COLUMBUS, Ohio – A trio of former Ohio Dominican student-athletes in Stephanie Bowshier Curry, Tara Drumm Stout, and Becky Richter LaBrake will be inducted as members of the 2018 Black & Gold Club Athletic Hall of Fame, presented by Nationwide Children's Sports Medicine, during Homecoming weekend on Sept. 28-29.
Induction into the Ohio Dominican Athletic Hall of Fame is one of the highest honors that a Panther student-athlete can receive. The Hall of Fame formally recognizes former students and coaches who excelled in Ohio Dominican athletics as well as friends of the university who helped to advance the overall athletics program to new levels. The Hall of Fame encourages student-athletes to strive to attain the highest standards of performance and conduct.
The group will be honored during the Athletic Hall of Fame Recognition Dinner on Friday, Sept. 28 and will be publically recognized at halftime of the Homecoming football game, which kicks off at noon on Saturday, Sept. 29 against Alderson Broaddus.
Stephanie Bowshier Curry ('06) was a two-sport standout in soccer and softball for the Panthers. During her career on the soccer field, she earned Honorable Mention All-American honors in 2005, as well as first team all-region and All-AMC South that fall. She also picked up all-conference accolades during her sophomore and junior seasons. On the softball diamond, she was named to the All-AMC Freshmen Team, earned first team all-region honors as a sophomore, and picked up all-conference accolades as a senior.
Tara Drumm Stout ('97) is one of the most decorated volleyball student-athletes in school history, earning all-conference accolades all four seasons for the Panthers. In 1993 she was named to the All-MOC Freshmen Team, picked up Second Team All-MOC honors as a sophomore, and earned consecutive first team accolades as a junior and senior. She holds the school-record with 4,486 career assists and is fifth with 1,738 career digs.
Becky Richter LaBrake ('04) was the first All-American in women's basketball history, picking up that honor following the 2003-04 season. Also a First Team All-AMC selection that year, she finished her career with 1,273 points (ninth in school history), 489 field goals made (ninth), 638 rebounds (eleventh), 178 blocks (fourth) and a 51.2 field goal percentage (tied for first).
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