Kelly Winters Campbell
Kelly Winters Campbell, Matt Hacker and Aron Potter will be enshrined into the Culver-Stockton College Athletic Hall of Fame during Homecoming activities Oct. 5-7.
The inductees will be honored at the eighth annual Hall of Fame Banquet from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 5, in Meaders Lounge inside the Gladys Crown Student Center on the Culver-Stockton College campus. All current Hall of Fame members, alumni and the general public are invited to the banquet and may purchase tickets by contacting the Alumni Relations Office at (800) 755-CATS (2287). Cost of the ticket is $15 per person. The honorees will also be recognized before the Homecoming football game with Graceland University on Saturday, Oct. 6.
Kelly Winters Campbell, a 1988 graduate and native of Kahoka, Mo., was a four-year letterwinner in basketball and softball. She is the school’s all-time assists (645) and steals (372) leader, and she is fourth on the all-time points list with 1,567 career points. She is also second on the all-time list for field goals made with 675.
In addition, Campbell holds four of the school’s top 10 highest single-season assists marks, and three of the top 10 single-season steals marks. She was named Heart of America Athletic Conference (HAAC) Basketball Player of the Year in 1986 and 1987, and named a Culver-Stockton College Athletic Great in 1990. She also was a member of four HAAC women’s basketball championship teams.
Potter, a 1998 graduate and native of Vandalia, Mo., was a four-year letterwinner in softball at Culver-Stockton. She was a three-time HAAC all-conference selection, including Player of the Year in 1996 and a first team pick in 1997. In addition, she was an all-Midwest Region first team selection in 1996 and 1997.
Potter still holds the career records for doubles (45) and RBI’s (124), and is listed in the top 10 in ten other offensive categories including batting average (4th), hits (2nd), runs scored (5th), triples (3rd) and home runs (4th). Also, walks (6th), total bases (2nd), slugging percentage (3rd) stolen bases (9th) and sacrifices (3rd). Defensively, Potter ranks in the top 10 in assists (3rd – 314) and chances (5th – 784).
Potter played on one HAAC championship team, two HAAC Tournament championship teams and two Midwest Region qualifiers.
Matt Hacker, class of 1992 and a native of St. Charles, Mo., is the first soccer player to be inducted into the Culver-Stockton Athletic Hall of Fame.
An original member of the program, which began in 1988, Hacker was a four-year starter at fullback for the Wildcats. He was a four-time All-HAAC first team selection, served as captain all four seasons he played and was a four-year starter. He was named to the all-District 16 first team in 1990 and was tabbed by his teammates as the Defensive Player of the Year in 1988. Hacker also did well in the classroom and, in 1992, was awarded the Kansas City Life Outstanding Senior Scholar-Athlete Award.