Established in 1972, the Olivet College Athletic Hall of Fame was founded to honor past athletes, faculty, staff and friends who, through their actions, have brought distinction through athletics to themselves and to Olivet College. Please use the links above to navigate the Hall of Fame webpages.
The Class of 2018, Laura Fiorino '02, Chris Gumper '96, Vern Hazard '83, David Millward '97 and Kathy Roche-Wallace '00, was formally inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame on Friday, Sept. 28, and then recognized at halftime of the Homecoming football game the next day.
Fiorino was a four-year letterwinner on the women's soccer team. She was a two-time All-MIAA selection. Fiorino still holds Olivet's single-season and career records for goals scored and points. She lives in Los Angeles and is a controller for a management company.
Gumper earned four varsity letters as a member of the baseball team. He earned first-team All-MIAA honors in 1994 and 1995 and second-team All-MIAA honors in 1996. Gumper is the Olivet single-season and career leader in pitching wins, strikeouts and innings pitched. He resides in Jackson and is a physical education teacher at Northwest High School.
Hazard was a four-year letterwinner on the football team and three-year letterwinner on the baseball team. He earned second-team All-MIAA football honors in 1980 and 1982. Hazard was a member of the 1981 MIAA baseball championship team. He resides in College Station, Texas, and is the senior leadership executive at The Flippen Group.
Millward earned four varsity letters and was a member of three MIAA championship teams as a member of the golf team. He was a second-team All-MIAA selection in 1994. He was named the MIAA Most Valuable Golfer and earned first-team All-MIAA honors in 1995. Millward lives in Tuscon, Arizona, is the assistant head team physician, staff physician at Campus Health Services and faculty member at the University of Arizona.
Roche-Wallace earned All-MIAA honors and NCAA All-American honors in cross country in 1998. She was an All-MIAA selection in track and field in 1999. Roche-Wallace was the first female in school history to compete at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships. She holds the school record in the 3,000 and 10,000-meter run. Roche-Wallace resides in Marshall and works at Oaklawn Hospital in the Life Improvement Center.