Knight in the Spotlight
Dave Roberts M-Club Inductee
Dave Roberts M-Club Inductee
Men's Cross Country
September 5, 2017

NDIANAPOLIS - Former Marian University cross country and track and field head coach, Dave Roberts, will be inducted into the Marian University M-Club Wall of Fame as announced by the University Monday. 

The 2017 M-Club Wall of Fame Luncheon will be held Saturday, September 30 at 1 p.m. in Allison Mansion. The luncheon is a casual attire event and tickets will be $25. Those wishing to attend are asked to RSVP by Friday, September 22. Tickets and/or donations can be purchased here.

Roberts spent 33 years at Marian from 1985-2012 and was the first coach of the cross country program. A three-time Mid-Central Conference Coach of the Year, Roberts led the Knights to two conference titles and coached five NAIA All-Americans. Roberts coached 32 all-conference honorees and 28 NAIA Scholar-Athletes.

In 1993, Roberts stepped into the head coaching role for Marian's track and field program in addition to his cross country duties. His success translated to the track as he was named Mid-Central Conference Coach of the Year in 2010, while coaching 21 all-conference athletes and 28 NAIA Scholar-Athletes. In 15 of his 19 seasons, Roberts coached at least one athlete who qualified for the NAIA Track and Field Championships.

Along with coaching, Roberts served as the Assistant Dean of Students and Director of Career Services. He also served as Mid-Central Conference commissioner from 1990-2002.

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