LEXINGTON, Ky. — The College of Kentucky is opening its Athletics Corridor of Fame Induction dinner and ceremony to the general public on November 4th on the Central Financial institution Middle Ballroom.
Due to COVID, this 12 months’s occasion will honor each the 2020 and 2021 Courses for UK’s Corridor of Fame.
If you want to participate within the occasions you may reserve the $100 tickets by calling Christin.Sherrard at (859) 218-3931 or by emailing [email protected] The reservation deadline is October 22.
The night begins at 5:30 p.m. with a cocktail hour. The dinner and induction ceremony start at 6:30 p.m.
Here’s a reminder of the Courses being inducted by the College of Kentucky Athletics Corridor of Fame.
Bettie Lou Evans, Girls’s Golf, 1980-2001
Head coach of UK girls’s golf for 23 seasons … Led UK to the NCAA Regionals 14 occasions, together with 5 journeys to the NCAA Championships … Finest nationwide finishes had been fifth place in 1986 and tenth place in 1998 and 1991 … SEC Coach of the 12 months in 1992 … Mid-Atlantic Coach of the 12 months in 1986 and 1990 … Coached two All-People and had six first-team All-SEC alternatives … Coached 4 All-SEC second-teamers after that honor was added in 1993 … After retiring from teaching, served as UK’s director of golf operations for 17 years … UK’s golf event is known as in her honor … Inducted into the Nationwide Golf Coaches Corridor of Fame in 1997 … Elected to the Kentucky Golf Corridor of Fame and Transylvania College Sports activities Corridor of Fame.
Kendra Harrison, Girls’s Monitor and Area, 2014-15
Present world file holder within the 100-meter hurdles at 12.20 seconds … Nationwide Monitor Athlete of the 12 months by the USTFCCCA as a senior, as she was the NCAA champion within the indoor 60m hurdles and out of doors 100m hurdles … NCAA silver medalist within the 400m hurdles as a junior and senior … Led UK to an NCAA second-place out of doors staff end in 2015, the very best exhibiting in class historical past … All totaled, a 15-time All-American … 5-time SEC gold medalist – 60m indoor hurdles as a junior and senior; 100m out of doors hurdles as a junior and senior, and 400m out of doors hurdles as a junior … Nonetheless holds the college file within the 60m hurdles … Exemplary scholar who earned Tutorial All-America and acquired the NCAA High 10 Award as a senior.
Nazr Mohammed, Males’s Basketball, 1996-98
Two-time nationwide champion … Second-leading scorer and main rebounder on the 1998 staff that went 35-4, received the nationwide title and the SEC common season and event championships … A reserve on the 1996 nationwide title staff that went 34-2 … Averaged 12 factors, 7.2 rebounds and 1.9 blocks throughout the 1998 run … Tabbed All-SEC First Crew by the league’s coaches and the AP … Named to the 1998 SEC All-Match Crew … Entered NBA Draft after his junior season and was chosen within the first spherical by Utah … Performed greater than 1,000 video games, scored almost 6,000 factors and grabbed almost 5,000 rebounds throughout an 18-year NBA profession … Received an NBA championship with San Antonio in 2005 … Presently a scout for the Oklahoma Metropolis Thunder.
Larry Warford, Soccer, 2009-12
One of many biggest offensive linemen in Kentucky historical past went on to an impressive profession within the NFL … Helped UK to 2 bowl video games … Didn’t enable a quarterback sack and graded over 90% throughout his senior 12 months … Earned all-star recognition all 4 years at UK … Earned All-America Third Crew honors as a senior from Related Press and Phil Steele’s Faculty Soccer … All-SEC First Crew as a senior by ESPN.com and CBSsports.com … All-SEC Second Crew as a junior and sophomore … Named to the Sophomore All-America Crew by Faculty Soccer Information … Freshman All-SEC by league coaches … Seven-year NFL profession with Detroit and New Orleans … Professional Bowl choice in 2017, 2018 and 2019.
Bob Whelan, Cross Nation/Outside Monitor/Indoor Monitor, 1987-90
Captured the NCAA indoor championship within the mile in 1990 … Received six SEC championships, two particular person occasions and 4 relays … Was the SEC champion within the indoor mile in 1990 … Topped the 1990 SEC out of doors champion within the 1500-meter run … Ran on 4 SEC indoor champion relays – twice every within the distance medley relay and the 4×800-meter relay … Set the out of doors file within the 1500-meter run with a time of three:40.56, which stood till 2014 … First Wildcat to interrupt the four-minute mark within the mile, his file time of three:58.77 additionally stood till 2014 … An All-American from 1989-1991 … Twice named UK Male Athlete of the 12 months … Represented the USA within the 1991 World College Video games … Tutorial All-American … Presently an anesthesiologist.
Arin Gilliland Wright, Girls’s Soccer, 2011-2014
2014 NSCAA All-American, the second in program historical past … 2013 and 2014 Hermann Award finalist for Nationwide Participant of the 12 months … 2014 espnW Feminine Athlete of the 12 months finalist … Three-time All-SEC First Crew choice (2012-14) … Ranks within the prime 5 at UK in complete minutes performed (third), targets scored (30, third), assists (25, third) and pictures (210, first) … 2014 SEC Defensive Participant of the 12 months … Set faculty file with eight profession game-winning targets … Led UK to its solely NCAA Candy 16 look in 2014 … 2014 Honda Award Winner for Inspiration … Chosen by Chicago with the No. 8 total decide within the 2014 Nationwide Girls’s Soccer League draft and nonetheless performs for the Pink Stars … First UK girls’s soccer participant to obtain a call-up to the U.S. Girls’s Nationwide Crew.
