Geisler, Maher and Meyer join Bobcat Athletic Hall of Fame

The Ohio University Athletic Hall of Fame has grown by three with the addition of Mark Geisler, BSISE '80; Jane Maher, BSPE '84; and Tracy Meyer, BSPT '91. The trio was inducted into the hall during a banquet Feb. 6 on the Athens campus.

Geisler was a tight end on the football team from 1976 to 1979 and finished his career second on the school career receptions list and fourth in career receiving yards. He was a first-team All-Mid-American Conference (MAC) selection and an academic All-American, both in 1979.

A four-time Academic All-MAC selection, he graduated magna cum laude in the College of Engineering and Technology. He currently is a customer systems consultant for S ybase Inc., a computer software company in Charlotte, N.C.

Maher lettered four years in field hockey and was a three-year letter winner in lacrosse before Ohio University dropped the sport in 1982. She led the field hockey team to MAC titles in 1981 and 1982 and won the Team Player Award her final three seasons.

Maher led the nation in scoring in lacrosse in 1981 and was selected a regional All-American her last three seasons. She is director of girls athletics and physical education and c oaches field hockey, lacrosse and girls basketball at Portledge School, a private prep school in Locust Valley, N.Y.

Meyer was the Bobcats' first female cross country runner to earn All-MAC honors for four years (1986-89), and she led the cross country team to three consecutive MAC championships (1987-89). Meyer won the MAC at 10,000 meters in 1988 and set a school record at 5,000 meters (16 minutes, 52.1 seconds) in 1989.

An All-MAC academic selection for three years, she runs her own phy sical therapy practice in Jupiter, Fla.


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