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Becky (Stewart) Richmond Becky (Stewart) RichmondSoftball 1991-94 • Pitcher Richmond won 15 consecutive games in 1994, helping George Fox win its first NAIA District 2 championship and its second consecutive Cascade Conference title. She earned District 2 Player of the Year honors.

Elizabeth (Stephens) Thompson Elizabeth (Stephens) ThompsonBasketball, Track and Field 1992-96 • Thompson was a two-time NAIA All- American track athlete and one of the school’s best all-around basketball players. She graduated with school records in three track events and ranked among the school’s top 10 in four others. On the basketball court, she played in more games (113) than any other athlete in George Fox history. She was the fifth George Fox player to score more than 1,000 points in a career, finishing with 1,197.

Mike Nadeau Mike NadeauSoccer, Baseball 1991-95 • The Baltimore Orioles drafted infielder Nadeau in 1994 after he earned NAIA District 2 Baseball Player of the Year honors. He ranks among the school’s top 10 all-time in hits, runs, triples, and stolen bases, and his career batting average was .368. In soccer, he averaged 0.62 goals per game.

Bernard McGrath Bernard McGrathMeritorious Service • Newberg businessman McGrath resurrected the baseball program at George Fox in the 1940s and volunteered as coach for 11 seasons. A former semi-pro baseball player, he played internationally for Army and Red Cross teams. He was inducted into the NAIA District 2 Hall of Fame for meritorious service in 1965.

1990 Men’s Cross Country Team • The squad dominated the NAIA District 2 championship meet and finished fifth at the NAIA national meet. In winning the Bruins’ second consecutive district title, Mark Mohnen, Jonathan Morse, Matt Kirkpatrick, Jon Wright, and Aaron Howard finished 1-2-5-6-7 for a recordbest team score of 12.

the 1990 Men's Cross Country Team

Wes Cook

Wes CookHead Coach, Cross Country and Track and Field 1987-2006 • Cook, who retires this summer, shaped the university’s cross country and track and field programs into national contenders. His cross country program was declared best in the nation at the NAIA level by Cross Country Express magazine in 1992. He was named women’s cross country national coach of the year twice — by the NAIA in 1992 and the NCCAA in 1988. He also was named conference or district coach of the year 12 times.


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