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Hall of Fame

2007 Inductees

Amy Barnhart

Amy Barnhart
Graduated: 1990
Soccer, Softball

Amy Barnhart was a two-time All-Region selection in softball and an All-Region selection in soccer during her second year. She led the softball team with 32 hits in 1989 and 36 hits in 1990. Her .571 batting average in 1990 ranked sixth in the NJCAA. She finished her two-year career with a .515 batting average. Barnhart was a captain of the soccer team in 1989 and earned the Lester Higbee Award as the top female athlete at the college during the 1989-90 academic year.

 

Kris Bowles

Kris Bowles
Graduated: 1994
Soccer, Basketball, Softball

A three-sport standout at Hudson Valley, Kris Bowles excelled in basketball, soccer and softball. She finished her career among the top 20 all-time scorers in basketball with 660 points and was a member of the 1992-93 national championship team. She also established a college record for soccer goals in a season with 28 in 1992. Bowles led the softball team in hitting for two consecutive years, batting .488 in 1993 and .478 in 1994. She also established Hudson Valley’s single-season stolen base record with 24 steals.

 

Tim Brown

Tim Brown
Graduated: 1992
Football, Basketball

An NJCAA All-American, Tim Brown was the starting safety for the 1989 Hudson Valley team that allowed a national best 66.2 passing yards per game. After graduating from Hudson Valley, he went on to be a Butkus Award candidate at West Virginia University and was the team captain of the 1993 West Virginia team that finished 11-1 and won the Big East Conference title.

 

Maria Gutierrez

Maria Gutierrez
Graduated: 1999
Tennis

A two-time Region III tennis champion at No. 1 singles and No. 1 doubles, Maria Gutierrez was a perfect 19-0 in singles and 19-0 in doubles matches in Region III play during her two-year career. She advanced to the NJCAA tournament in 1997 and 1998.

 

Kelly Raber

Kelly Raber
Baseball, Football

The first quarterback in Hudson Valley history to be named a First Team NJCAA All-American, Kelly Raber led Hudson Valley to its only Coastal Conference Championship and its first bowl game appearance, at the Coca-Cola Bowl, in 1980. After graduating from Hudson Valley, he was a two-year starter at Virginia Military Institute and is a member of VMI’s Hall of Fame.

 

Tom Rogan

Tom Rogan
Coached: 1968-1998
Men’s Soccer, Track and Field

Tom Rogan coached varsity soccer from 1968 to 1998 and indoor and outdoor track and field from 1969 to 1991. Rogan posted a 278-178-32 record as the college’s men’s soccer coach and a 627-273 track and field record. At the time of his retirement, his 905 coaching wins were the most in the college’s history. His track and field teams won eight Region III championships. In 1996, Rogan received the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching in Physical Education.

 

John Buono

John Buono
President: 1998-2003
Graduated: 1968

As president of Hudson Valley from 1998 to 2003, Buono oversaw the construction of the Joseph L. Bruno Stadium and provided support for 2+2 Physical Education program with Sage College of Albany. During his tenure, he was a diehard supporter of Hudson Valley athletics and its teams.