UMES announces 2014 athletics Hall of Fame honorees

  • Friday, January 17, 2014

    UMES Hall of FamePRINCESS ANNE, MD - (Jan. 15, 2014) - Five student-athletes and an administrator are members of the newest class elected to the University of Maryland Eastern Shore's athletic Hall of Fame.

    Dawnette Douglas, Clayton Nichols, Albert Santio, Donnell Boney, Thomas Stewart and former athletics director Hallie E. Gregory will be enshrined as part of the university's 2014 homecoming festivities.

    Gregory served as athletics director from 1989 to 2000 and was the driving force behind construction of the William P. Hytche Athletic Center as a sports venue and classroom building.

    Stewart and Boney were basketball standouts while Douglas, Nichols and Santio were stars of track and field / cross country as undergraduates.

    Their induction, which will take place Friday, Feb. 14 at a banquet in the Student Services Center, brings to 205 the number of members in the UMES shrine.

    Santio and Stewart were students at the institution when it was known as Maryland State College, while their three HOF classmates competed under the banner of UMES.

    To read more about the honorees and their accomplishments, please visit: "UMES ANNOUNCES 2014 ATHLETIC HALL OF FAME CLASS"