LOCK HAVEN, PA  – The 2012 Lock Haven University Football Hall of Fame Class has been announced.

This year’s class is made of eight former Bald Eagle standout players and one former assistant coach and athletic director.

The nine individuals, who make up the 2012 class are James Pletcher (1947-50), Carmen Leto (1954-57), William Kahler (1958-61), Jerry Roberts (1958-61), Samuel Vaughn (1968-70), Steve Orsini (1978-79), William Sementelli (1977-80), Bobby Lynn (1978-82) and Steve Jacobs (assistant football coach, 1953-68 & athletic director, 1953-72).

The third annual Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony is set for Saturday, May 19 at the Durrwacther Alumni Conference Center on the campus of LHU at 4 p.m.

Individual biographies of each inductee are listed below.

James Pletcher – The Lock Haven, Pa. native went on to enjoy a strong athletic career at Lock Haven State Teachers College. Along with football, he wrestled and played baseball at Lock Haven. The 1950 graduate’s true passion in life was teaching and coaching and he went on to a stellar coaching career following his days at LHSTC. In 1969, Pletcher led Conrad High School (Wilmington, Del.) to the Blue Hen Flight A Championship after an undefeated season, where his team posted seven shutouts. In 1973, Pletcher led Glasgow High School to the Delaware Division II State Championship. In all, Pletcher served as a teacher and coach for 33 years and the football field at Conrad High School proudly holds his name.

Carmen Leto – Leto, a 1958 graduate, who played on the offensive and defensive line, was a key member of the 1957 undefeated Bald Eagle team that won the PSAC Championship. In 1957 he was an All-Pennsylvania State Teachers College and NAIA Little All-American selection. The four-year player and two-year starter helped Lock Haven produce four straight winning seasons while he was on the field.

William Kahler – Kahler, a 1962 graduate was a four-time letter winner at running back for the Bald Eagles. During Kahler’s career, Lock Haven went 25-8-2 and won the 1960 PSAC West regular season crown. He was a 1961 NAIA and Williamson Little All-American Honorable Mention selection after playing halfback that season. During that ’61 season, Kahler was ranked nationally in rushing yards (19th) and punting yards (ninth). Kahler was known for his versatility as he played a number of positions for the Bald Eagles. In nine games during the 1961 season, Kahler rushed for 881 yards and he still statistically ranks as one of the school’s top running backs and punters.

Jerry Roberts – Roberts, a 1962 graduate was a four-year starter on the offensive and defensive line. He helped the Bald Eagles to a 25-8-2 record over that four-year span. Roberts led the 1960 team to an undefeated PSAC West mark and he was the co-captain in 1961. Following the ’60 season he was named All-Conference, Honorable Mention NAIA Little All-American and Associated Press Little All-American. In 1961 he was named All-PSAC and again named Honorable Mention NAIA Little All-American.

Samuel Vaughn – Vaughn, a 1972 graduate enjoyed two sensational seasons for the Bald Eagles at wide receiver. As a junior in 1969, Vaughn averaged 18.1 yards-per-catch after 34 catches for nine touchdowns, which led all NAIA District 19 receivers. In 1969 he ranked sixth in the nation in receiving yardage. In 1970, Vaughn was a captain and named to the NAIA District 19 All-Star Team, while also being selected to play in the Dutch Bowl. Vaughn is still ranked among Lock Haven’s top-10 in a number of categories including receiving yards. His 16 receiving touchdowns are fourth-best in school history.

Steve Orsini – Orsini, a 1980 graduate never missed a game over his two-season Bald Eagle career. As a co-captain on the 1979 team, he helped Lock Haven to a 9-2 season, which included a 9-0 PSAC mark and a 6-0 PSAC West run. Following the 1979 season, Orsini was named First Team All-PSAC and was named to the ECAC All-Star Team. Orsini is ranked third and seventh on Lock Haven’s all-time single-season unassisted tackle list with 121 and 106, respectively.

William Sementelli – Sementelli, a 1982 graduate was a four-year starter for the Bald Eagles, who never missed a single play during his remarkable career. He made 41 straight starts for the Bald Eagles. The tight end led Lock Haven to three winning seasons during his career. Sementelli was a three-time All-PSAC selection including his spot on the First Team in 1979 and ’80. The only tight end in the Bald Eagle receiving record books, Sementelli is still seventh all-time with 13 receiving touchdowns and he’s ranked ninth with 14.6 yards-per-reception.

Bobby Lynn – Lynn, a 1983 graduate was a four-year starter, who never missed a game for the Bald Eagles over his four-year career. The receiver was always a big-play threat for Lock Haven. Lynn, a three-time All-PSAC selection was named the team’s offensive MVP following the 1981 season and he earned a spot on the ECAC All-Star team. Lynn’s name is dotted through Lock Haven’s record books. He’s ranked third in total receptions (114) and in receiving touchdowns with 17. Lynn’s 1,941 receiving yards are still fifth-best in school history and he’s ranked second in yards-per-catch.

Steve Jacobs – Jacobs served as an assistant coach from 1953-68 and the athletic director from 1953-72. Jacob’s was the offensive and defensive line coach, helping to produce numerous All-Conference and All-American players. With the guidance of Jacobs, Lock Haven enjoyed eight straight winning seasons from 1954 to 1961 including the 1957 undefeated PSAC Championship run. Jacob’s held the position of Athletic Director until he retired in 1972.