Saturday, October 16, 2021 – Lake Superior State University will induct new members into the LSSU Athletic Hall of Fame. This year’s inductees include wrestling head coach Tom Borrelli, women’s basketball player Becky Marquardt-King, track & cross country athlete Anthony Pavicic, tennis athlete Megan Schwab, and hockey player Sean Tallaire. The Hall of Fame honorees were formally inducted during Great Lake State Weekend.
Tom Borrelli, Wrestling Head Coach (1986-1991)
• Led five straight Laker teams to NCAA Division II Tournament top 20 appearances (1987 to 91).
• Coached 17 NCAA All-Americans finishing in the top eight of their weight classes, including NCAA runner-ups Robert Symanns (1989) and Randy Sieler (1988).
• Coached LSSU with six All-Americans to a 15-2 dual-meet record in 1990-91.
• Five-year dual-meet record of 46-25-1.
• He and his wife Lorri reside in Mount Pleasant. They have two sons, Bob and Jason, both whom wrestled at CMU. Jason has served as the head coach at Stanford since 2008-09.
Becky Marquardt-King, Basketball (2002-2006)
• Ranks fourth in career points (1,598).
• One of 21 players in Laker history to score more than 1,000 career points.
• Ranks 5th all-time in career field goals (202 in 2005-06).
• Ranks 4th all-time in single-season scoring (544 points in 2005-06).
• Ranks 5th in single-season points per game average (18.8 in 2005-06).
• All-GLIAC First-Team honors (2004-05 & 2005-06).
Anthony Pavicic, Track and Cross Country (2002-2007)
• Three-time NCAA National Qualifier (once indoor, and twice outdoor)
• Six-time All-GLIAC track team member (Mile, 3,000, and 1500)
• Fourth place national ranking at 2006 NCAA Indoor National Championships
LSSU Career Highlights
• Mile run 4:09.44 at CMU on February 17, 2006
• 3k Run 8:24.80 at LSSU’s SAC – lapped the entire field – February 28, 2006
Megan (LaMothe) Schwab, Tennis (2004-2008)
• Ranks first in career wins
• Ranks first in career winning percentage
• GLIAC All-Academic Team honors (2005-06, 2006-07, 2007-08)
• Bud Cooper Endowment Award recipient (2006 & 2007)
• She and her husband Troy ’09, reside in Charlotte, NC, with their three children, Brayden, Jaxson, and Mason.
Sean Tallaire, Hockey (1992-1996)
• Ranks fourth all-time in career points with 207
(103G, 104A) in 171 games played.
• Career goals rank second all-time, while his career assists place him seventh all-time.
• Named to the CCHA All-Rookie Team in his freshman season, and helped the Lakers reach the NCAA Finals.
• Served his final season as the 1995-96 Lakers assistant captain, named to the All-CCHA First-Team, an NCAA All-American, and the team’s Most Valuable Player.
• Drafted by the Vancouver Canucks in the eighth round (202 pick) of the 1993 NHL Entry Draft. He played 14 seasons of professional hockey in the IHL, AHL and DEL.