ANNVILLE, Pa. --- Former Moravian College student-athlete Emily Shertzer '02 has been selected as part of the seventh class to be inducted into the Middle Atlantic Conference Hall of Fame announced by the MAC office Tuesday.
The MAC of which Moravian was a member from 1945 until 2007 established a Hall of Fame as part of the celebration of its 100th anniversary in 2012-13. Moravian's Rocco Calvo and Harvey "Gil" Gillespie were two of a 36-member inaugural class selected in 2011-12 from current and former MAC member institutions while Kathy Beck DeKorte '92 was honored in 2013-14, Doug Pollard was selected in 2014-15, Heather Bortz '05 was picked in 2015-16 and Christina Scherwin '05 and Heidi Wolfsberger Peoples '02 were inducted last year. All eight of Greyhounds' MAC Hall of Fame selections are also members of Moravian's Athletic Hall of Fame.
Shertzer had an impressive career as a three-sport athlete in cross country, indoor track and outdoor track. In cross country, Shertzer was a two-time NCAA Division III All-American. Moravian finished third as a team at nationals in 2001, and she was named to the All-Mideast East Region Team all four years. She led the Greyhounds to four-straight MAC cross country team titles, and was a four-time conference runner-up finisher. In indoor track, she led the Greyhounds to four-straight team titles. She won two gold medals in the 3,000-meter run (1999, 2000), three gold medals in the 5,000-meter run (2000, 2001, 2002), and was a member of four-straight Distance Medley Relay (DMR) gold medals from 1999-2002 at the MAC Indoor Track & Field Championship.
Shertzer was a two-time NCAA Division III All-Americans in outdoor track. She also led Moravian to four-straight MAC outdoor team titles, while collecting gold medals in 3,000-meter steeplechase (2002), the 5,000-meter run (1999, 2000, 2001) and the 10,000-meter run (1999, 2000, 2001, 2002). She was also a nine-time MAC All-Academic Team honoree. Shertzer earned the NCAA Post-Graduate Scholarship in 2002. She was named to the MAC100 Women's Cross Country All-Century Team (1993-2002) and the MAC100 Women's Track & Field All-Century Team (1994-2003). Shertzer was inducted into the Moravian College Hall of Fame in 2013.
To view the entire 2018 induction class to the MAC Hall of Fame, visit http://www.gomacsports.com/news/2018/4/30/general-mac-hall-of-fame-class-of-2018-announced.aspx.