Hall of Fame Inductee - Steve Berry

Steve Berry One of the top playmakers in the history of the boys soccer program, Steve Berry graduated as the school’s all-time leader in assists. As a senior in 1987, he earned honorable mention all- American honors while leading the Blue Devils to the state quarterfinals where Quincy lost to Naperville North on penalty kicks. A two-time All-Midwest selection and first-team all-state pick, Berry was named team MVP as a junior and senior. He went on to play soccer at Quincy College and Illinois State University before becoming a respected coach in the Bloomington and Springfield areas. He coached the Lincoln High School soccer team for two seasons and has been a club coach for the past decade. In his lone season as the head coach of the Illinois Wesleyan soccer teams, Berry led the women to a 16-4 record and the men to a 9-9-1 record. Berry also played two seasons on the QHS varsity basketball team, coming off the bench for the 1986- 87 team that finished fourth in the Class AA state tournament. As a senior in 1987-88, Berry started at point guard, averaging 7.4 points per game and leading the Blue Devils in assists with 112. He also led the team with 11 3-pointers made, the first season the 3-pointer was used at the high school level.

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