Three former baseball players inducted into PSC Athletic Hall of Fame

 

Bruce Clinton

Alumnus Bruce Clinton (center), Class of 1975, was recently inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame at WVU Potomac State College in Keyser, W.Va.  Clinton, a former standout baseball player at the College, sincerely expressed the encouragement and influence of college coaches, Jack Reynolds (PSC) and Dale Ramsburg (WVU); as well as Coach Lowery of Shepherdstown High School.  "I wouldn’t have had the career I’ve had if it weren’t for them and their confidence in me," acknowledged Clinton.  Potomac State President Jennifer Orlikoff (left) and Athletic Director Shawn White (right) presented the award.  Jerry Mahoney (second from left and a 2015 inductee) introduced Clinton.  Also pictured is Coach Ben Merica (second from right, a 2003 inductee). 

Morgan Clendenin

Alumnus Morgan Clendenin, Class of 2002 (second from right), was recently inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame at WVU Potomac State College in Keyser, W.Va.  Clendenin was introduced by Assistant Baseball Coach Don Schafer (right).  Campus President Jennifer Orlikoff (left) and Athletic Director Shawn White (second from left) presented the award.  Clendenin, a dedicated and standout player, was drafted as a free agent by the Baltimore Orioles.  He extended this challenge to graduating athletes, "I wasn’t the best player on the team, but I used the discipline and life lessons I was taught by my coaches to improve my skills as a player and in the classroom, and you can too.  And I still have that mindset in everything I do."

Enrique Garcia

Alumnus Enrique Garcia, Class of 2006 (second from left) was recently inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame at WVU Potomac State College in Keyser, W.Va.  Garcia was introduced by Head Baseball Coach Doug Little (second from right).  Campus President Jennifer Orlikoff (left) and Athletic Director Shawn White (right) presented the award.  Garcia was a nationally ranked pitcher who was drafted four years in a row while still in college.  He offered this advice to graduating athletes, "My time at Potomac State was incredible!  I learned that discipline and hard work really do pay off, and it could pay off for you too.  In a few years, it could be you standing up here being inducted into the Hall of Fame."