HERAKOVICH, CARL T.

CARL T. HERAKOVICH

Inducted:  July 20, 1985 in Terre Haute, IN

Date of Birth:  August 6, 1937 in East Chicago, IN

High School Attended:  Whiting, IN                                Graduated:  1955

High School Honors:  One of 13 “Ironmen” who played offense (quarterback) and defense on 1954 State Championship team; All-State honorable mention.

College Attended:  Rose Hulman Institute                      Graduated:  1959
                           University of Kansas                                           1962
                           Illinois Institute of Technology                             1968

College Honors:  1955 All-Defensive Team, University of Illinois; team captain and MVP by Indianapolis Star for leading state in scoring (102 points in 8 games) 1957; team captain and MVP by Indianapolis Star for leading nation and state in scoring (168 points in 8 games) 1958; established new state record in points in a season; recognized by NCC for current record for most points per game in a season (21); Little All-American Honorable Mention 1958.

Coaching Experience:  Rose Hulman in 1962, 1963 with record of 3-13-0.

Special Recognition:  Worked as an IHSAA football official in Terre Haute area 1962-1963 and in Calumet region 1964-1967, then as an Atlantic Coast Conference football official with a total of 76 Division I games, including 5 bowl games, at time of his induction; co-director of the NASA-Virginia Tech Composites Program.

Family:  Wife, Marlene; children, Bradley, Douglas, Kristine, and Russell.