Hall of Fame Week: Green and Pioneers Beecher, Belshaw
Sept. 26, 2011
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Heading into the Indiana Athletics Hall of Fame induction of the 2011 Class, IUHoosiers.com will feature each inductee, along with two inductees into the Pioneer Class. Today, we feature Trent Green (Football, 1990-92), Bryce Beecher (Men's Track & Field, 1929-32) and Eddie Belshaw (Wrestling, 1930-32).
Trent Green - Football, 1990-92:
Green won football letters in 1990, 1991 and 1992, and was co-captain in 1992. He was IU's Most Valuable Player in 1992. He was a member of three bowl teams while at IU, the Liberty Bowl, Peach Bowl, and Copper Bowl. Green holds IU record with 2,627 passing yards in 1991 and ranks 4th on career list with 5,400 yards. He set the total offense record in 1991 with 2,829 yards and is 4th on career list with 5,916 yards. Green played quarterback in the NFL for 15 years.
Bryce Beecher - Men's Track & Field, 1929-32:
Won track letters in 1929, 1931 and 1932 ... Won Big Ten pole vault title indoors with 13-8 in 1932 and 13-10 in the NCAA outdoor championships to win 1932 title ... Also won 1932 indoor title in Big Ten for sweep of conference and nationals.
Eddie Belshaw - Wrestling, 1930-32:
Won wrestling letters in 1930, 1931 and 1932 and was captain in 1931 ... Was on Big Ten championship teams in 1930 and 1931 and was member of the NCAA championship team in 1932 ... Big Ten champion in 1932 ... IU's first NCAA wrestling champion at 135 pounds in 1932, and first winner of the "Outstanding Wrestler at the NCAA Championships."
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