Sports Award Inductees

Tuerck Bimel, Jean

Field Hockey


Graduation Year:



Western Hills

  • 6 year Letter Girl in Field Hockey, Basketball (Manager)
  • Swimming, Baseball Honor Teams
  • Co-All-Around Girl in Senior year
  • Synchronized Swimming, Modern Dance, Life Saving
  • AAU Swimming 1950-1956, Phillips Swim Club

University of Cincinnati

  • Volleyball, Basketball, Swimming
  • Women's Athletic Association, leadership and offices


  • Competitive Canoeing, 1960-1966, usually 1st place winner
  • Women's Intercollegiate Athletics at U.C., 1971-1987
  • First woman to serve as Assistant, Associate Director of Athletics
  • Chief Administrator for all women's and men's U.C. Olympic Sports Teams
  • Instrumental and had key leadership roles in the development of women's inter-collegiate sports nationally
  • First Chair of NCAA Women's National Soccer Championship Committee, 1980-1987