Saint Martin’s to honor six at Hall of Fame and Hall of
February 22, 2012
Washington — Saint Martin’s University will induct four alumni
into its Athletic Hall of Fame and two longtime supporters into
its Hall of Honor on Saturday, February 25, during the men’s
basketball game against Northwest Nazarene University.
The Hall of Fame inductees are:
Arvie Johnson, Jr. ’73:
Johnson, of Seattle, Wash., holds the Saint Martin’s men’s
basketball record for most rebounds in a single game (29) and
most rebounds in a single season (419). A member of the 1972
District I All-Star Team, Johnson finished his Saint Martin’s
career with 733 rebounds and 832 points.
Nate Carlson ’04: Carlson was a Division II
All-American, Great Northwest Athletic Conference (GNAC)
Champion and Saint Martin’s record holder in the 1500m. He also
claimed conference championships in the mile and distance
medley. A seven-time All-Conference selection and nine-time
Academic All-Conference selection, Carlson was named the GNAC
Male Scholar Athlete of the Year in 2005.
Martina Kartikova Herington ’05, MBA’07:
Kartikova, of Olympia, Wash., scored 1,195 points during her
three-year career at Saint Martin’s, becoming the school’s ninth
all-time scorer in women’s basketball. With 656 career rebounds,
she is Saint Martin’s sixth-highest rebounder, and also holds
the record for rebounds in a game (21). A GNAC All-Conference
selection, Kartikova was a West Region All-American and a
First-Team Academic All-American. In 2005, she was named the
GNAC Female Scholar Athlete of the Year.
Shane Prante ’06: A three-time First-Team
All-American, Prante, of Olympia, Wash., spent part of his
senior year as the top-ranked collegiate player in the country.
As a junior, he was the only Division II player named to an
eight-member USA team that played in Japan. In 2005, Prante was
a Ben Hogan Watch List Finalist.
The Hall of Honor inductees are:
Leo Zaddack ’69: Zaddack, of Lacey, Wash.,
served as the assistant men’s basketball coach from 1976 to
1985, working under head coaches Len Stevens and Joe Meagher. He
helped lead the 1980–81 team that beat Washington State
University and the 1982–83 team that won its division. Zaddack
closed out his Saint Martin’s career with the women’s basketball
team, assisting under head coach Ray Peters from 1987 to 1995.
In 1994–95, his final season, the women’s team won its division.
Jack Sareault HS’53, ’57: A long-time
sportswriter for The Tacoma News Tribune, Sareault, of Gig
Harbor, Wash., covered college and high school sports from 1963
to July 1986. While attending Saint Martin’s College, Jack was a
four-year athlete on the track and field team, and was co-coach
of the Saint Martin’s High School track and field team. From
1969 through 2002, he was coordinator of the Northwest College
Sports Service, and for 28 years, he held the position of NAIA
District I sports information director.
The Hall of Fame/Hall of Honor event will include a pre-game
reception at 5:30 p.m. in the Norman Worthington Conference
Center with a formal presentation during halftime of the
Saint Martin’s University is an independent four-year,
coeducational university located on a 380-acre wooded campus in
Lacey, Washington. Established in 1895 by the Catholic Order of
Saint Benedict, the University is one of 14 Benedictine colleges
and universities in the United States and Canada, and the only
one west of the Rocky Mountains. Saint Martin’s University
prepares students for successful lives through its 21 majors and
six graduate programs spanning the liberal arts, business,
education and engineering. Saint Martin’s welcomes 1,250
students from many ethnic and religious backgrounds to its main
campus, and 650 more to its extension campuses located at Joint
Base Lewis-McChord, Everett College, Centralia College and
Tacoma Community College. Visit the Saint Martin’s University
website at www.stmartin.edu.
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