January 28, 2013

Saint Leo University to Induct Four at 2013 Hall of Fame Ceremony

SAINT LEO, Fla. – The Saint Leo University Department of Athletics has announced the names of the four new members who will be inducted into the Athletics Hall of Fame at the 2013 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Thursday, April 4, 2013 at the Saint Leo Student Community Center. The evening will feature a reception commencing at 6:00 p.m. followed by dinner and the induction ceremony. The event is sponsored by Bright House Networks.

The newest members of the Saint Leo Athletics Hall of Fame include long-serving professor and Faculty Athletic Representative Chuck Fisk, as well as Saint Leo College standouts April Phelan (Volleyball, ’99) and Steven Alvarez (Men’s Soccer, ’94). The trio will be joined by Monarchs’ standout Joe Lennon (Baseball, ’69) who rounds out this year’s class.

The Saint Leo Hall of Fame was organized by former Athletic Director Dr. Norm Kaye in 1986-87. Committee members include a broad representation of the University’s alumni as well as the administration, faculty and athletic department.

The purpose of the Saint Leo Hall of Fame is to honor former students, coaches and administrators who excelled in Saint Leo athletics in the Prep School, Junior College, four-year College or University. Its purpose is to perpetuate the memory of those persons who have brought distinction, honor and excellence to Saint Leo athletics and familiarize the entire campus community and alumni with the University’s rich athletic history.

Tickets for the event are available for $35 per person. Click here to register and purchase tickets for the event.  For more information on the 2013 Saint Leo Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, please contact Kevin Houseknecht in the Department of Athletics at (352) 588-8863 or at kevin.houseknecht@saintleo.edu.

(Inductees and Achievements Listed Below)


Chuck Fisk
Faculty Athletics Representative/Professor


April Phelan (Bryant) ‘99 (College)

Steven Alvarez ‘94
Men’s Soccer


Joe Lennon ’69