Clipper Athletics Hall of Fame

 

Carroll LaHaye

Hometown:  Warren, ME

Carroll earned a degree in Recreation Management.

The following are highlights during her basketball/volleyball careers at UMM which spanned from fall, 1973 through spring, 1977.

  • Captain of the basketball team all four years
  • Helped lead the 1975-76 basketball team to the state championship
  • Selected for the All-State team in 1977 by the Maine Basketball Writers’ Association
  • Selected for several All-Tournament basketball teams
  • Was high scorer for many basketball games
  • Captain of the volleyball team her senior year
  • Selected for several All-Tournament volleyball teams

The following are highlights during her professional career.

  • Head coach of the Randolph-Macon College women’s basketball team since 1982
  • Selected by the American Women’s Sports Federation as one of eight Division III All-American coaches
  • Led her team to four NCAA Sweet 16 appearances, two trips to the Elite 8, and a spot in the National Championship game
  • Named Women’s Basketball Coaches Association Converse District V Coach of the Year, 1995-96
  • Named Old Dominion Athletic Conference Coach of the Year three times
  • Named Virginia Sports Information Directors Coach of the Year five times
  • In January 2012, she became one of just 15 Division III women’s basketball coaches to record 500 career victories

 

Drew Meredith -- #44

Hometown:  Philadelphia, PA

Drew earned a degree in Business Administration.

The following are highlights from his basketball career at UMM which spanned from fall, 1989 through spring, 1993.

  • Selected to the All-tournament team at the Paul Bunyan Tournament in 1989
  • In a game against Thomas College, his 32 point, 10 rebound effort led UMM to a 105-90 win in 1989
  • Was named tournament MVP in the 1989 Terrier Tipp Off Classic
  • Selected as an All American in 1991
  • Led the state in shooting accuracy with a percentage of 64.5 in 1991
  • Was selected for the All-Tournament team at the Star City Shoot Out in 1991
  • Even though he missed most of the 1989-90 season due to illness, as of February 6, he was 5th among the state collegiate scoring leaders
  • Was named to the All District team in 1991
  • Was named the tournament MVP in the 1991 NAIA District Final Four playoffs
  • Had 884 rebounds throughout his career; is still the leader in that category
  • Scored 1,798 career points
  • Scored 541 points in 1991-92 and 571 in 1990-91
  • Was the UMM leader in field goal percentages in 1991-92 with a percentage of 67.8
  • Of the 1,262 field goals he attempted, he made 752; 60%

 

Fran Plunkett Robinson

The following are highlights from her long time athletic career and her basketball/volleyball coaching career at UMM.  She coached basketball from September, 1971 through June, 1979.  She coached volleyball from September, 1971 through June 1981.

  • Was a Junior National Basketball Official at the age of 15
  • Was a standout athlete in the sports of volleyball, softball, basketball, and field hockey at San Francisco State University
  • Played volleyball on the U.S. Volleyball Association team that qualified for the 1964 Olympics
  • At age 31, was Rookie of the Year in the U.S. Volleyball Association.  Was then, and probably still is, the oldest player to be named Rookie of the Year in that organization
  • She was a member of the USVA for over 30 years
  • Was a manager of the U.S. Collegiate Sports Council women’s volleyball team that participated in the World University games in Moscow in 1973
  • Selected by the USCSC to conduct a talent search for volleyball players to compete in the World Games in Russia. 
  • She discovered and trained Flo Hyman, who went on to be the world’s greatest female volleyball player, winning gold for the U.S. in 1968            
  • Brought women’s volleyball and women’s basketball to UMM in 1971
  • Brought girls’ volleyball to Washington County high schools in the fall of 1975
  • Her 1975-76 basketball team won the Class B State Championship
  • Was inducted into the San Francisco State University Hall of Fame in 1983.  She was a 1957 alum of SFSU.
  • Played semi-professional basketball
  • Because of her hard work and persistence, the Maine Principal’s Association made the sport of volleyball “official” in 1997

 

Todd Middleton -- #12

Hometown:  Petitcodiac, New Brunswick

Todd earned a degree in Recreation Management.

The following are highlights from his basketball career at UMM which spanned from fall, 1988 through spring, 1992.

  • Runner up for District Player of the Year in 1991
  • Selected for All-District teams in 1991 & 1992
  • Received Honorable Mention as an All American
  • Selected for All Conference team in 1990, 1991, & 1992
  • Had a career scoring average of 26 points per game
  • Led the state in ppg average in 1991; 25.2%
  • Finished the 1991 season as the #2 scorer in the NAIA District 5
  • Scored 32 points in the first 1991 play-off game and 30 in the second
  • Scored 2,143 career points and is still the leading scorer in UMM history
  • In 1990, in a game against University of Maine at Farmington, he had scored 39 points by halftime and ended the game with 51 points
  • Was selected for the All-Tournament team at the Star City Shoot Out
  • During his senior year, he scored the winning shot at the ending busser against Husson College
  • In 1994, he was recognized by the College Basketball Coaches and Writers Association as being 9th among all time collegiate scoring leaders