Eight former Gators selected to UF Athletic Hall of Fame
Eight former letterwinners, including All-American running back Fred Taylor and MLB player Brad Wilkerson, will be inducted into the UF Athletic Hall of Fame during the Hall of Fame Banquet on April 9, 2010.
Each year, the F Club Committee selects members to the Hall of Fame. Inductees are divided into three different categories: Gator Greats,Distinguished Letterwinners and Honorary Letterwinners.
Gator Greats are letterwinners who have brought recognition and prominence to the University and to themselves through athletic accomplishments as an undergraduate. Distinguished Letterwinners are letterwinners who have made major contributions to the University’s athletic program through personal time, effort, interest and many years of continued service. They may have also distinguished themselves as exceptional in their chosen field of endeavor.
This year’s induction class is as follows:
Brian Gay (men’s golf);
Leah Kirklin Anderson (women’s track & field)
Jenny Manz Theis (volleyball)
Jason Odom (football),
Fred Taylor (football)
Brad Wilkerson (baseball)
Laurie Burns (women’s golf)
William Freeman (men’s track & field).