Kathy Van Wyk to be Inducted into Athletics Hall of Fame
FULLERTON, Calif. – With exactly one week to go until the induction of the seventh class of the Cal State Fullerton Athletics Hall of Fame, FullertonTitans.com concludes its process of recognizing each one of the five Titan legends. Today we recognize our final honoree, the woman who led Cal State Fullerton to its very first Women's College World Series appearance, Kathy Van Wyk.
To register to attend the 2017 HOF induction ceremony CLICK HERE. Registration will close on Monday, October 23rd.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2017
Cocktail Reception: 6:30 p.m.
Dinner Program: 7:30 p.m.
Embassy Suites by Hilton Brea
900 E. Birch St.
Brea, CA 92821
Van Wyk is undoubtedly one of the best Titans in Cal State Fullerton softball history, as she was named the Broderick Award winner as the nation's top softball player in her only season (1982) at Cal State Fullerton after Texas Women's University dropped its program. While with the Titans, she set an NCAA record with 35 consecutive wins during her 35-1 season. She pitched 23 shutouts and 31 complete games, while striking out 270 batters in 278 innings.
Van Wyk played under fellow Titan legend Judi Garman and helped lead Fullerton to its first trip to the College World Series appearance. Van Wyk's greatness has now carried on into the coaching realm, where she enters her 21st season as the head coach of the San Diego State Aztecs softball program.
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