2016 Hall of Fame Induction Dinner
Five remarkable athletes, one instrumental coach and the first NCAA Sweet Sixteen men’s basketball team in school history will make up the 2016 Nevada Athletics Hall of Fame class, the department announced today.
The 2016 class consists of:
-The 2003-04 NCAA Sweet Sixteen men’s basketball team
-Rich Barcelo – Men’s Golf (1996-99)
-Mike Crawford – Football (1993-96)
-Salaia Salave’a – Volleyball & Women’s Basketball (2002-06)
-Harvey Dahl – Football (2001-04)
-Mark Fox – Men’s Basketball coach (2000-09)
-Jim Puzey – Baseball (1982-85)
“What an outstanding group of individuals to induct into our Hall of Fame this year,” athletics director Doug Knuth said. “Classes like this are what allow us to carry on the tradition of Wolf Pack athletics. We are very excited to welcome them back to campus this fall to honor all of their accomplishments.”
The Hall of Fame dinner is set for Friday, Sept. 16 at the Reno Ballroom. Cocktails will start at 6 p.m. with the induction ceremony to follow. The dinner is open to the public and tickets are $60 per person. For more information, call (775) 682-6901.
Since its inception in 1973, the Nevada Athletics Hall of Fame has inducted 188 individuals and five teams. For a list of previous Nevada Hall of Fame inductees, click here.
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