URI Athletics Hall of Fame Ceremony Set for March 7

KINGSTON, R.I. -- The University of Rhode Island Athletic Department will host its Athletics Hall of Fame Ceremony on Saturday, March 7 at Quidnessett Country Club. Later that afternoon, the Hall of Fame class will be honored at halftime of the men's basketball game versus Saint Joseph's.

The URI Athletics Hall of Fame was established to recognize and honor the best student-athletes, teams and friends of Rhode Island Athletics.  The class of 2015 is a group of individuals that has brought recognition, honor and distinction to the University and their respective athletic programs.

2015 University of Rhode Island Athletics Hall of Fame Inductees

  • Mark Brockwell '85 - Football
  • Thomas Cataldo '71 - Football
  • Kellie Cookus '98 - Softball
  • Thomas Drennan - Head Golf Coach
  • Michael LaBarbera '02 - Baseball
  • Stephanie Ulicny Domin '93 - Women's Cross Country and Track & Field

Two additional former Rhody greats - Andy Williams (men’s soccer) and Antonio Reynolds-Dean (men’s basketball) - were also voted into the URI Athletics Hall of Fame but cannot attend this year’s ceremony and will be inducted at a later date.

Tickets for the URI Athletics Hall of Fame Ceremony are $75 per person.  Tables are also available for purchase at $750.  To RSVP and purchase your tickets, click here.

If you are coming from out of town, URI has secured discounted rooms at two area hotels. The deadline to reserve rooms at this price is Friday, Feb. 6.

Newport Harbor Hotel and Marina - $109 
49 America's Cup Avenue, Newport, R.I. 02840
401-847-9000
Code: HOF

Hampton Inn at South County Commons - $109
20 Hotel Drive - South Kingstown, R.I. 02879
401-788-3500
Code: HOF

To learn more about sponsorship/journal opportunities, please click here.  For more information, contact the Athletics Development office at (401) 874-2389 or via email at johnmay@uri.edu.