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July 14, 2005

COLUMBUS, Ohio ­- The Ohio State Varsity “O” Association will induct 12 members into the Ohio State Athletics Hall of Fame the weekend of Sept. 16-17. The class will be officially inducted in two separate ceremonies Friday and introduced to the public at halftime of the San Diego State-Ohio State football game Saturday in Ohio Stadium. A total of 64 women have been inducted since 1993 and 217 men have been honored since 1977.

The 2005 class includes: Women-Gabriele Jobst (volleyball), Audrey DiPronio (volleyball), Peggy Palumbo (field hockey, basketball), Laura Profumo (diving) and Stacia Goff (swimming); Men-Richard Castillo (soccer), Artie Wolfe (swimming), Patrick Jeffrey (diving), Steve Groves (golf), Kurt Schumacher (football), Bob Momsen (football) and Jamie Macoun (hockey).

Biographical Information

Ohio State Men
Richard Castillo – Soccer (1980-83)
Ohio State’s career leader in goals scored with 49 from 1980-83 … career leader in points with 108 (49 g, 10 a) … goals-scored totals of 20 in 1982 and 14 in 1983 are the Top 2 single-season totals in program history … three-time season goal- and points-scoring leader (1981-83) … holds the two highest single-season points totals with 42 (20 g, 2 a) in 1982 and 31 (14 g., 3 a.) in 1983 … against Wittenberg Sept. 5, 1983, scored a school single-match record five goals … set school single-game record for points (10) and shots (14) in the same match … four-year letterwinner … first men’s soccer player to be inducted into OSU Athletics Hall of Fame.

Artie Wolfe – Swimming (1960-63)
1962 NCAA Champion in 200-yard butterfly … member of 1962 NCAA Champion Buckeye squad … member of NCAA Champion 400-yard medley relay team in 1961 and 1962…three-year letterwinner (1960-62)

Patrick Jeffrey – Diving (1984-86, 1988)
At the 1988 NCAA Championships, became only diver in NCAA history to win three events in the same year: the 1-meter, 3-meter and 10-meter platform events … 1988 NCAA Diver of the Year … at 1988 Big Ten Diving Championship, won 1m dive, 3m dive and 10-meter platform dive … three-time All-American (1985-86, 88) … 1988 Big Ten Diver of the Year … 1988 and 1996 Olympian … four-year OSU letterwinner … coached the U.S. Olympic Diving team at 2000 Olympics in Sydney … three-time U.S. National Diving Champion in the 10-meter competition and two-time winner in the 3-meter event … currently coaches divers at Florida State University.

Steve Groves – Golf (1970-73)
First-Team All-American in 1972 and 1973 … honorable mention All-American in 1971 … three-time All-Big Ten (1971-73) … shot tournament-low score of 218 to earn medalist honors at 1972 Kepler Intercollegiate, an event won by the host Buckeyes … three-year letterwinner … works as PGA Head Professional at Champions Golf Course in Columbus.

Kurt Schumacher – Football (1971-74)
Two-year starter at left tackle on teams that posted 14-1-1 record in conference play while winning two Big Ten championships and playing in three Rose Bowls … First-Team All-America left tackle in 1974 … two-time First-Team All-Big Ten selection (1973-74) as an offensive lineman … a first-round draft choice of the New Orleans Saints in the 1975 NFL Draft.

Bob Momsen – Football (1950)
First-Team All-American as a tackle in 1950 … recovered a fumble to set up first score of the famous 1950 “Snow Bowl” between Ohio State and Michigan … scored a safety against Pittsburgh … recovered a fumble to set up Ohio State’s 10th touchdown of the game in 83-21 drubbing of Iowa … letterwinner in 1950 … drafted in the seventh round of the 1951 NFL Draft by the Detroit Lions.

Jamie Macoun – Hockey (1981-83)
Three-year letterwinner (1981-83) … played in 83 career games as a defenseman … scored 17 goals and tallied 58 assists … played 18 seasons in the National Hockey League for the Calgary Flames, Toronto Maple Leafs and Detroit Red Wings … member of two Stanley Cup-winning squads, with Calgary in 1988-89 and Detroit for the 1997-98 campaign.

Ohio State Women
Gabriele Jobst – Volleyball (1991-94)
Two-time All-American (1993-94) … three-time first-team All-Big Ten (1992-94) … member of two NCAA national semifinal teams (1991, 1994) … played on pair of Big Ten championship teams … three-time Big Ten Player of the Week … GTE Academic All-American in 1994 … four-time OSU Scholar-Athlete … three-time Academic All-Big Ten … played professionally in Europe for six years.

Audrey DiPronio – Volleyball (1988-90)
All-American in 1990 … two-time All-Big Ten (1989-90) … team captain in 1990 … three-year starter as setter, 1988-90 … member of Ohio State’s first Big Ten championship team in 1989 … assistant coach 1994-97, including for the 1994 team that won the Big Ten and advanced to the NCAA national semifinals … member of Canadian National Team, 1992-93.

Peggy Palumbo – Field Hockey, Basketball
Captained unbeaten women’s basketball team in 1960-61 … First-Team All-Lake Erie field hockey as a left wing … president of Ohio State Physical Education Association, 1960-61 … after leaving Ohio State, spent 20 years coaching girls high school sports in Cleveland area (basketball: 1970-90; volleyball: 1974-76; track and field: 1971-77; softball: 1978-1982).

Laura Profumo – Diving (1988-90)
Three-time All-American (1988-90) … two-time All-Big Ten (1989-90) … Big Ten champion in 3-meter and 10-meter platform dive in 1989 and 1990 … member of U.S. National Diving Team – 1990-91 … chosen by fellow divers as Phillips 66 Performance Award winner at 1990 U.S. Indoor National Championships … two-time Academic All-Big Ten (1989-90) … four-time OSU Scholar-Athlete (1988-92).

Stacia Goff- Swimming (1989-92)
Three-time Big Ten champion in 1991 (100-meter butterfly, 400-meter freestyle relay and 800-meter freestyle relay) … member of 1991 400-meter freestyle relay conference champion that still holds school record for fastest time … 1990 All-Big Ten … two-time All-American … two-time Academic All-American … three-time Academic All-Big Ten … Big Ten Conference Medal of Honor winner … graduated Summa Cum Laude with 3.88 GPA.