Monday, January 27, 2014

UIS accepting nominations for new athletic hall of fame

Nominations are being accepted for the inaugural class of the University of Illinois Springfield’s Department of Athletics Hall of Fame.

Names of former student-athletes, former coaches, teams and “friends” of UIS/Sangamon State University athletics will be accepted until March 1 via or by email to

Student-athletes and coaches must have a period of at least five years since last competing with UIS/SSU athletics. Students must have attended UIS/SSU for at least one year and preferably graduated.

Induction of the inaugural class is tentatively scheduled for Homecoming Weekend in the fall.

The story was reported by The State Journal-Register on January 27, 2014.

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