Six Athletes to Inducted into
Rowan-Glassboro State Sports Hall of Fame
The 2009 inductees are: Stephanie Allocco (soccer, softball, basketball and lacrosse), 2001; Michelle Andre (field hockey, softball, lacrosse), 1999; Ed Colleton (track and field), 2000; Rich Dixon (soccer and track), 2001; Greg Lister (football), 1999; and Michael Oehlmann (soccer), 1997. The honorees were chosen from more than 100 nominations of outstanding athletes and coaches. The University’s Sports Hall of Fame has a total of 133 members.Michael Oehlmann (Cream Ridge, NJ) – A goalkeeper, Oehlmann was a four year starter for the soccer team. In 1996, he was chosen the Intercollegiate Soccer Association of America/Adidas Goalkeeper of the Year.
He totaled 312 saves in 73 career games for an 89.1 save percentage. Oehlmann recorded a 0.59 goals against average and 20 shutouts. All four years, he was picked the NJAC Goalkeeper of the Year and to the All-Conference team. His senior and junior year, he received All-America honors. In addition, Oehlmann was named to the All-State team four times and he was a three time All-Region selection.
He was named the 1996 NJAC Male Athlete of the Year and selected to play in the UMBRO Select Senior Bowl. Oehlmann was presented the University’s Richard Wackar Award from the athletic department. After college, he was drafted by the Philadelphia Kixx and attended the Major League Soccer LA Galaxy training camp. He played in the select league for the Hampton Roads Mariners in Virginia Beach, VA and the South Jersey Barons in Ocean City, NJ.
A 1997 graduate, Oehlmann earned a bachelor’s degree in law and justice. He is a New Jersey State Trooper and an instructor at the academy in Sea Girt, NJ. Oehlmann is a member of the firearms and self-defense training unit.