2009 Athletics Hall of Fame Induction and Recognition Ceremonies Set
The 2009 Missouri State University Athletics Hall of Fame class will be recognized and inducted at ceremonies on campus the weekend of February 6-7.
The weekend will begin with recognition ceremonies at halftime of the Lady Bears game against Creighton on Friday, February 6 at 7:35 p.m. Lower-level tickets for the game are available for $15, based on availability.
The Hall of Fame Banquet and Induction Ceremony will take place at 11 a.m. on Saturday, February 7 at the Plaster Student Union. Banquet tickets are $20 and are available to the public.
Finally, the 2009 class will be recognized at halftime of the Bears basketball game against Southern Illinois on Saturday afternoon. The 3:05 p.m. game is a nationally-televised game on ESPN2, and upper-level tickets are available for $15.25, based on availability.
Tickets for the games are available through the Missouri State Athletics Box Office by calling (417) 836-7678 or (888) 476-7849. Hall of Fame Banquet Tickets are available by contacting Missouri State Athletics Development at (417) 836-4143.
The 2009 Hall of Fame class consists of Keith Champion (baseball, 1978-81), Kate Madden (softball, 1993-96), Brianne McGuirk Calvert (women’s swimming, 1999-2003), Johnny Murdock (men’s basketball, 1991-95), Bill O’Neill (assistant coach and assistant athletics director, 1970-2008), Jackie Stiles (women’s basketball, 1997-2001), and Mark Stillwell (sports information director and assistant athletics director, 1972-2008).