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- Clive Charles - Soccer
Clive is being honored for a lifetime of achievement on the soccer field, the guidance he offered athletes and the lasting influence he has had on the lives of University of Portland soccer players. He has directed the Pilots to the highest positions in the NCAA playoffs. This past season his women's team, in double overtime, defeated Santa Clara to win the National Championship. He was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award from the WUSA. His total coaching victories, all at UP, exceed 400, a club whose membership numbers just five. Under his leadership, both Pilot men and women have gained national prominence. Collectively, these teams have won 13 conference championships, lost only 44 games, and earned 20 NCAA playoff berths, including 7 Final Four appearances in a combined 31 seasons. He has been named Far West Region Coach of the Year four times and Conference Coach of the Year seven times. Under Coach Clive's leadership, 28 UP athletes have attained All-America status. In the history of collegiate soccer, he is only the second coach to have two teams, in the same year, competing in the NCAA semifinals. The women's program has earned post-season berths in 10 of the last 11 seasons. The men's team has made 10 NCAA appearances in the last 15 years, advancing to the semi-finals in 1988 and 1995. His numerous achievements include an extensive list of national coaching experiences: the U.S. Men's National Team assistant coach in 1995, U.S. Men's Olympic Team coach in 1996, and head coach of the U.S. Under-20 Women's National Team in from 1993 to 1996. Not to be overlooked is Clive's courageous battle against prostate cancer, a situation he has handled quietly while continuing his coaching responsibilities. Clive and his wife, Clarena, have 2 children: 25 year old Sarah and 27 year old Michael.
- Shannon MacMillan - Soccer
Since she was a three year letter winner at Escondido (California) High School, Shannon MacMillan continues to apply her winning spirit to women’s soccer. Winner of the 1995 Hermann Award as soccer's top collegiate player. 1995 Soccer News All-American, she was also four-time: All-American, All-Far West Region First Team and West Coast Conference selection from the University of Portland. She completed her sophomore season in 1993 as the women's Division I national scoring leader. In 1992, Shannon was the highest scoring freshman in the nation and fourth leading scorer overall with 19 goals. After University of Portland, she was a member of the USA's gold medal winning team at the 1996 Olympics. MacMillan led the Olympic Team with three goals in their five matches, including the match-winners against Sweden and Norway. She was also a member of the 2000 Olympics Silver Medal Team.Shannon was a member of the U.S. National team in 1999, winning the World Cup, and again in 2003 when they finished fourth. In 2002 she scored 17 goals and was voted the U.S. Soccer Female Athlete of the Year.
Shannon retired from international play in 2006 at the age of 31.