Steve Sholtes

Steve SholtesSteve Sholtes
(Track, 1974)

This inductee graduated in 1974 and excelled in Cross Country and Track. He was selected to the All-FCIAC Track and Cross Country team three years running. He was State Champion in the Indoor Mile for two years and the Outdoor Mile for one year. He holds the indoor and outdoor mile records in the Mile. He holds the FCIAC indoor mile record and the State LL indoor mile record. He was ranked 6th nationally in 1973 in the Indoor Mile in addition to being undefeated in 1974. Following DHS he attended the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business and graduated in 1978. He set the Freshman Cross Country Record in 1974. He was the Ivy League Champion in the two mile in 1978 and the league champion in the 5000 meter the same year. He was the East Coast 5000 meter champion in 1978 and holds the Penn record in this event with a time of 13:51.2 minutes. In this event he was ranked 10th in the US in 1978. Following graduation he qualified for the 1980 Olympic Trails in 5000 meters.