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The Maryville University Department of Athletics will induct two individuals and one team into the Saints Hall of Fame on Thursday, Sept. 17. Student-athletes Bill Allerdissen (baseball), Christi Lindsay (women’s soccer) and the 1978-79 men’s basketball team will be honored. In addition, Kathy Quinn, Maryville’s dean of students and Title IX coordinator, will be recognized as the recipient of the Lonnie Folks Award as someone who exemplifies the spirit of Maryville University athletics.
Allerdissen had 215 hits in his career and posted a .368 career batting average. He posted 51 doubles, nine triples, five home runs and drove in 105 RBIs. Allerdissen stole 50 bases in 57 attempts. In 2008, he was the Toughest to Strike Out in NCAA Division III, as he did not strikeout in 148 at-bats. Allerdissen was twice a first-team All-SLIAC honoree and was a two-time second-team All-Conference selection. He was third-team All-Midwest Region in 2009.
Lindsay was one of the most prolific scorers in the history of Maryville’s women’s soccer program and is the all-time leader in games started with 81. She still ranks third on the all-time points list with 124. Lindsay is fourth all-time with 34 goals scored and second in school history with 56 assists. She led the team in assists all four years and led all of Division III with 1.14 assists per game. She was a four-time first-team All-SLIAC selection and helped Maryville post 54 wins in her career.
Under the direction of head coach Dave Pierce, the 1978-79 men’s basketball team set the school record for most wins in a season with 21. The mark stood for 35 years until the 2013-14 squad surpassed the record with 23 victories. Al Treichel averaged a double-double that season as he led the team with an 18.6 ppg scoring average as well as grabbing 11.0 rpg. In the school’s first season in NCAA Division III, the Saints posted a 7-3 mark in the SLACCA. The 1978-79 team still holds the school record for rebounds in a season with 1,102.
Quinn graduated Maryville in 1985, and she has spent the majority of her working career at the University. She played tennis for the Saints for four years and was on the basketball team for three seasons. Quinn coached both the men’s and women’s tennis teams on three occasions and was the SLIAC Coach of the Year in 1998. She also served as an assistant women’s basketball coach for one year. During her time at Maryville, Quinn has served numerous roles for the Saints community and held many positions, including working as facilities and conference coordinator, director of student activities, senior woman’s administrator, director of recreation and intramurals and assistant and associate dean of students.
The induction ceremony will be held in the University Auditorium and is open to the Maryville community and general public.