Luther College Will Induct 10 Alumni Into the Luther College Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday, Oct. 7

Luther College will induct 10 alumni into the Luther College Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday, Oct. 7, honoring former athletes for their achievements in college sports, professional careers and community leadership.

The Hall of Fame induction ceremony will take place at the Nobel Recital Hall located in the Jenson-Noble Hall of Music at 5:00 p.m. The event is part of Luther College Homecoming weekend.

A reception for the eight honorees will precede the ceremony, beginning at 4:00 p.m., following the conclusion of the Luther – Nebraska Wesleyan University Homecoming football game that begins at 1:00 p.m. in Carlson Stadium.  The reception will be held in the Mostrom-Bahe lobby of the Jenson-Noble Hall of Music.

Inductees are Rochelle D. Swiggum, cross country and track, class of 1987, Posthumous Award; Gary Lowmiller, football, class of 1964; Stephen Stokes, football/baseball, class of 1992; Melanie House, softball, class of 1992; Rick T. Burke, football/basketball/track, class of 1992; Julie (James) Modjeski, basketball, class of 1997; Christopher E. Mitchell, soccer, class of 1997; Lynn C. Dalhed, basketball/track, class of 2002; Matthew R. Pyle, wrestling, class of 2007; and Nate J. Hanson, wrestling, class of 2007.

Luther president Paula J. Carlson will welcome the new inductees. Coaches, and former coaches of the Luther Athletic Department will read the citations.

Presiding will be Rob Larson, associate professor of management and faculty athletic representative to the Iowa Conference.