Philadelphia, PA- On the eve of Philadelphia University’s graduation weekend, the PhilaU Athletic Department ushered in a different type of class on Friday evening at the 2010 Hall of Fame Induction at the Tuttleman Center. PhilaU Athletic Director and Women's Basketball Head Coach Tom Shirley, along with Hall of Fame Chair/ Head Rowing Coach Chris O'Brien welcomed the 16th Hall of Fame class to campus.
Cross country runner David A. Gingras’69, women’s basketball player Adrienne Reese’02, M’03, baseball player Dave Heineman’92 and PhilaU donor and patron Bob Lockyer’68 comprised the most recent class of PhilaU Athletics Hall of Fame inductees.
Nearly 100 guests enjoyed hors d’oeurves and cocktails before listening to PhilaU Head Men’s Basketball Coach Herb Magee introduce each inductee and their presenter. With the Class of 2010, the PhilaU Hall of Fame now counts 63 individuals among the esteemed group.
Several current PhilaU student-athletes were in attendance, helped by generous contributions from PhilaU donors.
A special presentation was made at the end of the evening from the Class of 2010 inductees to acknowledge Coach Magee’s contributions to the Athletic Department over the years.