Established in 1972, the Olivet College Athletic Hall of Fame was founded to honor past athletes, faculty, staff and friends who, through their actions, have brought distinction through athletics to themselves and to Olivet College. Please use the links above to navigate the Hall of Fame webpages.
The Class of 2019, Jason Brew '09, Audrey (Graham) Jackson '07, Dustin Meisner '08, Lindsay (Pipkin) Skiff '09 and Kyle Vanderhyde '09, was formally inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame on Friday, Oct. 11, and then recognized at halftime of the Homecoming football game the next day.
Brew was a four-year letterwinner on the wrestling team. A two-time NCAA All-American, he finished second in the 157-pound weight class at the 2008 and 2009 NCAA Division III Championships. Brew ended his career with 129 wins. He lives in Morristown, Tennessee, and is a teacher’s assistant in the Hamblen County School District.
Jackson earned two varsity letters on the women’s basketball team. She was a two-time All-MIAA First Team selection, and broke the Olivet single-season scoring record and was the MIAA scoring champion with 479 points in 2006. Jackson lives in Battle Creek and is the founder, owner and operator of the Hard Work Sports Basketball program in Battle Creek.
Meisner earned four varsity letters as a member of the swimming team. He was a four-time All-MIAA selection and a three-time NCAA All-American, and helped the Comets win back-to-back MIAA titles in 2006 and 2007. Meisner is the school-record holder in the 100 and 200 yard breaststroke. He lives in Sierra Madre, California, and works as an environmental health and safety specialist at the Children's Hospital Los Angeles.
Skiff was a four-year letter-winner on the women’s golf team. She was the first female in school history to be a four-time All-MIAA First Team selection. She helped the Comets win three straight MIAA titles, and berths to the NCAA Division III Championships. As a senior in 2008-09, Skiff was named an NGCA All-American, She lives in Pinckney and serves as a physician's assistant with Associates in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in partnership with St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor.
Vanderhyde also earned four letters on the wrestling team. He was a three-time NCAA Championships qualifier, finishing second in 2007 and fourth in 2008 in the 174-pound weight class. Vanderhyde ended his Olivet career with 110 wins. He lives in Sparta and helps manage his family’s dairy farm.