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Class of 2000 Inductees
|Robert Andrews - Men's Lacrosse
Robert Andrews, a lacrosse standout at Rutgers during from 1954-56, was a two-time Second Team All-American who was widely regarded as the one of the nation's top players during his career. Andrews won the William Miller Trophy in 1955 and 1956, and the Alfred Sasser Trophy in 1954, 1955 and 1956. The Coursen Award winner in 1956, Andrews played in the North-South All-Star game that season and, at the time of his graduation, held five school records, including points (174, currently ninth) and assists (111, currently tied for fourth). He captained the team to a 9-1 record in 1956, and a No. 3 final national ranking. Perhaps his greatest effort came during the 1955 season, when he scored four goals and added eight assists in a 23-19 win over national-power Syracuse, which featured future NFL All-Pro running back Jim Brown. In 1990, Andrews was inducted into the Long Island Metropolitan Lacrosse Hall of Fame.
|Jennifer Dore-Terhaar - Women's Crew
After a successful career at Kearney High School, Dore-Terhaar came to Rutgers and was a three-year varsity letterwinner and key contributor to the Scarlet Knights' nationally-ranked women's crew team. Dore-Terhaar first made the United States National Rowing Team and competed in the World Championships right after graduation, winning a silver medal in the women's 8-oared event. She won her second World Championship medal, another silver, in 1994 in the women's eight and won her first World Championship in 1995 when she stroked the U.S. Women's Eight to a gold medal. In 1996, Dore-Terhaar became the first Rutgers oarswoman to compete in the Olympics, placing fourth in the women's eight. In 1997, Dore-Terhaar took up sculling and made the National Team that year. She helped the 1999 team to a fourth-place finish at the World Championships and competed in her second Olympics in Sydney, Australia, as a member of the Quadruple Scull Team in 2000. Dore-Terhaar has won five national titles at the U.S. National Rowing Championships and has won numerous medals at other international events, including the '98 Henley Royal Regatta, the Goodwill Games and the Lucerne Regatta.
|Caroline DeRoose - Women's Basketball
Caroline DeRoose was a two-time Kodak District II Honorable Mention All-American that helped the Scarlet Knights to an impressive 88-25 record (.779), four straight NCAA Tournament berths and two Atlantic-10 titles during her career. DeRoose closed out her career as one of RU's all-time leaders in scoring with 1,762 points and 14.9 points per game. She set a school record with seven three-point field goals against West Virginia on March 7, 1992 and closed out her career as RU's all-time leader in three-point field goals made (205). Her name is also listed among the Scarlet Knights' career leaders in free throw percentage and by hitting at a .883 clip from the line in 1992, DeRoose set an school record for single season free throw percentage. She also finished ranked among the top-10 in assists (359), field goals made (630), field goals attempted (1,430), free throws made (297) and free throws attempted (356). DeRoose was featured as an All Atlantic-10 honoree throughout her career with third team honors as freshman in 1991, a nod to the second team in 1992 and earning two Atlantic-10 First Team accolades a junior and senior in 1993 and 1994. She was named the New Jersey Basketball Coaches & Sports Writers Association Player of the Year in 1993 and as a senior in 1994, she was named the Atlantic-10 Player of the Year, Tournament MVP, All-Academic Team member and the Headley-Singer Award winner for Rutgers' most outstanding female athlete. Following her time "on the banks", DeRoose played professionally in her home country of Belgium.
|Alex "Al" Treves - Men's Fencing
A two-time All-American at Rutgers, Al Treves earned national acclaim during the 1949 and 1950 seasons as a member of the fencing team. Treves won the NCAA Champion in the sabre both years, establishing himself as one of the top collegiate fencers in the country. A three-year letter winner (1947, 1949, 1950), Treves was undefeated in his three years of collegiate competition and later earned a spot on the 1951 U.S. Olympic Fencing Team. Treves enjoyed a successful post-Rutgers fencing career as well, earning a World Military Sabre Championship and Italian University Sabre Championship in 1953 and 1954.
