|A ceremony is scheduled for Saturday at Knox College as part of homecoming activities, where four people will be inducted into the Knox-Lombard Athletic Hall of Fame.
More about the Knox-Lombard Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees:
John Liston '58
A 1958 Knox College graduate with a degree in biology, John Liston set Knox basketball records in field goals and free throws made, total points for one season, scoring average, rebounds and free throw percentage. As a senior, Liston worked as basketball team manager and assistant coach at Knox, and following graduation coached basketball at his high school alma mater, Knoxville High School. In 1999, he was elected into the Illinois Basketball Hall of Fame. He is retired and lives in Gilson, Illinois.
Tom Neagle '04
Tom Neagle lettered in both football and baseball at Knox College. In football, he ranks first or second in every Knox career receiving category and ranks in the Top 10 for eight Midwest Conference career receiving categories. In baseball, he holds the record in career home runs, and is ranked second in RBIs and total bases, and third in at-bats and runs. A 2004 graduate in economics, he is employed by Bank of America in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Mark Junk '91
A Galesburg native, Mark Junk was an all-Midwest Conference selection in basketball for all of his four years at Knox College. He also won MVP honors in both 1989 and 1991, holds the single season record for steals and is third in career points and fourth in career points per game. A 1991 Knox graduate in economics, he lives in Saint Joseph, Michigan, and is employed by Whirlpool Corporation as Project Manager, North America Procurement.
Steven Varick '76
In his swimming career at Knox, Steven Varick set school records in several events, including 100 and 200-yard freestyle, and he still holds the Knox record in 500 yard freestyle. He was voted Most Valuable Swimmer in 1974, 1975, and 1976, and won every event that he entered in the 1974-75 and 1975-76 Midwest Conference Championships. A 1976 Knox graduate in political science, Varick received his law degree at the University of Chicago. He lives in Glencoe and is an attorney in Chicago.
The Hall of Fame induction requires advance registration with the Knox College Alumni Office, by phone at 309-341-7238.
(Taken from a Knox College news release)