NC State names first hall of fame inductees

June 26, 2012 11:53:22 AM PDT
NCSU announced its picks Tuesday to be the first inductees into its NC State Athletics Hall of Fame.

Jim Valvano and Kay Yow will join some of the best players ever to represent the Wolfpack in men's and women's basketball, football, women's track and field/cross country and men's soccer.

"The efforts of the hall of fame selection committee and chair Chris Kingston are very much appreciated," said director of athletics Deborah A. Yow in a news release. "We look forward with great anticipation to the inductions and the celebration of achievements by 10 extraordinary men and women."

Here's the list:

Genia Beasley, Women's Basketball, 1977-80
Ted Brown, Football, 1975-78
Everett Case, Men's Basketball (coach), 1946-64
Roman Gabriel, Football, 1958-61
Tab Ramos, Men's Soccer, 1984-87
Jim Ritcher, Football, 1976-79
Julie Shea, Women's cross country, Track & Field, 1977-80
David Thompson, Men's Basketball, 1972-75
Jim Valvano, Men's Basketball  (coach), 1980-90
Kay Yow, Women's Basketball (coach),1975-2009

The inaugural hall of fame class will be celebrated at the 2012 NC State Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Banquet on Oct. 5 in Reynolds Coliseum.

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