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Frostburg State to Induct Three into Bobcat Hall of Fame
10/30/2001

FROSTBURG, MD — The Frostburg State University Bobcat Hall of Fame will induct three members at its 31st annual banquet to be held Friday, November 2 in the Alice R. Manicur Assembly Hall as part of Homecoming weekend activities.

This year's inductees are basketball standout Sheila Colbert '91, football star Rory McTigue '91 and baseball standout Steve Zumpano '89, bringing the total number of members in the Bobcat Hall of Fame to 124.

Colbert, one of the greatest women’s basketball players ever at Frostburg State, graduated as the school’s all-time leading scorer (1,960 points) and rebounder (1,174 rebounds).

Additionally, she set career records with 833 field goals made, 1,702 field goal attempts and a 17.6 scoring average. She also ranks second all-time in free throw percentage (74.4), third in both field goal percentage (48.9) and free throws made (294) and fourth in free throws attempted (395).

As a sophomore, Colbert earned ESAC Player of the Year honors after setting single-season school records with 633 points, 395 rebounds, 279 field goals made, 542 field goals attempted and a 23.4 scoring average. She also established a Bobcat single-game record with 42 points against Catholic.

Colbert was named the ESAC Player of the Year in 1989, 1990 and 1991, and she was an ECAC Division III South Region First Team selection in 1990.

As a senior, she averaged 19.5 points and 10.6 rebounds per game, led the Bobcats to the second round of the NCAA Division III Playoffs and was named to the NCAA Atlantic Region All-Tournament Team.

Overall, Colbert helped the Bobcats to an 84-27 record, two ECAC South Region Championships, one ESAC title and one NCAA Division III Tournament appearance.

Zumpano, perhaps the best all-around center fielder in Frostburg State history, finished his stellar baseball career with a .356 batting average, 83 runs batted in, 178 total bases, a .546 slugging percentage, 116 hits, 19 doubles, 13 home runs, 43 stolen bases, 80 bases on ball, and a school-record 12 sacrifice flies.

Zumpano ranks second in school history in career walks, seventh in runs scored, eighth in runs batted in, tied for eighth in home runs and ninth in hits.

As a sophomore, he appeared in all 34 games and led the team with four sacrifices as the Bobcats advanced to the NCAA Division III Tournament and finished 24th in the final national rankings.

As a junior, Zumpano led the Bobcats in 10 offensive categories, recorded a school single-season record six sacrifice flies and earned team Most Valuable Player, All-ESAC, All-South Region and honorable mention All-America honors.

As a senior, Zumpano repeated with Team MVP, All-ESAC and honorable mention All-America accolades while leading Frostburg State in seven more offensive categories.

Despite playing only three of his four years in the outfield, Zumpano finished with 145 putouts, 10 assists and 163 chances to rank in the top five all-time in each category. One of only four Bobcat outfielders to participate in three double plays, Zumpano helped FSU to an impressive 90-46 overall record in his four seasons.

McTigue was one of the finest offensive threats to ever play at Frostburg State. A standout fullback, McTigue ran for 2,764 yards on 655 carries in his three seasons and set school career records with 46 rushing touchdowns, 48 total touchdowns and 292 points.

McTigue broke onto the FSU football scene as a sophomore, scoring 13 touchdowns – 11 rushing, one receiving and one on a punt return.

As a junior, McTigue was named the ECAC Division III Southern Player of the Year after establishing Bobcat single-season school records with 19 rushing touchdowns, 19 total touchdowns and 114 points scored.

As a senior, McTigue ran for a career-high 930 yards and scored another 16 rushing touchdowns to earn ECAC All-Star and Champion Sports Honorable Mention All-America honors.

He enjoyed his finest day against Catholic, tying a school record with four rushing scores, including a school-record 93-yard touchdown run, and he added two more scores to lead FSU to a 46-16 win over William Paterson in the ECAC Southeast Championship.

In McTigue’s three seasons, the Bobcats posted a 26-6 overall record (the best mark over any three-year span in program history), won a school-record 13 straight games (1989 to 1990) and advanced to a pair of ECAC Championship contests.

For further information on this release, contact:

Office of Sports Information
Frostburg State University
101 Braddock Road
Frostburg, MD  21532-2303

Telephone: 301-687-4371
Fax: 301-687-4780
E-mail: sportsinfo@frostburg.edu