Athletic Hall of Fame

 University of the District of Columbia Athletic Hall of Fame

The University of the District of Columbia Athletics Hall of Fame was established to pay tribute and give recognition to former student-athletes, coaches and administrators who have significantly contributed to the athletic success and history of the institution. Established during the celebration of the university’s 160th Anniversary in 2011, the Athletics Hall of Fame honors outstanding individuals and celebrates the university’s rich history of intercollegiate athletic competition which began in the early 1900’s when students attending Miner Teacher’s College competed in basketball and tennis.

Hall of Fame inductees are student-athletes, coaches and administrators who have significantly contributed to the athletic success and history of the Myrtilla Miner School for Colored Girls, Washington Normal School, Wilson Normal School, Miner Normal School, Wilson Teachers College, Miner Teachers College, District of Columbia Teachers College, Federal City College, Washington Technical Institute, and the University of the District of Columbia over the last 160 years.

 

Click here for Nomination Criteria and Eligibility to Nomininate

 

Athletics Hall of Fame Nomination Forms:

Athletics Hall of Fame Former Athlete Nomination Form

Athletics Hall of Fame Former Coach or Administrator Nomination Form

 

 

University of the District of Columbia 5th Annual Hall of Fame Induction Class:

 

Anthony Brown

University of the District of Columbia – 1985

Men's Track & Field Student-Athlete

Anthony Brown was a sprinter on the men's track & field team. He was a two-time All-American in the 500 and 800 meters. A four-year letter winner under Hall of Fame Coach Stan Mullins, Anthony Brown was the 1985 Reslyn Henley Award Recipient.

 

Adam Hansford

University of the District of Columbia – 1989

Men's Track & Field Student-Athlete

Adam Hansford, a high school track and field All-American from HD Woodson High School, was a sprinter for the Firebird men's track & field program. As a member of the 1989 4x100 meter relay team that advanced to the finals of the NCAA Division II National Championship finals, Hansford earned All-American accolades. Reverend Hansford is President and Founder of the Washington International Network for Students (WINS).

 

Harold Jackson

University of the District of Columbia – 1999

Men's Basketball Student-Athlete

Harold Jackson was the 1999 University of the District of Columbia Men's Basketball MVP. Following graduation, Jackson enjoyed a professional basketball career, including a stint with the Harlem Globetrotters in 2001. Harold coached the 2005 and 2006 Swiss Nike Summer Girls Basketball Champions.

 

Reginald Moore

University of the District of Columbia – 1979

Men's Basketball Student-Athlete

Reginald Moore was the 1975 District of Columbia Teachers College Athlete of the Year and "M" Club Award winner, and he was a two-time men's basketball MVP. He was team captain and starting point guard for the University of the District of Columbia's 1977-78 inaugural men's basketball team. He retired after a successful career as a cartographer with the National Geospatial Agency.

 

Bessie Stockard

Federal City College / University of the District of Columbia

Women's Basketball Coach / Health Education Faculty

Bessie Stockard started the women's basketball program at Federal City College in 1969. A Tuskegee Hall of Famer, she pushed the women's basketball program to new heights, reaching the AIAW National Championships in 1975. Coach Stockard's Federal City program was one of only four teams across the nation selected to play the touring Chinese National Team in 1975 at the University of Maryland. In addition to coaching women's volleyball at the University of the District of Columbia, Coach Stockard continues to serve as faculty in Health Education.

 

Event Details

Date: Friday, February 19th, 2016

Time: 6:00 p.m. Reception; 7:00 p.m. Dinner and Induction Ceremony

Location:

Maggiano's Little Italy

5333 Wisconsin Avenue, NW

Washington, DC 20015

Tickets: To purchase tickets, click here

Parking: Ample parking is available in garages near Maggiano's, including under the building where Maggiano's is located

Chevy Chase Pavilion – 5335 Wisconsin Ave.

Mazza Gallerie – 5355 4th Street, NW

Chevy Chase Center – 5425 Wisconsin Ave.

Metro: Maggiano's is located just down the street from the Friendship Heights Metro Station

*For more information, please visit the Hall of Fame page on the UDC Athletics Website.

 

 

University of the District of Columbia Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Class 2015

Click here to watch the 2015 UDC Athletics Hall of Fame Highlight Film

4th Annual UDC Athletics Hall of Fame Release

4th Annual UDC Athletics Hall of Fame Photo Album

(2015 Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Class. Seated first row, from left: Charles Smith, Donald Walters and Lawrence Bradford. Back row, from left: Britt King and Lorraine Lynch)

 

University of the District of Columbia Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Class 2014

Click here to watch the 2014 UDC Athletics Hall of Fame Highlight Film

3rd Annual UDC Athletics Hall of Fame Release

 

(2014 Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Class from left: Earnest Green, Valerie Curtis, Dr. Gerald Boyd, Robert Jefferson; not pictured, Harold Benjamin Plummer)

 

University of the District of Columbia Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Class 2013

Watch the 2013 Athletics Hall of Fame Highlight Film

View the photo album from the 2013 Athletics Hall of Fame Event 

Firebird Nation Sports Update with interviews with Hall of Famers Stanley Mullins and Harry Brockenberry

Read the full press release about the 2013 induction class

 

(2013 Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Class. Seated first row, from left: Brian Usilaner (son of Hiram "Dutch" Usilaner), Katherine Cooke Mundle (Daughter of Dr. Paul Phillips Cooke), Stanley Mullins.  Back row from left: Harry Brockenberry, Dr. Michael Glascoe.)

  

 

 2012 Athletics Hall of Fame Information

(2012 Inaugural Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Class. Picture includes University President, Dr. Allen L. Sessoms - seated first row, second from left and Director of Athletics, Patricia Thomas - seated first row, third from left)

Click here for the 2012 Inaugural Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony press release

Click here for 2012 Athletic Hall of Fame Photos

 
 
 

 

Hotel Information:

Days Inn Washington DC - Connecticut Avenue

The official hotel of the UDC Athletics Hall of Fame. Right across the street from UDC!

Special rate of $89.00 per room, per night (plus tax and fees) when you mention UDC Athletics Hall of Fame.

To make your reservation contact Peggy Washington: 202-244-5600, or peggy.washington@cwhotels.com.

 

 

Click here for Nomination Criteria and Eligibility to Nomininate

 

Athletics Hall of Fame Nomination Forms:

Athletics Hall of Fame Former Athlete Nomination Form

Athletics Hall of Fame Former Coach or Administrator Nomination Form