The 35th Bloomsburg University Athletic Hall of Fame class will be inducted on Friday, Oct. 7. The induction of six individuals will bring the number of members in the Bloomsburg University Athletic Hall of Fame to 169.
This year’s Hall of Fame inductees are Jan Hutchinson, Mary Gardner, Ron Sheehan ‘74, Kim Maguire Petrosky ‘94, John Stillo ‘98, and Buck Eardley ‘96.
The Hall of Fame Induction Dinner and Ceremony will be held at the Nelson Field House starting at 6 p. m. with a cocktail hour followed by dinner at 7 p. m. Tickets for the dinner can be purchased on-line at http://buhuskies.com/2016HOFDinnerKimMaguire Petrosky was a four-
year member of the softball team. As a pitcher for the Huskies she won 71 career games (tied for 7th all-time) against just 12 losses with an ERA of 0.72. Started her career winning her first 40 games (then an NCAA record). As a sophomore she posted an ERA of 0.26 to lead all of Division II giving up just four earned runs in 108 innings pitched. She ranks eighth all-time in school history in career strikeouts with 474 and is ninth in career innings pitched with 552. A two-time All-American, Maguire Petrosky was the 1993 winner of the Joanne McComb Award winner as the top Female Underclassmen. As senior she was named the 1994 PSAC East Player of the Year and first team All-PSAC East as a pitcher.
After receiving her undergraduate degree at Bloomsburg in 1994, she continued her education at Wilkes University where she received a Master’s in Education.
Since September of 1995 Maguire Petrosky has been employed by the Crestwood School District as a sixth grade math teacher. She was head softball coach at Crestwood High School from 1996 to 2000, twice earning Coach of the Year honors. She also coached Crestwood junior high basketball for three years. She was inducted into the first Hall of Fame class at E. L Meyers High School for softball and basketball in 2005, and is still Meyers all-time scoring leader in basketball with 2,136 points. She was inducted into the Luzerne County Sports Hall of Fame in 2000.
She is married to Stan Petrosky and is the mother of two children, Ryan, 13, and Kendall 9, and coaches both youth basketball and softball. She resides in Mountain Top.