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Hall of Fame Weekend at Loyola University New Orleans

Loyola press release - February 4, 1999

(New Orleans)Loyola University New Orleans will honor the 1951-1952 Mens Track Team and a member of the 1952-1956 baseball team at the universitys Hall of Fame induction ceremony this weekend, February 6, 1999. The Loyola Athletic Hall of Fame honors those collegiate athletes who made outstanding contributions to their sport.

Hall of Fame events begin on Saturday, February 6, 1999 with the Loyola mens and womens basketball games. Loyolas womens team competes against Belhaven College at 1 p.m. and the mens basketball team plays Belhaven at 3 p.m.. An informal Hall of Fame presentation will take place during the mens homecoming half-time.

The Hall of Fame reception honoring the inductees begins at 5 p.m. in the Danna Center Lounge and the Hall of Fame Induction ceremony begins at 6 p.m. in the St. Charles Room of the Danna Center. This years honorees are: Mr. Blake G. Arata, B52, L53; Mr. Donald L. Baradel, A55; Mr. Wallie G. Barbot, B51; Mr. John E. Becnel, A54; Mr. James W. Brandau, A55; Mr. Robert Chaney, B54; Mr. Harold Chauvin; Mr. Charles J. Comeaux, A55; Dr. Lawrence J. Derbes, D56; Mr. Joseph C. Fuselier, B52; Mr. Tom Gavin, A53. C61, L66; Mr. C.D. Grenier, A52; Mr. George B. Groetsch, A54; Dr. Elmer P. Grundmeyer, A53, D54; Mr. Louis J. Hauth, B53; Mr. Raymond E. Heap, B56; Mr. Roland J. Hymel, B53; Mr. Kenneth J. Leithman, A52; Mr. Anthony Maurin, A53, Mr. James J. McCafferty (coach), A43; Mr. Andrew F. McGinty, B53, Mr. Bernard McGinty, B54; Mr. Dave Nastasi; Mr. Frank Newman, A55, Dr. Wally Nicaud, D54, Dr. Curtis Prejean, P52; Mr. Edwin J. Prinz, Jr., B50, L52; Mr. Maurice E. Riley, Jr., B52; Mr. Raymond M. Rocker, M52; Mr. Newell H. Schindler, M52; Mr. Roy L. Schutzman, A54; Mr. James A. Stack, A56; Mr. Frank Varela, L55, G60, A65; Mr. William J. Waguespack III, L56; Mr. Fritz Westenberger, B57, L57 and Mr. Anthony P. Chimento, A56, A61, for baseball.

All activities are held at Loyolas main campus at 6363 St. Charles Avenue. Tickets for the Hall of Fame homecoming games, Induction Ceremony and Reception are $20 per person.

The Hall of Fame was created in 1964 and reinstated in 1993 with the return of intercollegiate athletics to Loyolas campus.

Based on the heritage of Catholic Jesuit higher education in Louisiana since 1849, Loyola University New Orleans was charted in 1912. Today, the university serves approximately 5,500 undergraduate and graduate students. The university is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

For more information and reservations, contact the Office of Alumni and Parent Relations at (504) 861-5454 of (800) 798-ALUM.