Tracy Chesebrough (Sears) '07 (Softball) – A 2007 First-Team All-American and Region 3 Player of the Year, Tracy Chesebrough (Sears) was one of the more dominant pitchers in the history of the NJCAA Division 3 and Hudson Valley Community College. A two-time Mountain Valley Conference Player of the Year, Chesebrough (Sears) set the NJCAA Division 3 single-season strikeout record with 380 during the 2007 season and holds the NJCAA Division 3 career strikeout record with 678. During her final season, Chesebrough tossed five no-hitters (seven in her career) and finished with a 25-8 record while leading the NJCAA Division 3 with a 0.72 earned-run-average, 380 strikeouts in 193.2 innings pitched. The 2007 Lester Higbee Memorial Award recipient as the Most Outstanding Female Athlete finished her career with a 47-14 record, a miniscule 0.96 earned-run-average with 678 strikeouts in 379.2 innings.
Chesebrough (Sears) went on to The College of Saint Rose where she earned Second-Team NE-10 All-Conference and Division II Daktronics/CoSIDA Softball Northeast Second-Team All-Region honors. She set the Saint Rose record with 224 strikeouts in a single season and finished third in Division II in strikeouts per seven innings with 11.6 strikeouts per seven innings in 2008.
The 2017 Class will be enshrined during Homecoming Weekend on Oct. 6 at 6:30 p.m. in the McDonough Sports Complex. The Class of 2017 also will be honored at halftime of the football game when Hudson Valley Community College hosts Milford Academy on Saturday, Oct. 7 at 1 p.m.