1993 Hall of Fame Members
Patricia Bucher '84: Tish Bucher is regarded as one of the greatest female athletes to ever compete for Miami. At last year's Mid-American Conference Women's 10th Anniversary Awards, she was recognized as Miami's Athlete of the Decade. Bucher, who was the MU Athlete of the Year in 1984, was named the MAC Most Outstanding Swimmer four consecutive years (1981-84). Bucher holds the MAC record with five individual titles in one meet (1982). She also captured 17 individual championships, 21 including relays and 24 titles in both MAC and OAISW meets. She qualified for either the NCAA or AIAW Championships three times.
Dick Hunter '55: Dick Hunter earned three letters and was a two-year starting quarterback from 1952-54 under coach Ara Parseghian. During the Hunter era, the Redskins compiled a mark of 23-3-1 and captured the MAC titles in 1954. Hunter was a first-team All-MAC selection in 1954 and led the league in both passing and punting. He was also regarded for leading the Redskins to their first-ever victory over a Big Ten school when he threw a TD pass in MU's 6-0 win over Indiana in 1954. Following graduation, Hunter returned to his hometown to become an assistant football coach at Barberton High School (1955-58). He then went to Denison University (1958-61), Wake Forest University (1961-63), and then became head coach at Wadsworth High School. Hunter returned to Miami as an assistant (1967-68) under Bo Schembechler and then followed Schembechler to Michigan, where he finished his coaching career as an assistant (1969-72).
Bob Lohr '83: Bob Lohr made a name for himself at Miami as an outstanding golfer and has carried that into the professional ranks on the Professional Golfers Association (PGA) Tour. A native of Milford, Ohio, Lohr earned All-MAC honors three straight years (1981-83). He earned All-American honors as a senior in 1983 and was on the 1981 MAC championship team and the 1982 and 1983 MAC runner-up squads. Lohr joined the PGA Tour in '83 and captured his first and only victory at the 1988 Walt Disney World/Oldsmobile Classic. In 1990, he captured the Mexican Open and last year he finished in the Top 10 at the TPC of Scottsdale and the Buick Invitational of California.
Mark Manering '85: As a four-year starter at first base from 1982-85, Mark Manering placed himself in the top-ten in almost every offensive category. His career .347 batting average places him seventh still on Miami's all-time list. He still ranks near the top in RBIs, total bases and doubles. He ranks fifth all-time with 208 hits, one of only seven individuals all-time at Miami to top 200-plus hits for their career. In both 1983 and 1985, he was given All-MAC First Team honors. He also was named to the All-District IV team in 1983, while helping the Redskins win the MAC tournament. In 1993, Manering was inducted into Miami's Athletic Hall of Fame.
Jim Thomas '59: Jim Thomas was a three-year letterman on the Redskin basketball team from 1956-59. He was a starter for three straight MAC championship teams, which also made three trips to the NCAA tournament. In 1958, he was selected first-team all-MAC. Thomas scored 904 points while at Miami, averaging 11.9 points per game. Thomas remains a prominent citizen of Oxford where he practices dentistry. He has also been a radio analyst for Miami Basketball on WOXY-FM. Thomas joined Miami's elite in 1993, as he was inducted to the Athletic Hall of Fame.