Newest Members Inducted into Plymouth State’s Athletic Hall of Fame

On Saturday, October 13, Plymouth State University honored its newest inductees to the Athletic Hall of Fame at a special ceremony held during the first Athletics Hall of Fame Weekend.

Front (l to r): Kelsey MacDonald, Kelly Landry Back: President Sara Jayne Steen, Nate Kittredge, Dave Webster, Cheryl Peabody, Magnus Thelning

The contingent recognizes the best of Panther athletics over the last four decades, representing the sports of basketball, hockey, lacrosse, soccer, tennis, volleyball, and wrestling.

The 2012 inductees are:

  • Cheryl Chase Peabody ’85, former Panther women’s basketball player and captain who has coached high school and youth basketball and volleyball in New Hampshire for 25 years.
  • Nate Kittredge ’05, former four-time All-New England wrestler and a two-time New England champion and NCAA qualifier who is the only wrestler in Plymouth State’s history to record 100 victories (105-23).
  • Kelly Landry ’06, a four-time First Team All-Little East Conference volleyball player who recorded more than 1,000 kills and 1,000 digs, and led the team to its first NCAA Tournament appearance.
  • Kelsey MacDonald ’07, former two-sport all-star who was two-time All-Conference in soccer and earnedthree straight Player of the Year honors in lacrosse while setting NCAA national records.
  • Magnus (Eriksson) Thelning ’02, former soccer All-American (2000) who was a three-time All-New England and four-time First Team All-Little East who led the Panthers to a pair of NCAA berths.
  • Dave Webster, former Panther head coach in three sports, leading the men’s ice hockey and lacrosse teams to winning records for more than 20 years, as well as women’stennis for seven seasons.

Congratulations to this year’s inductees!  Read their full profiles here. For more information about nominating an individual for consideration in 2013, visit the Athletic Hall of Fame website.