Saturday, October 07, 2006

Vallely Joins Former Greats in UCLA Hall of Fame

By Bruin Basketball Report

John Vallely was officially inducted into the UCLA Bruins Athletics Hall of Fame on Friday night, Oct. 6 at an invitation-only ceremony in the Hall of Fame, located in the J.D. Morgan Intercollegiate Athletics Center.

(See Valley's career profile in 9/15/06 article)

In addition to Vallely, there were seven other new inductees; Carol Bower, rowing; Herb Flam, tennis; Monte Nitzkowski, swimming and water polo; Jonathan Ogden, football and track and field; Annette Salmeen, swimming; Dennis Storer, soccer and rugby; and Elaine Youngs, volleyball.

Vallely becomes the 38th UCLA Men's Basketball player or coach to be inducted to the UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame.

List of UCLA Men's Basketball players and coaches inducted into the UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame:

1984 Charter Members: John Wooden, Lew Alcindor (Kareem Abdul-Jabbar), Gail Goodrich, Walt Hazzard, Jackie Robinson, Bill Walton, Keith (Jamaal) Wilkes

1985: Wilbur Johns , George Stanich, Sidney Wicks

1986: Keith Erickson, Willie Naulls, Jerry Norman

1987: Don Barksdale, Dick Linthicum

1988: Sam Balter, Marques Johnson

1990: Denny Crum, Mike Warren

1992: Dave Meyers

1993: Bill Putnam, Curtis Rowe

1994: Donald Bragg, Kiki Vandeweghe

1997: David Greenwood, Frank Lubin

1998: Reggie Miller

2000; Lucius Allen, Eddie Sheldrake

2001: Gary Cunningham, John Green

2002: Don MacLean

2003: Jerome "Pooh" Richardson

2004: Henry Bibby, Fred Slaughter

2005: Ed O'Bannon, Kenneth Washington

2006: John Vallely



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