Photo Gallery: WVU Sports Hall of Fame
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The
WVU Sports Hall of Fame inducted 11 new members Saturday – Kate Bulger (women’s basketball), Jon Capon (men’s soccer), Avon Cobourne (football), Mike Gansey (men’s basketball), Tom Keane (football), Larry Krutko (football), Eleanor Lamb (administration), Steve Slaton (football), Bev Fry Plocki (gymnastics), Pat White (football) and Web Wright ( rifle).
Following are looks at the induction ceremony and introductions during West Virginia’s football win over Kansas State, as well as some looks at the athletes in action during their careers.
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WVU director of athletics Shane Lyons presents Avon Cobourne with his Hall of Fame plaque.
WVU director of athletics Shane Lyons presents Kate Bulger with her Hall of Fame plaque.
Avon Cobourne slithers through a hole
West Virginia basketball’s Mike Gansey acknowledges the cheers for his career
West Virginia running back Avon Cobourne has a cheering section to acknowledge his introduction
West Virginia running back Steve Slaton and daughter Darla
WVU Rifle National Champion and All-American Web Wright
Steve Slaton puts a move on a Marshall defender
WVU director of athletics Shane Lyons presents Steve Slaton with his Hall of Fame plaque.
The 2018 class of the WVU Sports Hall of Fame
Avon Cobourne (left) and Shane Lyons speak at the 2018 WVU Sports Hall of Fame Induction ceremony.
WVU Sports Hall of Fame running backs Avon Cobourne (left) and Steve Slaton
Mike Gansey and Coley White at the WVU Hall of Fame induction ceremony. Coley accepted on behalf of his brother, Pat White, who was unable to attend because he was coaching at Alcorn State that night.
Tony Caridi served as the Master of Ceremony for the WVU Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony.
WVU director of athletics Shane Lyons presents Bev (Fry) Plockiwith her Hall of Fame plaque.
Kate Bulger gives her induction speech into the WVU Sports Hall of Fame
Coley White accepted on behalf of his brother, Pat, who was coaching a football game for Alcorn State during the WVU Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony.
Mike Gansey accepts his induction into the WVU Sports Hall of Fame
Steve Slaton addresses the crowd during the WVU Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremy.
Former WVU athletic department administrator Eleanor Lamb was inducted into the Sports Hall of Fame at the age of 96.
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