Aning, Carlson, Schipper, Coach Shaw to be Inducted Into RHIT Hall of Fame

Aning, Carlson, Schipper, Coach Shaw to be Inducted Into RHIT Hall of Fame

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology will induct four new members into its Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday December 2.

The 25th Anniversary Class includes Yaw Aning (2007); Suzy (Carlson) Sundling (2007); Ryan Schipper (2007); and the posthumous induction former men's basketball and men's golf coach Jim Shaw (1994-2014).

All former Hall of Fame Inductees and all men's basketball alumni are invited to the Induction Ceremony on December 2 at 11:30 a.m. in the Rose-Hulman Sports and Recreation Center.  The Fightin' Engineers host Defiance College in a basketball doubleheader that day, with the women's game starting at 1 p.m. and the men's tipoff set for 3 p.m.  The Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Class will be introduced at halftime of the 1 p.m. women's contest.

Capsules of the 25th anniversary Rose-Hulman Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Class are below. 

YAW ANING (Soccer; Civil Engineering, 2007) -- Yaw Aning was a four-time all-conference selection, including first-team all-league honors in 2004, 2005 and 2006.  He was named Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Most Valuable Player and a first-team National Soccer Coaches Association of America All-Region honoree in 2006.  He appeared in 73 games as a defender and was named team Most Valuable Player for a team that reached a conference tournament championship game for the first time in 2006.  A member of the Indianapolis Business Journal 40 under 40, Aning is the Cofounder and CEO of the product agency Sticksnleaves.com, helping clients build digital products for customers and employees. 

SUZY (CARLSON) SUNDLING (Basketball; Biomedical Engineering, 2007) -- Suzy became the first female student-athlete in Rose-Hulman to earn two NCAA Division III statistical national championships, for 3-point field goal accuracy in 2005 and free-throw accuracy in 2006.  She ranks No. 2 in school history in assists (320) and steals (154), while ranking No. 4 in program history with 1,311 career points.  She buried 153 three-point field goals, which also ranks No. 2 in Rose-Hulman history, and was a three-time all-league selection.  In addition, she earned first-team all-conference and second-team all-region honors in 2006-07.  Today, Carlson serves as a part-time engineering consultant for medical device manufacturing companies and is a full-time mother to her two children.

RYAN SCHIPPER (Track & Field; Civil Engineering, 2007) -- Ryan earned All-American honors in the pole vault with a third-place finish at the 2007 NCAA Division III Outdoor National Championships.  A two-time Little State champion, Schipper also finished in the top 10 nationally in the indoor pole vault twice (2005, '07) and outdoors twice (2005, '07).  He ranks No. 2 in Rose-Hulman history with a career-best leap of 16' 6" and held both the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference and Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference pole vault school records at the time of his graduation.  Today, Ryan serves as a senior project engineer for Golder Associates, where he works on active and passive water treatment projects as a task lead or project manager.

JIM SHAW (Men's Basketball & Men's Golf Coach, 1994-2014) -- Jim led the Fightin' Engineer men's basketball program to six NCAA Division III Tournament appearances, five regular season conference championships, four conference tournament titles and four 20-win seasons in his 20 years as men's basketball coach.  He ranks No. 2 in school history in career wins (303) and winning percentage (.578) and was also a two-time conference Golf Coach of the Year.  He coached 30 all-conference performers and led the team to an 82-29 record in his final three seasons as head coach.  Shaw, who passed away in 2015, also earned a National Association of Basketball Coaches Outstanding Service Award in 2015.