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1889 Council Members

Chairs


Dr. Ben Galloway'62 M.D.

Council Co-Chair

Current City: Aurora, Colo.

Contact Info: jean@gallowaygroup.com

Teams and Honors

Basketball 1958-62; Co-Captain 1961-62

Football 1958-62         

Memories

Beating a ranked Ripon basketball team sophomore year. Great memories playing football for Carl "Pill" Nelson.

Advice

“Athletics provides a shared experience that lasts a lifetime.”  


Karen Walker Proesel'93

Council Co-Chair

Current City: Chicago, Ill.

Contact Info: kwproesel@comcast.net

Teams and Honors

2005 Athletic Hall of Honor Inductee

Basketball 1990-93; All-Conference 1991-93; Captain

Softball 1991-93; All-Conference 1993       

Memories

I remember walking into the first practice as a freshman and feeling so scared and unsure of my abilities.  I had such strong desire to prove myself to the upperclassman.  It took a while to settle in, but by the end of the season those upperclassmen were my closest friends.

Advice

“Regardless of your destination, your participation in sports helps to prepare you for life; it's about sacrifice, dedication and teamwork.”


Brenda Erdman Miller'96

Council Member

Current City: Cincinnati, Ohio

Contact Info: bmiller@milleracing.net

Teams and Honors

Volleyball 1992-96; Academic All-Conference; GTE Academic All-District; Captain;
Best Offensive Player Award; All-Conference 1995; School Record Holder Kill Percentage; 1995 MWC Champions

Basketball 1992-93, 1994-95; Academic All-Conference;
School Record Holder Field Goal Percentage; 1995 MWC Champions

Track and Field 1992-95; NCAA National Qualifier 1993 and 1995;
Team MVP 1993, 1994, 1995; Rookie of the Year 1993; Captain;
Academic All-Conference; Four-time MWC Champion; School Record Holder-Discus

Donald ""Red"" Janssen Award; MWC Scholar Athlete of the Year;
Ruth C. Peterson Award; Beloit College Athletic Blanket     

Memories

Winning the 1995 MWC Championship in Volleyball after coming back from major back surgery the summer prior.

Advice

“Take full advantage of all that Beloit College has to offer, both on the court and in the classroom.”


Members


Bill Buckley'83

Council Member

Current City: Oak Forest, Ill.

Contact Info: billpegb@yahoo.com

Teams and Honors

Football 1979 - 1982      

Memories

Last game senior year, trailed Lake Forest 31-3 at the beginning of the fourth quarter, and came back to win and give Beloit College football its first winning season in over a decade.


James Chandler'94

Council Member

Current City: Saco, ME

Contact Info:  James.Chandler@nord.com


Rich Coleman'84

Council Member

Current City: Cincinnati, OH

Contact Info:  rocoleman@gmail.com

Teams and Honors

Men's Tennis

Men's Basketball


Nathan Fair'99

Council Member

Current City: Hartland, Wis.

Contact Info: fair.nate@gmail.com

Teams and Honors

Football

First Team All-MWC 1997 & 1998

Memories

Ed and Dave Degeorge, and Jeff McMartin taught me more about life, responsibility, being a teammate, and being a man than almost any other people in my life.

Advice

“My college education wouldn't have been as complete or valuable if the personal and academic learning hadn't been complemented with athletics.”


Christine Brown'09

Council Member

Current City: Durham, NC

Contact Info:  chrisbrownstine@gmail.com

Teams and Honors

Volleyball (2005 - 2008)

Most match kills (2001-07) vs. MSOE (27) 9/1/2007
Fifth most season kills (2001-07) (366) 2007
Second most season kills per game (2001-07) (3.21) 2007
Fifth most season hitting percentage (2001-07) (.282) 2005
Fifth most career kills (986) 2005 - 2008
Two time tied second most match service aces (2008-2014) vs. Marian (6) 9/20/2008, vs. MSOE (6) 10/17/2008
Third most season service aces per set (2008)-2014) (.39) 2008

Basketball

Second in total points in one game (32) vs. Carroll, 2/11/2009
First in total rebounds in one season (237), 2008
Member of the 1,000 point club (1,041 pts), 2005 - 2009
Fifth in career free throws (293), 2005 - 2009
Second inn career rebounds (782), 2005 - 2009


Jim Herbison'98

Council Member

Current City: Chicago, Ill.

