List of Virginia Tech Sports Hall of Fame inductees

The Virginia Tech Sports Hall of Fame was established in 1982 to honor and preserve the memory of athletes, coaches, administrators and staff members who have made outstanding contributions to athletics at Virginia Tech. A total of 198 individuals have been inducted to the Tech Hall of Fame during special annual ceremonies held each fall.[1]

Name Induction year Sport (and/or role) VT Seasons played/
Coached/
Other
National Collegiate Honors
Aaron Marchetti 2009 Tennis (M) 1995–1999 All-America, 1999 [2]
Ace Custis 2007 Basketball (M) 1993–1997
Al Casey 1991 Football 1932–1933[3]
Allan Bristow 1984 Basketball (M) 1970–1973[4]
Amy Byrne Feathers 2001 Basketball (W) 1987-1990 [5]
Amy Wetzel Doolan 2012 Basketball (W) 1999-2001 [5]
André Davis 2012 Football, Track & Field 1998–2001 [3] All-America, 2000 [6]
Academic All-America (1st team), 2001 [7]
Angela Tincher O'Brien 2018 Softball 2005-2008 [5] All-America (2nd), 2006 [2]
Academic All-America (2nd team), 2006 [7]
All-America (1st), 2007 [2]
Academic All-America (1st team), 2007 [7]
All-America (1st), 2008 [2]
Academic All-America of the Year, 2008 [8]
Anne Jones Thompson 2003 Tennis (W), Coach (T)
Antonio Freeman 2006 Football 1991–1994[3]
April Byrd Mosley 2015 Track & Field 1996-2000
Armand Taylor 2005 Wrestling
Ashlee Dobbe 2014 Softball Academic All-America (1st team), 2002 [7]
Ashley Lee 2016 Football 1980–1981, 1983–1984[9]
Ben Taylor 2017 Football 1998–2001[3] All-America (3rd team), 2000[6]
All-America (2nd), 2001 [6]
Berkeley "Berky" Cundiff 1998 Baseball
Bill Buchanan 1990 Tennis (M), Coach,
Administrator
Bill Grossmann 1990 Swimming
Bill Matthews 1993 Basketball (M),
Coach (MBB),
Assoc AD
Billy Hardee 2005 Football 1973–1975[3]
Billy Holsclaw 2018 Football 1956–1958[3]
Bimbo Coles 2000 Basketball (M)
Bob Ayersman 1990 Basketball (M)
Bob Grossmann 2002 Swimming
Bob Phillips 1999 Track & Field All-America (5th pl. pole vault), 1980 [10]
Bob Schweickert 1983 Football 1962–1964[3] All-America (3rd), 1963 [6]
All-America (1st team), 1964 [6]
Bob Wingfield 2004 Track & Field
Bobby Beecher 2013 Basketball (M)
Bobby Smith 2000 Football 1941, 1946–1947[3]
Brad Clontz 2011 Baseball 1990–1995
Brandon Glover 1988 Wrestling 1957-1960[11] All-America (3rd pl., 130 lbs, 1959) [12]
Brandon Flowers (American football) 2019 Football 2004-2007 All-America (3rd team), 2006[6]
All-America (1st team) 2007 [6]
Brendon de Jonge 2014 Golf (M) All-America (2nd team), 2002 [2]
All-America (2nd team), 2003 [2]
Brian Sharp 2009 Golf (M) 1991–1995
Brian Walters 2019 Cross Country, Track & Field 1987-1990 All-America Cross Country (30th place), 1989 [13]
Bruce Smith 1995 Football 1981–1984[3] College Football Hall of Fame [14]
Outland Trophy, 1984 [15]
Consensus All-America, 1984 [16]
All-America (1st team), 1983 [2]
Bryan Randall 2015 Football 2001–2004[3]
Bucky Keller 1993 Basketball (M) All-America (Hon. Mention), 1962 [2]
C. P. "Sally" Miles 1982 Football,
Coach (F),
Athletic Director
1900–1902,[3]
1905–1906,[3] 1908,[17] 1913[17]
1920–1934[18]
Carroll Dale 1982 Football 1956–1959[3] College Football Hall of Fame [19]
All-America (1st team), 1959 [2]
All-America (2nd team), 1958 [2]
