Sept. 20

Induction Ceremony | 6 PM

16 all-time Illini greats will be inducted into the Athletics Hall of Fame at State Farm Center.
The event is free and open to the public.

CLASS OF 2019

Sept. 20

Celebration Party | 8 PM

Following the induction ceremony, the event will include a live band, the opportunity to mingle with Hall of Famers and other greats and an open bar.

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Sept. 21

Illinois Football vs. Nebraska

Prior to the Illinois football game against Nebraska, members of the Hall of Fame class will sign autographs in Grange Grove. Times will be announced once the kickoff time is known.

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  • Harold "Red" Grange

    FOOTBALL • 1923-25 | Class of 2017
  • Kendall Gill

    BASKETBALL • 1987-90 | Class of 2018
  • MARY EGGERS TENDLER

    VOLLEYBALL • 1985-88 | Class of 2017
  • GEORGE HUFF

    FOOTBALL, FOOTBALL COACH, BASEBALL COACH, ATHLETICS DIRECTOR • 1901-36 | Class of 2017
  • LINDSEY NIMMO BRISTOW

    TENNIS • 1991-93 | Class of 2019

Established in 2016, the Illinois Athletics Hall of Fame recognizes and honors the greatest student-athletes, coaches and administrators in the illustrious 120-plus year history of Fighting Illini Athletics.

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