Concordia University Wisconsin is pleased to honor our 2022 inductees into the William C. Ackmann Memorial Athletic Hall of Fame.
Each year, Concordia University Wisconsin celebrates our most accomplished athletes by inducting exceptional CUW faculty, staff, students or alumni into the Hall of Fame for their contributions to CUW Athletics Department. Congratulations to this year’s honorees, who will be inducted officially in a pre-game ceremony on October 22.
Class of 2015 | Football and Basketball
Wenzelburger was a four-year starter for the CUW football team as wide receiver, during which time he earned first-team all-conference honors in three consecutive seasons (2012-14). During his career, Wenzelburger caught 251 receptions—a program record—totaling 3,169 yards and 38 touchdowns. He set Falcon records for longest pass reception (85 yards in 2012) and single-game receiving yards (239 yards in 2014). He helped the Falcons post a perfect 8-0 record in the Northern Athletic Conference during the 2013 season and was a member of the men’s basketball program for three seasons.
Class of 2015 | Football
As quarterback for the Falcons, Austin Damaschke was named the North Athletic Conference Co-Offensive Player of the year (2014), NACC First-Team selection (2014), Wisconsin Football Coaches Association Private College player of the year (2-13), and NAC Freshman of the Year (2011). In addition, Austin recorded tremendous personal stats and set many individual career program records. Damaschke complete 821 passes for 9,963 passing yards and 85 passing touchdowns, all of which are Concordia football career program records. He also holds a wide range of single-season records, including completion percentage (66% in 2012), passing yards (3,171 in 2013), passing touchdowns (25 in 2012, and total yards (3,844 in 2013).
Class of 2012 | Basketball
Luke Doedens was a leading contributor to one of the most successful eras in Concordia men’s basketball history. During his two-year tenure at Concordia, the 6-6 guard averaged 15.5 points per game, which ranks second all-time in program history. Doedens was voted NAC Player of the Year for the 2011-12 season and was selected to the Second Team All-NAC following the 2010-11 season. Doedens also ranks second all-time in three-point field goals made in a single game with seven made versus Concordia Chicago and Silver Lake College in 2011. In his two seasons of play, the Falcons achieved an overall record of 44-11, including the first undefeated conference season (16-0) in program history in 2010-11.
2016 Women’s Volleyball Team
The 2016 women’s volleyball team was the first to earn a berth into the NCAA tournament. In 31 matches, the Falcons recorded an undefeated conference record (11-0) and an overall record of 23-8. They finished the season as both NACC regular season and NACC tournament champions. As a result of their terrific season, coach Janelle Katz earned the NACC Coach of the Year title. Six players earned all-conference honors, including three on the First Team All-NACC: Lindsey Casper, Kailey Moegenburg, and Lauren Nevinski. In addition, Karina Klotz earned Second Team All-NACC recognition, and Megan Mayer was voted NACC Freshman of the Year, joining Kendall Stribling on the All-Freshman Team.
Being a Concordia Falcon isn’t just about out-scoring competitors in the athletic arena. It’s about developing as an individual, both in and out of the game. To learn more about our wide range of men’s and women’s varsity-level sports, click on the link below.