BAHOF Inducts "Missy" Ringhausen '94

Posted by Paula Paine on March 13, 2013 in Alumni, BAHOF, "BAHOF inductees", Community, Events, "Homecoming 2012", "Missy Miller", "Missy Ringhausen", "The College" Two alumni and two former coaches were honored in October by being inducted into the Braves Athletic Hall of Fame (BAHOF) as part of Homecoming Weekend. BAHOF was established in 1988 for the purpose of honoring those individuals who have gained recognition and fame for themselves and Ottawa University as a result of their endeavors and accomplishments while a studentathlete, coach or director of athletics at Ottawa University. For a complete list of BAHOF members, as well as nomination information, visit www.ottawa.edu/bahof.Click here to read about the other inductees. Dave Holtwick '76 Robert "Bob" Schoonover Antoni "Tony" Van Lieden

Melissa “Missy” (Miller) Ringhausen ’94

Missy Ringhausen, head women’s basketball coach at McKendree University, was a four-year letter winner in women’s basketball at Ottawa University. In her four years as a Lady Brave, the team had an overall record of 66-49. The 1992-93 team was ranked for the first time in school history and set the school record for wins in a season with 23; the record has since been broken. Ringhausen earned Honorable Mention All-KCAC honors during that season and was named to the Academic All-KCAC team four times in her career. She was a two-time Daktronic Scholar-Athlete, NAIA Scholar-Athlete and a KCAC All- Conference athlete in 1993-94. She is ranked 10th in the OU record books in career scoring (1,076). Ringhausen graduated Magna Cum Laude from OU and is a member of Phi Theta Kappa Honorary Society. At McKendree, she also serves as the assistant director of athletics and senior women’s administrator and recently served a five-month stint as interim director of athletics. She teaches numerous courses in the physical education department as an associate faculty member. Ringhausen and her husband, Lance, have one daughter, Linden.