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IOWA CITY, Iowa — The Iowa Letterwinners Club and the University of Iowa Athletic Department announced their 2024 Hall of Fame inductees on Thursday.

The 35th Hall of Fame class includes Mike Boddicker (Baseball), Susanne Bury (field hockey), Rico Chiapparelli (Men’s wrestling), Adrian Clayborn (Football), Laura Dvorak (women’s tennis), Shonn Greene (Football), Kevin Kunnert (Men’s basketball) and Lindsey Meder (Women’s basketball).

The class of eight will be inducted into the Iowa Athletics Hall of Fame on Friday, August 30, the night before the Iowa football team’s season-opening game against Illinois State.

The induction ceremony, which is open to the public, will be held in the Feller Club Room at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. (CT) and the ceremony will follow at 6:30 p.m. The cost for the evening is $25 and includes plentiful appetizers. A cash bar will be available. Reserve your spot TODAY!

All Iowa athletes who have earned at least one varsity letter at Iowa are eligible for the Iowa Athletics Hall of Fame. Athletes must have fulfilled their eligibility for 10 years and coaches/administrators must have fulfilled their eligibility for five years prior to induction.

2024 Iowa Athletics Hall of Fame Class

Mike Boddicker, baseball (1976-78)
Named to the All-Big Ten first team as a pitcher (1978) … named to the All-Big Ten third team as an infielder (1976) … led the NCAA with an average of 11.5 strikeouts per game in his final game … had a school-record 0.79 ERA in 1976 … had a school-record six career shutouts … led the team in innings and strikeouts in 1978 and 1979 … led the team in batting average (.350) in 1978 and in doubles in 1978 (9) and 1976 (9) … finished his career with 189 strikeouts, ranking in the top 10 in program history … was selected in the sixth round of the 1978 MLB Draft by the Baltimore Orioles … made his MLB debut on October 4, 1980 … played for four franchises – Baltimore Orioles (1980–1988), Boston Red Sox (1988–1990), Kansas City Royals (1991–92), and Milwaukee Brewers (1993) – during his 11-year MLB career… Sporting News Rookie of the Year… MLB All-Star selection… Gold Glove Award recipient… MVP of the 1983 American League Championship Series… had a career MLB record of 134-116 with a 3.80 ERA… the Mike Boddicker Scholarship is awarded annually (since 1993) to an Iowa baseball student-athlete who performs well academically and displays character and personality.

Sue Bury, field hockey (1979-83)
Two-time NFHCA first-team All-American (1981, 1982) … First-team All-Big Ten selection (1982) … Named to the 1981 Big Ten All-Tournament team … First-team member of the Big Ten Conference All-Decade team (1981-91) … Led team to two Big Ten regular-season titles (1981, 1982) … Team won 82 games during his collegiate career, including a school-record 25 games in 1981 and 21 in 1982 – the two highest win totals in program history … Participated in three AIAW national championships and two NCAA tournaments … Played in the 1981, 1982 and 1985 USA Olympics/Sports Festival.

Rico Chiapparelli, Wrestling (1983, 1985-87)
1987 national champion in the 177-pound class … three-time All-American … also finished fourth at the NCAAs in the 177-pound class in 1986 and fifth in the 177-pound class in 1985 … three-time Big Ten champion (1985, 1986, 1987) … helped Iowa to three NCAA team titles (1983, 1985, 1986) and four Big Ten titles (1983, 1985-87) … recipient of the Mike Howard Award, given to Iowa’s most valuable wrestler in 1987 … posted 18 pins during the 1983 season, a total that ranks him in the top 10 in program history … had 49 falls in his career, which ranks fourth in the record books.

