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Next MUHS Athletic Hall of Fame inductees announced

The pending Marquette University High School Athletic Hall of Fame inductees have been selected and will be honored next year at a place and time to be determined.

This year's class includes 14 individual athletes, a coach and eight teams.

The players to be inducted are:

Gerry Chmielewski ’61 was named All-State his senior year and played in the 1961 Hearst Classic All-Star baseball game at Yankee Stadium.

Mike Meyer ’64 (dec.) was a seven-letter recipient in three sports; set the school-record for most touchdown passes in a single season.

Patrick Sullivan ’74 a two-sport athlete who was Coach Dick Basham’s first Prep All-America player in football.

Mark Madden ’75 assisted the football, basketball and baseball programs throughout high school as a student trainer. Later developed his skills to become a renowned orthopedic surgeon.

Bill Axt ’85 a 1983-84 All-America in football and set the high jump school-record at 6' 6" which stood for several years.

Erik Bacon ’86 was a Prep All-America in swimming; continues to hold two school freestyle records that date back to 1986.

Doug Olen ’86 is a Prep All-America in tennis in 1986 and a three-time W.I.S.A.A. state champion as well as a key member of the 1985-86 State Championship basketball team.

John Howard ’88 participated in four sports: soccer, wrestling, basketball and track. He was All-State in soccer and a W.I.S.A.A. state champion in wrestling as well as the 1987-88 Brady Corporation “Scholar Athlete of the Year.”

Greg McThomas ’90 (dec.) is the city of Milwaukee’s only Parade All-America in football. Maintains the school record in the shot put and discus set in 1990.

Dan Lehmann ’93 (dec.) is an N.S.C.A. All-America in soccer in 1992 and a three-year starter, co-captained the W.I.S.A.A. state champions.

Mark Tomsyck ’94 was a six-letter winner, setting ten 10-spring baseball school-records. Also a key member of three W.I.S.A.A. state championship teams.

Sean Luellwitz ’98 was an All-America in baseball and a career .444 hitter while playing catcher.

Patrick Bomhack ’00 was the 1998-99 NHSBVA All-America in volleyball. Also the “Player-of-the-Year” in both the state as well as the Greater Metro conference in 1999.

Josh Morales ’00 set the record for most wins in a career as a wrestler (107) and a 7-time championship wrestler at both the conference and state meets (1997-2000).

Coach Warren Smith was a basketball and baseball coach at MUHS and head coach of the 1993-94 W.I.S.A.A. state championship basketball team. He also was responsible for a record-85 consecutive wins as the Junior Varsity basketball coach.

Team inductees include:

1974 Varsity Soccer team was the first-ever high school soccer state champions in Wisconsin and the first W.I.S.A.A. state championship team in the sport.

1975 Varsity Football team won the school’s and Dick Basham’s first W.I.S.A.A. state championship and was the first team to win 11 games in program history.

1975-76 Varsity Basketball team went 24-1 and was the 1976 undefeated Metro conference champions and ranked #23 in the Nation.

1980-82 Varsity Wrestling teams won the school’s only state titles under Coach John Pfannerstill ’62.

1992-93 Varsity Baseball teams won W.I.S.A.A. state titles and set the school record for consecutive wins at 30 as they recorded 40 wins.

This will be MUHS' 12th Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony and will take place at the Italian Community Center and feature a video salute of all individuals and teams.