Posts Tagged ‘hall of fame’
For those of you who attended Saturday’s Homecoming game against Dartmouth, you were treated to a ‘who’s who?’ of Columbia Athletics legends during halftime. The Class of 2010 of the Columbia Athletics Hall of Fame, inducted the night before in Low Memorial Library, was recognized during the intermission. More »
If you see a bunch of people in tuxedos and fancy dresses heading into Low Library tomorrow night, they’re probably going to the Hall of Fame induction ceremony. That’s right, Columbia has its very own athletics hall of fame! In fact there are some pretty cool people getting inducted, so keep your eyes peeled for them tomorrow night.
Athletic Director M. Dianne Murphy worked to get the project off the ground when she first arrived at Columbia, with the first class being inducted in 2006. The next round was in 2008, making this year’s class the third to be admitted.
The event kicks off at 6 p.m. if you feel like trying to sneak in and take pictures of famous Columbians.
They might not get full-sized busts in Canton or engraved plaques in Cooperstown, but the Columbia Lions Hall of Fame Class of 2010 will be inducted to much fanfare next Friday evening. Twenty former student-athletes and three former head coaches will be inducted in a black-tie dinner and induction ceremony in Low Memorial Library at 6:30 p.m. In keeping with the tradition of most Columbia athletics events, there are still many tickets available. More »
Last week the athletic department announced the 2010 Hall of Fame Class, and after extensive googling research, we’ve discovered that some of the inductees did some interesting things during and after their time in light blue. Keep reading to learn about former athletes that have done everything from competing in the Olympics to writing books to inspiring songwriters.