Those interested in attending can register online at www.utica.edu/hof or they can call 315.792.3053.
The Pioneer Hall of Fame was established in 2008 to celebrate the dedicated student-athletes, coaches, administrators, and benefactors whose extraordinary achievements express the values of
2012 Induction Class
Jim Spartano - Administrator & Coach
Jim 'Doc' Spartano's Hall of Fame career could not be judged simply by wins and losses. Instead his legacy will carry on through the 1,000's of student-athletes, coaches and colleagues that he mentored and inspired throughout his 38 year tenure. The phrase "positive experience" was not a term that was taken lightly by Spartano, and through his tireless efforts and student-first approach, he was able to create and maintain a culture of fairness and success that reached far beyond any playing surface. He truly embodied the mission of the department by ensuring that a positive student experience remained paramount at all times and his ability to connect with students, faculty and staff has undoubtedly left an impression on the College that will live on for years to come.
Keith Walker '85 - Men's Basketball
When Keith Walker '85 put up a shot Head Coach Larry Costello and the rest of the Pioneers knew that there was a favorable chance the scoreboard was about to register two more points for Utica College's Division I men's basketball program. It's not that
Jessica Berry '11 - Women's Basketball, All-American
Jessica Berry '11 stormed on the
First Women's Basketball Team, 1949-1950
The first women's basketball team consisted of Jean Halladay, Jean Soter, Elsie Shemin-Roth (Captain), Mildred Leepa, Paul Robbins, Jonnie Koch, Iris Davidson, Vivian Bienenfeld, Janet Fahning and Head Coach Hank Scalise.
The inaugural varsity women's basketball team at