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Three New Members Inducted into Curry College Athletic Hall of Fame
November 4, 2013
Curry College inducted three new alumni into its Athletic Hall of Fame on November 1, 2013 during a ceremony at the Alumni Recreation Center (ARC). Each inductee - Eric Ferris '00, Michael O'Sullivan '05 and Kimberly Sturgis '07 - showed excellence in athletics while attending Curry College.
Eric Ferris '00, of Taunton, MA was nominated for his contributions on the basketball court and the baseball field. Ferris was the 1999-2000 Male Athlete of the Year at Curry College. On the Basketball court, Ferris ranks 11th all time with 1,168 career points. He was twice named the team's "Most Improved Player" and served as a Team Captain during his junior and senior seasons. On the Baseball field, Ferris had a career batting average of .323, and was named the team's "Most Valuable Player" during his senior season. That same season, Ferris was selected to the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) First Team.
Michael O'Sullivan '05, of Dorchester, MA was nominated for his contributions to the hockey team. Ranked 4th all-time with 172 career points, O'Sullivan excelled on the ice during his four hockey seasons at Curry College. He was named "Assistant Captain" his sophomore, junior, and senior seasons. O'Sullivan also made the first team for New England Hockey Writers Association his freshman, junior, and senior seasons. During his junior and senior seasons he led nation in short-handed goals. He was named the ECAC Northeast Player of the Year his junior season.
Kim Sturgis '07, of Saugus, MA was nominated for her contributions to both the soccer and softball fields. The two time player of the year for Curry College 2005-2006 and 2006-2007, Kim Sturgis dominated in both sports. On the soccer field Sturgis was named team's Co-Rookie of the year her freshman season and was named team's Co-Player of the year her sophomore, junior, and senior seasons. Her senior season she was named Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) Defender of the Week and made the First Team. On the softball field, Sturgis made CCC First Team and was named "Pitcher of the Year" her freshman season. Sturgis served as "Team Captain" her junior and senior seasons.
We congratulate these three deserving recipients for their hard work on and off the field!
The Curry College Athletic Hall of Fame was established to recognize the College's greatest athletes and those who have given extraordinary support to Curry's athletic program, bringing honor and distinction to the College. Hall of Fame members include individuals who have demonstrated exceptional athletic ability, personal integrity, high standards of sportsmanship and good character; have participated in varsity intercollegiate athletics at Curry for at least two years; or those who have made a significant contribution to the Curry athletic program.