Athletic Hall of Fame: Doug Freehauf '67

Outstanding three-sport athlete... all-conference performer in basketball, football and track and field... earned All-Northeast Conference accolades as a senior in 1966 after averaging 26.4 yards per reception, a single-season school record that still stands... averaged 20.4 yards per catch over two varsity football seasons... totaled four varsity letters in track and field... earned All-Fox Valley Conference honors by winning the high hurdles in 1966... Northeast Conference champion in both the high hurdles and long jump as a senior in 1967... regional champion in both the low hurdles and high hurdles as a senior... formerly held the school’s record in the high hurdles (15.3)... averaged a school-record 38 points per game as a basketball player in 1967, earning all-state accolades and helping his team to a Northeast Conference title in the process... tabbed as the “Most Athletic” in the Class of 1967... National Honor Society student... attended Northern Illinois University, where he was a member of the basketball, football and track and field squads... invited to participate at the Drake Relays as a freshman in 1968... served as a science teacher at Lemont High School for four years... coached boys’ and girls’ basketball and track and field at the middle school level... served as a travel coach for boys’ and girls’ basketball and football... totaled 21 years as a principal at several middle schools... finished his career in education as superintendent of Newark (Ill.) Community High School District 66.