|Title:||Class of 1994|
Donald Bergen '75, your accomplishments and dedication to cross
country and track are legendary in Worcester State College athletic
annuals for not only did you gain individual fame but you also
provided inspiration and leadership to your teammates and the
athletes you have coached over the years.
You were a four-year member of the cross country and track teams and your leadership qualities were recognized by your selection as a captain of both teams in your senior year. While at Worcester State you established College records in the one mile, two mile and three mile events and were a member of the two mile relay team. You established the cross country course record. You were the 1974 NAIA mile regional champion and you won numerous track and cross country events during your four-year tenure at Worcester State.
You attended the ROTC Program at Holy Cross College and you were commissioned as a United States Air Force Officer in 1975 and will retire from the Air Force in 1995 after having served for 20 years.
You are an experienced multi-sport athlete with over 27 years of competitive running at high school, college and post college competitions. You coached at various high schools and Air Force cross country and track teams and your skill at motivating individuals to strive to reach new personal goals through discipline and consistency in training is well documented. As an individual, you competed at numerous NAlA, NCM, National and World Championships.
You continue to compete today and have won numerous master races during 1994. Your self proclaimed goal during 1994 is to qualify for the United State Duathlon Team and compete at the National and World Championships.
You are currently a United States Air Force Officer and reside in Universal City, Texas.
Donald Bergan, it is with great pride that we induct you into the Worcester State College Athletic Hall of Fame.