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SEMO Athletics announces 2015 Hall of Fame Class

The Southeast Missouri State Athletics department has announced it's 2015 Hall of Fame Class.

This group will be inducted during the school's Hall of Fame ceremony on Feb. 19, 2016 at the Show Me Center.

Thanks to SEMO Athletics for providing the following information.

Trae Hastings (Baseball, 1975-1978) was a dominating left-handed pitcher who still holds Southeast Missouri's all-time career records in shutouts (5), strikeouts (239) and complete games (24). He boasted a staggering 2.30 ERA in his career,

Mark Hogan (Baseball Coach, 1995-2012), the all-time winningest coach in Southeast Missouri baseball history, retired after 18 seasons at the helm. He compiled a 526-456-1 (.536) record with one Ohio Valley Conference regular-season title (2002), two OVC Tournament crowns (1998, 2002) and the program's only two NCAA Tournament appearances (1998, 2002).

David Means (Football, 1970-1973) was one of the best defensive lineman to play football at Southeast Missouri. He was a three-time All-Conference selection. Means had 18 sacks during the 1972 season alone. He received the Vogelsang Award for Most Valuable Lineman and led Southeast to the MIAA Conference title in 1973. Means was a 12th-round draft pick of the Buffalo Bills and played nine games with the organization in 1974. He then played a half-season with the Calvary Stampedes in the Canadian Football League.

Lindsey Pickering (Soccer, 2005-2007; Softball, 2004-2007) was a two-sport athlete at Southeast Missouri, excelling as a member of the women's soccer and softball teams. In soccer, Pickering was a two-time OVC Defensive Player of the Year, winning the coveted honor in 2005 and 2007. She earned First-Team All-OVC accolades each of those seasons and was a second-team pick in 2006.

Willie Ponder (Football, 2001-2002) shattered a number of records in his two short seasons as a star wide receiver at Southeast Missouri. An Associated Press, American Football Coaches Association and Sports Network All-American, and First-Team All-OVC selection, Ponder still holds several of the school's receiving records today. He ranks first in career receiving yards (2,543) and receptions per game (6.83), and held the school's all-time career receiving touchdowns record until the 10th week of the 2015 football season.

Jane Stacy (Friends of the Redhawks) has been associated with Southeast Missouri State University since first coming to the University as a freshman student in 1973. She was hired by former President Mark Scully as Director of Alumni Services, a position she held until her retirement in 2008. For almost 10 years, Jane was also First Lady of the University while her former husband, Dr. Bill W. Stacy, served as President of Southeast Missouri State. 

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