June 29, 2004
The eight member class won a total of 12 NCAA team titles and 10 individual NCAA titles during their careers on The Farm. The list includes: Paul Carey, who led the Cardinal to back-to-back NCAA baseball championships in 1987 and 1988; Jack Chapple, a First-Team All-America linebacker in 1964; 1987 NCAA indoor shot put champion Pam Dukes; Gymnast Jair Lynch, a two-time NCAA individual champion, and the captain of Stanford's back-to-back national championship men's gymnastics teams of 1992 and 1993; Four-time men's tennis All-America Alex O'Brien; Sarah Rafanelli, the all-time leading goal scorer in Stanford women's soccer history; Three-time Olympic gold medal winning swimmer Jeff Rouse; and John Sande, the starting center on Stanford's Rose Bowl football team of 1971.
"We are very proud of the accomplishments of the Hall of Fame class of 2004," said Stanford Athletic Director Ted Leland. "This diverse group of former student-athletes is a great representation of the history of Stanford Athletics. Their achievements made them natural choices for induction into the Stanford Hall of Fame," he said.
The Class of 2004 will be formally inducted into the Hall of Fame on Friday, October 1, 2004. They will also be honored during halftime of the Stanford-Washington football game on October 2.
The eight inductees for the Class of 2004 are listed below:
Paul Carey - Baseball (1987-90)
Four-year starter who broke five school and Pac-10 records ... Stanford and Pac-10 record holder in home runs (56), RBI (220), games played (268), at bats (983) and total bases (569) ... Finished his career among the top-10 all-time in nine of 11 offensive categories ... Two-time All-America and two-time First-Team All-Pac-10 ... 1987 College World Series MVP ... 1987 NCAA Freshman of the Year ... Member of three of the greatest teams in school history: 1987 (NCAA champions), 1988 (NCAA champions) and 1990 (school record 59 wins).
Jack Chapple - Football (1961-1964)
First-Team All-America linebacker in 1964 ... First-Team All-Pac-8 selection ... Played both offensive guard and linebacker ... Anchored Stanford's defense in 1963 and '64, leading team with 142 tackles in '64 ... Selected in the second round of the AFL draft by the Kansas City Chiefs and the third round of the NFL draft by the San Francisco 49ers ... Played one season (1965) with the 49ers ... He will be honored posthumously.
Pam Dukes - Track & Field (1984-1987)
A member of the 1992 United States Olympic team, competing in the shot put ... The 1987 NCAA champion in the shot put (indoors) ... An All-American in the shot put in both 1985 and 1986 ... Set the school record holder in the indoor shot put (57-1 in 1987).
Jair Lynch - Men's Gymnastics (1990-93)
Team captain for Stanford's back-to-back NCAA championship teams in 1992 and 1993 ... Won NCAA individual championships in the high bar in '92 and the parallel bars in '93 ... Two-time member of the United States Olympic Team (1992, 1996) ... Was the youngest member of the 1992 United States Olympic Team at age 20 ... Member of the 1995 United States World Championship Team ... Member of the United States National Team for five years.
Alex O'Brien - Men's Tennis (1989-92)
Four-time All-American ... Claimed an NCAA singles title, an NCAA doubles title (with Chris Cocotos) and led the Cardinal to an NCAA team championship in 1992 ... Compiled a career record of 39-5 (.886) in the NCAA individual and team tournaments ... Led Stanford to three NCAA Team Championships, with a combined record of 93-15 (.861) ... Pac-10 Conference singles champion in 1991 and 1992 ... Two-time Pac-10 Conference Southern Division Player of the Year (1991 and '92) ... Three-time All-Pac-10 selection ... Attained the world's No. 1 doubles ranking in 2000 ... Represented the United States at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney.
Sarah Rafanelli - Women's Soccer (1990-93)
Named First Team All-America in 1993 by the NSCAA, Soccer America, and Soccer News ... Member of the United States National Team in 1992 and '93 ... NSCAA Freshman All-America in 1990 ... Four-time NSCAA All-West Region (1990, '91, '92, and '93) ... Holds school records for career goals (59), career assists (34) and career points (152) ... Member of the United States U-19 and U-20 National Teams from 1990 to '92 ... Pac-10 Conference medal winner 1994.
Jeff Rouse - Men's Swimming (1989-92)
NCAA Swimmer of the Year in 1992 ... Member of the 1992 and 1996 United States Olympic teams, winning three gold medals and one silver ... Won two gold medals (100 back and 400 medley relay) at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta ... Won one gold and one silver at the 1992 Olympics ... Five-time NCAA Champion ... Won the 100 back in 1990 and '92 ... Won the 200 back in 1989 and '92 ... Won the 200 IM in 1992 ... Helped the Cardinal to an NCAA title in 1992 and four Pac-10 Championships ... Set a world record in the 100-meter back at the 1996 Olympic games.
John Sande - Football (1967-70)
Three-year letter-winner and three-year starter ... Starting center on Stanford's 1971 Rose Bowl team ... First-Team Academic All-America in 1970 ... Was named UPI Second-Team All-America, First-Team All-Pacific Coast by AP and UPI, and First-Team All-Pac-8 following senior season ... Named First-Team All-Pac-8, First-Team All-Pacific Coast and honorable mention All-America following junior season ... Recipient of an NCAA Post-Graduate scholarship and named a National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete following his senior season.