Hall of Fame

The St. Catherine’s School Athletic Hall of Fame recognizes, honors and celebrates outstanding achievements of athletes, coaches and others who have made significant contributions to the Saints athletic program and women's athletics.

Nominations must be received no later than Aug. 31, 2019 to be considered for the 2020 Hall of Fame class. All nominations will be kept on file for five years. Please provide as much information as you can on the nomination form in order for the committee to make the best decision in selection the inductees. The School will research the nominees as much as possible, but it is better to be thorough in the nomination.

St. Catherine's is proud to announce the 2018 Athletic Hall of Fame inductees.

This class of inductees exemplifies the high ideals of St. Catherine’s Mission and Motto while achieving at high levels in their sports and beyond.
 
2018 inductees:
  • 1909-10 Basketball Team
  • Coach Dave Bloor
  • Maggie Anderson '07
  • Courtney Page Ferrell '92
  • Lloyd Hatcher Ford '77  
  • Sallie Cecil Stillwell '81  
  • Ginny Sutton Turner '01

Hall of Fame Weekend 2018

Hall of Fame Basketball Game • Jan. 26, 2018
Saints varsity basketball vs. Miller School, 5 p.m., Kenny Center
Inductees will be honored at halftime.
Game is free.

Luncheon • Jan. 27, 2018
Country Club of Virginia, noon
Tickets are $35, advanced tickets are required. Seating is limited.
You can purchase tickets online or through the Athletic Department Office.





St. Catherine's Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees

List of 4 items.

  • Class of 2018

    1909-1910 Basketball Team
    Named the oldest high school basketball program in the Richmond area by the Richmond Times-Dispatch, the St. Catherine’s basketball team began playing the game just 18 years after basketball was invented by Dr. James Naismith. The first St. Catherine’s team played on a playground located downtown at the corner of Franklin and Harrison, often intrasquad scrimmages. St. Catherine’s was located at 14 N. Laurel at that time.

    Dave Bloor • Cross Country and Track & Field Coach
    In his 50 years as a high school coach, Dave Bloor accomplished everything. In 24 years as the Saints cross country and track coach, Bloor led the team to 35 LIS championships (19 cross country, eight indoor track and eight outdoor track) and 16 state titles (six cross country, two indoor track and eight outdoor track). He is the all-time winningest coach at St. Catherine’s and the School’s annual Coach of the Year award is dedicated in his honor.

    Maggie Anderson ’07 • Field Hockey, Basketball, Lacrosse
    A leader in every sense of the word, Maggie Anderson earned All-American, All-State, All-LIS and All-Metro honors as a three-sport athlete and three-sport team captain. In lacrosse she tallied 263 career goals and 95 assists for 385 points for the Saints, earning All-American honors. Anderson scored more than 900 points in basketball and was the team captain for the 2005 field hockey state champion team.She had a standout lacrosse career at William & Mary with 134 career goals, 29 assists, 163 total points, 60 ground balls and 27 caused turnovers.

    Courtney Page Ferrell ’92 • Cross Country and Track & Field
    For six years Courtney Page Ferrell dominated on the cross country course and the track. She was a four-time LIS individual cross country champion and a two-time individual state champion with three second place finishes. Ferrell won five state individual championships in track (1600 and 3200), seven LIS events and held school records in four events. A three-time captain in both sports, Ferrell continued her running career at the University of Virginia.

    Lloyd Hatcher Ford ’77 • Tennis
    As a five-year varsity tennis athlete, Lloyd Hatcher Ford was nationally ranked three different times in doubles. A pre-Title IX athlete, she continued her career at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Ford won three ACC singles titles and one doubles title and boasted 41 singles victories her senior year, the most-ever by a senior at UNC. She was a North Carolina AIAW Singles Champion and AIAW Southern Region II Doubles Champion.

