Hall of Fame Inductee - Steve Muehlenfeld
Steve Muehlenfeld's athletic career at Quincy High School can be called
anything but one dimensional. A three sport standout for the Devils from
1974 through 1977, Muehlenfeld earned an amazing 10 varsity letters. An
integral part of the Blue Devil golf team Muehlenfeld was one of the
mainstays all four years. He capped off an outstanding career by winning
a sectional title with an even par round of 72. He placed 9th at the
state tournament that same year. Muehlenfeld is one of few players to
play for three different head basketball coaches while at Quincy High.
He lettered as a sophomore under the legendary Sherrill Hanks earned
another under Ed Charlson and collected his third while playing for
Jerry Leggett. As a point guard, Muehlenfeld's talents were recognized
state-wide. He was named honorable mention all-state as a junior and
special mention all-state the following year. As a senior Muehlenfeld
led Quincy in assists and free throw shooting, while averaging an even
10 points per game. A talent on the baseball diamond, he earned varsity
letters on three occasions, starting with his sophomore season. With
Muehlenfeld in centerfield, the 1977 Devils became the first Quincy team
to win the Western Big Six baseball title, going 19-9 on the year.
Muehlenfeld batted .437 and played flawlessly in the field. For his
efforts he was named to the 20 man Illinois all-state baseball team.
After graduation he attended Culver Stockton College where he was a four
year letterman in both golf and basketball.
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