ASHLAND, Va. - Megan Silva Schultz '06, the most decorated student-athlete in school history, will be one of five to be inducted into the Randolph-Macon Athletics Hall of Fame.
Silva Schultz, a member of the women's basketball program, will be joined by Paul Feeley '75 (men's basketball), Julie McCrary '96 (women's soccer), Ryan Traynor '96 (men's soccer and men's lacrosse) and Parker Dillard '62 (baseball, football, benefactor) as the Class of 2018.
The quintet will be inducted on Saturday, Oct. 20 as part of Homecoming Weekend.
Silva Schultz was voted into the R-MC Hall of Fame a year ago, but will be inducted this year. Silva Schultz is the most accomplished student-athlete in school history. During her four-year career, she amassed 2,371 points, 700 assists and 446 steals, each total more than any other basketball player in the history of the school and in the history of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC). The Yellow Jackets went 99-23 during her tenure, a winning percentage of 81%. R-MC was victorious in 85% of its ODAC contests, going 68-12 in conference games. Silva Schultz was a four-year letter winner and two-year captain at R-MC. She was All-ODAC First Team all four years and was named ODAC Freshman of the Year in 2003. Silva Schultz was an All-American, ODAC Player of the Year and State Player of the Year in each of her final three seasons. She was All-South Region First Team and All-State First Team all four years.
In 2006, Silva Schultz was named the Honda Division III Female Athlete of the Year.
She was National Player of the Year by the Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA), D3hoops.com and DIII News. Silva Schultz was the winner of the Jostens Trophy as the top player in the nation in Division III. She also earned the Susan B. de Nagy Award as the top female student-athlete at Randolph-Macon.
During her four-year career as a Yellow Jacket, Silva Schultz helped R-MC win three ODAC titles and earn three bids to the NCAA Tournament. The Yellow Jackets reached the NCAA Championship Game in 2005 and advanced to the Elite Eight in 2006.
Her No. 11 was retired in 2007. She will be inducted into the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame in April. Silva Schultz currently is Event Director at the Metropolitan Richmond Sports Backers.
Feeley was named to the AP Honorable Mention All-America Team as a senior in 1975. He helped the Yellow Jackets record a 69-18 mark during his four-year career. As a sophomore, he was named to the Mason-Dixon Conference All-Tournament Team. R-MC was state champion in 1973 and 1974, while participating in the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional in 1974. During his junior campaign, Feeley was Honorable Mention All-VCAA and again selected to the Mason-Dixon All-Tournament Team. As a senior, Feeley was All-VCAA First Team, All-Mason-Dixon Second Team and All-State Second Team. The Yellow Jackets won the Mason-Dixon regular-season and tournament titles, with Feeley named MVP of the Mason-Dixon Tournament. R-MC played in the NCAA South Atlantic Regional and Feeley earned a spot on the All-Regional team. He helped the Yellow Jackets finish No. 13 in the final NCAA Division II national poll.
Feeley registered 1,284 career points, placing him 22nd on R-MC's career scoring list.
In 2016, Feeley was inducted into the Baltimore Catholic Hall of Fame for his play at Loyola-Blakefield High School. Feeley has remained a strong supporter of the R-MC basketball program.
McCrary helped the R-MC women's soccer program post an overall record of 66-5-6 from 1992-95, including an amazing 32-0 in ODAC matches. She tallied 63 goals and 37 assists for 163 career points, third in program history and fourth in state history. After being named to the All-Region Third Team as a freshman, McCrary was ODAC Player of the Year, VaSID State Player of the Year and All-America Second Team as a sophomore. She scored 24 goals and registered 10 assists for 58 points. In each of her final three seasons, McCrary was All-ODAC First Team, All-State First Team and All-Region First Team.
The Yellow Jackets were ODAC Champions four times during McCrary's career. R-MC earned NCAA Tournament bids in 1994 and 1995. The 1993 squad set program records for wins in a season (17), winning percentage (17-1, .944), consecutive shutouts (13), most goals in a season (90) and most points in a season (240).
Traynor was a four-year letter winner and two-year captain for both men's soccer and men's lacrosse. He helped the soccer program go 58-22-4 over his four seasons. Traynor was All-ODAC Second Team in 1992 and 1993 before earning First Team honors in 1995. He was All-VISA Second Team and All-Region Second Team as a senior, as well as leading the conference in assists. In program history, Traynor is fifth with 21 career assists, sixth with 93 points and seventh with 36 goals.
The 1996 ODAC Midfielder of the Year for men's lacrosse, Traynor was Honorable Mention All-America as a senior. He was All-ODAC First Team as a junior and senior after being selected Second Team as a sophomore. Traynor is fourth in program history with 145 points, sixth with 95 goals and seventh with 50 assists. Traynor is one of four Yellow Jackets with two 50-point seasons, joining Hugh Purvis as well as R-MC Hall of Famers Frank Smollen and Paul Tomick. Traynor was drafted by the Philadelphia Wings and played five years of professional lacrosse.
Dillard played both football and baseball while at R-MC. Dillard remained very involved with both the college and the athletic department following graduation. He was a member of the Board of Trustees from 2000-11 and served as the chairman of the Board of Trustee Athletic Committee. Dillard was an inaugural member of the Board of Associates. He was also a member of the Capital Campaign Executive Committee, Heritage Society and Presidents Society. In his leadership roles, Dillard has been a fervent and effective advocate for R-MC Athletics. Dillard's extraordinary philanthropic support of R-MC Athletics and long-standing involvement has been vital to the strength and growth of its programs.
In community work, Dillard coached football and baseball for two years at Lee-Davis High School. He was Past President of the Westwood Racquet Club and a member of the Board of Directors for the Tuckahoe Little League.