CCBC Athletics Hall of Fame to Induct 25 New Honorees

Oct 06, 2016 | by Jacquie Lucy | 443.840.4668 (office) | 443.761.2482 (cell)

WHO? Community College of Baltimore County Athletics
WHAT? CCBC Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Banquet

WHEN? 7 p.m., Friday, Dec. 2, 2016

WHERE? Martin’s East
9000 Pulaski Highway
Baltimore, Maryland 21220

WHY? To induct 25 new honorees in the CCBC Athletics Hall of Fame

TICKETS? Tickets ($50 per person) will go on sale to the public on Monday, Oct. 31, 2016.

CONTACT? Amy Matschulat at 443-840-1859 or

Baltimore County, MD – The Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC) Athletics Hall of Fame will induct 25 new honorees at a banquet to be held 7 p.m., Dec. 2, at Martin’s East in Baltimore, Md. The CCBC Athletics Hall of Fame honors former student athletes and former and current coaches, athletic administrators/staff for outstanding contributions to athletics on the three main campuses of the Community College of Baltimore County.

The 2016 inductees in the CCBC Athletics Hall of Fame (in alpha order):
Ken Batten of Havre de Grace, Md. – Baseball (Essex campus)
Dariusz Bujak of Newark, Del. – Soccer (Essex campus)
Sean Anthony Burke of Bronx, N.Y. – Baseball (Dundalk campus)
Rick Freeman of Fairfax, Va. - Baseball (Dundalk campus)
Laurence R. Gallager, MD of Ellicott City, Md. – Meritorious Service (Catonsville campus)
Danny Gonzalez of East Earl, Pa. – Baseball (Essex campus)
Randolph “Randy” O. Gregory Jr. of Catonsville, Md. – Meritorious Service (Catonsville campus)
Suzanne Cassaday Hudak of Timonium, Md. – Volleyball, Swimming, and Track and Field (Catonsville campus)
JoAnn Klatt of Eldersburg, Md. – Meritorious Service (Catonsville campus)
Sandy L. MacIver of Abingdon, Md. – Field Hockey and Lacrosse (Essex campus)
Sara McFarland of Glen Burnie, Md. – Soccer and Softball (Catonsville campus)
Geraldine Candia McQueen of Hackensack, N.J. – Cross Country, Indoor Track, and Track and Field (Essex campus)
David L. Mintzer of Sykesville. Md. – Lacrosse Coach and Director of Athletics (Catonsville and Dundalk campuses)
Valdez Preston of Baltimore, Md. – Basketball (Dundalk campus)
Denise Abe Probst of Arnold, Md. – Soccer, Basketball, and Lacrosse (Essex campus)
Frank Reeves of Severn, Md. – Lacrosse (Catonsville campus)
Allen R. Smith of Freeland, Md. – Wrestling (Catonsville campus)
Roger Smith of Eastman, Ga. – Baseball (Catonsville campus)
Robyn Steele of Phoenix, Md. – Soccer (Essex campus)
Jaron Taylor of Baltimore, Md. – Basketball (Catonsville campus)
Jane A. Terry of Parkton, Md. – Volleyball, Basketball, and Softball (Dundalk campus)
Al Tomlin of Baltimore, Md. – Basketball (Essex campus)
Joseph William Trentzsch of Manteo, N.C. – Lacrosse (Essex campus)
Scott A. Wittman of Baltimore, Md. – Soccer Coach (Essex campus)
Danielle N. Ziegler of Glen Burnie, Md. – Softball (Catonsville campus)

The CCBC Athletics Hall of Fame Committee, under the leadership of Chairman George Henderson, selected these 25 honorees to join the CCBC Athletics Hall of Fame this past spring. Now, in its sixth year, the CCBC Athletics Hall of Fame will have a total number of 152 honorees.

The nine-member selection committee included:
  • Alumni: Gregory Hart – CCBC Catonsville (Men’s Lacrosse), Kent Boles – CCBC Dundalk (Baseball) and Cleveland Rudisill – CCBC Essex (Men’s Basketball)

  • Former coaches /athletics administrators: Jack Manley – CCBC Catonsville (long time and founding Director of Athletics), Elliott Oppenheim – CCBC Dundalk (long time Baseball coach) and George Henderson – CCBC Essex (long time Baseball coach);

  • At large members: Ann Marie Thornton (CCBC Director of Development and Alumni Relations), Barb Miller (CCBC Essex alumna/ former CCBC Essex coach for Women’s Volleyball and Basketball), and CCBC Director of College Athletics Brian Farrell, a former CCBC Catonsville Baseball student athlete.

For detailed information about the CCBC Athletics Hall of Fame, contact Brian Farrell at 443-840-4419 or


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