Peg Bradley-Doppes, Joan Shadley Mazzaro-Epping and Jean Ann Doerger Tucker are three outstanding alumni whose athletic abilities helped garner awards for many of the Mount’s teams during the 1970s. To honor their talent and dedication, the three will be inducted into the Mount’s 2012 Athletic Hall of Fame. The event will be held on Friday, October 19, in the Fifth Third Bank Hall. Reception begins at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 6:30 p.m. followed by the program. Gather your classmates and reserve your table now by clicking the link below.
Ticket information for the 2012 Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Dinner.
Peg Bradley-Doppes ‘79
Peg Bradley-Doppes has been involved in sports her entire life. She achieved greatness at St. Ursula High School and became a volleyball standout at the Mount. During her college career she garnered many honors, including Honorable Mention All-America 1977-1978, member of the OAISW All-Tournament Team, Tournament MVP 1978-1979, and participated in the Midwest AIAW Regional 1978-1979. A 31-year veteran of collegiate sports, Peg has served as director of athletics at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, senior associate athletic director and senior women’s administrator at University of Michigan, and head volleyball coach at the University of Michigan, University of North Carolina and Miami University. Today she is the vice chancellor for athletics and recreation and Ritchie Center Operations at the University of Denver. Peg received the Mount’s Alumni Career Achievement Award in 1996, and was the first person to be inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame at St. Ursula High School.
Joan Shadley Mazzaro-Epping ‘76
Joan Shadley Mazzaro-Epping was a star volleyball and basketball player at the Mount. She played on the state volleyball championship team in 1975, on two regional championship teams, and competed in two national tournaments. In basketball, Joan led the team to titles in 1973 and 1976, and received the MVP award twice. Throughout her 13 years at Notre Dame Academy in Northern Kentucky, she coached a variety of sports including basketball, cross county, golf, and swimming. Her teams won 12 regional volleyball championships, seven state volleyball championships and three runner-up titles. She was named Coach of the Year in volleyball, and Coach of the Year in 1983 and 1986 by The Kentucky Post, as well as the Northern Kentucky Golf Coach of the Year in 1982. Joan has been inducted into the Northern Kentucky Athletic Directors Hall of Fame, Notre Dame Academy’s Sports Hall of Fame and the Buddy LaRosa’s High School Sports Hall of Fame.
Jean Ann Doerger Tucker ‘71
Jean Ann Doerger Tucker was a strong competitor and leader, both on and off the court. She led the Mount’s volleyball team to win the first-ever Ohio Intercollegiate State Tournament in 1969, and was a part of the team that played in the first volleyball national championship in Long Beach, Calif. She
was also was an exceptional and agile basketball player who assisted in leading the basketball team to the first Ohio Intercollegiate Tournament in 1971. After college, Jean Ann taught physical education at Our Lady of Angels High School, where she also coached all of the interscholastic sports for six years. She continued to play competitive volleyball for many years. Over the years she stayed involved in sports by coaching her children’s volleyball and basketball teams while they were in grade school. Today Jean Ann teaches at Annunciation School in Clifton, where she enjoys helping to shape the lives of her young students.