The 2011 class of the Liberty Athletics Hall of Fame will be inducted at a banquet ceremony on Sept. 16 at 6 p.m., as a part of the celebration surrounding the James Madison football weekend. Tickets for the evening's event are now on sale.
The five-member Hall of Fame class, which is the Athletics Department's third inducted group, includes: Paul Annan (soccer), Fred Banks (football), Coach Bill Bell (soccer), Jerry Edwards (radio play-by-play) and Heather (Sagan) Zealand (track). Each of the inductees will be presented by a person of their choosing and will address the audience that attends the banquet.
All of the inductees will be presented with an etched glass piece that will memorialize this honor. This group of five will bring the total number of Athletics Department Hall of Fame members to 17. All Hall of Fame inductees are honored with a display in the honors area of the Vines Center.
The induction banquet, open to all Flames fans and the general public, will be hosted on Liberty's campus in the Williams Stadium Tower Club Pavilion (third floor). Tickets are available for $30 at the Flames Ticket Office or online at the link provided below. All purchased tickets will be available for pick up as you enter the banquet unless picked up in person at the Flames Ticket Office.
The five inductees will also be presented to the audience at the James Madison football game on Sept. 17. The contest against the Dukes begins at 7 p.m.
Hall of Fame Banquet Tickets
2011 Hall of Fame release
Athletics Department Hall of Fame page
2011 Presenters: Paul Annan – presented by Renee McMurry Fred Banks – presented by Kelvin Edwards Coach Bill Bell – presented by Jeff Alder Jerry Edwards – presented by Mark Edwards Heather Sagan Zealand – presented by Clark Zealand
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