Six new members of the York University Sport Hall of Fame will be inducted on Thursday, May 28. The 2009 inductees are basketball players Paul Jones and Karen (Jackson) Northey, volleyball star Susan (Craig) Kuck, football standout Dirk Leers and builders Stuart Robbins and Carol Wilson. For more on each of the inductees, see YFile, March 24.
Created in 1980, the Sport Hall of Fame honours individuals who have significantly contributed to York’s interuniversity sport program as athletes, coaches and administrators; and who have exemplified the spirit and ideals of York University sports in their professional and community life. The selection committee consisted of varsity alumni, current student-athletes and several University administrators, including Jennifer Myers, director, Sport & Recreation.
The Sport Hall of Fame Dinner & Induction Ceremony will take place at the Montecassino Banquet Hall in Woodbridge. Tickets are $75 per person or $600 per table (eight seats) and are available at the Sport York Office, 302 Tait McKenzie Centre, by phone at 416-736-2100 ext. 77205 or online at the York Alumni Association Events Web page (see bottom of the page). Click here for printable forms.