Toledo, Ohio—The Owens Community College athletic department will induct its second ever Owens Express Athletic Hall of Fame class on Sept. 30 in the Audio Visual Classroom Center (AVCC) on the Toledo campus, which is adjacent to the college’s library.
This year’s inductees include the 1992-93 national championship men’s basketball team, the college’s all-time winningest men’s basketball coach Jim Welling, the women’s basketball program’s all-time and single season scoring leader Amy Amstutz and former college president Dan Brown, who was a big supporter of Owens athletics.
The event, which takes place on a Saturday, will begin with breakfast at 9 a.m. and be followed by the induction ceremony. Following the induction ceremony, the No. 3 Owens volleyball team will host Edison State Community College, where the inductees will also be introduced and honored.
“The induction ceremony is always a very special occasion,” said Owens athletic director J.D. Ettore. “These men and women represent the building blocks of Owens Express Athletics as they built a very strong tradition both in the classroom and on their given field of play. It is a day where we get to celebrate the inductees for their athletic prowess as well as them as people who continue to do work to make their communities a better place.”
Tickets for the breakfast are available for $12 each and you can RSVP to Ann LaVoy at (567) 661-7973 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline to RSVP is Sept. 20. All attendees will also be provided free entry to the Owens volleyball match against Edison State after the induction at 11 a.m.