They are going to be joined by the 2020 class that might not be honored final 12 months due to Covid precautions – softball pitcher Chanda Bell, who sparked UK’s emergence as a nationwide energy; baseball All-American Sawyer Carroll; males’s basketball All-American Ron Mercer; AJ Reed, nationwide participant of the 12 months in baseball; soccer All-American Danny Trevathan; and males’s basketball two-time nationwide champion Wayne Turner.
Chanda Bell, Softball, 2009-12
Her arrival in 2009 coincided with the emergence of UK softball as a nationwide energy … Led UK to its first 4 NCAA Match appearances in class historical past, together with UK’s first Tremendous Regional … Received 68 video games with a profession ERA of two.55 … Nonetheless holds 5 faculty information, together with strikeouts in a sport (16), season (288) and profession (910) together with lowest opponent batting common in a season (.175) and profession (.200) … Threw 5 no-hitters, together with the primary no-hitter (2009) and first good sport (2012) in UK historical past … Nationwide Pitcher of the Week in 2012 … Two-time SEC Pitcher of the Week and SEC Freshman of the Week … 2009 SEC All-Freshman Crew … UK scholar assistant coach in 2013 … Assistant coach at Marshall (2014-17) and Indiana (2018-present).
Sawyer Carroll, Baseball, 2007-08
Consensus first-team All-America choice in 2008 … Holds UK profession information for batting common (.386) and on-base share (.483), additionally rating fifth in profession slugging share (.656) … Set the UK single-season file for RBI (83) in 2008, whereas posting the fifth-best batting common in UK annals (.419) … Completed 2007 rating second in UK single-season historical past in hits (98), seventh in runs (69), sixth in doubles (22), ninth in homers (19), second in complete bases (183), second in slugging (.762) and fifth in on-base share (.514) … Additionally named first-team All-SEC by the league coaches and to the SEC All-Match Crew in 2008 … Was a semifinalist for the 2008 Dick Howser Trophy, the Brooks Wallace Award and the USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award.
Ron Mercer, Males’s Basketball, 1996-97
Member of the 1996 nationwide championship staff in addition to the 1997 nationwide runner-up staff … NCAA consensus All-America first staff in 1997 … Named to the 1996 NCAA Match All-Remaining 4 Crew … Named Freshman All-SEC in 1996 … 1997 NCAA Match All-Remaining 4 Crew … 1997 NCAA Match West Regional Most Excellent Participant … SEC Participant of the 12 months by league coaches and AP in 1997 … 1997 SEC Match MVP … Scored 725 factors in his sophomore season, on the time the fifth most in a season in program historical past … Member of Kentucky’s 1,000-point membership (1,013) … Declared for the 1997 NBA Draft after his sophomore season … Drafted within the first spherical, sixth total, by the Boston Celtics … Performed eight seasons within the NBA.
AJ Reed, Baseball, 2012-14
Most completed participant in UK historical past … 2014 unanimous Nationwide Participant of the 12 months, by seven selectors, when he had arguably the best single season in school baseball historical past – .336 batting common, 23 residence runs, 73 RBI whereas going 12-2 as a pitcher (Friday starter) with a 2.09 ERA … Led the nation in homers and slugging share (.735) … Additionally the SEC Participant of the 12 months and SEC Male Athlete of the 12 months (all sports activities) … Two-time first-team All-SEC … Freshman All-American in 2012 … Profession stats characteristic .306 common, 40 HR and 168 RBI, together with 19-13 pitching file and a couple of.83 ERA … 4-year major-league veteran with the Houston Astros and the Chicago White Sox.
Danny Trevathan, Soccer, 2008-11
Two-year All-America linebacker … First All-America linebacker in class historical past … Chosen Nationwide Linebacker of the 12 months by the Faculty Soccer Efficiency Awards after monster senior season by which he totaled 143 tackles, 11.5 tackles for loss, 4 interceptions, 5 triggered fumbles and 5 go breakups … Led the SEC in tackles as a junior and senior, incomes first-team All-SEC honors each years … First-team All-America as a junior with 144 stops … Chosen within the NFL Draft by the Denver Broncos … Led Denver in tackles two years, with the staff advancing to the Tremendous Bowl in each of these seasons, together with one Tremendous Bowl championship … 10-year veteran with Denver and the Chicago Bears.
Wayne Turner, Males’s Basketball, 1996-99
Member of 1996 and 1998 nationwide championship groups in addition to the 1997 nationwide runner-up staff … Completed his profession as UK’s and the NCAA’s all-time video games performed chief with 151 video games (now ranks second) … UK’s all-time steals chief with 238 … Member of UK’s 1,000-point membership (1,170) … Throughout his profession, helped Wildcats to 2 SEC regular-season championships and three SEC Match championships … Named to the 1997 NCAA Match All-West Regional Crew … Named the 1998 NCAA Match All-South Area Most Excellent Participant in addition to the 1998 SEC Match MVP … Named All-SEC third staff in 1999 and was additionally named to the SEC All-Match Crew … Performed one season within the NBA.