Xavier Magazine

Hallowed Halls

Three new members were inducted into the P. Douglas O’Keefe Xavier University Athletic Hall of Fame in November— Joe Sunderman, Pete Spoerl and Jennifer Phillips. Sunderman is a former basketball standout and longtime radio voice of the Musketeers. He played in 97 career games and averaged 9.6 points and 8.6 rebounds per game as a senior. Spoerl is a former baseball standout who holds the second-best career batting average mark at .377 and led the team in seven categories as a senior. He was the 1982 MCC northern division player of the year and later played on the 1987 U.S. Pan Am softball team. Phillips is Xavier’s first-ever Atlantic 10 Player of the Year for women’s basketball. She led the team to a 31-3 record and to the Elite Eight in 2001 and finished her career sixth overall with 1,633 career points and fourth overall with 742 career rebounds.

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