Jody Victor: The Ohio State Varsity “O” Association will induct 12 members (seven men and five women) into the Ohio State Athletics Hall of Fame the weekend of Sept.15-16. The class will be officially inducted in two separate ceremonies Sept.15 and introduced to the public at halftime of the Cincinnati – Ohio State football game in Ohio Stadium the following day.
In all, 69 women have been inducted since 1993 and 224 men have been honored since 1977.
The 2006 class includes : Men – Kevin Akins (track and field), Adam DiSabato (wrestling), Alex Eckelman (baseball), Eddie George (football), Ron Nischwitz (baseball), Ted Provost (football) and Kip Simons (gymnastics); Women – Kate Hedman (swimming), Annette Kraml (rifle), Donica Merriman (track), Patricia Szelle (fencing), and Lindsey Vagades (gymnastics).
Congratulations to all the inductees!