Charlie Moir 2006 Coach
Chris Smith 1982 Basketball (M) 1957–1961 [20] All-America (Hon Mention), 1960 [2]
Christi Osborne 2006 Basketball (W) Academic All-America (2nd team), 1994[7]
Academic All-America (1st team), 1995 [7]
Chuck Hartman 2002 Coach 1979–2006[17]
Chuck Noe 2009 Coach 1955–1962
Clarisa Crowell 2013 Softball
Connie Sellers 1996 Golf (M)
Corey Moore 2010 Football 1997–1999[3] Unanimous All-America, 1999 [16][6]
Lombardi Award, 1999 [6]
Nagurski Award, 1999 [6]
Cornell Brown 2007 Football 1993–1996[3] Consensus All-America, 1995 [16]
Cyrus Lawrence 1997 Football 1979–1982[3]
Dale Solomon 1994 Basketball (M)
Darryl Tapp 2018 Football 2002–2005[3] All-America (1st team), 2005 [6]
Dave Smith 2019 Sports Information Dir. 1975-2015
Dave Braine 2012 Athletic Director 1988–1997[18]
Dawn Will Cliffe 2014 Lacrosse (W)
DeAngelo Hall 2016 Football 2001–2003[3] All-America (2nd team), 2003[6]
Dell Curry 1996 Basketball 1982-1986
Dennis Scott 2003 Track & Field, Football 1976–1978[3] All-America (5th pl. 60-yard), 1978 [10]
Dick Arnold 1996 Track
Dick Esleeck 1990 Football,
Coach
Dick Redding 2004 Coach
Dickie Beard 1987 Football 1952–1955[3]
Don Divers 1998 Football 1954–1956[3]
Don Oakes 2001 Football 1958–1960[3]
Don Strock 1985 Football 1970–1972[3] All-America (3rd team), 1972 [6]
Drew Weaver 2019 Golf 2005-2009 All-America (3rd team), 2009 [2]
Duane Lagan 2015 Team Physician
Duke Thorpe 2010 Basketball (M)
Earl "Bus" Hall 1992 Basketball (M)
Ed Motley 1987 Trainer
Eddie Ferrell 1999 Trainer
Frank Beamer 1997 Football,
Coach (F)
1966–1968[3]
1987–2015[3]
College Football Hall of Fame [21]
Consensus National Coach of the Year, 1999 [3]
Frank Loria 1982 Football 1965–1967[3] College Football Hall of Fame [22]
All-America (1st team), 1966 [6]
Consensus All-America, 1967 [16]
Academic All-America, 1967 [7]
Frank Moseley 1982 Coach,
Athletic Director
1951–1960[23]
1951–1978[23]
Frank Peake 1983 Football 1926–1928 [24][25][26]
Frank Teske 1995 Coach (Wr)
Franklin Stubbs 1992 Baseball 1979-1981 All-America (1st Team), 1981[27]
G. F. "Red" Laird 1983 Coach (BaseB) 1940–1943, 1947–1973 [28]
Gene Breen 2002 Football, Wrestling
Gene Bunn 2010 Football
Gene Crane 2009 Track & Field 1974-1979
George Canale 2001 Baseball
George Foussekis 1989 Football 1965-1967[3] All-America (2nd team), 1966 [6]
George Parrish 1986 Football, Basketball (M), Track & Field 1918-1921 [29]
George Preas 1983 Football 1951–1954[3]
George Smith 1996 Football 1932-1934 Jacobs Blocking Trophy 1933, 1934 [30]
Ginny Lessman Stonick 1994 Volleyball (W) Academic All-America (3rd team), 1982 [7]
Glen Combs 1987 Basketball (M) 1966-1968 [31]
H. M. "Mac" McEver 1983 Football,
Coach,
Administrator
1925–1928
1937–1944
H.V. (Byrd) Hooper 1992 Football, Baseball
Hank Crisp 1987 Football
Harry Bushkar 1986 Baseball, Basketball (M) 1942–1946[32]
Henry Redd 1986 Football,
Coach (MBB, F)
1915-16, 1919–20 [33]
1926-27 (MBB),[34] 1932-40 (F)[3]
Herbert Joseph Thomas 1989 Football 1938–1940[3]
Howard Pardue 1992 Basketball (M) All-America (Hon Mention), 1962 [2]
Howie Wright 1986 Football, Baseball 1952–1954[3]
Hunter Carpenter 1982 Football 1900–1903, 1905 [35] College Football Hall of Fame [35]
Ieva Kublina 2014 Basketball (W)