    Sallie Cecil Stillwell ’81 • Field Hockey, Basketball, Tennis, Lacrosse
    A four-sport varsity athlete, Sallie Stillwell excelled as a lacrosse goalkeeper. Stillwell continued her career at the University of Virginia where she led the Cavaliers to a No. 4 national ranking her senior year, earning All-American honors as the team captain. She set the school record that year for saves in a game. Stillwell was inducted into the Richmond Chapter, US Lacrosse Hall of Fame in 2016.

    Ginny Sutton Turner ’01 • Field Hockey, Lacrosse, Indoor Track & Field
    A three-sport athlete at St. Catherine’s, Ginny Sutton Turner emerged as a leader in field hockey in college and beyond. She was a key contributor on the 2000 state champion field hockey team, which was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2016. At William & Mary, Turner helped the Tribe to four straight top-15 national rankings. Serving as captain during her senior season, she earned second-team All-Colonial Athletic Association. Turner is now the field hockey coach at Division I Davidson, earning Atlantic 10 Coach of the Year honors in 2015.
  • Class of 2016

    2000 Saints Field Hockey team

    When the 2000 Saints field hockey team played, people came to watch. The team was a force with a 25-2 record, 10-0 in LIS regular season, winning the first-ever LIS and state titles for field hockey. Coached by current Saints Coach Don Warner, the team recorded a big win over AAA State Champion Princess Anne and beat Collegiate 5-2 for the LIS championship. Three athletes earned all-state, Natalie Martirosian was named State Player of the Year and Times-Dispatch Metro Player of the Year. Five athletes from the team continued with very successful college careers and even national level competition and Ginny Sutton Turner is now the head field hockey coach at Division I Davidson College.

    
Athletes on the 2000 Saints Field Hockey Team
 Sara Bacon '02, Liza Bance '01, Louise Hallberg '01, Molly Hannon '03, Eliza Hickey Heyward '01, Jenny Sauer Holladay '02, Tess Leppert Huggins '01, Mallory Outten Lexa '02, Alexis Martirosian '01, Natalie Martirosian Mason '01, Ginger Tripp McAdams '01, Corbin Dunlap Page '02, Katie Temple Parker '02, Kate Gregory Rawles '02, Molly Reid '01, Meg Durham Strauss '01, Jane Moss Tinder '03, Ginny Sutton Turner '01, Catherine Avery Warfield '02, Margaret Norfleet Weismiller '02, Kitt Murphy Zuk '01



    Dr. Catherine "Katie" Doswell Born '06
    One of the most dominant track athletes in the state of Virginia during her prep career, Katie Doswell Born '06 was a three-time state champion in the 1600 meters, winning six total state titles as a Saint. As a senior, she earned the Times-Dispatch/Sports Backers Scholar Athlete of the Year as the best female athlete in any sport in the Richmond area. Katie’s indoor time in the 1000-meters is among the all-time fastest in the state and ranked No. 2 all-time nationally at the time. She won the 2006 Nike Indoor Nationals in the 800-meters and was a three-time indoor track All-American. Katie continued her career at Duke University.

    Dr. Tovia Martirosian Smith '98
    A two-sport senior captain and three-sport athlete, Tovia Martirosian Smith '98 earned all-LIS honors all four years in field hockey and was all-LIS in soccer and lacrosse as well. She continued her field hockey career at Yale where she was named first-team All-Ivy League, first team Regional All-American and third team All-American. She was also named to the NFHCA Division I National Academic Squad. She joins her younger sisters Alexis Martirosian '01 and Natalie Martirosian Mason '01 in the St. Catherine’s Athletic Hall of Fame.


    Frannette Sheffield Miller '91
    As a dominant multi-faceted track athlete, Frannette Sheffield Miller '91 succeeded as both a runner, jumper and thrower for Saints track and field. She competed in a variety of events including triple jump, long jump, shot put, 100-meter hurdles, 300-meter hurdles and relay events. At one time Frannette owned 11 School records, with several falling in just the past three years. Twenty-four years later, Frannette continues to hold the indoor 100-meter hurdles record (15.54). She continued her track career at Appalachian State University, earning All-Conference honors in the 400-meter hurdles and still holds the tenth best time in school history in that event.

