Friends University inducted four former Falcons into the University’s Athletic Hall of Fame Friday, Oct. 7. The Athletic Hall of Fame Ceremony and Alumni Dinner was held in Casado Campus Center’s McKay Gymnasium during homecoming week.
The inductees were:
- Errol Logue, a 1963 graduate, competed in track and cross country during college for all four years. In the 1959 KCAC cross country season, he remained undefeated. After college, he coached cross country and track for 40 years. He has twice been voted Coach of the Year by the Kansas State High School Cross Country Coaches Association. After retirement, Logue served as an assistant cross country coach for the University of Saint Mary for two years. He served on the Friends University Alumni Advisory Board for five years.
- Kevin Ten Eyck, a 2009 and 2015 graduate, played soccer at Friends University for three years. He received numerous KCAC and NAIA accolades, including NAIA All-American, 2006 KCAC Newcomer of the Year and 2007 NAIA First Team All-Region. He was named First Team All-KCAC every year that he competed. Eyck has played for the Wichita Wings and Wichita B-52s and currently plays for FC Wichita. He made the NPSL All-League First XI in 2015 during FC Wichita’s inaugural season. Eyck is currently an assistant coach of the Friends University Men’s Soccer team.
- Megan VinZant, a 2009 graduate, competed in basketball and softball from 2006 to 2009. She earned numerous awards, including All-KCAC team honors in basketball each year. She was also an NAIA Scholar Athlete, KCAC First Team Pitcher (2006), KCAC First Team Shortstop and Player of the Year (2007), KCAC First Team and Player of the Year (2008), and KCAC First Team Third Baseman (2009). Throughout her softball career, VinZant ranked No. 1 in the KCAC in 13 categories. She also ranked in the top 40 in the NAIA in 19 categories.
- Joe Zimmerman, a 2011 graduate, served as Friends University’s athletic director for 12 years. Under his direction, the Athletic Department doubled in size (from 200 to 400 student athletes), won 47 championships and had over 450 NAIA Scholar Athletes. Zimmerman was named KCAC Athletic Director of the Year three times; and in 2014, he was named one of the Top 25 Most Influential People in Wichita Sports.
For more information about the Athletic Hall of Fame, contact the Friends University Athletic Department at 316-294-5700.
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