1977-78 North Park College Men’s Team
Year Inducted: 1987
Schools / Organizations: North Park College
Biography: In 1978, North Park defeated Widener College of Pennsylvania 69-57 to win its 1st NCAA Division III National Championship. North Park was the 1st number one ranked team to win the championship in its 4-year history. Sophomore center, Mike Harper, was named as a 2nd team All-American player. He was the MVP of the CCIW and the championship finals of the NCAA.
Team Members in the Picture:
Back Row (L to R): Fred Graham, Wally Coots, and John Wojdyla.
Middle row (L to R): Asst. Coach Bosko Djurickovic, Jerry Noreen, Kendall Hanson, Gregg Gierke, Peter Bryant, Roger Clausen, Coach Dan McCarrell.
Front Row (L to R): Tom Florentine, Michael Harper, Al May, Ernie Flores, Modzel J. Greer, Michael Thomas, Jim Clausen.