Since 2003, Marymount University has recognized outstanding student-athletes from all decades of its history by inducting them into the Athletics Hall of Fame. This year’s honorees are...
Matt Murray ’99
A three-time All-CAC selection, Murray was a first team honoree in 1997 while garnering second team accolades in both 1998 and 1999. He is currently ranked second all-time at MU in career saves, save percentage, and goals against average. On the national stage, Murray finished his career 11th all-time in NCAA Division III in minutes played, 13th in career saves, and 17th in goals against average.
Violaine Romans ’94
Romans put together one of the most decorated senior seasons in program history. A three-time All-CAC selection, she was named CAC Player of the Year, Honorable Mention Kodak All-America, First Team All-CAC, and First Team VaSID All-State as a senior. She was also the first Saint to play professionally, signing a contract with Kavigal Sports in France after graduation.
Patty Wimsatt ’66
Women's Basketball, Field Hockey, and Tennis
Wimsatt was a pioneer of athletics at Marymount in the pre-NCAA era, lettering in basketball, field hockey, and tennis while also serving as assistant manager for the swimming team. Averaging over 15 points a game on the hardwood, her basketball squad defeated local powerhouses Georgetown and American University. Also excelling outdoors, the field hockey team beat Maryland during her tenure.
Rachel Sybor ’05
Recognized as the Capital Athletic Conference’s “Unsung Hero” in 2003, Sybor was named First Team All-CAC in 2005 en route to picking up IWLCA First Team All-Region and VaSID First Team All-State honors. She closed out her career as Marymount’s all-time leader in career saves per game and goals against average. Off the field, she was named a CAC scholar-athlete four straight times.