Tickets Now On Sale For Hall Of Fame!
Sept. 13, 2012
LAS VEGAS (UNLVRebels.com) -
Tickets have gone on sale for the 2012 UNLV Athletics Hall of Fame ceremony, which will take place Friday Oct. 12 at the South Point Hotel, Casino and Spa.
Presented by the Las Vegas Review-Journal, the event will begin with a reception at 5:30 p.m. followed by dinner and ceremony starting at 7 p.m. Tickets are $100 and for the first time, can be purchased online by visiting www.unlvtickets.com.
This year's class will feature seven different Rebel sports, including a strong football contingent on what is the night before the annual Battle for the Fremont Cannon football game between UNLV and Nevada, Reno. Former All-America cornerback Kevin Thomas and the 1984 California Bowl champion UNLV football team will be inducted while former Rebel quarterback and current ESPN personality Kenny Mayne will also be on hand to receive the Silver Rebel Award.
Other inductees are former women's swimmer Lorena Diaconescu, former women's basketball player Linda Frohlich, former men's basketball player Eddie Owens, former men's swimmer Jacint Simon, former softball player Amie Stewart, former men's tennis coach and two-time interim athletics director Fred Albrecht, and Mike Miller, who is a celebrated graphic artist and creator of the UNLV mascot Hey Reb. The class holds the unique distinction of featuring the all-time leading scorer for both the men's basketball team (Owens) and the women's basketball team (Frohlich).
Born in 1987, UNLV's Athletics Hall of Fame will now grow to 114 members strong. Under the hall's bylaws, former student-athletes must have completed their eligibility at least 10 years earlier to be selected. Coaches and administrators must have stopped working at the University five years previous. All classes now enter on a biennial basis.
UNLV ATHLETICS HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 2012 INDUCTION CEREMONY
Friday, Oct. 12, 2012 (Business Attire Requested) South Point Hotel, Casino and Spa 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South Visit www.unlvtickets.com to purchase
UNLV ATHLETICS HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 2012 FRED ALBRECHT - Men's Tennis Coach/Administrator (1974-83, 1995, 2003) LORENA DIACONESCU - Women's Swimming Athlete (1998-2002) MIKE MILLER - Distinguished Contributor LINDA FROHLICH - Women's Basketball Athlete (1998-2002) EDDIE OWENS - Men's Basketball Athlete (1973-77) JACINT SIMON - Men's Swimming Athlete (1998-2002) AMIE STEWART - Softball Athlete (1992-95) Kevin Thomas - Football Athlete (1998-2001) 1984 UNLV FOOTBALL TEAM - Conference and California Bowl Champions
SILVER REBEL AWARD WINNER KENNY MAYNE - Football Athlete (1980-81), ESPN Personality