St. Louis, Mo. - Today at halftime of the men's basketball game against Spalding University, Director of Athletics Maria Eftink announced the induction of Brian Fogerty into the Fontbonne Athletic Hall of Fame. Fogerty, a 2009 graduate and only Fontbonne All-American was also introduced to the crowd by John Thomas, a fellow Hall of Famer and assistant coach to Fogerty. Thomas set the backbone for those present on Fogerty's hard work ethic, both past and present and also included words from the late Coach Lee McKinney on his vision for Fogerty as a freshman.
Fogerty is the 50th Griffin to enter Fontbonne's Hall of Fame. He was most recently inducted into the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic (SLIAC) Hall of Fame as a member of the 2014 class. Fogerty is the only SLIAC player to earn Conference Player of the Year honors twice and finished his career fourth in the SLIAC in all-time points.
Fogerty was a three year men's basketball starter, garnishing several caliber-level awards throughout his career as he guided the men's basketball team to three consecutive SLIAC Conference Tournament Titles. Fontbonne is the only team in the SLIAC to advance to NCAA Division III Tournament three years in a row (2007, 2008, 2009). Fogerty was a two-time SLIAC Player of the Year, three-time first-team all-conference honoree, and is fourth in the SLIAC in career points. Fogerty also garnished D3hoops.com All-America honors (Honorable Mention).
Fogerty leads the Fontbonne 1,000 point club with 1,756 total points. He holds career records at Fontbonne in points per game average (16.7) and most field goals (678). During his 2008-09 season, Fogerty accumulated 201 field goals, still the season record and in 2007-08 drained 114 free throws, tieing the season free throw record along with Roy Woods (94-95).
Guided under Fontbonne University Men's Basketball founder Head Coach Lee McKinney, Fogerty's complete list of honors during his four-year tenure as a Griffin include the following (2005-2009):
SLIAC Player of the Year: 2007-2008, 2008-2009
SLIAC All-Tournament Team: 2008
SLIAC All-Conference Honors: 2006-2007: 1st Team; 2007-2008: 1st Team; 2008-2009: 1st Team
2007-2008 SLIAC Scoring Leader: 26 games played, 491 Pts, 18.9 points per game
2008-2009 SLIAC Scoring Leader: 27games played, 534 Pts, 19.8 points per game
Ranked #4 in SLIAC Career Points (1,756)
D3Hoops All-America Honorable Mention 2008-2009
D3Hoops 1st team All-Midwest Region Team 2008-2009
D3Hoops 3rd team All-Midwest Region Team 2007-2008
D3Hoops 3rd team All-Midwest Region Team 2006-2007