|Albert Kosup - Football
Kosup came to Rutgers in 1973 from nearby J.P. Stevens High School in Edison. He was one of the top quarterbacks to ever play for Rutgers and was the starting signal-caller in one of the most successful eras in Scarlet Knight history. Kosup was at the controls during the "Perfect Season" of 1976 when Rutgers posted an unblemished 11-0 record and finished the year ranked No. 17 in the country. As a sophomore in 1974, he threw for over 1,000-yards and guided Rutgers to that season's NCAA high of 781 yards total offense (against Colgate).
|Kelvin Troy - Men's Basketball
Kelvin Troy was a 6'5, 195-pound forward at Rutgers from 1977-1981. During that period, the Scarlet Knights posted a record of 76-46, which included a 24-7 record in 1977-78 and a third place finish in the NIT, and a 22-9 mark in 1978-79 and an NCAA Sweet 16 appearance. In his junior year, 1979-80, Troy posted team-leading numbers in points (18.9), rebounding (8.3) and steals (51) and was an Honorable Mention All-American. In addition, he earned All-Eastern Eight, All-Metropolitan Area and All-New Jersey honors. Upon his graduation, Troy was eighth all-time in scoring at Rutgers (he is now 13th) with 1,458 points in 119 games and seventh all-time in rebounding with 703 (now 10th). For his career, he averaged 15.9 points per game and 5.9 rebounds per game. In addition to his offensive and rebounding prowess, Troy also crafted a well-earned reputation of a rugged, defensive standout. Sports Illustrated named him one of the nation's top 10 best defensive players prior to the 1979-80 season. A fifth-round draft pick of the NBA's Milwaukee Bucks, Troy played professionally in Ireland.
|Francis "Peaches" Heenan - Football
Heenan was a three-year letterwinner for Rutgers (1931-33) and was an "ironman" offensive and defensive end in a time when Rutgers ran the ball 99% of the time. Heenan very rarely left the field and played virtually every minute of every game from 1931-33. Incredibly, he was on the field for all 600 minutes of the 1932 season. A rugged 180-pounder, his teams were 18-9-3 during his three varsity seasons. A native of Perth Amboy, he prepped at St. Mary's High School, and later returned to coach at St. Mary's for four years after his pro career.
|Darrin Winston - Baseball
Darrin Winston was a four-year letterwinner at Rutgers from 1985-88, and concluded his collegiate career as one of Rutgers' all-time winningest pitchers. A left-hander, Winston was a three-time team MVP, and led the Scarlet Knights to two berths in the NCAA Tournament as well as the 1988 Atlantic 10 Championship. He was an All-Region selection in 1988 after posting a 10-4 record with a 3.74 ERA, and was the MVP of the Atlantic 10 Tournament that year. At the time of his induction, Winston was the Rutgers leader in several statistical categories, including career wins (26), career innings pitched (278), career strikeouts (176), career complete games (8) and single-season wins (10). Originally from Woodbridge, N.J., Winston was drafted by the Montreal Expos and later pitched in the major leagues for the Philadelphia Phillies. He later became a member of the Somerset Patriots of the Atlantic League.
|Boris Pendergrass - Men's Track & Field
As a member of the University's track and field team, Boris Pendergrass was one of the dominant hurdlers in the East during his career. Pendergrass was a three-time NCAA qualifier and semifinalist. He captured three IC4A championships in the 110 meter hurdles, and also captured one IC4A championship in the 55 meter hurdles. At the Metropolitan Championships in 1985, Pendergrass took first place in the 55 hurdles with a record-setting time of 7.0 seconds. In addition, Pendergrass was a key member of the school's hurdle relay team that set indoor and outdoor school records. The indoor mark, at the time, was the fifth fastest time in history, while the outdoor mark was the third fastest time in the world that year. While still at Rutgers, Pendergrass was invited to the 1984 Olympic Trials and advanced to the quarterfinals of the 110 hurdles with a personal best of 13.7 seconds. He also captured the 1982 USA Junior National Championship in the 110 hurdles and finished fourth at the Junior Pan American Games that same year. Pendergrass was also a standout wide receiver for the Rutgers football team, hauling in 53 passes in his career, including a combined 47 receptions as a starter during his junior and senior seasons.