The Parkland College Foundation and Athletic Department are proud to announce the 2015 Hall of Fame class. This is the ninth class since the start of the Hall of Fame in 2007. This year’s induction ceremony will take place on Saturday February 20th at halftime of the Parkland Men’s Basketball game vs Lincoln. There will be a reception after the game in the Parkland Student Union.
This year’s inductees:
- Mark Carlson (Baseball):
Former Cobra catcher and current Major League Baseball umpire is in his 17th season and worked his first MLB World Series this past November after working the Cubs-Cardinals National League Division Series.
- Troy Douglas (Track and Field):
NJCAA All-American, holds school record in four events and two relays. Went on to compete in 1988, 1992, and 1996 Olympics for Bermuda and 2004 for the Netherlands. Currently the Head Coach for the Bermuda Track and Field Association.
- Antiwan Easley (Men’s Basketball):
2nd Team NJCAA All-American in 1992-93 for (19-15) Men’s team. Career high 27 vs Lake County. Averaged 16.5 points per game, leading the team in scoring and assists, earning Region 24 Player of the Year honors.
- Mike Hamby (Baseball):
2001 NJCAA Defensive Player of the Year. Is the all time Cobra career hits leader (182) and second in career batting average (.419). Hit 425 as a freshman and .413 as a sophomore.
- Mike Hatfield (Track and Field):
Was NJCAA Track and Field All-State performer 6 times, NCAA All-American in the 3000 Steeplechase at Eastern Illinois. Member of the EIU National Champion Cross-Country team. Member of the EIU and Hoopeston Hall of Fame’s. Also wrestled while at Parkland.
- Holly Nichols (Softball):
1st Team All-American in 2007. Hit .389 with 4 home runs and 52 RBI her sophomore season and led the team in runs scored with 81. Helped team to two-year record of 95-25.
- Kim Roberts (Women’s Basketball):
2nd Team NJCAA All-American in 1992-93, averaged 18.5 points per game for (23-9) Cobras. Led nation in three-pointers made (107) shooting 51% (107-210) on the year. Career high 33 vs Rend Lake. Also an NJCAA Academic All-American.