Five former student-athletes and a longtime broadcaster were inducted into the 2021 Illinois State Athletics Percy Family Hall of Fame during Homecoming, including Stafford Davis ’05. An offensive lineman, he was a two-time All-American and four-time All-Missouri Valley Football Conference selection.
Andi Hardwick ’98 played volleyball as a Redbird. She was a three-time, all-conference pick and was named the Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) Player of the Year in 1996. Todd Schroeder ’83 was a first baseman on the baseball team. He was a two-time All-Conference performer and school single-season record holder before being drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Track and field star Sade Sealy ’13 broke ISU records and was named three times as the MVC Most Outstanding Track Athlete. She captured the MVC individual champion title 11 times. Rachel Tejada ’15 soared in soccer. She was a four-time MVC Player of the Year and the first player in program history to be drafted by the National Women’s Soccer League.
In addition to these former athletes, Dan Roan ’76 was honored with the Institutional Great Award that recognizes an alum who has achieved significant accomplishments in sports at the professional or collegiate levels. Roan is the longtime sports director at WGN-TV in Chicago.