2018 Rollins Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
Rollins Announces 2018 Sports Hall of Fame Inductees
Tars to Induct Five into Sports Hall of Fame
The Rollins College Department of Athletics has announced its Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2018 Inductees.
Softball player Nicole Anderson '09, women's tennis player Marnie Mahler Codrey '08, women's basketball player Jennifer Musgrove '08 '10MHR, and men's basketball player Jonny Reibel '08 will each be inducted into the Sports Hall of Fame. Renowned sports television producer Gus Ramsey '89 is the recipient of the Athletics Alumni Achievement Award.
The Class of 2018 induction will take place Thursday, March 22 at 6:30 p.m. inside the ballroom of the Alfond Inn and kicks off Rollins Alumni weekend festivities.
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Statistically the most dominating pitcher in Rollins softball history, Nicole Anderson's numerous records have stood the test of time. In her career, she threw an NCAA record five perfect games and 14 no-hitters. In program history, she is second in career wins and ERA while sitting first in strikeouts, starts, games played and shutouts. Anderson's senior season features the most strikeouts in school history and one game with 17 strikeouts. In 2009, she was named Sunshine State Conference Pitcher of the Year, SSC Player of the Year, SSC Female Athlete of the Year, the South Region Pitcher of the Year and All-America by both the NFCA and Daktronics. Anderson led the Tars to three NCAA postseason bids and the 2009 SSC championship. Her No. 22 was retired by the program.
Marnie Mahler Codrey was a multiple-time All-America selection and regular in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association National Rankings. As a freshman in 2005, she was named the ITA Rookie of the Year and joined fellow Hall of Famer Tasi Purcell on the doubles All-America list, ranking No. 6 in the nation. The duo again earned All-America status in 2006, ranking No. 9 in the country at the end of the year. In 2007 Mahler Codrey and Purcell ranked No. 9 in the nation and were named Doubles First Team All-SSC and ITA All-America. That season she also earned a Singles First Team All-SSC recognition. Mahler Codrey enjoyed a standout senior campaign, rising to No. 7 in the nation as a singles player and joining Roshni Luthra as the No. 11 doubles team in the country. She was named First Team All-SSC in both singles and doubles and earned a second Singles All-America honor.
Jennifer Musgrove was the ironman of the Tars women's basketball team, both playing and starting every single game of a four-year career. She ranks 13th all-time in points, fifth in rebounds, and second in steals. She was named to the SSC All-Newcomer team as a freshman, twice to the SSC All-Tournament team and 2008 First Team All-SSC and Second Team All-South Region. She led the Tars to a pair of SSC regular season titles, one conference tournament championship and three NCAA postseason bids. Musgrove was the starting point guard on Rollins' historic 2005-06 team that went undefeated in the regular season.
Jonny Reibel took over as Tars point guard from Hall of Famer Eric Faber and put together one of the most prolific careers in program history. He still ranks in the top-10 in five offensive categories, sitting seventh in points, first in assists, second in steals, eighth in free throws and fifth in made three-pointers. He was on the 2005 SSC All-Newcomer team before earning Second Team honors as a sophomore and landing on the First Team both junior and senior seasons. He was the 2007 Sunshine State Conference Player of the Year, First Team All-South Region and Honorable Mention All-America. Reibel's senior year he was again First Team-All South Region and honored as First Team All-America by the NABC. He was also a finalist for the Bob Cousy Award, recognizing nation's top college point guard among all divisions.
As a Rollins student, Gus Ramsey was a staple on WPRK's sports broadcasts and catalyst to the Tars being heard live throughout Central Florida. After graduation, Ramsey worked locally as a television producer at WESH for four years before moving on to ESPN in 1994. He was on the production team for SportCenter until 2000 when he was promoted to Coordinating Producer. For the next 15 years, Ramsey oversaw the day-to-day operations for multiple shows, including Baseball Tonight and SportsCenter. In that time, he served as a Talent Coach for the now legendary on-air ESPN personalities and became a four-time Emmy Award winner for his work on those shows. Ramsey recently launched the Dan Patrick School of Broadcasting at Full Sail University and serves as Program Director for the innovative sports journalism program.
Established in 1977 to honor the history of Rollins College Athletics, the Sports Hall of Fame now boasts 216 members who embody the spirit of a Tar and comprise the rich 123 years of intercollegiate sports tradition at Rollins.