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2002 Inductees
(Inducted Oct. 4, 2002)

 

   

HOLLY ALONZO
(Softball, 1986-89)

Holly Alonzo, then just a sophomore, compiled an outstanding 0.47 earned run average in helping lead Pacific Lutheran to the 1988 NAIA national softball championship, the first of two won by the school. She earned all-conference and all-district honors that season as the Lutes compiled an impressive 39-6 won-loss record. The following season, Alonzo earned second team All-America honors. Though not a prototype power pitcher, Alonzo finished that year with 163 strikeouts, then a Pacific Lutheran school record. She concluded her career by helping the Lutes finish second at the NAIA national tournament.

     
    KAREN HANSON SCOTT
(Women's Swimming, 1988-92)

Karen Hanson Scott earned All-America honors an astounding 31 times in her Pacific Lutheran swimming career, capping her four years with a national championship in the 500-yard freestyle at the 1992 NAIA meet. She showed her versatility that same senior season by placing 2nd at nationals in the 200 backstroke and third in the 200 freestyle. In all, she earned All-America honors 11 times by placing in the top six in individual events at nationals. The 500 freestyle was her specialty as she placed third twice and sixth once in addition to her national title. Hanson Scott still holds five Pacific Lutheran individual swimming records including the 100 freestyle (53.31), 200 freestyle (1:53.74), 500 freestyle (5:01.81), 1650 freestyle (17:35.80) and the 200 backstroke (2:06.01). In addition, she swam on 200 medley and 400 freestyle relay teams that still hold Pacific Lutheran school records.

     
    ALLAN KOLLAR
(Men's Basketball, 1966-70)

Allan Kollar averaged double figures in scoring in four seasons of men's basketball at Pacific Lutheran, with a single-season best of 15.9 points per game as a sophomore. He finished his career with 1,285 points in 99 games, an average of 12.9 points per game. At the conclusion of his career, he ranked eighth on the career scoring list. He still holds the school single-game records for consecutive free throws made (15) and for free throws in a game (16), both coming against Western Washington on Dec. 2, 1966. Not only was Kollar an outstanding scorer, he led the Lutes in rebounding each of his final three seasons, averaging at least 11 rebounds per game in two separate seasons. Kollar twice earned All-Northwest Conference first team honors during his Pacific Lutheran career. As a senior, he received NAIA honorable mention All-America and Lutheran College All-America recognition.

     
    KELLY LARSON
(Women's Basketball, 1985-89)

Kelly Larson is arguably the finest all-around player in Pacific Lutheran women's basketball history. At 5 feet, 10 inches, Larson could score, rebound and handle the ball with precision. Larson's name is repeated throughout the Pacific Lutheran women's basketball record book. She finished her career with 1,545 points, at the time ranking No. 1 in that category. More than a dozen years after completing her eligibility, Larson continues to rank No. 1 in career assists with 440 and first in career free throw percentage at .791 (321-of-406). She also ranks fourth with 190 career steals and ninth with 502 career rebounds. Three times in her career she had 11 assists in a game, ranking her first in that category. Larson earned first team all-conference honors twice and was a second team pick two more times. She never averaged less than 13.5 points per game and had a single-season best of 16.7 points per contest as a junior.

     
    GREG ROHR
(Football, 1978-81)

Greg Rohr is among the most dominating defensive linemen ever to wear a Pacific Lutheran football uniform. He earned first team all-conference, all-district and Little All-Northwest honors as a junior when he helped lead the Lutes to the 1980 NAIA football title, the school's first-ever national championship. That year, Rohr finished the season with 56 solo tackles, 10 quarterback sacks and two fumble recoveries. The following year he added first team All-American to his list of accolades. He finished his senior year with 76 tackles, six sacks, three fumble recoveries and anchored a defense which gave up only eight points a game. That team was undefeated and ranked No. 1 in the nation before losing in the national playoffs. For his career, Rohr compiled 190 total tackles,

     
    LEROY "LEE" SINNES
(Men's Basketball, 1966-70)

Lee Sinnes led the Pacific Lutheran men's basketball team in scoring as a sophomore, junior and senior, averaging more than 16 points per game twice in his career. His best year came as a senior when he tallied 464 points in 28 games, an average of 16.5 points per contest. Sinnes finished his four years with a total of 1,307 points, an average of 12.8 points per game. He was the seventh player in the storied history of the Pacific Lutheran men's basketball program to exceed 1,000 points for his career. Sinnes earned All-Northwest Conference honors in 1968 as a sophomore and again in 1970 as a senior, matching his two highest scoring seasons. Following the 1970 season, he was named to the Lutheran College All-America Basketball Team as an honorable mention selection.

     
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