WORCESTER -- The WPI Athletic Department, Poly Club, and Hall of Fame Selection Committee have revealed the inductees for its 35th class, which will be inducted as part of Homecoming Weekend on Friday, September 8th.
The inductees (pictured left to right) include:
Jason Benoit '88 - Wrestling
Nick Fluet '01 - Football
Lee C. Conroy (Helberg) '05 - Women's Basketball and Volleyball
Nickie Hunter '93 - Field Hockey and Softball
F. David Ploss '70 - Rowing
Malcolm MacPherson - Men's Soccer
Additionally, the Frank C. Harrington - Class of 1898 - Award will be presented at the first time at the Hall of Fame dinner after being handed out previously at the annual athletic banquet. The 2017 recipient is former head athletic trainer Dave Abraham. The Harrington Award is presented to a distinguished contributor to WPI Athletics over a significant period of time.
The evening begins with cocktails at 6pm with dinner beginning promptly 7pm in the Campus Center Odeum. For ticket information, please contact Pam Griffin (firstname.lastname@example.org - 508-831-5873) by Friday, August 18th. Tickets are $50 a person. Invitations will be sent out in the next few weeks. You can also RSVP by visiting http://wpi.imodules.com/athleticshof2017.
Saturday will be a busy day with three teams in action at Alumni Stadium. Field Hockey begins the day at 10am versus Elms while Football meets RPI for the Transit Trophy at 1pm and Women's Soccer faces Fitchburg State at 5pm.