Jack Burrows 1990 Tennis (M)
Jack Prater 1993 Football,
Administrator
1951, 1954–1955[3]
Jake Grove 2014 Football 2000, 2002–2003[3] Unanimous All-America, 2003 [16][6]
Rimington Trophy, 2003
James Franklin Powell 1992 Football, Baseball
James I. "Bud" Robertson, Jr. 2008 Faculty Rep
Jenny Root Price 2007 Basketball (W)
Jerry Claiborne 2003 Coach (F) 1961-1970[3] College Football Hall of Fame [36]
Jerry Gaines 1990 Track & Field
Jessica Botzum Cockrill 2018 Swimming 2005-2008 [37] All-America (7th pl. 200 Breast), 2005 [37]
All-America (Hon Men, 100 Breast), 2005 [37]
All-America (Hon Men 200 Breast), 2006 [37]
All-America (4th pl. 200 Breast), 2007 [37]
All-America (8th pl. 100 Breast), 2007 [37]
All-America (5th pl. 100 Breast), 2008 [37]
All-America (6th pl. 200 Breast), 2008 [37]
All-America (Hon Men 200 Medley Relay), 2008 [37]
All-America (Hon Men 400 Medley Relay), 2008 [37]
Academic All-America (2nd team), 2008 [7]
Jim Beard 2008 Baseball
Jim Pyne 2004 Football 1990–1993[3] Unanimous All-America, 1993 [16][6]
Jim Stewart 1997 Baseball
Jim Weaver 2016 Athletic Director 1997–2013[38]
Jimmy Milley 2013 Tennis (M)
Joe Moran 1991 Football
Joe Saunders 2013 Baseball
John Engelberger 2013 Football 1996–1999[3] All-America (2nd team), 1999 [6]
John Moody 2011 Football,
Administrator
1952–1953,1956–1957
1972–2013
John Wetzel 1985 Basketball (M) 1963–1967 [39]
Johnny Oates 1983 Baseball 1966–1967 [40]
Johnson Wagner 2013 Golf (M) All-America (3rd team), 2002 [2]
Josh Feldman 2011 Wrestling 1989–1994 All-America (7th pl. HWT, 1994) [12]
Judy Williams 2002 Cross Country, Track & Field
Katie Ollendick 2008 Track & Field Academic All-America (1st team), 1997
All-America (12th pl, H-Jump [ID]), 1998[10]
All-America (8th pl., Hept [OD]), 1998 [10]
Academic All-America of the Year, 1998 [41]
Keith Neff 1992 Track & Field All-America (5th pl. Pole Valut), 1976 [10]
Ken Barefoot 1999 Football 1965–1967[3]
Ken Edwards 2000 Football 1967–1969[3]
Ken Whitley 1990 Football, Wrestling 1963–1964, 1966[3]
Kenny Lewis 1998 Football, Track 1977–1979[3]
Kerri Gardin 2016 Basketball (W)
Kevin Jones 2016 Football 2001–2003[3] Consensus All-America, 2003 [16]
Ki Luczak 2000 Football 1949–1951[3]
Laurie Shiflet Hackbirth 2010 Tennis (W)
Lee Suggs 2014 Football 1999-2002[42] All-America (3rd team), 2000 [6]
Leland "Lee" Melear 1989 Basketball (M), Baseball
Leo Burke 1985 Football, Baseball 1952–1956[3]
Lewis Mills 1991 Basketball (M)
Linda King Steel 1995 Track & Field All-America (6th pl. 10KM [OD]), 1984 [10]
All-America (4th pl. 10KM [OD]) 1985 [10]
Lisa Pikalek 2004 Volleyball (W) Academic All-America (2nd team), 1991 [7]
Academic All-America of the Year, 1992
[8]
Lisa Witherspoon 2009 Basketball (W) 1995–1999
Lori McKee Taylor 2000 Cross Country, Track & Field All-America (CC), 1981 [13]
Louis P. Ripley 1995 Team Surgeon
Loyd King 1998 Basketball (M)
Lucy Hawk Banks 1993 Track & Field All-America (800m), 1980 [10]
Mac Banks 1991 Track & Field
Matt Griswold 2019 Baseball All-America (3rd team), 1997
Madison "Buzz" Nutter 1985 Football 1950–1952 [3]
Marcus Kramer 2006 Tennis (M)
Margaret Soulen Gilbert 2001 Swimming All-America (HM, 13th, 100 Back), 1989 [37]
All-America (HM, 13th, 200 Back), 1989 [37]
