University of the District of Columbia Announces Second Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Class

WASHINGTON, DC – The University of the District of Columbia Department of Athletics is proud to announce the Second Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Class. The Athletics Hall of Fame celebration will be held on February 15th, 2013 at Maggiano's Little Italy on Wisconsin Avenue in Washington, DC. The event will begin at 6:00 pm with a reception. The Dinner and induction ceremony will begin at 7:00 pm. 

 

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

Harry Brockenberry – District of Columbia Teachers College (Class of 1975) – Men's Basketball Student-athlete

Dr. Michael Glascoe – District of Columbia Teachers College (Class of 1972) – Football & Baseball Student-athlete

Stanley L. Mullins – University of the District of Columbia (1982-1992) – Track & Field Coach

Hiram "Dutch" Usilaner – District of Columbia Teachers College (1958-1968) – Men's Basketball Coach

Dr. Paul Phillips Cooke – District of Columbia Teachers College (1966-1974) – President

 

2013 Inaugural Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Event Details

Date:  Friday, February 15, 2013

Time: 6:00 pm Reception, 7:00 pm Dinner and Induction Ceremony

Location: Maggiano's Little Italy

                5333 Wisconsin Avenue NW
                Washington, DC 20015

 

The Hall of Fame celebration begins on February 15, 2013.  Don't miss this historic event. For more information, to register for the event, and for sponsor information visit us at http://www.udcfirebirds.com/Athletic_Hall_of_Fame or contact Patrick Knapp, Associate Director of Athletics for External Affairs, at pknapp@udc.edu or (202)274-6794.

 

Harry Brockenberry – Harry Brockenberry, was a graduate of Washington Technical Institute (1973) and of District of Columbia Teachers College (1975) and carries with him the reputation as one of the most prolific scorers in city basketball history as well as University of the District of Columbia history. He was captain of his team in 1974-75 and was awarded the Reslyn W. Henley Memorial Award. Besides being a star forward on the basketball team, Harry was also Vice President of the DCTC Student Government.

 

Dr. Michael Glascoe – Micheal Glascoe graduated from District of Columbia Teachers College in 1972 and was considered, at the time, one of the best multi-purpose athletes in the school's history as a standout in both football and baseball. Michael played shortstop and pitched for the baseball team and played quarterback and defensive safety for the football team.

 

Stanley L. Mullins –Stan Mullins immediately turned the University of the District of Columba track & field program into a powerhouse in Division II. He developed 17 men and women All-Americans and 32 All-ECAC Conference Division performers, including a star runner named Liz Young Mcnair, a recent inductee into the University of the District of Columbia Inaugural Athletics Hall of Fame Class in 2012.

 

Hiram "Dutch" Usilaner – Coach Usilaner ranks as one of the most successful coaches in university history, and is considered a legend in his District of Columbia Teachers College athletic era. He coached from 1958 to 1968 and his teams won seven Maryland Intercollegiate Conference tournaments.

 

Dr. Paul Phillips Cooke – Dr.Cooke was the President of District of Columbia Teachers College from 1966 to 1974. He is most renowned for making the DCTC athletic programs successful during his tenure.

 

"The Athletics Hall of Fame provides the opportunity to recognize individuals who are the absolute best representatives from the University and its legacy institutions," Director of Athletics Patricia Thomas said.  "Intercollegiate Athletics at this institution has a glorious history to celebrate.  Students and staff achieved remarkable accomplishments while representing the institution with excellence.  The inaugural Hall of Fame class was outstanding, and the 2013 class is no exception.  We look forward to the upcoming induction ceremony and celebration weekend with great anticipation."

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

For more information on the Inaugural Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, please visit us on the web at http://www.udcfirebirds.com/Athletic_Hall_of_Fame.