    Margaret "Miss Mickey" McVey (posthumous award)
    During her tenure at St. Catherine’s, Margaret McVey (known as Miss Mickey) served as Head of Athletics from 1922-1947 and also coached field hockey, basketball and track and field. Miss Mickey was very involved in field hockey in the region and the nation. She served as an umpire, manager and coach for several U.S. Field Hockey teams. St. Catherine’s former gymnasium, now home to the theatre and dance departments, was named in her honor. Miss Mickey attended Virginia Randolph Ellett School (as St. Catherine’s was known), but graduated from John Marshall High School. She competed in field hockey at Sweetbriar College.

    Marianne Bocock Doyle '88
    A natural leader, Marianne Bocock Doyle '88 was a three-sport team captain — field hockey, soccer and lacrosse. She excelled in lacrosse, earning honorable mention All-American as a senior. Marianne continued playing lacrosse at Dartmouth, earning All-Ivy League and All-American honors. She was a member of the U.S. Lacrosse team for four years. Marianne remains involved in lacrosse, having coached at Dartmouth, coaching Hanover High School (New Hampshire) to two state titles and founding the Empower Lacrosse Club for girls in New Hampshire and Vermont. She joins her sister Natalie Bocock Turnage '79 in the St. Catherine’s Athletic Hall of Fame.

    Sarah Townsend Harrison '60 (posthumous award)
    A very accomplished tennis athlete, Sarah Townsend Harrison '60 collected more than 80 tennis trophies during her career. As a St. Catherine’s student, she won the Junior State Tennis Championship twice and the Junior State Doubles title once and was a four-time Richmond City Junior Girl’s Champion. Sarah later went on to win three Richmond City Singles Championships, two Virginia State Women’s Singles titles and one State doubles title. Sarah was a three-sport athlete at St. Catherine’s, playing field hockey, basketball and tennis. She was named to the Allied Eastern Field Hockey first team.
    
    Susan King French '55
    Well before the current on-campus aquatics center opened, Susan King French '55 was a successful swimmer and diver on the state and national level. As a rising sophomore she won the National Junior AAU one-meter diving championship. She won state AAU titles in the 50-yard freestyle, 50-yard breaststroke (two years) and one-meter diving (three years). Susan was a three-sport athlete at St. Catherine’s — field hockey, tennis and basketball — and a White Team captain. She later competed on the Anderson Cup for CCV and raced competitively for the Richmond Ski Club.


  • Class of 2014

    Mollie Fleet ’33 (posthumous award)
    Revered and adored by those she coached and taught at St. Catherine’s while serving as Director of Athletics for 23 years (1947-70) and teaching Physical Education for 37 years, “Miss Mollie” was the consummate role model and mentor. Her experience as a multisport standout at Westhampton College, a USA Field Hockey player and a basketball and field hockey official gave her the tools to positively influence young women to set goals and work hard. Miss Mollie’s accolades provided inspiration to all of those who knew her. She played basketball, field hockey, tennis and ran track in the 1930s while at Westhampton (now University of Richmond). She accepted many leadership roles for women’s athletics at a time when there was no path for women to follow. For all of her contributions to women’s athletics, Mollie Fleet was inducted into the University of Richmond Sports Hall of Fame in 1996.
     
    Betty Baugh Harrison ’77
    At the time Betty Baugh won the City of Richmond Tennis Championship in 1975, she was the youngest player to ever accomplish such a feat. She was a standout field hockey and tennis athlete at St. Catherine’s where she made the varsity tennis team as an eighth grader. Betty Baugh was well respected as a scholar athlete; she served as a Prefect, was named June Scholar and was inducted into the Cum Laude Society. She continued her tennis career at the University of North Carolina where she was an ACC champion in singles and doubles. She was nationally ranked from 1973-76, as high as No. 9 in doubles and No. 43 in singles. Betty Baugh has completed more than 20 marathons, often among the top 10 runners in her age group. Her contributions to the Richmond community, especially through her veterinary practice, earned her the St. Catherine's Distinguished Alumna Award in 2007 and a commendation from the General Assembly.
     
