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Tabor College inducted three versatile athletes from the past in the
second year of the school?s athletic hall of fame.
The three were formally inducted during the school?s annual athletic
banquet on Saturday.
A native of Corn, Okla., Robert ?Bob? Vogt came to Tabor in 1948.
During his four years at Tabor, he participated in basketball and
On the hardwood, Vogt started every game but two during his four
years?and missed those two only because of illness.
During his career he average 19.8 points a game and set the school?s
single-game scoring record of 38 points against a favored team from
College of Emporia.
As a senior, Vogt averaged 22.2 points a game and led the Bluejays to
a 17-3 record.
He was selected the Mid-Kansas Conference All-Conference Team in
basketball all four years and was named the outstanding player in the
conference in 1949. He was also selected to the Kansas AAU tournament
all-star team for two years and played in the AAU national tournament
one year with the state championship team, Hesston King Motors.
Vogt also competed as a member of the Kansas College All-Stars in
several games against the Minneapolis Lakers?now the Los Angeles
Lakers?of the National Basketball Association.
On the baseball diamond, Vogt compiled a pitching record of 24-7 and
batted .371 as a senior.
In each of his four years, he was among the team leaders in batting
average, home runs and runs batted in.
Vogt became a teacher and later served as a pastor for more than 35
years. He and his wife, DeLoris, live in Dinuba, Calif.
A native of Yale, S.D., Leland Kleinsasser came to Tabor in 1953. He
was a four-year starter in basketball and baseball and also
participated in track and field for three years.
On the basketball court, Kleinsasser was one of the first players to
use the no-look and behind-the-back pass. Although primarily a
playmaker, Kleinsasser scored in double figures all four years as a
He was a star pitcher for the Bluejay baseball team and led the team
to several Mid-Kansas Conference and tournament championships in
baseball and in basketball.
In track and field, he set the long jump record of 21-7 in 1957.
Kleinsasser taught and coached for several years in South Dakota, then
developed a large farming operation in the area. He was involved in a
variety of church and civic capacities through the years, including
serving terms as a state representative and senator in his home state.
Jenny Vogts Lloyd
A Moundridge native, Jenny Vogts arrived on campus in 1979 and was a
standout in volleyball, basketball and softball over the next four
As a freshman, she averaged 7.8 points for the women?s basketball team
and helped the Bluejays tie for the KCAC championship. She earned
All-KCAC honorable mention honors as a sophomore and made the first
team her senior year. She averaged 15.3 points a game during her final
On the softball field, she started all four years and batted over .400
her junior and senior seasons. She was selected to the All-KCAC first
team her last three years at Tabor.
She also made the All-KCAC first team her senior year in volleyball.
In 1983, as a junior, she was selected Tabor?s ?Outstanding Female
Athlete of the Year.? The same year, her brother, Al, won the award as
the male athlete of the year.
After graduating, she taught school for several years in the
Canton-Galva system, but devotes most of her time these days to caring
for husband, Scot Lloyd, and their 2-y
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