RENO, Nev. (MyNews4.com & KRNV) -- The 1990 Wolf Pack football team, which played for the I-AA National Championship, along with two other football standouts, an All-American diver and a volleyball player who led the Pack to two NCAA appearances will make up the 2014 Nevada Athletics Hall of Fame class, the school announced today.
The 1990 football team, which featured eight individuals who have already been inducted to the Hall of Fame, is just the third team to be inducted. Also in the class will be linebacker/defensive end Jorge Cordova, running back Chance Kretschmer, diver Lang Rao and volleyball player Michelle More Williams, according to a recent press release sent by Associate Athletics Director Chad Hartley.
The class will be inducted at the Hall of Fame Dinner on Sept. 4 at the Reno Ballroom and will be honored at halftime of the Nevada-Washington State football game on Friday, Sept. 5.
“This is a terrific Hall of Fame class that represents so much of our great tradition here at Nevada,” athletics director Doug Knuth said. “We’re excited to have all of them back on campus this fall to honor their great contributions to the Wolf Pack.”
Since its inception in 1973, the Nevada Athletics Hall of Fame has inducted 177 individuals and three teams. The public is invited to join the celebration by attending the Hall of Fame Dinner which begins with no-host cocktails at 6 p.m., with the dinner and program to follow. Tickets are $60 and are available by calling (775) 682-6901.