Penn State Wilkes-Barre is proud to announce the 2014 inductees into its Athletics Wall of Fame: Jeanette (Faux) Siegel, Jerry Greeley, Quantel Howard, and Bryan Yagel. Each individual will be recognized at the annual SGA Leadership and Athletic Awards Banquet on Thursday, May 1st. The Athletics Wall of Fame was established in 2009 to honor former student-athletes, coaches, and contributors who have played an integral part in the growth and success of Penn State Wilkes-Barre athletics. Read more about each of these outstanding individuals below. Congratulations to this year's inductees!
Jeanette (Faux) Siegel, Women's Volleyball 1982 - 1984
Jeanette was a student-athlete who excelled at volleyball during her two years at Penn State Wilkes-Barre. She earned Commonwealth Campus Athletic Conference All-Conference honors as member of the 1984 CCAC Championship team, which finished 15-1. While at Penn State Wilkes-Barre, Jeanette was named to the Dean's List for three semesters and was also involved with the school newspaper as a writer and editor. Jeanette graduated from University Park in 1986 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature.
Jerry Greeley, Head Baseball Coach 1996 - 2002
Jerry Greeley had tremendous success during his eight seasons as head baseball coach at Penn State Wilkes-Barre. He led the program to a 224-125 record that also included two EPCC Championships (1998 & 2000) and two Eastern CCAC Championships (1998 & 1999). In addition to his time at Penn State Wilkes-Barre, Coach Greeley has also served as a minor league coach in the Cincinnati Reds and Baltimore Orioles organizations.
Quantel Howard, Men's Basketball/Men's Volleyball 1995 - 1997
Quantel Howard was a two-sport student-athlete who excelled in men's basketball and men's volleyball at Penn State Wilkes-Barre. A founding member of the 1995-96 men's basketball team, Quantel averaged 19 points, 8.5 rebounds, and 5 assists per game during his career. For his accomplishments on the court, Quantel was selected to the 1996-97 CACC All-Conference Team. As a member of the 1996 men's volleyball team, Quantel led the team to the CACC Championship. Quantel moved on to University Park for the 1997-98 school year, where he walked on to the men's basketball team in 1997. Quantel graduated from Penn State Brandywine with a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Development and Family Studies in 2009. He earned a Master's Degree in Education from Cheyney University in 2012.
Bryan Yagel, Baseball 1998 - 2000
Bryan was a student-athlete who excelled at baseball during his two years at Penn State Wilkes-Barre. Bryan was member of the 2000 EPCC Championship team as well as the 1999 Eastern CACC Championship team. A two-year captain, Bryan was recognized for his success on the field by being named the team's M.V.P. in 2000. Bryan was also a two-time John Kolesar Athletic Award recipient in 1999 and 2000. Bryan graduated from East Stroudsburg University in 2003 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Studies. Following graduation, Bryan played professional baseball for the Allentown Ambassadors of the Northern League.