04/29/13 - OU Zanesville Athletic Hall of Fame Celebration Scheduled
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Filed under Athletic News, Calendar, Events, Campus News, Press Releases on 4/25/2013 by Author: Chris Shaw.

OU Zanesville Athletic Hall of Fame Celebration Scheduled

On Sunday, April 21, at 11 a.m., Ohio University Zanesville Athletics is hosting its annual alumni baseball game at Checkush Field. Then on Monday, April 29, at 6 p.m., the Ohio University Zanesville Athletic Department will induct members of the 1993 State and Conference Champion Baseball team into the OU Zanesville Athletic Hall of Fame at a dinner event, sponsored by Century National Bank, in The Campus Center on Newark Road in Zanesville.


The timing for this special team induction coincides with the 20th anniversary of the teamís championship success. Members of the team will come from as far away as Florida to join in the celebration. The team finished the 1993 season with an 18-1 record, was Ohio Regional Campus Conference(ORCC) Co-Champions and the Ohio Regional Campus (ORC) State Champions.


Members of the team, who came from ten different area high schools, include Bryon Bonkowski and Dan Wamer, Sheridan graduates; Shon Bender, Maysville; Shane Dickenson, Zanesville; Eric Fusner, Casey Vallee, and Nate Worthington, Crooksville graduates; Jon Ward, Philo; Paul Kimble, West Muskingu; Woody Fox, Watkins Memorial; Chad Orechio, Chad Gibson, and Craig Stoneburner, John Glenn graduates; Tim Scholl, Coshocton and Randy Gilbert from Florida, along with Assistant Coach Kevin Krumlauf, Sheridan graduate, and Head Coach Doug Pollock. Those who will be honored posthumously include Assistant Coach Tom Checkush and scorekeeper/groundskeeper Floyd Pollock.


Tickets for the event are $15 each and will be on sale at the Information Center at Ohio University Zanesvilleís Elson Hall on Newark Road in Zanesville beginning April 8. For more information contact Athletic Director, Doug Pollock at Pollock@ohio.edu.


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