Photo Gallery: Margo Jonker Stadium Naming Ceremony
Margo Jonker Stadium Naming Ceremony
Margo Jonker has been coaching the Chippewas for 29 seasons.
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Margo Jonker Stadium Naming Ceremony
Dave Heeke and Margo Jonker share a laugh during the ceremony.
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Margo Jonker Stadium Naming Ceremony
Dave Heeke and Coach Jonker begin to unveil the facade of the press box with the new wording declaring it Margo Jonker Stadium.
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Margo Jonker Stadium Naming Ceremony
Margo Jonker gives her speech during the pregame ceremony.
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Margo Jonker Stadium Naming Ceremony
Coach Jonker thanks the crowd for their support at the event.
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Margo Jonker Stadium Naming Ceremony
President Michael Rao, Senior Associate Athletics Director Marcy Weston, Coach Margo Jonker and Athletics Director Dave Heeke.
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Margo Jonker Stadium Naming Ceremony
Family and friends of Coach Jonker came from far distances to celebrate her special day.
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Margo Jonker Stadium Naming Ceremony
The current Chippewas joined coach on the field.
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Margo Jonker Stadium Naming Ceremony
Dave Keilitz, Michael Rao, Marcy Weston, Margo Jonker, Bill Theunissen, Herb Deromedi and Dave Heeke were among the current and former administrators on hand to honor coach.
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Margo Jonker Stadium Naming Ceremony
Around 40 former players came back to help pay tribute to their coach.
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Margo Jonker Stadium Naming Ceremony
Former player Terri McFarland sang the national anthem prior to the game.
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Margo Jonker Stadium Naming Ceremony
A crowd of 675 was on hand for the historic day.
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Margo Jonker Stadium Naming Ceremony
Akron coach Julie Jones presents coach Margo Jonker with a bouquet of flowers.
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Margo Jonker Naming Ceremony
Margo Jonker Naming Ceremony
By Robert Barclay/CMU
Margo Jonker Stadium Naming Ceremony
Coach Jonker, a former pitcher in her playing days, threw out the first pitch in "her" stadium.
By Robert Barclay/CMU
Margo Jonker Stadium Naming Ceremony
The name is of the stadium is now displayed on the front of the press box.
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Several media outlets were on hand to cover the day's event.
Several media outlets were on hand to cover the day's event.
By Robert Barclay/CMU
Margo Jonker Stadium Naming Ceremony
Margo Jonker poses in "her" stadium.
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Margo Jonker Stadium Naming Ceremony
A monument is also located at the entrance to the stadium by Lot 61.
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Margo Jonker Stadium Naming Ceremony
A postgame reception was held near the stadium and former player Leslie (Grimes) Phelan was one of the players who spoke at the function.
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