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    Hall of Fame - 2000 Inductees

    Five inductees joined the Indiana University Athletics Hall of Fame during a ceremony held November 10, 2000, at the Monroe County Convention Center.


    Photo of William Malinchak William Malinchak
    Won football letters in 1963, 1964 and 1965 and was captain in 1965...Indiana's Most Valuable Player in 1965...first team All-Big Ten selection in 1964...led IU in receiving three seasons...set IU career record for career receptions...set a season record for receptions in 1964...set a career record for yardage...set season record for yardage…also set 10 records for season and career touchdown passes...played in the 1965 East-West game...later played in the NFL for 10 years with Detroit and Washington..


    Photo of Michelle Dekkers Maton Michelle Dekkers Maton
    Won cross country and track letters in 1988, 1989 and 1990...won Big Ten cross country championships in 1988, 1989 and 1990...NCAA cross country champion in 1988...All-American in cross country in 1988, 1989 and 1990...led teams to Big Ten cross country championships in 1989 and 1990...holds the best and second best times on IU's course in cross country...in track won Big Ten indoor championship in 3000 in 1990...still holds IU records both indoors and outdoors in 5,000 and 10,000.


    Photo of Willie L. May Willie L. May
    Won track letters in 1957, 1958 and 1959...won Big Ten indoor high hurdle title in 1959 and Big Ten outdoor hurdle titles in 1957, 1958, and 1959, seven Big Ten Championships in all...member of 1960 U.S. Olympic team where he won the silver medal in the hurdles...still holds IU record in the event...has coached high school track for the last 45 years, winning a state championship at Evanston High in 1979...has coached 46 state medalists.


    Photo of Don McKenzie Don McKenzie
    Won swimming letters in 1968 and 1969...was on two Big Ten first place medley relay teams...NCAA champion in 1969 in 100 breaststroke and was on NCAA championship medley relay team in 1969...won gold medals in 1968 Olympics in the 100 breaststroke and the 400 medley relay...held Big Ten record in both the 100 and 200 breaststroke...at one time held one world record, five American records and two Olympic records.


    Photo of Robert J. Stebbins Robert J. Stebbins
    Won football letters in 1948, 1949 and 1950...Served as IU Alumni Association Field Secretary...worked closely with Claude Rich on the development of the administrative structure and concept of the Varsity Club...became the first director of the Varsity Club in 1953 and served until 1968...since his retirement he has continued to work for Indiana University Athletics as a volunteer and served as the official timer for Indiana football for many years...he remains an ambassador for Indiana University Athletics.


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