Watch the 2012 Pace Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Live on Tuesday Night

PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y.- The Pace University Department of Athletics is hosting the 2012 Induction ceremony on Tuesday, April 10. Watch it live on Tuesday night starting at 7:30 pm.

The Pace University Athletics Department will host the 2012 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in the Tudor Room on the Pace Law School campus in White Plains. Follow the link below on Tuesday to watch it live. The cocktail hour begins at 6 pm with dinner to follow at 6:30 pm. The induction ceremony will begin approximately at 7:30 pm. Due to high demand, the athletics department will be live streaming the event for alumni and friends who are not able to attend the event. Click here to watch the Hall of Fame Ceremony

The newest members to the Pace Athletics Hall of Fame are Dennis Carpenter (Football ‘75), Wanda Maynard-Morris (Women’s Basketball ‘02), Marcus Mayus (Lacrosse ‘99), Bob Scheinblum (Men’s Basketball ‘61) and Katie Holden (Softball ‘01). The Pace Athletics Hall of Fame was started in 1997 with this year’s ceremony marking the eleventh induction class.

The Inductees

Dennis Carpenter played football for Pace from 1969-1974. He has had many accomplishments throughout his career as the quarterback, beginning with his freshman year where he was named the Most Valuable Player during the Metropolitan Bowl as well as the Most Valuable Player that season. In that season, he led the nation in total offense as the Setters won the Metropolitan Bowl that year. Throughout the following years his performance on the field continued to exceed expectations. In his junior year, he was named to the National Club Football All-American Squad. From there, he led Pace to ranking first nationally in yardage with Carpenter in the top ranks for individual total offense. In his senior year, Pace won the Metropolitan Bowl once again. Dennis Carpenter went on to become a school teacher in Katonah from 1977 to 2005. 

Katie Holden was a four year member of Pace’s Softball team from 1998-2001. She was a four- time Northeast-10 All-Conference selection, and three year member of the ECAC DII North All-Star Team. In her junior year, she was honored to the CoSIDA Academic All-District Team, and was the Woody Hayes Scholar-Athlete Award winner. In her senior year, she was Pace’s Letterwinner of the Year. Both on and off the field, Holden paved the way for the women’s softball program. For a single season, Holden is seventh in batting average with .413, sixth and eighth for hits with 59 and 57, seventh for doubles with 12, second and third in triples with 8 and 6, while ranking 13th in RBI’s with 31. She holds the record for single season runs scored with 53 in 1999 as well as single season stolen bases with 45 in 2000. For her career, she is fourth in Pace history in batting average with a .384 mark, second in hits with 206, second in doubles with 41, third in RBI’s with 100, ninth in games played with 163, and fourth in walks with 58. She holds the record for career triples with 24, career stolen bases with 91 and career runs scored with 166. Katie was also a key contributor to the women’s soccer program from its inception. She was a captain for three years, a three year starter and a dual scholarship athlete. Her leadership and dedication was important in the growth of the soccer program. Katie’s accomplishments on the softball diamond are even more impressive when combined with her efforts in the classroom and on the soccer field.

Wanda Maynard-Morris played for the Women’s Basketball team at Pace from 1998-2002. During her career at Pace, she was a three year Northeast-10 All-Conference Team selection along with ECAC All-Star Honors, and Met Writers Association All-Star Honors. In her junior year, she was Pace’s Female Athlete of the Year, while leading the women’s basketball team to the Elite 8 that year. In her senior year, Wanda was the Pace Letterwinner of the Year and ECAC Player of the Year. Pace advanced to the NCAA Second Round that season as she was named to the NCAA Regional All-Tournament Team. She remains only the second player in NE-10 history to be named Northeast-10 Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year in the same season. She gained recognition as a Division II Bulletin All-American in her senior year, WBCA All-American, along with Daktronics All-American and Daktronics All-Region (2000-02).  Her career highlights directly reflect the numerous awards she has won over the years. She is second in Pace history for career points with 1,804; third in rebounds with 1,128 and she is one of the six players in Pace history to accumulate over 1,000 points and 1,000 rebounds. Wanda also holds spots in Pace’s history for career assists, ranking 15th with 322, second for steals with 346, and second for career blocks with 220. In NE-10 history, she ranked 11th in points, seventh in rebounds, third in steals and eighth in blocks. In a single game, she has scored 25 points sixteen times, and remains third and fourth in Pace’s history for single season scoring with 571 in her senior year, and 536 in her junior year. She holds the second and fifth spots for single season steals with 116 in her junior year and 100 in her senior year. Wanda has accumulated throughout her career not only award and honor recognition but has placed herself in many of Pace’s history career and single season records. 

Marcus Mayus was a Pace lacrosse player from 1996-1999 and was one of the top players in school history. In his freshman year, he was named Knickerbocker All-Conference, and then went on to be selected Pace Athlete of the Year in his junior year. He was a two-time Division II All-American and Northeast-10 All-Conference selection in his junior and senior years, as he earned Northeast-10 Player of the Year in his senior year. He earned ECAC Player of the Year and the USILA Midfielder of the Year Honors in his junior year as well. He holds ninth for freshman goals with 17, third for freshman assists with 16, and fifth for freshman points with 33. He stand in fourth place in Pace’s history for all-time career scoring with 184, fifth in career goals with 105 and second in career assists with 79. He finished his career on a high note as he was a key part of the 1999 Northeast-10 Conference Regular Season and Tournament Championship team. Mayus is now a Doctor of Internal Medicine in Cos Cob, Connecticut, and holds the busiest practice in Greenwich County.

Bob Scheinblum played for the Pace men’s basketball team from 1957-1961. He was also a member of Pace’s baseball team. He was a two year captain of the men’s team and was named Pace Athlete of the Year his junior season. He graduated from Pace as the all-time leading scorer and currently ranks 22nd in Pace history in points with 1,160 in three seasons. After his college career, he became an officer in the United States Marine Corps for 23 years attaining rank of Lieutenant Colonel. During his military time, he flew 297 combat missions in Vietnam from 1967-1968. He led the U.S. Marine Corps team to a first place finish at the Naval District Championships in 1967. In 2000 and 2001, he played in the Arkansas State Invitational Senior Olympics where he won a gold medal (2000) and a bronze medal (2001) as he averaged 20 points per game. In 2001, he played in the National Senior Olympics where he averaged 15 points per game. He retired as captain and instructor from Delta Airlines in October 1999 and volunteered as pilot for Mercy Med. Flight, a charitable Air Ambulance Service until 2004.