    Amanda Tevepaugh Macaulay ’56
    A true pioneer for women’s athletics, Amanda’s athletic prowess was well respected among her contemporaries. Her leadership and sportsmanship as the White Team Captain and as a three-sport varsity athlete earned her the “White Blazer Award” at St. Catherine’s. Amanda earned 12 varsity letters, four each in field hockey, basketball and softball, all while competing outside of St. Catherine’s on the City of Richmond tennis team and was crowned a three-time Richmond City Women’s Champion in 1958, 1959, and 1961. Amanda went on to Wheaton College where she excelled in field hockey, basketball and tennis. She also served as president of the college’s Athletic Association. A devoted alumna, Amanda returned to Richmond and has served St. Catherine’s in a number of roles including tennis and field hockey coach, Director of Athletics, Director of Minimester and the Waterman (outdoor education) program leader. She continued her competitive field hockey career playing for the Richmond Club and was selected to play at the regional level. She also continued her tennis career winning the City Championship doubles in 1970.
     
    Alexis Martirosian ’01
    A dominant force on the hockey field at the league, state and NCAA Division I level, Alexis helped lead St. Catherine’s to the School's first-ever LIS field hockey title and first-ever state field hockey championship. She was a three-time All LIS and All State selection and two-time High School All American. Alexis also earned varsity letters in soccer, indoor track and lacrosse. While at Princeton University, she was an All Ivy performer who helped lead the Tigers to three Ivy League Championships, three NCAA tournament appearances and one NCAA Final Four appearance. She played on the U.S. Junior National field hockey team 1999-2003 and the USA National Field Hockey team in 2005. Alexis served as an assistant coach at Princeton in 2005 and the University of Richmond in 2010. Her twin sister, Natalie, was inducted in the inaugural St. Catherine’s Athletic Hall of Fame class.
     
    Natalie Bocock Turnage ’79
    Named St. Catherine’s Outstanding Senior Athlete in 1979, Natalie received 12 varsity letters in her high school career and served as captain for the field hockey and lacrosse teams, and also played basketball. Natalie continued her outstanding field hockey and lacrosse career at Princeton University. She held Princeton career scoring and points records for women's lacrosse for 10 years and remains ninth in career goals (132). She was Princeton's first female All American in lacrosse (1983), was named First Team All Ivy (1980, 1983) and was a team captain for lacrosse. From 1980-1983, Natalie played on the United States Lacrosse squad. Princeton awarded her the Emily Goodfellow Award for Women's Lacrosse and the C. Ottovo Kienbusch Sportswoman of the Year Award in 1983. She was also awarded an NCAA post graduate scholar athlete scholarship and the Daniel M. Sachs Award to study at Oxford University where she played field hockey and lacrosse. She was chosen to captain the British University select team. She continues to coach youth field hockey, soccer and lacrosse in Colorado.
     
  • Class of 2012

    Fanny Graves Crenshaw, 1908
    Although athletic opportunities were limited when she was a student at the Virginia Randolph Ellett School, Fanny emerged as a pioneer for women’s athletics. She was a member of the first Virginia hockey team to play in a national tournament, and she helped organize the United States Field Hockey Association. Fanny went on to play hockey, basketball and run track at Bryn Mawr College. She was an inspirational sports figure who taught and coached at St. Catherine’s until 1922. She then became the first Athletic Director at Westhampton College (later University of Richmond) and was recognized nationally for her work in many areas of women’s sports development. She is already a member of the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame and was the first female inducted into the University of Richmond Athletics Hall of Fame.
     
