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Monica (Hayes) Todd and Family
Monica (Hayes) Todd and Family


MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University Sports Hall of Fame will induct four new members Saturday, April 24 in the Great Lakes Rooms of the University Center. A social hour beginning at 6 p.m. will kick off the evening which will then be followed by the dinner and program at 7 p.m. The Sports Hall of Fame ceremony is being held in conjunction with the Student-Athlete Awards Banquet.
The second inductee to the NMU Sports Hall of Fame is Monica (Hayes) Todd.    She was a four-time letterwinner for the NMU women’s swimming and diving team (1984-87), Todd was a member of the NCAA Division II National Champion 200-yard freestyle relay team in 1987.  She was an NCAA Division II All-American all four years at NMU.
According to NMU head swimming and diving coach Bob Laughna, Todd was a top eight single-season scorer and a top 10 career scorer for the ‘Cats. “Monica was a very dedicated swimmer and was voted by her teammate to receive the   Most Improved Award in 1985,” said Laughna.
Tickets are available for the evening at $20 for adults and $15 for students at the NMU Superior Dome Ticket Office or by calling 906-227-1032.
The banquet is sponsored in part by Superior Oasis and Downtown EyeCare.
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Prepared By
David Faiella
Sports Information Director