Saturday, November 3, 2018, 2pm – Lake Superior State University will induct new members into the LSSU Athletic Hall of Fame at the LSSU Arts Center. This years inductees are: hockey players Mark Astley and Darrin Madeley, basketball player Ben Dewar, volleyball player Jean (Carbeno) Kreidler, softball, volleyball, and basketball player Margaret “Mugsy” Olson Pollard. All are invited as we honor these outstanding athletes.

Benjamin Dewar, Basketball (1999-2003)

Benjamin Dewar
  • Ranks third in career scoring at LSSU with 1,856 points
  • Third in career three-point field goals (242) and free throws (436)
  • Named to All-GLIAC First Team in 2001-02 and 2002-03; earned second-team honors in 2000-01
  • Earned GLIAC All-Defensive Team honors, 2001-02
  • Earned Daktronics All-Region First Team and Division II Bulletin All-America Honorable Mention, 2002-03.
  • Played basketball professionally in Denmark, France and Spain, 2003 to 2017
  • Won French ProB championship, was voted MVP of the Finals, 2006

Jean (Carbeno) Kreidler, Volleyball (1980-84)

Jean Carbeno
  • Named to All-GLIAC First Team as a junior, during which she had a .350 attack percentage in league play, 1982
  • Earned All-GLIAC First Team honors, 1983
  • Named GLIAC Player of the Week during 1982 season after posting a .461 attack percentage and leading the Lakers to five straight wins
  • Named GLIAC Player of the Week in 1983 after compiling 40 kills during wins over Northern Michigan and Hillsdale
  • Holds LSSU’s record for single-match kills with 34 against Michigan Tech on Oct. 11, 1982

Darrin Madeley, Hockey (1989-92)

Madeley signing autographs
  • NCAA All-America First Team, 1991 and 1992
  • NCAA All-Tournament Team after Lakers won NCAA Championship, 1992
  • NCAA Player of the Year, 1992
  • Hobey Baker Award Finalist, 1992
  • CCHA First Team and All-Tournament Team, 1991 and 1992
  • CCHA Tournament MVP, 1992
  • CCHA All-Rookie Team and Second Team, 1990
  • CCHA All-Decade Team, 1990s
  • Holds LSSU records for career wins (75), career win percentage (75-16- 8, .798), career goals-against average (2.36), single-season wins (29 in 1990-91), CCHA career GAA (2.22)
  • Played professionally in the National Hockey league in Ottawa and San Jose, 1992-1997
  • Played professionally in Finland and Germany, 1997-1999

Mark Astley, Hockey (1988-92)

  • NCAA First-Team All-American, 1992
  • All-CCHA First Team and CCHA Best Offensive Defenseman, 1992
  • NCAA All-Tournament Team after Lakers won NCAA Championship, 1992
  • Holds LSSU school record for single-season assists by a defenseman (37 in 1991-92)
  • Shares LSSU school record for most goals in a series by a defenseman (3 v. MSU, Oct. 19-20,1990)
  • Ranked third on LSSU’s all-time list for career assists by a defenseman
  • LSSU team co-captain, 1991-1992
  • Played professionally in NLA in Switzerland, 1992-1994 and 1997-2007
  • Played professionally in National Hockey League for Buffalo Sabres, 1993-1996
  • Played professionally in IHL, 1996-1997
  • Played for Team Canada in 1994 Olympics, earning a Silver Medal
  • Spengler Cup Champion with Team Canada, 1992, 2002, 2003

Margaret Olson Pollard, Softball, Volleyball, Basketball (1977-81)

Softball

  • All Conference GLIAC 1st Team Pitcher, 1978-1981
  • All State SMAIAW 1st Team Pitcher, 1978-1981
  • LSSC Most Valuable Player, 1978 & 1981
  • pitched 2 no-hitters, 1978-1981

Volleyball

  • SMAIAW Volleyball State Champions, GLIAC Conference Champions (10-0), 1978
  • Midwest AIAW Regional Quarter Finals, 1978
  • Inducted into LSSU Athletic Hall of Fame as member of 1978 Volleyball Team, 2007

Basketball

  • All Conference GLIAC Honorable Mention, 1977-1978
  • In SMAIAW State Tournament, set school record for most free throws attempted & completed in a game – 13 of 15 in championship game, 1981