Former Spartan to join UW-Stout Hall of FameFive former UW-Stout athletes — including Superior native Cara Fenhouse-Pond will be inducted into the UW-Stout Athletic Hall of Fame, Saturday, Nov. 2.
MENOMONIE — Five former UW-Stout athletes — including Superior native Cara Fenhouse-Pond will be inducted into the UW-Stout Athletic Hall of Fame, Saturday, Nov. 2.
Fenhouse-Pond currently resides in Mt. Iron, Minn., and is a special education teacher in the Virginia school system.
Joining Fenhouse-Pond for induction are football players Bob Raczek and Jamie Spielman, basketball player Amy Zelinger and baseball player Matt Lunde.
Fenhouse-Pond was a four-time all-conference softball player with the Blue Devils from 1997 to 2000 and was the WIAC West Division Player of the Year in 1998. Fenhouse, who played both second base and catcher throughout her career, posted a .369 career batting average and appears in the Top 10 of nearly every hitting category. She currently ranks ninth in runs batted in (71), sixth in runs scored (84), eighth in hits (155), fourth in doubles (34), fifth in triples (11), sixth in home runs (7) and is third in stolen bases (49-56). Fenhouse-Pond earned all-district honors in 1998 and 2000.
Fenhouse-Pond graduated from Superior High School in 1996 and Stout in 2000 majoring in vocational rehabilitation and special education. She also earned a master’s degree in education from St. Mary’s University in 2004.
The Class of 2013 will be honored at halftime of the 1 p.m. Stout/UW-Eau Claire football game. The hall of fame banquet, which will be held at the Stout Ale House in north Menomonie, gets underway at 5:30 p.m. with a reception. Dinner is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. and the ceremony is scheduled for 7:30 p.m.
Tickets for the banquet are $30 for adults, $15 for 12-years-and-under. Tickets, and additional information, can be obtained by calling the UW-Stout athletic office, 715-232-2224.