    Anne Blackmon Whitfield Kenny, 1951
    During an era when women’s athletics were still on the rise, Anne was a three-sport athlete at St. Catherine’s and a City of Richmond junior women’s tennis champion. She continued her athletic career by playing field hockey at Smith College and was recognized on the “All-Smith team.” Anne’s vision and leadership are a driving force behind Saints athletics and today’s state-of-the art facilities.
     
    Peel Stapleton Hawthorne, 1975
    Peel was a three-sport athlete, captain of all three teams and the St. Catherine’s Day representative for her class. She received the Outstanding Senior Athlete Award and was featured in a national women’s sports magazine following her senior year. She excelled in field hockey and lacrosse and continued playing both sports at the College of William & Mary.  Now in her 25th season coaching field hockey at William & Mary, Peel is the winningest coach in school history and ranks No. 19 among all active college field hockey coaches (all divisions) for victories.

    Mary Blair Farinholt Denious, 1982
    Mary Blair was a three-sport athlete at St. Catherine’s, and was named Outstanding Senior Athlete, excelling in lacrosse. She was named the Times-Dispatch Athlete of the Year in 1982, a very prestigious honor awarded to the top overall female athlete in the region (all schools included). At Sweet Briar College, she was a three-time All American finishing with 158 career goals and 52 assists. She was featured in Sports Illustrated’s “Faces in the Crowd” in 1986 following a 60-goal season.
     
    Kay Livick Milne, 1999
    Kay was a dominant runner, winning an unprecedented six consecutive individual state cross country titles while at St. Catherine’s. She appeared in Sports Illustrated’s “Faces in the Crowd” her senior year after capturing the sixth title. Her indoor and outdoor track accomplishments helped lead all of her teams to 14 championships. At one time, she held individual records in nine different track events. She continued her dominating career at East Carolina with Outstanding Freshman honors, three-time team MVP and All-Conference-USA honors.
     
    The 1999 Varsity Track & Field Team
    The Saints track team capped off a dominating stretch of four consecutive state and LIS titles and served as the spark for the program’s success today. The team swept the meet awards for best runner, best field event and MVP, and set several new school records. The team was led by senior captains Sayako Earle, Sarah Gillespie, Kay Livick Milne, and Lassiter Wall. This is the team that carved St. Catherine’s into a legacy of excellence under the direction of head coach Dave Bloor.
     
    Natalie Kerns Martirosian, 2001
    The most decorated field hockey player in St. Catherine’s history, Natalie also competed in soccer and lacrosse. Natalie was a three-time all state field hockey player and two-time state player of the year while leading St. Catherine’s to its first-ever LIS and State championships. She continued her career at Princeton where she was a two-time All American, Ivy League Rookie of the Year, a member of the United States Junior National Field Hockey team from 1996-2004 and a member of the U.S. national team in 2007-08.  Natalie was part of the elite pool of Olympic hopefuls, until an unfortunate injury during Olympic trials dashed the dream.

Nomination Guidelines

Athletes are eligible 10 years after their graduation from St. Catherine's. The nominee must exemplify the mission and high standards of St. Catherine’s School. Individual must exemplify the high ideals of St. Catherine’s, the School’s mission and motto. Character, citizenship and academic performance at St. Catherine’s and beyond may be considered. Although athletic performance while attending St. Catherine’s is of prime importance, accomplishments after St. Catherine’s may be a factor in the selection

Coaches are eligible five years following their departure from St. Catherine’s School and must have coached for at least five years. Nominee must be of good character and citizenship. The following will influence the selection of a coach: number of years coaching at St. Catherine’s, record while coaching, championships won while coaching, success of their athletes at St. Catherine’s and beyond and contributions to their sport and St. Catherine’s athletic program.

Individuals who made an outstanding contribution to the athletic program or made a significant impact are eligible.

A team will be considered 10 years after the season for which it is nominated. Teams will be considered based on their success that season as well as the impact on St. Catherine’s athletics