Mercyhurst Magazine Fall 2014

New Athletics Hall of Fame members honored during Reunion Weekend 2014 include (from left) P. Barry McAndrew, Lyndsi Hughes, Brian Haberstock, Christine Somera, Andrew Schonhof , Jeanna Hartmann, Adam Tokash and Jim Zorn.

Sports Hall of Fame inducts 8 in 2014

Seven Laker athletes and a beloved Mercyhurst professor make up the 2014 class inducted into the Mercyhurst University Athletics Hall of Fame. Those inducted include: BRIAN HABERSTOCK FOOTBALL, 1987-90 “The ef orts of these students both on the feld and in the classr oom have made them a perfect ft f or this prestigious honor,” said Athletics

LYNDSI HUGHES WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL, 2001-04 Hughes remains the program’s all-time leader in kills and ranks second all-time in both digs and service aces. She was a two-time CoSIDA Second Team Academic All-American, a two-time AVCA All- Region selection, and a two-time CoSIDA First Team Academic All-District honoree. She was a member of the All-GLIAC Team three times and was also a three-time GLIAC All-Academic selection. She also ranks in the top 10 in career blocks and is the most decorated player in Mercyhurst volleyball history. ANDREW SCHONHOFF MEN’S WATER POLO, 2005-09 Schonhof w as the ACWPA National Player of the Year in 2008 and was a three-time ACWPA First Team All- American and a three-time Academic All- American. He held the program record for career goals and career points until 2013, and remains second in both categories. He played professionally for three seasons after his graduation, two years in New Zealand’s First Division and one year in Germany’s Second Division.

Director Joe Kimball. “And Barry McAndrew has been an icon at Mercyhurst for so many years in both academics and athletics that it was an easy decision to induct him as well.”

Haberstock fnished his outstanding career on the Laker football team with 1,271 rushing yards, which currently ranks 12th on the all-time list. He was the third rusher in program history to eclipse 1,000 career rushing yards and he still holds the school record for most rushing yards in a game (282 against Bufalo on Oct. 27, 1990) and for the longest kickof return in school history (100 yards against Brockport State in 1988). He was the frst player to rush for four touchdowns in one game and held the school record for career yards per carry (5.1) until it was broken in 2013. He was a Pizza Hut Third Team All-American in 1988.


CHRISTINE SOMERA WOMEN’S WATER POLO, 2004-08 Somera was a four-time Academic All- American and was a ACWPA All-American in 2005. She is the program’s all-time leader in career points and in career drawn ejections. She also ranks second all-time in career assists and third all- time in career goals. She was named the Mercyhurst Female Athlete of the Year in 2008 and was a four-time All-Conference selection, second team in 2005 and 2006 and frst t eam in 2007 and 2008. ADAM TOKASH MEN’S VOLLEYBALL, 1997-2000 Tokash led the MIVA in aces in 1999, ranking him ff th nationally. He is the program’s all-time leader in career points (1,743), career aces (143), and career digs (679). He ranks second in the program’s history in career kills (1,432) and ranks third in solo blocks (88).

Zorn was a four-year starter and holds the program’s single-season record for kills with 411. He ranks frst all-time in car eer kills (1,459), is second all-time in career digs (533) and career points (1,701.5), and is fourth all-time in career aces (75). P. BARRY MCANDREW ADMINISTRATOR McAndrew was a professor in the English department at Mercyhurst for 41 years and has been “The Voice of the Lakers” for nearly 30 years, serving as the public address announcer at home football and men’s and women’s basketball games.


Hartmann was a First Team STX/NFHCA Division II All-American in 2002. She currently ranks third on the program’s all-time list in career points with 75 and career assists with 19, and is tied for second with 28 career goals. During her All-American year of 2002, Hartmann recorded the third-most points in a season with 35 and the fourth-most goals in a season (14).


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