Six former Indiana University student-athletes will be joining the Hall of Fame later this fall.
Monday morning, IU released the names of the 38th class of the Indiana Athletics Hall of Fame. Six new members will be inducted, bringing the total to 237 members. The Hall of Fame induction dinner will be held on Friday, Sept. 20.
“Each of these Hoosier legends made an indelible mark on Indiana University Athletics and their respective programs, and we are thrilled to welcome them into the IU Athletics Hall of Fame,” said Indiana Athletics Director Fred Glass in a statement. “Indiana University has a rich history of success in all of its sports, which is evidenced by this class that represents six sports across five decades. These individuals separated themselves with elite contributions during their time at IU and are very deserving of inclusion in a body that represents the very best of IU and IU Athletics.”
Here are the six new members who will be inducted later this year:
- Eric Anderson — Men’s Basketball (1989-92)
- Kay Burrus — Field Hockey & Women’s Basketball Coach (1962-76)
- Chris Gartner — Football (1970-72)
- Jeff Overton — Men’s Golf (2002-05)
- Rose Richmond –Women’s Track and Field (2000-03)
- Donnie Thomas — Football (1972-75)
The six inductees will be recognized at halftime of Indiana’s home game against UConn on Saturday, Sept. 21.