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Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at Loyola

Loyola press release - January 8, 2002

(New Orleans)—Loyola University New Orleans will honor former members of their athletic program at the university's Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Saturday, January 19, 2002. The Loyola Athletic Hall of Fame honors those collegiate athletes who made outstanding contributions to their sport.

Hall of Fame events begin on Saturday, January 19, 2002, with the Loyola men's and women's basketball games. Loyola's women's team competes against Tougaloo College at 3 p.m., and the men's basketball team plays Tougaloo at 5 p.m. An informal Hall of Fame presentation will take place during the men's half-time.

The Hall of Fame reception honoring the inductees begins at 7 p.m., in the Danna Center Lounge and the Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony begins at 8 p.m., in the Audubon Room of the Danna Center. This year's honorees are: Mr. Roland Hymel, Jr., B'53, for archery; Mr. Butler Powell, Jr., B'60, G'69, for baseball; and the 1971 Baseball Team. This year's recipient of the St. Sebastian Award is Mr. Robert Reed. This award is presented to the person who has given continuous support and dedication to the athletic program of the university.

All activities are held at Loyola's main campus at 6363 St. Charles Avenue. Tickets for the Hall of Fame games, Induction Ceremony and Reception are $20 per person and $10 for children under 12.

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

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