Three new members were inducted into the LaGrange College Sports Hall of Fame as part of Homecoming 2018. Amanda Boley, Kristina Rosenow, and Michael Sims were inducted.
Amanda Boley, Volleyball (2001-04): Boley was a three-time Great South Athletic Conference All-Conference first-team selection. She served as a team captain and co-captain, and was a United States Collegiate Athletic Association All-American Honorable Mention selection as a senior.
Boley ranks in the top 10 in five school career categories: kills (second with 1,233), service aces (third with 237), kills per set (fourth with 2.59), sets played (sixth with 475) and digs per set (10th with 2.88). She had the fourth-most kills in a season (348 in 2004), sixth-most digs (458 in 2004) and 10th most kills per set (2.85 in 2004).
Boley graduated from LaGrange College with a bachelor's degree in Business Management. She received a master's in management from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida. Since 2006, Boley has worked in various positions at Embry-Riddle. She is currently the Worldwide Financial Aid Office Assistant Director, State Grants and Scholarships.
Boley and her husband, Aaron, are expecting a daughter, Quinn Raegan, in November.
Kristina Rosenow, Volleyball (2001-04): Rosenow was a four-time Great South Athletic Conference All-Conference first-team selection. She was the team's Most Valuable Player all four years and was the team captain her senior year.
She was a United States Collegiate Athletic Association All-American as a junior and senior, and earned GSAC All-Academic honors three straight years.
Rosenow ranks in the top 10 in six school career categories: assists (second with 4,120), total blocks (second with 374), sets played (third with 482), attack percentage (fifth with .280), total blocks per set (seventh with 0.78) and service aces (ninth with 162). She had the fourth most assists in a season (1,114 in 2004) and 10th most digs (431 in 2004).
Rosenow graduated with a bachelor's degree in Business Management and also received her Master's of Arts in Teaching from LaGrange College.
She taught business education at the high-school level for eight years in Georgia and Indiana. In addition to teaching, Rosenow coached on the high school and club levels. In 2013, Rosenow became an entrepreneur, starting the virtual franchise KJs Krew LLC, as a premium care skin specialist.
Rosenow and her husband, Adam, have three children: Camryn, 6; Reed, 5; and Asher, 3.
Michael Sims, Baseball (2005-08):Sims was a first-team NCAA All-American as a senior and a third-team selection as a junior. He was named to the second team D3Baseball.com All-American team as a senior. Sims was the Great South Athletic Conference Player of the Year as a senior and selected to the All-Conference team three times.
He was the team's Most Valuable Player three years in a row and served as a team captain twice. The Georgia Dugout Club selected Sims as its Player of the Year his junior and senior years.
Sims is in the top 10 in nine school career categories: hits (first with 267), runs scored (first with 214), triples (first with 18), stolen bases (first with 111), doubles (second with 50), at-bats (second with 709), batting average (fourth with .377), runs batted in (fourth with 139) and slugging percentage (eighth with .544). In addition, he is in the top 10 in seven school season categories, including: runs scored (first with 73 in 2008), hits (second with 85 in 2008) and stolen bases (second with 36 in 2008).
He played professional baseball with the Windy City Thunderbolts of the Frontier League for one season.
Sims graduated with a bachelor's degree in Biology from LaGrange College. He holds a medical degree from Mercer University School of Medicine.
He did his internship with and is in his final year of residency in orthopaedic surgery at Greenville Health Systems in Greenville, South Carolina. He was named an American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Resident Scholar and was selected to the South Carolina Orthopaedic Association Leadership Council in 2017. Sims has been on medical mission trips to Haiti, Peru and Guatemala.
He and his wife, Misty, have two children: Asa, 4; and Vivian, 2.