Pitt athletics announces 2022 Hall of Fame class

Russ Grimm
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PITTSBURGH (93.7 the Fan) The Pitt Athletics Hall of Fame is growing by 12 names following an announcement from Heather Lyke.

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Athletic Director Lyke announced that the 2022 Hall of Fame Class will feature 12 names from nine different sports.

The following names are the next athletes heading to the Pitt Athletics Hall of Fame.

·         Keisha Demas (Women’s Track and Field)

·         Russ Grimm (Football)

·         Larry Harris (Men’s Basketball)

·         Rickey Jackson (Football)

·         Jerome Lane (Men’s Basketball)

·         Debbie Lewis (Women’s Basketball)

·         Angela Lopez Callahan (Women’s Swimming)

·         Ann Marie Lucanie (Volleyball)

·         Jerry Richey (Men’s Track and Field)

·         Donna DeMarino Sanft (Gymnastics Student-Athlete and Coach)

·         Pat Santoro (Wrestling)

·         Rande Stottlemyer (Wrestling Student-Athlete and Coach; Posthumous)

“This is yet another remarkable class that represents the very best of Pitt’s rich athletics history,” Lyke said. “These individuals wore the Blue and Gold with high distinction, and their achievements continue to inspire us today.”

Nominations for the Hall come from solicitations of the general public and athletes must be at least five years removed from collegiate competition and no longer be playing pro sports.

Nominees will officially be inducted on Sept. 30 at the Pitt Athletics Hall of Fame Dinner at Acrisure Stadium.

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