Adrian Clayborn, football (2007-10)
Consensus All-American after being selected to the first-team All-America team by the American Football Coaches Association and Walter Camp and to the third-team All-America team by the Associated Press and Phil Steele’s 2010 College Football … was a finalist for the Rotary Lombardi Award and the Ted Hendricks Award and a semifinalist for the Chuck Bednarik Award in his final season … was twice selected to the first-team All-Big Ten team and was a permanent team captain (2009 and 2010) … played three years as a starter at defensive end, helping Iowa to a three-year record of 28-11, including three consecutive bowl victories for the first time in school history … was voted Iowa’s Most Valuable Player in Iowa’s 2010 Orange Bowl victory over Georgia Tech … started the final 30 games at defensive end … recorded 192 total tackles, including 37.5 for loss and 19 sacks, 19 QB hurries, seven forced fumbles, seven pass break-ups, three blocked kicks and one recovered fumble in his Hawkeye career… First on the team in tackles for loss (20), sacks (11.5), QB hurries (9) and forced fumbles (4) as a junior… First on the team in QB hurries (6) and third in tackles for loss (7) and sacks (3.5) in his senior season… Second on the team with eight tackles for loss as a sophomore… Was selected in the first round of the 2011 NFL Draft by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (20th overall selection).

Laura Dvorak, women’s tennis (1991-95)
Four-time first-team All-Big Ten selection (1992, 1993, 1994, 1995) … Big Ten Medal of Honor recipient in 2005 – the first women’s tennis honoree in school history … Big Ten Freshman of the Year in 1992 – the first honoree in school history … Academic All-Big Ten selection (1995) … won a then-school-record 30 matches in her sophomore season … ranks second in school history in career singles wins (102), third in singles wins in a season (30) and fourth in combined career wins (170) … helped the team to 50 team victories during her four-year career.

Shonn Greene, football (2005-06, ’08)
A unanimous All-American after being selected to the All-America first team in 2008 by the American Football Coaches Association, Football Writers Association of America, ESPN, Walter Camp Foundation, Associated Press and Sporting News … won the 2008 Doak Walker Award, given annually to the nation’s top college running back … posted Iowa’s best season highs in rushing yards (1,850) and rushing touchdowns (20) in 2008 … received the Chicago Tribune’s 2008 Silver Football Award, which recognizes the Big Ten Conference’s Most Valuable Player … became Iowa’s first All-America running back since Nile Kinnick in 1939 … was the first Iowa running back to rush for 100 yards in all 13 games in a season (2008) … was the only running back in the nation to rush for 100 yards in every game in 2008 … finished In 2008, he ranked second nationally in rushing yards…his 2,228 career rushing yards and 22 touchdowns rank 12th and eighth, respectively, in program history.

Kevin Kunnert, men’s basketball (1971-73)
Selected by Helms to the 1973 first-team All-American … twice selected to the All-Big Ten second team (1972, 1973) … twice named the team’s MVP (1972, 1973) … posted a school-record 48 double-doubles, including 20 in 1972-73 and 19 in 1971-72 … averaged a career double-double of 15.9 points and 12.7 rebounds … scored 1,145 points and grabbed 914 rebounds in 72 career games … finished his career as the leading rebounder in Iowa history, with 914 rebounds from 1971-73 … currently ranks third on the all-time list … had two of the six best rebounding seasons in school history (353 in 1972, 334 in 1973) … had two of the best rebounding games in program history (23 rebounds vs. Drake, Ill., in 1972) … had three 30-point games in his career and a school-record eight games with 20-plus rebounds … had one of seven 20-point, 20-rebound double-doubles in program history (24 points, 23 rebounds vs. Illinois in 1972) … one of seven players in school history to have three 200-rebound seasons … led the team in rebounding three consecutive seasons and in field goal percentage twice … posted his team’s best averages with 19.2 points and 13.9 rebounds in 1973 … was selected by the Chicago Bulls in the 1973 NBA Draft (first round, 12th pick).

Lindsey Meder, women’s basketball (1998-2002)
Three-time All-Big Ten selection (first team 2001, 2002; second team 2000)… two-time Academic All-American (2001, 2002)… three-time Academic All-Big Ten honoree… 2002 NCAA Post-Graduate Scholarship recipient… led team to two NCAA Tournaments… member of 2001 Big Ten Tournament title team… finished her career second in school history in career scoring (1,906 points) and first in 3-pointers made (261)… posted two 500-plus point seasons in 2000-01 (523) and 1999-00 (516)… led team in points from 2000-02… was the first Hawkeye to score over 490 points in three consecutive seasons… team’s leading 3-point shooter in 1998-99 and 1999-00…selected in the third round of the 2002 WNBA Draft by the Minnesota Lynx…played in the 2001 United States Team Trials.

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