Centrepiece Online | Spring 2010
2009 Athletic Hall of Fame
G. Dewey Kimbel ’23 deceased. After Centre: Presbyterian minister In the Hall of Fame for: Football, basketball, track. A three-sport letterman, he played on the 1921 Praying Colonels football team. He was captain of the track team his junior and senior years and set state track records in the mile and half mile as a senior.
John “Buck” Rogers ’68 Chattanooga. After Centre: College and high school admission counselor In the Hall of Fame for: Football and track. A four-year letterman and captain of the 1967 football team, he was the last to play an entire Centre football game, playing every down on offense, defense, and special teams.
Sheila Lloyd Hiestand ’90 Louisville. After Centre: Lawyer. In the Hall of Fame for: Basketball. A standout on final four teams in 1989 and 1990, her school records still stand for single-game blocked shots and season rebounds. She also holds Centre’s female career record for blocked shots with 372, almost triple the male record. Her career record of 118 games, including 116 consecutive starts, both remain records for Centre female or male basketball players.
Jon Oldham ’97 Alexandria, Va. After Centre: U.S. Secret Service. In the Hall of Fame for: Swimming. He made All-America honorable mention teams four years at Centre and set eight individual Centre records, four Boles Natatorium pool records, and five Centre relay records. His time in the 200-back at nationals in 1997 still stands as the school backstroke record.
Sara Morgan ’99 Xenia, Ohio. After Centre: High school English teacher. In the Hall of Fame for: Soccer. She is the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference’s all-time leading scorer, with Centre and conference records for both single-season and career goals, goals per game, points, and points per game. She was the SCAC 1998 Women’s Player of the Year and was a three-time all-region first-team selection. She was also named to the 1999 GTE Academic All-District IV second team.