Potomac State announces upcoming athletic events

Potomac State College of West Virginia University will be holding several athletic events this month. 

Head Baseball Coach Doug Little will be recognized at a reception on Thursday, April 21 in the Davis Conference Center from 1 – 3 p.m.  Coach Little was recently inducted into the NJCAA Baseball Hall of Fame and the public is invited to join the College community at this free event to congratulate Coach Little on this very important milestone.

Doug Little
Doug Little

The First Annual Golf Tournament will take place at the Polish Pines Golf Course on Friday, April 22.  Registration time is from noon to 1 p.m. with a tee time and shotgun start of 1 p.m.  The cost is $160 per 4-player team.  For more information or to register, contact Athletic Director Shawn White at 304-788-6879 or at 304-813-8936.

The 29th Athletic Hall of Fame banquet is scheduled for Saturday, April 23 at the Davis Conference Center.  Social Hour begins at 6 p.m. with dinner beginning at 6:30 p.m.  Erika Alt, Class of 2004 and Michael McHugh, Class of 1977, are the two individuals being inducted into the PSC Athletic Hall of Fame this year. 

Erica Alt Michael McHugh
Erika Alt Michael McHugh

Alt is the second highest scorer in the College’s history for the Lady Catamounts basketball team with a total of 1,037 points.  Additionally, she accumulated a total of 410 rebounds, 133 assists and 128 steals.  After earning an associate degree in agriculture at Potomac State, where she was also named the ‘Outstanding Student of the Year’ for 2004, Alt graduated summa cum laude from WUV with a bachelor’s degree in animal and veterinary science.  She then went on to earn her doctor of veterinary medicine in 2010 from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine.  Alt has been practicing at Mountainview Veterinary Services in her hometown of Petersburg, W.Va. for the past two years. 

While at Potomac State, McHugh led the PSC football team in receiving yards, served as captain of the team and played in the 1977 All-Star game.  After earning his master’s degree in physical education from Eastern Michigan University, McHugh served as director of football operations at several universities and as an offensive assistant coach for the Detroit Lions.

Reservations are required for the banquet and can be made by contacting Alumni Coordinator Derek Artimez at 304-788-6870 or at PSC-Alumni@mail.wvu.edu.  The cost is $20 per person and reservations must be made no later than April 15.