Nine To Be Inducted Into Hall of Fame
GAINESVILLE - Eight former Florida athletes and the inventor of Gatorade will be inducted into the UF Athletics Hall of Fame Friday Night.
A committed of F Club members determines inductees, who are selected in three different categories: Gator Greats, Distinguished Letterwinners or Honorary Letterwinners.
The inductees are: Liston Bochette (men's track), Dr. Robert Cade (inventor of Gatorade), David Eckstein (baseball), Aycan Gokberk (volleyball), Anita Howard (track), Suzanne Jackson (golf), Ellis Johnson (football), DeLisha Milton-Jones (basketball) and Lawrence Wright (football).
The induction ceremony will be held Friday night. Due to the Major League Baseball season, Eckstein will not be in attendance.