2000-09

Jeff Freidhof - 2000

Inducted - 2010

  • Four-year letter winner in wrestling
  • Four-time NCAA III National Tournament qualifier
  • Three-time NCAA III All-American placing sixth (167) in 1998; sixth (174)in 1999; seventh (165) in 2000
  • Completed career holding career record for wins (149-53)
  • All-Lutheran Wrestling Tournament champion - 1999
  • Iowa Conference champion at 167 pounds - 1998
  • Named to All-American Farm Team by Successful Farming Magazine - 1999

Lynn (Hellmark) Tomaszewski - 2000

Inducted - 2011

  • Three-time all-Iowa Conference performer in golf - 1997, 1998, 1999
  • National Golf Coaches Association (NGCA) All-American - 1998, 2000
  • Individually, placed 13th (1998) and 3rd (2000) at NCAA Division II and III National Championships - 1998
  • Member of Luther team that qualified and placed sixth at the NCAA Division II and III National Championships - 1998

Maria Miller-Rinaldi - 2000

Inducted - 2010

  • Four-year letter winner in tennis - 1996-99
  • Qualified for the NCAA III National Tournament three times in doubles (1997-99) and twice in singles (1999-2000)
  • Three-time All-American - twice in doubles and once in singles
  • Two-time Iowa Iowa Conference MVP - 1998, 1999
  • Four-time Iowa Conference singles champion - 1996-99
  • Three-time Iowa Conference doubles champion - 1997-99
  • Career singles record (85-29)
  • Career doubles record (91-27)

Ben Barclay - 2001

Inducted - 2016

  • Four-year letter winner in wrestling - 1998-2001
  • Iowa Conference champion (285) - 2001
  • Three-time national meet qualifier - 1999-2001
  • All-American at 157 - 2000 (5th)
  • All-American at 165 - 2001 (7th)
  • Member of fourth in the nation wrestling team - 2001
  • Team Co-MVP with Garrett Kurth - 2001
  • Career record of 122-46 that ranks fourth all-time

Shaun Meinecke - 2001

Inducted - 2016

  • Four-year letter winner in track and field - 1998-2001
  • Two-Time All-American once indoors and once outdoors
  • Member of NCAA III national championship indoor distance medley relay - 2001
  • All-American in the decathlon (6th) - 2001
  • Ranks second all-time in the decathlon - 6,462 points
  • At graduation ranked in the top-10 of 600 meter (indoors), triple jump (indoors), 55 high hurdles (indoors), 400 meters, pole vault and long jump

Johanna Olson - 2001

Inducted - 2011

  • Four-year letter winner in cross country
  • Three-time NCAA III All-American - 1999, 2000, 2001
  • NCAA III national cross country champion - 2000
  • Four-time all-Iowa Conference performer
  • Three-time Iowa Conference individual champion and MVP - 1999, 2000, 2001
  • Led Luther to three Iowa Conference championships - 1997, 1999, 2000
  • Two-time Central Region champion - 1999, 2000
  • Four-year letter winner in track
  • Four-time All-American in track - indoor 5,000 (3rd - 2001); outdoor 3,000 (6th - 2001); outdoor 5,000 (5th - 2001)
  • NCAA III national champion as a member of the indoor distance medley relay - 2001
  • Honda Awards Inspirational Athlete of the Year - 2000
  • Lutheran Brotherhood Athlete of the Year - 2001
  • Mondo National Outdoor Track and Field Athlete of the Year - 2001
  • Two-time Olympic Trials Marathon competitor - 2003 and 2007
  • NCAA III Postgraduate Scholar

Stacy Sundet - 2001

Inducted - 2011

  • Four-year letter winner in cross country
  • NCAA III National Championships individual qualifier - 2000
  • Three-time all-Iowa Conference performer - 1998, 1999, 2000
  • Three-time all-Central Region - 1998, 1999, 2000
  • Four-year letter winner in track
  • Three-time NCAA III All-American in track - indoor 1,500 (4th -2001); outdoor 1,500 (5th - 2001)
  • NCAA III national champion as a member of the indoor distance medley relay - 2001
  • Iowa Conference champion outdoor 1,500 - 2000

Brett Stender - 2001

Inducted - 2016

  • Four-year letter winner in wrestling - 1998-2001
  • Iowa Conference champion (285) - 2001
  • Three-time national meet qualifier - 1999-2001
  • Two-time All-American (285) - 2000 (3rd), 2001 (4th)
  • Member of fourth in the nation wrestling team - 2001
  • Career record of 90-26
  • Four-year letter winner in football - 1997-2000
  • Four-year starter: defensive tackle (1997-98), offensive tackle (1999-2000)
  • All-conference offensive tackle - 2000

Siri Thompson - 2001

Inducted - 2016

  • Four-year letter winner in cross country and track
  • Member of three Iowa Conference championship cross country teams - 1997, 1999, 2000
  • Two-time all-conference performer - 1999 (6th), 2000 (5th)
  • Two-time all-region performer - 1999 (20th), 2000 (17th)
  • Member of third in the nation NCAA III cross country team - 2000
  • Two-time outdoor all-conference in 1500 - 1999, 2001
  • All-conference outdoors 800 - 1999
  • Member of NCAA III National Indoor Championships national championship distance medley relay - 2001

Lynn C. Dalhed - 2002

Inducted - 2017

  • Four-year letter winner in track & field and three-year letter winner in basketball
  • Member of Iowa Conference championship basketball team - 2002
  • All-Iowa Conference - 2002
  • Two-time NCAA III National Track & Field Championships national qualifier in the discus - 2002, 2002
  • NCAA III National Track & Field Championships national qualifier in the shot put - 2002
  • NCAA III All-American in the discus - 2002
  • Two-time all-conference in both the discus and shot put
  • Iowa Conference champion in the discus - 2002

