Mariko “Mo” Coverdale ’06
During her two seasons at CLU, “Mo” Coverdale led the Regals to the 2005 SCIAC Co-Championship and the 2006 NCAA West Region title. She was named American Volleyball Coaches Association First Team All-America and SCIAC Player of the Year both seasons. Coverdale holds the CLU season record for kills and hitting percentage. She was tops in the nation in hitting percentage in 2005 and third in percentage of kills in 2006. At the time of her induction, her 764 total kills ranked ninth in school history.
Cathy (Fulkerson ’82) Waltrip
Women’s Track and Field, Cross-Country
Cathy Fulkerson was the first Regal to earn All-America status in cross-country after placing 19th at the AIAW National Championships as a sophomore in 1979. She went on to compete three times at the national level, earning All-America honors for the second time as a senior after finishing 29th. Fulkerson also competed for two years in track and field, setting program records in both individual and team events. She was part of the 4×800 and distance medley relay teams, whose records still stand. Her individual marks in the 800-meter and 1,500-meter held for 27 years and now rank second all time.
Tim Lins ’85, M.A. ’94
Tim Lins arrived at CLU from Cerritos College in 1980 and immediately made an impact on the football field. During the 1981 and 1982 seasons, he hauled in 77 catches, scored 12 touchdowns and racked up 974 yards. His efforts helped lead those teams to back-to-back NAIA District 3 Championships. Lins was named to the NAIA All-America First Team both years as a Kingsman and is one of only three two-time NAIA All-America First Team selections in CLU’s history.
Justin Muth ’01
Justin Muth led the Kingsmen to a conference championship in 2001, averaging more than 20 points and eight rebounds per contest. He led the SCIAC in both scoring and blocked shots. Muth earned National Association of Basketball Coaches Second Team All-America and SCIAC Player of the Year honors during his senior season and was later invited to participate in the Arafura Games in Australia. One of only two Kingsmen to be named All-American by the NABC between 1967 and 2007, Muth is considered one of CLU’s most productive players ever.
Doug Rihn ’76
Men’s Track and Field, Football
Doug Rihn has the distinction of being one of the very few CLU athletes to earn All-America status in multiple sports. An outstanding defensive back for the Kingsmen football team, he earned Second Team All-America honors in 1974 and First Team All-America recognition the following year. In 1975, he was part of the team that earned victory number 100 for Coach Bob Shoup and advanced to the NAIA National Championship game. Rihn also excelled in track and field. In 1976, he received All-America status in javelin by finishing sixth at the NCAA Division III National Championship meet.