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1994 Plymouth State Athletic Hall of Fame


ROBIN BEAUREGARD ('64):  Robin Beauregard is the Athletic Director and Assistant Principal at Hinsdale High School. A 1964 graduate and soccer varsity letterman at PSC from 1960-63, he was the team’s leading scorer in 1963. Beauregard went on to coach varsity basketball at Hinsdale High for 25 years, guiding his teams to a record of 330 wins and 223 losses, including 44 consecutive victories from 1974-75.

Beauregard took teams to 16 state tournaments, winning titles three times (1972, 1974, 1978) and finishing runner-up two other times (1977, 1983). He also had stints as varsity and junior varsity baseball coach at Hinsdale, and served more than two decades on the New Hampshire Soccer Officials, Baseball Umpires, and Athletic Directors Associations.



AMY BURNS GAYNOR ('84):  Amy Burns Gaynor is on of the top women athletes in PSC History. She set the PSC standard with 135 goals in a four-year lacrosse career, and still ranks second on the all-time list. She served as a tri-captain and helped lead the Panthers to a national lacrosse ranking (8th) under Coach Janet Nell, and was selected Female Athlete of the Year at Plymouth State as senior in 1984.

Burns Gaynor participated on the Panther field hockey, skiing, and tennis teams and received a BS degree from Plymouth State in Business Marketing.



GEORGE DAVIS ('63):  George Davis has become almost legendary in his 25 years as cross country and track coach at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. He has been named Division II New England Coach of the Year 12 times in cross country and three times each in indoor and outdoor track and field.

Davis earned eastern College Athletic Coach of the year honors four times, and was selected National Coach of the Year in 1991 after leading his team to the national cross country championship, He has coached 28 All-Americans in both cross country and track and field, including four national champions and one Division I All-American. He has accomplished these honors despite working without a cross country or track and field facility.



JOHN GARNER ('77):  John Garner began his career as a member of the varsity basketball team, but has become more well-known for his publicizing of Panther athletics. A native of Scarborough, Maine, Garner served as PSC’s sports information director from 1981-86. Perhaps his crowning moment came in 1985, when he was instrumental in helping get former PSC football star Joe Dudek on the Dec. 2nd cover of Sports Illustrated.

Garner has served as Assistant Commissioner of the ECAC since 1986, where his duties include being the Director of Public Relations, ECAC Championships administrator, and publications and advertising coordinator. He is also in charge of special events such as the ECAC Holiday Festival, Television and membership.



DAVE STEVENS ('77):  Dave Stevens was one of the best pure athletes to ever attend Plymouth State. An 800 meter specialist, he earned All-American honors in Track & Field with a sixth place finish at the 1977 National Championship in Grand Rapids, Mich. A former team captain, he holds the PSC records in the 800 in both indoor (1:56.0) and outdoor (1:52.2) track, as well as several relay standards.

After serving as a PSC assistant coach for two years, he led the Laconia High School program to three state championships in nine years. He is currently coaching the Gilford High School girls team, which has captured the last two state titles. He also was recently named to the NHIAA Track Executive Committee.