WORCESTER, Mass. – The Holy Cross Varsity Club has announced the 2014 selections for induction into the Holy Cross Athletic Hall of Fame. Included among the 2014 inductees is former track and field athlete Tom Noering (Class of 1963).
Noering was a star member of the track and field squad for the Crusaders during the early 1960s. He ran distances from 440 yards to 1,000 yards, and was also a key member of several outstanding relay teams. During his senior year, Noering ran the anchor leg on teams which set school records in the indoor one-mile relay (3:18.0) and the outdoor one-mile relay (3:12.6). He also ran the second leg on the indoor two-mile relay team, which broke the school record in 1963 (7:32.6), and was part of the two-mile relay team which won both the AAU and IC4A titles during his sophomore season in 1961. As a senior in 1963, Noering was a key part of the Holy Cross team which won the New England outdoor championship.
This year's other inductees are Fran Dyson (Class of 1953, baseball, basketball), Mary Fitzgerald (Class of 1983, field hockey, basketball, softball), Matt Ney (Class of 2003, soccer), Tony Quesada (Class of 2006, ice hockey) and Jim Sweeney (Class of 2001, baseball).
These new honorees will be formally inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday, May 3, at the Varsity Club's annual dinner, to be held in the Hogan Campus Center.