Hall of Fame Inductees 2006

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Hall of Fame Inductees 2006

On Sept. 23, four former student athletes were inducted into the UW-Stout Hall of Fame, and long-time Blue Devil supporter Harlen Knutson received the Athletic Distinguished Service Award.

Karen Lien
Lien came from nearby softball powerhouse Elmwood, and helped to grow the Stout fastpitch program. The team’s first pitcher throughout the four first years of the program, Lien currently holds or has held nearly all of the Blue Devil softball pitching records. Lien currently teaches special education in the Clear Lake school district.

Terry Anders
Anders is a six-time track and field national champion, 13-time All-American, a 20-time Wisconsin State University Conference champion, the WSUC scholar-athlete and an academic All-American. Anders currently is teaching and coaching in the Fall Creek school district.

Ryan Sweeney
One of only three Stout gymnasts to compete at NCAA Division I national meets, Sweeney was a still rings specialist who scored five first place finishes at NAIA invitational meets and two second place finishes in a career that ran from 1979–83. Sweeney worked as an engineer in the western United States and retired from Intel Corporation in 1999.

Jerry Sinz
Sinz was a three-year football letterwinner who played at Stout from 1968–71. He was a two-year starter at safety and as a punt returner his junior and senior years. Since graduating from Stout, Sinz has put together a 272-65 overall record (before this season) at Edgar High School. Sinz has taught technology education and math at Edgar High School since 1972.

Terry Anders ’98, Jerry Sinz ’72, ’77, Karen Lien Blanford ’96, Ryan Sweeney ’83 and Harlan Knutson.

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