Mark Stickley 2005 Track & Field, Cross Country All-America (8th pl., 10KM) [10]
Maurice DeShazo 2009 Football 1990–1994
Megan Evans 2017 Softball 2002-2005 [5]
Mel Henry 1986 Football, Basketball (M), Baseball 1935-1938 [43]
Michael Vick 2017 Football 1999–2000[3] All-America (1st team), 1999 [6]
Michelle Meadows 2010 Softball Academic All-America (3rd team), 1998
[7] Academic All-America (1st team), 1999 [7]
Academic All-America (1st team), 2000 [7]
Mickey Fitzgerald 2002 Football
Mike Burnop 2000 Football 1969–1971[3]
Mike Johnson 1994 Football 1980–1983[3] Academic All-America (2nd Team), 1982 [7]
Mike Sergent 2012 Track & Field All-America (5th pl. Hammer), 1992 [10]
Mike Widger 1988 Football 1967–1969[3] All-America (1st team), 1968 [6]
Mike Williams 2004 Baseball
Milton Andes 1994 Wrestling
Neff McClary 1994 Golf (M)
Oliver Mayo 2007 Tennis (M)
Patrick Nyarko 2018 Soccer (M)
Paul "Buddy" Dear 1984 Baseball, Basketball (M) 1924–1927
Phil Rogers 2011 Football 1972–1975[3]
Ray Crittenden 2006 Soccer (M), Football
Reneé Dennis 1997 Basketball (W)
Richard Bullock 1994 Team Physician
Rick Razzano 1997 Football 1974–1977[3]
Ricky Scales 2001 Football 1972–1974[3]
Robert Brown 1998 Football 1980–1981[3] All-America (2nd team), 1981 [6]
Robin Lee 2005 Basketball (W)
Ron Davidson 2003 Football 1966–1968[3]
Roscoe Coles 2015 Football 1974–1977[3]
Roy Beskin 1993 Tennis (M)
Sean Gray 2015 Wrestling All-America (6th pl., 141 lbs), 2001 [12]
Sharon McCloskey 2012 Assoc AD
Shayne Graham 2011 Football 1996–1999[3]
Sherman Vandevender 2001 Wrestling
Sonny Utz 1987 Football 1962–1964[3]
Spyridon Jullien 2016 Track & Field 2002-2006[44] All-America (6th pl., Hammer [OD]), 2003 [10]
All-America (4th pl., Weight Throw [OD]), 2004 [10]
All-America (4th pl., Hammer [OD]), 2004 [10]
Nat'l Champion-All America (Weight Throw [ID]), 2005 [10]
Nat'l Champion-All America (Hammer [OD]), 2005 [10]
Nat'l Champion-All America (Weight Throw [ID]), 2006 [10]
Nat'l Champion-All America (Hammer [OD]), 2006 [10]
Sterling Wingo 1997 Football, Baseball, Track & Field 1947–1950 [3]
Steve Taylor 1999 Cross Country, Track & Field All-America (CC), 1987 [13]
Stuart Johnson 1989 Track & Field
Tasmin Fanning 2019 Cross Country, Track & Field 2005-2008[5] All-America (4th pl., Distance Medley Relay), 2007 [10]
All-America (12th pl., Cross Country), 2007 [10]
All-America (6th pl., 5,000 meters OD), 2008[10]
All-America (3rd pl., Cross Country), 2008 [10]
Ted Ware 1999 Basketball (M)
Tere Williams 2011 Basketball (W) 1997–2001
Terry Strock 2005 Football 1959–1961[3]
Tim Buheller 2017 Baseball
Tim Collins 1985 Golf (M) 1964–1967[45] All-America (3rd team), 1965 [46]
All-America (2nd team), 1967 [46]
Tom Beasley 1988 Football 1973–1976[3]
Tony Paige 1995 Football 1980–1983[3]
Trey McCoy 2007 Baseball
Waddey Harvey 1995 Football 1966–1968[3]
Wayne Robinson 2003 Basketball (M) 1975-1979
Wendy Weisend 1991 Sports Information Dir.
Will Furrer 2015 Football 1988–1991[3]
William "Monk" Younger 1984 Football,
Coach,
Athletic Director
1916–1917;[47]
1920–1923, 1932–1937
1935–1950[18]
Bill Grinus 1992 Football
Wilson Bell 1988 Faculty Rep
Zabian Dowdell 2017 Basketball (M) 2003-2007

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