Varsity "K" Hall of Fame

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Established in 1979, the Kent State University Varsity "K" Athletics Hall of Fame honors men and women whose exceptional performance on the athletic fields and, in later years in other fields, merits special recognition from their alma mater. Each year, the Varsity "K" Hall of Fame inductees, Distinguished Athletic Alumnus, Varsity "K" Person of the Year, Honorary Varsity "K" Member and Team of Distinction are honored at a banquet during football season.

Hall of Fame members are permanently enshrined in the Varsity "K" Hall of Fame located on the second floor of the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center.


     38th Annual Varsity "K" Hall of Fame Induction Brunch
                              Saturday, September 17, 2016   
                       10 am, Kent Student Center Ballroom 

                                         Make your reservation online.  

2016 Inductees:

Adam Brinker, '87, MA '93, Ice Hockey
Kirby Dreher, '09, Women's Golf
John Edwards, '03, Men's Basketball
Daniel Muir, '14, Football
Nick Nemeth, '03, Wrestling
Kylie Reynolds, '10, Softball
Matt Rundels, '92, Baseball
Jessica Toocheck, '08, Softball       

2016 Honorees:

Jim (Jimmy D) DeVincentis, '75, Varsity "K" Person of the Year
Gregg Floyd, Honorary Varsity "K" Member
Norbert (Nobby) Lewandowski, '59, Distinguished Athletic Alumnus  
2001-2002 Men's Basketball Team, Team of Distinction                                              

For Hall of Fame questions, please contact Alicia Gaffney at 330-672-8399.

Sport: Men's Golf
Major: Actuarial Mathematics

Anticipated Graduation: 2015
Hometown: Summerville, South Carolina

"During my time at Kent State I've learned that I can be as successful as I want to be. With hard work, I believe anything is possible. I also feel like I've also become more patient and well-rounded because of the influence of the people around me. And I know I wouldn't be where I am today in the classroom without the tremendous support we receive academically."