Class of '00: Arrived at Westminster College in 1996. In four years he owned the NCAA all-division career records for receptions (436), receiving yards (6,108) and touchdown catches (75). A four-time all-conference performer, he earned All-American honors in 1997, 1998 and 1999. A CoSida Academic All-American in 1999, Pingel also was named the 1999 Melberger Award winner as the NCAA Division III National Football Player of the Year (shown above with Coach John Welty). Pingel's #10 jersey is retired and he was inducted into the SLIAC Hall of Fame in 2009.
Former Westminster College
football greats Justin Peery (left) and Scott Pingel (right)
were inducted into the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Hall of Fame on
Saturday, January 31, 2009 in Fulton.