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Bruce Bowen, Brent Mayne to be honored by Cal State Fullerton

September 30, 2011 |  3:21 pm

Cal State Fullerton will induct six people into the Titan Hall of Fame Saturday night, including former NBA guard Bruce Bowen and former major league catcher Brent Mayne.

Fullertonlogo Bowen played at Fullerton from 1989 to 1993. He spent 13 seasons in the NBA, eight with the San Antonio Spurs, where he was part of three NBA championship teams. Bowen was named to the NBA’s all-defensive team eight times.

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Mayne played 15 major league seasons with eight teams, including the Dodgers in 2004. He played at Fullerton in 1988 and 1989, where he was named an All-American. Mayne was taken by the Kansas City Royals as the 13th player overall in the major league draft.

Also being inducted:

Sue Lewis-Newton, who played softball at Fullerton from 1981 to 1984 and was a three-time All-American. Fullerton finished second nationally once and third twice during her career.

Lynn Rogers, who was the women’s gymnastics coach from 1976 to 2000. Fullerton won the 1979 national title and finished second three times and third five times.

Boosters Jerry and Merilyn Goodwin, who donated the lead gift to expand Fullerton’s baseball stadium, now named Goodwin Field.

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