Josh Hildebrand - 2002

Inducted - 2012

  • Four-year letter winner in cross country and track
  • NCAA III All-American Outdoor Track and Field in 800 placing seventh at national meet
  • NCAA III Indoor National Champion as a member of the Distance Medley Relay (Jake Nimrod '01, Shaun Meinecke '01, Hildebrand, Stacey Sundet '01) - 2001
  • Two-time Iowa Conference outdoor champion in 800 - 2001, 2002
  • Completed track career with name etched atop school records outdoors in the 800 (1:51.59), 4 x 800 (7:38.89) and indoors in the 4 x 800 (8:01.21) and 4 x 1600 (18:26.28)

Amanda (Smith) Webb - 2002

Inducted - 2012

  • Four-year letter winner in basketball 
  • Lutheran Brotherhood Lutheran College All-American - 2001
  • Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) Honorable Mention All-American - 2002
  • WBCA All-West Region - 2002
  • Three-time first team all-Iowa Conference - 2000, 2001, 2002
  • Three-time Luther team MVP - 2000, 2001, 2002
  • Career points - 1,328
  • Completed career ranked first all-time for assists (350), three-point field goal percentage (37.7), three-point field goals made (191), and was ranked second all-time for field goal percentage (57.8) and steals (209)
  • CoSIDA academic all-district - 2002
  • Two-time Iowa Conference all-academic team selection - 2001, 2002

Garrett Kurth - 2003

Inducted - 2013

  • Four-year letter winner in wrestling 
  • Three-time NCAA III All-American at 149 - 2001, 2002, 2003
  • NCAA III National Champion at 149 - 2001
  • NCAA III National Runner-up at 149 - 2002, 2003
  • Member of Luther teams that placed 4th (2001) and 5th (2003) at NCAA III National Championships
  • Iowa Conference champion (149) - 2002
  • National Wrestling Coaches Association Academic All-American - 2002
  • Career Record of 114-35
  • Inducted into the NWCA Hall of Fame - 2008

Garrett South - 2005

Inducted - 2015

  • Four-year letter winner in wrestling 
  • Three-time NCAA III All-American at 157 - 2003; 165 - 2004, 2005
  • NCAA III National Champion at 165 - 2005
  • NCAA III National Runner-up at 165 - 2004
  • Member of Luther teams that placed 5th (2003), 3rd (2005, 2005) at NCAA III National Championships
  • Three-time Iowa Conference champion
  • Iowa Conference MVP - 2002
  • Three-time National Wrestling Coaches Association Academic All-American - 2003-05
  • Iowa Conference Scholar Athlete of the Year - 2005
  • NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship - 2005
  • Career Record of 127-32
  • Inducted into the NWCA Hall of Fame - 2013

Katie (Pettigrew) Weems - 2005

Inducted - 2015

  • Four-year letter winner in soccer and track & field
  • Four-time Iowa Conference all-conference forward - 2001-04
  • Two-time Iowa Conference MVP - 2003, 2004
  • Four-time NSCAA All-Region - 2001-04
  • NCAA III all-time leader for career goals (124) and career points (297)
  • Three-time Iowa Conference champion indoors triple jump - 2003-05
  • Two-time NCAA III All-American triple jump - 2004 (7th), 2005 (8th)
  • Three-time Iowa Conference champion outdoors triple jump - 2002, 2003, 2005
  • Three-time NCAA III All-American triple jump - 2002 (8th), 2004 (8th), 2005 (3rd)

Mike Lopez - 2006

Inducted - 2016

  • Four-year letter winner in wrestling - 2003-06
  • Iowa Conference champion (133) - 2006
  • Three-time National Meet qualifier - 2004-06
  • Two-Time All-American (133) - 2005 (4th), 2006 (1st)
  • National Champion (133) - 2006
  • Member of fifth in the nation wrestling team - 2003
  • Member of third in the nation wrestling team - 2004, 2005
  • Member of fourth in the nation wrestling team - 2006
  • Career record of 118-40 that ranks fifth all-time

Nate J. Hansen - 2007

Inducted - 2017

  • Four-year letter winner in wrestling - 2004-07
  • Iowa Conference champion (125) - 2007
  • Four-time National Meet qualifier - 2004-07
  • Two-Time All-American (125) - 2006 (4th), 2007 (1st)
  • National Champion (125) - 2007
  • Member of third in the nation wrestling team - 2004, 2005
  • Member of fourth in the nation wrestling team - 2006, 2007
  • Career record of 97-38

Matthew R. Pyle - 2007

Inducted - 2017

  • Four-year letter winner in wrestling - 2004-07
  • Iowa Conference champion (149) - 2005
  • Four-time National Meet qualifier - 2004-07
  • Luther's only four-time NCAA III All-American (149) - 2004 (4th), 2005 (1st), 2006 (4th), 2007 (1st)
  • Two-time National Champion (149) - 2005, 2007
  • Iowa Conference MVP - 2007
  • NCAA III National Tournament MVP - 2007
  • Member of third in the nation wrestling team - 2004, 2005
  • Member of fourth in the nation wrestling team - 2006, 2007
  • Career record of 108-26 - ranks 11th all-time
  • Ranks fourth all-time career falls (50)
  • Two-time NWCA Academic All-American - 2006, 2007
  • NWCA Hall of Fame inductee - 2014