and especially in the military—they always know a Norwich guy. It’s definitely great being from this school.”
Joseph Williams ’96, Football

“There was one person that really believed in Keith, and that was Coach McShane. Norwich gave [Keith] the platform to be successful.”
Maureen Aucoin, on behalf of her husband, Keith Aucoin ’01, Ice Hockey

“It’s true: Norwich is always around you. Not a day goes by that I don’t think about Norwich, or have a conversation with someone from Norwich.”
Garrett Winder ’06, Ice Hockey

“There is a bond here—a brotherhood, a sisterhood. It is amazing to me that you’ve made a UVM guy feel like a part of it. I have a home here on the Hill.”
George Cuomo, The Voice of Norwich Hockey

For bios on all inductees, or to nominate someone for the HOF Class of 2017, visit norwichathletics.com.

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