Lumberjacks announce 2022 hall of fame class

Cal Poly Humboldt Athletics

Cal Poly Humboldt has announced the 2022 hall of fame class, which will be inducted on Oct. 7 at the Blue Lake Casino & Hotel.

This year’s class includes the 1977 men’s cross country team, Courtney Hiatt (softball, 2010-13), Nikki Ketteringham (softball, 2008-11), Alex Markarian (football, 2011-14), Josh Suggs (men’s soccer, 2008-11), Tom Trepiak (administrator) and Kersey Wilcox (women’s basketball, 2013-15).

1977 Men’s Cross Country

Coached by the legendary Jim Hunt, the Jacks finished second at the NCAA Division III National Championships. Scott Peters placed 12th and Ken Hammer 23rd, earning the duo All-American honors. Other top runners were Frank Ebiner, Chris Speere and Jerry Tucker. 

Alex Markarian (Football, 2011-14) 

The 2014 All-American was a finalist for the Cliff Harris Award for the nation’s top small college defensive player. He was an all-region honoree a first-team all-conference selection in 2014, and a second-team all-conference pick in 2012 and 2013. 

Josh Suggs (Men’s Soccer, 2007-10) 

Suggs was an all-region selection in 2009 and is sixth in Jacks men’s soccer history with 22 goals. His nine goals during the 2009 season is 10th all-time on the Jacks’ single season list. Suggs is a member of New Mexico United, which plays in the USL Championship, the second division of U.S. soccer.

Tom Trepiak (Administrator, 1981-85, 1987-95 and 2002-17) 

Trepiak first came to Humboldt in 1981 and served as sports information director, a position he held until 1985 and also from 1988 to 1991. He was awarded 23 national awards by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA), including 12 Best in the Nation awards. He also served as the school’s Associate Athletic Director.

Kersey Wilcox (Women’s Basketball, 2013-15) 

Wilcox was a two-time All-CCAA selection in 2014 and 2015 and led the CCAA with 151 assists in 2014. Her 151 assists in 2015 is third all-time at Humboldt and she finished her career with 280 assists, which is fifth all-time for the Jacks.

Courtney Hiatt (Softball, 2010-13)

The 2013 All-Region honoree was a First Team All-CCAA selection in 2013 and was named the Most Outstanding Player at the 2013 CCAA Championship Tournament.

The Lumberjack catcher was the top offensive catcher in school history and leads the position with 30 career home runs.

Nikki Ketteringham (Softball, 2008-11)

Ketteringham was a 2008 All-American while earning All-Region honors in 2008 and 2009. She was a three-time All-CCAA honoree, earning first-team honors in 2009 and second-team honors in 2008 and 2010. The Jacks outfielder was a member of the 2008 national championship team and finished her career at Humboldt fifth all-time in doubles (50) and 10th in hits (270).

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