Penn College announces 2019 Hall of Fame class
The inductees will enter the Hall of Fame on Friday, Oct. 4, during a 5:30 p.m. ceremony in the Thompson Professional Development Center.
During the three seasons that the Buterbaughs, from Conestoga, played together on the diamond from 2012-14, Penn College teams went a combined 71-42. The Wildcats finished second in the Penn State University Athletic Conference in 2013, and ended among the top four in 2012 and 2014. They also finished in the top 10 in the United States Collegiate Athletic Association in 2012, and in the top six in 2013 in the United States Collegiate Athletic Association. The brothers stood out on the field and in the classroom, earning numerous All-Academic honors.
A four-year starter starting in 2011, Cody Buterbaugh, a second baseman, was named to the PSUAC first team as a junior, when he also won the prestigious conference John S. Egli Scholar-Athlete Award with a perfect 4.0 GPA. Cody repeated on the PSUAC first team selection his senior season and was a USCAA honorable mention that year.
He holds degrees from Penn College in electromechanical maintenance technology (2012) and building automation technology (2014).
A center fielder, Zach Buterbaugh earned three-straight PSUAC first team honors from 2012-14 and was named to the USCAA first team in 2014, when he compiled a .442 batting average and ended the season with a 1.46 earned run average and four saves as a relief pitcher.
He earned an accounting degree in 2014.
Brennan, of New Hope, was a four-year starter for the Wildcats men's soccer team from 2010-13, and earned PSUAC first team honors each season. In addition, he won the conference Newcomer of the Year Award in 2010, when he also was a USCAA honorable mention selection, and he was named the PSUAC Player of the Year in 2012 and 2013. In 2012, he was a USCAA second team member and in 2013, when he scored 28 goals and had 60 points, landed on the USCAA first team, and later was named the Penn College Male Athlete of the Year.
During Brennan's career, Penn College teams went 58-20-3, winning three PSUAC championships from 2010-12 and finishing among the top four in 2013. In 2010, they also earned a top four finish in the USCAA and, in 2011, a top seven finish.
Brennan earned two degrees in 2014: building construction technology, and residential construction technology and management: building construction technology concentration.
During spring seasons in 2003 and 2004 and the fall season in 2004, Burrill, of Jersey Shore, dominated on the tennis courts for Penn College. In 2003, she won the Pennsylvania Collegiate Athletic Association No. 1 women's singles championship and was half of the winning doubles entry. In the spring of 2004, Burrill repeated as the PCAA No. 1 singles champ and, that fall, she captured the title yet again when the college joined the Commonwealth Campus Athletic Conference.
Wildcat teams went 5-1 and finished second in both the PCAA and Eastern Pennsylvania Collegiate Conference during her freshman season before going 5-0 and taking both titles in the spring of 2004.
Burrill graduated in 2005 with a degree in dental hygiene.