WATERVILLE, Maine – Three former Terrier student-athletes and a team are set to be inducted into the Thomas College Athletics Hall of Fame Friday as part of the College's Homecoming and Family Weekend.
The 2018 class of inductees includes soccer, basketball and softball player Heather Farrell '01, basketball player James Godley '06 and basketball player Adam Rich '14. The 2012 baseball team will also be inducted.
The night will also include special guest speaker Bill Green, reporter, anchor and executive producer at News Center Maine in Portland, who specializes in telling rich stories of Maine's outdoors.
Heather Farrell '01, soccer/basketball/softball
Farrell was a three-sport athlete at Thomas, playing soccer, basketball and softball for the Terriers. She was a 1000-point scorer in basketball, playing for head coach Chris Aube and setting the program's career assist record. She was a two-time All-MAC Second Team selection, earing the honor in 2000 and 2001. On the softball diamond, she was an accomplished pitcher, setting the single-season win record (8) while also spending time as a catcher and outfielder.
James Godley '06, basketball
Godley currently ranks 10th on the Thomas men's basketball all-time scoring list with 1,426 career points. He is one of the most prolific defensive players in program history, graduating as the all-time career (236) and season (71) steals leader and ranking in the top-20 in the country in steals per game in 2005 and 2006. He became a member of the 400-point club in 2006, the same year he led the team in points, steals and assists and was named Thomas Male Student-Athlete of the Year.
Adam Rich '14, basketball
Adam Rich scored 1,409 points in his career, currently ranking him 11th on the Thomas men's basketball all-time scoring list and scored over 400 points in a season twice. He set numerous program records, including most career three-pointers (281), most three-pointers made in a single game (12) and ranked 2nd in points in a single game (51). During the 2004-2005 season, he led the North Atlantic Conference in scoring (19.6 ppg) and free throw percentage (.897) and was named to the NAC All-Conference Second Team that year. Following his junior year, Rich enlisted in the United States Marine Corps, where he served in the infantry as a machine gunner and did two combat tours to Iraq and Afghanistan.
2012 Baseball Team
The 2012 Thomas College baseball team had one of the most historically significant seasons in program history. Powered by an incredible 15-game winning streak where they team outscored opponents 123-30, the Terriers recorded a program-best 25-17 season record. Their 19-5 record earned then the second seed in the NEAC East Championship, where their historic run came to an end on the second day of the double-elimination tournament. The team featured a balanced lineup that scored 157 runs in conference play and a stellar pitching staff that was second in the league with a 2.59 ERA in conference games. The Terriers were well represented in the end of season awards, as Head Coach Greg King earned his second consecutive NEAC East Coach of the Year honor. Jeff Richardson and Cody Vigue were each named to the All-Conference First Team, while Ben Goodall and Josh Gray represented Thomas on the All-Conference Second Team.