Contact Info: jherbison@winston.com

Teams and Honors

Baseball 1995 - 1998

Academic All-Conference
Rookie of Year
Selected to Team USA
Nationally-ranked ERA
Teamed with Geoff Bailey on only no-hitter in Beloit history

Pat Dawson Award

Memories

Combining with my Sigma Chi Big Brother Geoff Bailey to throw no-hitter.

Advice

“The Beloit College education challenges you in the classroom and on the athletic field at the highest of national stages, and provides you the well-rounded skills to be successful in the game of life.”


Dennis Hodge'61

Council Member

Current City: Fort Collins, Colo.

Contact Info: mdhodge40@hotmail.com

Teams and Honors

Basketball 1958 - 1961

Track & Field 1960 - 1961

Baseball 1958 - 1961

Memories

The lifelong friendships that were forged from wins and losses competing on a team.

Advice

"Student athletes learn the value of hard work, a positive outlook and the benefit of mutual support.”


Lynn Holleran'86

Council Member

Current City: State College, Pa.

Contact Info: lkh5222@psu.edu

Teams and Honors

1997 Athletic Hall of Honor Inductee

Soccer All-State Team

Basketball

Four-year starter
Three-year Captain
First Team All-Conference 1986
Second Team All-Conference 1984, 1985

Softball

Four-year starter; Four-year First Team All-Conference

Donald "Red" Janssen Award
Ruth C Petersen Award

Memories

There really are too many amazing memories to pick just one. Whether it was my very first goal as a member of the soccer team and my teammates swarming me, my last basketball game and the tears that rolled down my face as the horn blew, or all the crazy fun we had as a softball team it all was special and memorable.

Advice

“Don't limit yourself to one thing or area-take it all in!”


Richard L. Jones'86

Council Member

Current City: Madison, Wis.

Contact Info: rljones511@gmail.com

Teams and Honors

Basketball Four years; Spirit Award

Track & Field Three years

Memories

The van rides to games were epic. It was a time for us to fellowship and band together as brothers as we also prayed safe passage from Coach Knapton's terrible driving. But my favorite memory was sitting on the beach in Hawaii with my teammates watching the sun set with the beautiful sky and landscape creating an extraordinary scene. It was a moment of great peace and joy with men who are my brothers and have been since I met them.

Advice

“Beloit College is an amazing place that you will never truly appreciate if you don't take the time to enjoy all that she has to offer.“ 


Timothy Kerrigan'98

Council Member

Current City: Phoenix, Ariz.

Contact Info: tim.kerrigan@clarkstreetfinancial.com

Teams and Honors

 Football 1994 - 1997

Captain
Carl Nelson Team Player Award

Memories

The time spent with teammates and the friendships that were developed over the years.

Advice

“The leadership skills learned while playing sports has had a positive impact in many other areas of my life.”


Jerry Klobucar

Council Community Representative

Current City: Beloit, Wis.

Contact Info: jeklobucar@klobucarconstruction.com

University of Wisconsin 1988

Beloit College Parent, Class of 2019

Advice

"Friendships, working hard together at something makes for long lasting bonds/friendships."
“Once you commit to something don’t quit and give it your best all the time. Have no regrets.”


Nancy Krusko

Professor, AnthropologyFaculty Athletics Representative

Current City: Beloit, WI

Contact Info:  kruskona@beloit.edu


Jason Mascitti

Council Member

Current City: Madison, Wis.

Contact Info: jason.mascitti@thrivent.com

University of Scranton 1980

Beloit College Parent, Class of 2012

Teams and Honors

Played on University of Scranton Varsity Ice Hockey team; Rookie of the Year; Captain

Advice

“Hard work and effort will pay great dividends at Beloit and in life.” 


Stacy Schmidt May'92

Council Member

Current City: Maitland, Fla.

Contact Info: stacymay10@cfl.rr.com

Teams and Honors

2004 Athletic Hall of Honor Inductee

Ruth Peterson Award; Blanket Recipient

Basketball 1989 - 1990

Fast Break Third Team All-American 1991-92;
Co-Captain 1989-90,90-91, 91-92
First Team All-Conference
Beloit 1000-Point Club
Beloit career free throw percentage record holder

Memories

My sophomore year, our team took a great trip to New York City with Coach Hebel over Christmas break and played great competition along with sight-seeing in the city.

