Immediate Release –Sports
Sinclair selects two for the 2019 Hall of Fame Ceremony
September 11, 2019
Dayton, Ohio-The Sinclair athletics family is pleased to announce the selection of the 2019 Athletics Hall of Fame induction class. The selection committee is pleased to announce the selection of multi-sport standout Becky Beekman (Women’s Basketball, Volleyball, Softball and Women’s Tennis) and major league baseball pitcher Chris Spurling (Baseball).
Becky Beekman played Volleyball, Basketball, Softball and Tennis during her time at Sinclair and also served as Assistant Women’s Basketball under Sinclair Hall of Fame Coach Linda O’Keefe. Basketball was her most productive sport as a number of her assist records are still in the Top 10 for Sinclair. 3.38 steals per game ranks 3rd for a single season and 5.85 assist per game ranks 4th overall at Sinclair. Her 7-2 singles record and 7-1 doubles record in Tennis also ranks in the Top 10 at Sinclair.
Chris Spurling transferred to Sinclair after one year at Miami (OH) and earned NJCAA 3rd Team All-American (1998) as a pitcher. His only year he finished 6-1 with 1 save behind an outstanding 2.07 ERA with 50 strike out and only 5 walks. Chris was drafted by the Yankees and pitched in the majors with both the Tigers and Brewers from 2003-07.
The 2019 Sinclair Hall of Fame induction ceremony will be held October 25th, congratulations to both inductees.