The induction ceremony will take place Friday evening at 6:00 p.m. At
halftime of the homecoming football game against Macalester College on
Saturday each inductee will be introduced to the crowd.
The class of inductees hold places near or at the top of numerous
Hamline all-time lists, have competed in several national meets and
tournaments, and collected multiple Hamline awards during their time at
To see the complete bio of each 2010 inductee, please click on their name below.
2000 Gymnastics Team - NCGA Champions: The
team was led by head coach Doug Byrnes in his first year at the helm of
the program. The assistant coaches were Summer Ameter, Kim Wandzel,
Eric Mjolsness, and Brian Ottenhoff.
The team members were Kimberly Allen, Jacqueline Banet, Melissa
Bodily, Colette Davidson, Ashli Ethen, Kim Goodmanson, Linsey Hamilton,
Anne Kokkinen, Melissa Nelson, Lindsay Odom, Lara O’Keefe Stanislaw,
Jessica Ponczoch, Kristin Thomsen, Joanna Truchon, Aimee Witulski, and
The 2000 team entered the national championship meet ranked sixth
after placing second at the regional competition. Hamline used strong
performances in their third and fourth rotations to defeat UW-LaCrosse
for the championship. Lindsay Odom was crowned the national all-around
champion to help lead the team to the title.
Dan Brink '71:
Dan Brink was a two-sport athlete in football and baseball at Hamline,
competing in each sport for three seasons. As a pitcher on the Piper
baseball team he tallied an 11-3 record over the three seasons,
highlighted by a no-hitter against St. Thomas in his senior season. He
posted a 5-0 record that year.
Following his career at Hamline, Brink went on to become the most
successful high school boy’s basketball coach in the history of the St.
Paul City Conference.
Dan Scheider '76:
Dan Schneider was a three-time all-American as well as a conference
record-holder while swimming for the Pipers in both individual and relay
events. In his sophomore season, Schneider was the MIAC champion in the
50-yard freestyle, setting the conference record (21.9) in the process.
That season marked the first of two consecutive seasons in which he
placed fourth at the national championships in the 100-yard butterfly.
Schneider is still in the top ten list at Hamline in several events
(50 freestyle, 100 freestyle, 1000 freestyle, 100 butterfly, and 200
Richard Strohkirch '65:
Richard Strohkirch was a four-year letter-winner in hockey and a member
of three MIAC championship tennis teams, playing both singles and
doubles, as a Piper.
Strohkirch was a member of the Hamline tennis teams that won the
conference championships in 1962, 1964, and 1965. While on the hockey
team, Strohkirch was the team’s leading scorer all four years.
Pam Aufderhar Tomczik '96:
Pam Aufderhar Tomczik was a four-time letter-winner in both volleyball
and basketball, as well as competing for a season as a track and field
Tomczik is one of the top volleyball players in Hamline history. She
is currently second on Hamline’s all-time list in career digs (1723) and
is sixth in career kills (1111). Two of her season dig totals (611,
598) are in Hamline’s top three all-time.
Deb Van Schooten '98: Deb Van Schooten sits atop numerous Hamline record lists after a four-year career as a member of the women’s basketball team.
Van Schooten is the school’s all-time leading scorer with 1512 career
points. She also leads the school record books in all three blocks
categories (game – 12, season – 93, career – 287) and is second all-time
in career rebounds (985). The 12 blocked shots in a game is also an
Karen Bosveld Zemlin '90:
Karen Bosveld Zemlin was a three-year letter-winner as a swimmer at
Hamline, setting the school record that still stands in the 1000
Bosveld Zemlin was a three-time (1988, 1989, 1990) all-conference
swimmer and a 1989 all-American. She was also a three-time honorary
all-American and placed ninth in the 1650-freestyle in 1989. In addition
to holding the current school record in the 1000 freestyle, Bosveld
Zemlin is second all-time in the 1650-freestyle and seventh all-time in