Four Inducted into Creighton Athletic Hall of Fame

Four Inducted into Creighton Athletic Hall of Fame

Congratulations to the 2015 Creighton Athletic Hall of Fame inductees: Tammy Nielsen Winkler, BSBA’05, Chad McConnell, Tony Barone and David Wright, BSBA’08. Winkler was a standout softball player from 2003-05 and was the first pitcher in Creighton history to record three 20-win seasons. McConnell was on the baseball team from 1990-92 and helped the Bluejays get to the 1991 College World Series. McConnell was the 13th overall pick in the 1992 Major League Baseball draft. Wright dominated on the pitch with the men’s soccer team from 1996-99, helping to lead the Bluejays to four consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances. Barone served as head coach of the men’s basketball team from 1985-91, compiling a 102-82 record in six seasons. Barone lead the Bluejays to two NCAA Tournaments.