Advice

“Playing basketball at such a great institution as Beloit has provided not only lasting relationships but numerous opportunities as well.”


Evans Papanikolaou'86

Council Member

Current City: Chicago, Ill.

Contact Info: evanspapanikolaou@icloud.com

Teams and Honors

Basketball 1982 - 1986

Co-Captain 1985 and 1986
Honorable Mention All-Conference 1985 and 1986

Memories

The great teammates I had during my four years of playing basketball and the privilege to be taught the game by one of the best college coaches ever (Bill Knapton).

Advice

“Being a student athlete at Beloit College provided me the opportunity of a lifetime, which helped shape me into the person I am today: To compete in a highly successful basketball program while receiving a top flight education.”


Josh Rosen'95

Council Member

Current City: Scottsdale, Ariz.

Contact Info: rosenjn@gmail.com

Teams and Honors

2006 Athletic Hall of Honor Inductee

Scholar Athlete Award for junior class and senior class

Soccer 1991-94

All-Conference
All-Midwest Region
Captain

Basketball 1993-94 & 1994-95

Memories

My sophomore year on the soccer team was most memorable, as we went from being doormats to competitive. We pulled out some memorable wins that year and it was a fun, young team (lots of freshmen and sophomore core players)

Advice

“Open yourself up to the wider resources of the campus community and get outside your comfort zone.”


Kathy Selck'98

Council Member

Current City: Palatine, IL

Contact Info:  kmselck@comcast.net

Teams and Honors

Basketball

MWC Championship 1994 - 1995, 1996 - 1997, 1997 - 1998; NCAA 1996 - 1997 and 1997 - 1998
Blue and Gold Hustle Award 1994-95

Softball

MWC Championship 1996
Tied for first all-time single season hits (44) 1997
Third all-time single season batting average (.473) 1996
Tied (5-way) all-time hits in a game, vs. Ripon (5) 1996
As of 2014:
Third in season assists (134) 1997
Tied for fifth in season steals (59) 1997
Second in career assists (429) 1994 - 1998


Jon Urish'96

Council Staff Representative

Current City: Beloit, Wis.

Contact Info:  urishj@gmail.com

Teams and Honors

Baseball 1993 - 1996

Team Most Improved Player 1994
Team Defensive Player of the Year 1995
Academic All Conference 1995 & 1996
Captain
All-Conference 1996

Soccer 1995

Memories

Being stuck in a blizzard in Alabama with the team on the way back home from Florida. 25 guys in two 15-passenger vans.

Advice

“Pursuing a goal without fear of failure will teach you a lot, regardless of the outcome.”


Nick Weisheipl'02

Council Member

Current City: Philadelphia, PA
Contact Info: NickW@Cabrini.edu

Teams and Honors

Baseball 1999 - 2002

Team Player of the Year 2x
Most Improved Player
Academic All-Conference 2x

Joe Kobylka Sportsmanship and Team Spirit Award

Memories
  1. We are practicing at night down in the Field House and Coach Dave halts practice in the middle of a drill and tells us all to go up to Flood Arena as the men's basketball team was hammering Ripon and we should be there to see it!
  2. My good friend Avery Walker turning a triple play on the first ground ball he ever fielded as a Buc our freshman year down in Florida
Advice

Let the lessons you learn through athletics serve as a vehicle for how to live your life!” 


Devon Wilson'90

Council Member

Current City: Janesville, WI

Contact Info:  devonwilson@sbcglobal.net

Teams and Honors

Football

Track & Field

Memories

The lifelong friends I made who have been with me during major moments in my life.

Advice

“Beloit offered me an opportunity to grow beyond my athletic identity.”


Student Representatives


Riley Pearson'17

Council Student Representative

Current City: Beloit, Wis.

Contact Info:  pearsonrj@beloit.edu

Teams and Honors

Football 2013-15; Captain

Baseball 2014

Memories

Being a part of a program that has turned around and is now on its way up!

Advice

Get involved in as much as you can and take advantage of the opportunities that Beloit College has to offer.”