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Hall of Fame

Tenth Annual

Thank you to everyone who joined us for our annual luncheon to induct alumni athletes into the Hall of Fame and to raise funds for scholarships for student-athletes. 

2023 Athletics Hall of Fame Inductees


  • Gerhard Kiessling- Swim and Water Polo (1977-78)
  • Carol Agamao- Softball (1991-93)
  • Chris Lybbert- Rodeo (1972-73 & 1974-76)
  • Steve Ish- Basketball (1971-73)
  • Mike Ward- Track (1995-97)
  • James Brewster Thompson- Wrestling and Track (1972-74)

Faculty / Staff:

  • Lloyd Higgins- Football (1981-1992) and Softball (1982 & 1991)
  • Joanne Trevino Siems- Support Staff (30+ years)

Volunteers / Supporters:

  • Dennis Lehnen, former KSBW Sports Anchor
  • George Watkins, former Salinas Californian Sports Writer


  • 1958 Football
  • 1981 Football
  • 2005 Men’s Cross Country

Click here to view previous Hall of Fame Inductees!


Saturday, October 14th, 2023


A Legacy of Success

  • Hartnell College has a rich athletic tradition and a long history of success that spans over the past 86 years.
  • Hartnell has produced well over 15,000 student-athletes who  have not only achieved success in the athletics arena but also in the classroom and in life.
  • In the 2022-23 academic year, 90% of Hartnell sophomore student-athletes transferred to a four-year university, and 85% of all student athletes came from high schools in the Salinas Valley.
  • 50% of sophomore student-athletes received transfer scholarships and 40% were on their college Honor Roll during the 2021-2022 academic year

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See you in 2024!

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Saturday, October 14, 2023

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