The Athletic Department is pleased to announce its newest members of the Hall of Fame: Marie Jubak Flath ’08, Pat Stricker ’85, and Chris Wilson ’95. The three inductees, who brought notoriety to our volleyball, football, basketball, and baseball programs, were recognized at the Hall of Fame Induction Celebrations on Tuesday, March 22 and Wednesday, March 23, along with the 2001 State Champion Women’s Basketball Team. This year’s class brings the total number of inductees to 144.
Marie Jubak Flath ’08, Volleyball
Marie was a standout volleyball player at McNicholas and holds school records for games played and assists and is ranked second in digs. While at McNicholas, Marie received All-GGCL and All-District honors for three years, All-City honors for two years, and All-Ohio honors her senior year. In 2007, she was named District 16 Player of the Year and Cincinnati Enquirer Player of the Year. Marie went on to play collegiately at Walsh University. She currently lives in Columbus, Ohio with her husband and three children and serves as a nurse practitioner in organ transplants at the OSU Wexner Medical Center.
Pat Stricker ’85, Football & Basketball
Pat was four-year basketball and football athlete who is ranked fourth in interceptions. Pat received All-City recognition in both basketball and football and led his basketball team to three GCL championships and two State Final Four appearances. During his senior year, the Rocket football team finished second in the State tournament. Pat continued his football career at Wilmington College. He went on to serve McNicholas as a basketball coach from 1989-2009 and continues to serve as a social studies teacher and department chair.
Chris Wilson '95, Basketball & Baseball
During his four years at McNicholas, Chris earned All-GCL, All-City, and All-District honors for both basketball and baseball as well as All-State honors in baseball. In 1995, Chris’s baseball team won a District title and his basketball team made a State Final Four appearance. Chris led his basketball team in scoring his senior year. Chris continued his basketball career at Wittenberg University. Chris currently lives in Anderson Township with his wife and two children and is the President of Midwestern Plumbing in Amelia.
The women’s induction celebration on March 22 was emceed by Hall of Fame member Margaret McClure '83 and featured speaker Elizabeth Blackburn, Director of Strategy and Engagement for the Cincinnati Bengals.
The men’s induction celebration on March 23 was emceed by Joe Danneman, Fox19 Sportscaster, and featured speaker Dan Hoard, broadcaster for the Cincinnati Bengals and University of Cincinnati Bearcats.
To see the entire listing of Hall of Fame members, visit www.mcnhs.org/halloffame.