Pacelli’s Athletic Hall of Fame inducted five new members this past September. This year’s inductees were Dan Herzog ’08, Scott Herzog ’06, Tyrell West ’99, coach Ann Molski, and special contributor Scott Krueger.
Hall of Fame induction activities included the Pacelli homecoming parade, tailgate party, and halftime introduction at the football game. A formal induction ceremony and brunch were held Saturday, September 28 at the Holiday Inn & Convention Center. In front of a room full of family and friends each inductee reflected on their memories and lessons learned during their athletic career at Pacelli. They were each presented with a plaque produced in Pacelli Catholic High School’s IDEA Lab to commemorate this achievement.
Notable accomplishments of each inductee appear below.
Tyrell West | Class of 1999 | Football, Basketball, & Track
Ty was a 4-year football letter winner, all-conference running back, and an all-conference and all-state defensive back. He was a member of the 1995 WISSA State Championship team and 1998 WISSA State Runner-Up.
He was 3-year letter winner in basketball and a 4-year letter winner in track & field. Ty was a 1997 state champion in the 400m relay, 1999 state runner-up in the 1600m relay, and 100m dash state qualifier his senior year.
He continued his football career as defensive back at Ripon College (1999-2002). The Red Hawks were MWC champions in 2001 and Ty was an all-conference defensive back in 2002.
Scott Herzog | Class of 2006 | Football, Basketball, & Baseball
Scott was a 4-year letter winner in football, basketball, and baseball during his years at Pacelli. Scott is the 2nd all-time leading rusher in Pacelli football history with 4,111 yards and 3rd all-time with 57 career touchdowns. He was a 3-time first team all-conference running back, an all-conference and all-state defensive back his senior year, and helped lead the Cardinals to the WIAA Division 7 state championship in 2005.
In baseball Scott was a member of the 2003 state championship team and was 1st team all-conference during his junior and senior seasons. His 100 career RBIs are 2nd all-time.
Dan Herzog | Class of 2008 | Football, Basketball, & Baseball
Dan was also a 4-year letter winner in football, basketball, and baseball at Pacelli. Dan was a member of the the 2005 state championship football team and the 2006 & 2007 conference championship teams. He was an all-conference quarterback and the 2007 CWC Defensive Player of the Year and all-state defensive back.
He was all-conference in basketball his junior and senior year.
Dan was a 3-time all-conference selection in baseball and honorable mention all-state in 2008. During his career Pacelli won three conference championships and were 2007 state tournament qualifiers. Dan ranks in the top-10 all-time for career stats in pitching and hitting at Pacelli.
Ann Molski | Coach | Softball
Ann has been the head coach of the Pacelli Softball team since 2005. In that time Ann has led the Cardinals to 9 conference championships, 2 state titles in 2012 and 2015, along with runner-up finishes in 2011 and 2017, and state tournament appearances in 2013, 2018, and 2019. She is approaching 300 career wins and has winning percentage over .800.
Ann is entering her 28th year as a teacher for Pacelli Catholic Schools. She currently teaches 2nd grade at Pacelli Catholic Elementary-St. Stephen.
Scott Krueger | Special Contributor
Scott has been the voice of the Pacelli Cardinals since 1977. Over the last 40+ years, Scott has been calling the action of Pacelli football, basketball, baseball, and softball, along with SPASH and UWSP sporting events.