FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

September 26, 2016

 

BOB WALSH HEADLINES RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE
ATHLETIC HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 2016

Providence, R.I.-Former Rhode Island College Head Men’s Basketball Coach Bob Walsh, along with current Director of Athletics Donald E. Tencher and six others, will be inducted into the Rhode Island College Athletic Hall of Fame at the annual Athletic Recognition and Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, held at Donovan Dining Center on Saturday, Oct. 1 (5:30 p.m.) in conjunction with Homecoming.

 

Gail H. Davis (former Associate Athletic Director), Amy Machado ’07 (softball), Chris O’Connors ’08 (baseball), Timothy Rudd Jr. ’04 (track & field/cross country), Dana (Skorupa) Murnighan ’07 (track & field), and Joseph Testa ’01 (men’s tennis) will also be enshrined. Please see attached file for detailed bios on the inductees.

 

 

 

Athletic Hall of Famers and former President John Nazarian ’54 and Vice President for Student Affairs Gary Penfield will be recognized and have an award named in their honor: The Nazarian/Penfield Leadership Award.

 

Please contact Tony Rainone at (401) 456-8007 or arainone@ric.edu for ticket information.

 

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