Nevada seeking nominations for the 2014 Hall of Fame Class
May 6, 2014
RENO, Nev. - The University of Nevada is currently seeking nominations for induction into the Athletics Hall of Fame in 2014.
Former student-athletes become eligible 10 years after their last season of competition and should have earned All-America, all-region or all-conference honors. They also should exhibit a high level of professional and personal integrity and contribute to the ideals of their sport or sports.
Coaches become eligible five years after their coaching careers at Nevada have ended and should have produced a career record above .500, won a conference championship or coached a team that advanced to the NCAA Championships. Nominees should also exhibit a high level of professional and personal integrity.
Teams may be considered 10 years after winning a championship.
Special consideration will also be given on a case-by-case basis to honor and enshrine other staff members and supporters of the program who have made significant contributions by supporting, promoting and furthering athletics at the University of Nevada in a non-coaching or non-playing role.
New this year will be the Silver and Blue Service Award. The Silver and Blue Service Award will honor dedicated individuals who have volunteered their time and efforts in the Wolf Pack support areas, such as game operations and statistics crews, over the years. Anyone who has volunteered for Wolf Pack Athletics is eligible for this award.
The 2014 Hall of Fame class will be honored on campus on Sept. 5-6 as part of Hall of Fame Weekend. The inductees will be introduced at halftime of the Friday, Sept. 5 football game vs. Washington State and the Hall of Fame Dinner will be held Saturday, Sept. 6 at Lawlor Events Center.
Since its inception in 1973, 173 individuals and two teams have been inducted into the Nevada Athletics Hall of Fame.
Nomination forms for both the Hall of Fame and the Silver and Blue Service Awards are available at NevadaWolfPack.com. Nominations can be submitted online or via a printable form that can be mailed to:
Rhonda Lundin Bennett
Senior Associate Athletics Director
Legacy Hall/MS 232
Reno, NV 89557
For more information about the Hall of Fame, call (775) 682-6981 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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