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UT Varsity "T" Hall of Fame announces 2018 class

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    Eric Page has been inducted into UT Varsity "T" Hall of Fame as part of the 2018 class.



    UT's Naama Shafir, a four-time All-MAC selection, has been chosen for the Varsity "T" Hall of Fame.

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The University of Toledo Varsity “T” Hall of Fame announced its 2018 inductees Tuesday.

Included in the class of 2018 are nine former student-athletes: Lurley Archambeau, football (1963-65); Andy Boyd, football (1998-2001); Sean Dobson, baseball (2001-04); Ari Fisher, women's track/cross country (2008-12); Laura Lindsay, women's swimming and diving (2008-11); Jared Miller, men's tennis (2005-09); Eric Page, football (2009-11); Lena Richards-Crider, softball (1995-96); and Naama Shafir, women's basketball (2008-13).

The 2018 class will be inducted into the Hall of Fame on Oct. 19 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Perrysburg. The class also will be recognized at halftime of the UT football game vs. Buffalo a day later.

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Archambeau was a three-year starter. In his sophomore and junior seasons, Archambeau started on the offensive and defensive lines, making him one of the last two-way players in UT history.

Boyd was a walk-on who became a four-year starter at safety. He totaled 314 tackles and 10 interceptions, and he was named UT’s top defensive back three times. During his junior year in 2000, he also was named All-MAC by The Sporting News.

Dobson made first-team All-MAC, first-team all-region, and was named an All-American by CollegeBaseballInsider.com in 2004. He hit .394 that season and set UT records for total bases (152), RBIs (63), and doubles (23), also scoring 60 runs. Dobson was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 2004 MLB draft.

Fisher made All-MAC six times in her career as a distance runner, three times in cross country and three times in track and field. Fisher is one of only five runners in MAC history to win back-to-back cross country titles (2009-10). She qualified for the NCAA national cross country meet three times in her career, earning All-America honors in 2010.

Lindsay was a two-time All-American and three-time All-MAC honoree who helped lead Toledo to MAC championships in 2010 and 2012. She is the only Rocket women’s swimmer to make All-America twice in her career, as she was honored in the breaststroke in 2011-12.

Miller was a four-time All-MAC tennis player and three-time team captain. His overall record was 128-108, including a 42-28 mark at No.1 singles and No. 1 doubles as a senior. That year, Miller helped lead the Rockets to the MAC tournament title match, their best finish in 36 years.

Page's 306 career receptions are the most in school history and the 12th most in NCAA history. He also leads Toledo with 3,446 career receiving yards. He holds the single-season mark for catches, grabbing 125 passes as a junior in 2011, and ranks first all-time in career kickoff return average (27.3). Page was a three-time All-MAC selection who earned first-team All-America honors as a kickoff returner in 2010, a year in which he averaged 31.1 yards per return and had three touchdowns.

Richards-Crider earned two first-team All-MAC selections. As a junior in 1995, she led the Rockets in nine categories: slugging percentage (.439), runs (40), hits (69), at-bats (212), doubles (13), sacrifices (18), total bases (93), stolen bases (12), and home runs (3). 

Shafir was a four-time All-MAC selection and is one of only two players (joining Kim Knuth) in program history to earn all-conference accolades four times. Shafir wrapped up her collegiate career ranked first in UT history in assists (722, third most in MAC history), games played (139), and games started (139). She also ranked third in steals (227) and fifth in points (1,874).

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