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UAlbany Athletic Hall of Fame Nominations Now Open for Class of 2017

UAlbany Sports Information   01-09-2017

UAlbany Athletic Hall of Fame Nomination Form

ALBANY, N.Y. – The University at Albany athletic department is now accepting nominations for the UAlbany Athletic Hall of Fame for the Class of 2017.  Nominations for this class will be accepted through Wednesday, March 1st.

All are encouraged to nominate deserving student-athletes, coaches, staff members, teams, and supporters. To nominate, fill out the attached online form. Any individual nominated shall remain an active nominee for a period of three years from the date of nomination.

Below are the criteria for selection:

Student-Athlete Nominees
A person nominated to the UAlbany Athletic Hall of Fame, as a student-athlete must have:

      a.) Participated in athletics for a minimum of two years on the intercollegiate level at the University.
      b.) Been out of college for a minimum of five years.
      c.) Participated at a level of achievement to be determined by the UAlbany Hall of Fame Committee.
      d.) Must have earned a degree from UAlbany.

Athletic Staff Nominees
A person nominated for the UAlbany Hall of Fame, as an Athletic Staff Member must:
      a.) Have been a member of the University community for a minimum of five years.
      b.) Have made an outstanding contribution to the athletic program.

Honorary Membership
Honorary membership in the UAlbany Athletic Hall of Fame shall be permitted to honor and/or memorialize persons who have demonstrated extraordinary dedication to and support of the university and who have made significant contribution(s) to the advancement of the university's intercollegiate athletic program but who are ineligible for other categories of membership in the UAlbany Athletic Hall of Fame.

Posthumous Membership
A posthumous membership may be awarded and the ordinary five-year waiting period waived when all other criteria for membership are clear, distinguished and outstanding.

A team nominated for the UAlbany Hall of Fame will;
1.) Have completed their season a minimum of 10 years prior to nomination
2.) Have completed an outstanding season defined in part to include;
      a.) NCAA Champion or participation in an NCAA Championship.
      b.) An undefeated regular season.
      c.) Received conference, regional, state or district recognition for high-level of achievement.
3.) The induction of a Team does not preclude the induction of an individual from said team.
4.) In review of candidacy, a team’s academic performance will be considered.