Montevallo now accepting Hall of Fame nominations

FROM STAFF REPORTS

The University of Montevallo athletic department is now accepting nominations for its Hall of Fame Class of 2011.

Individuals to be considered on the basis of undergraduate athletic achievement must have a nomination submitted on their behalf detailing their athletic accomplishment, have waited five years since completion of their athletic eligibility, have participated for a minimum of two years on at least one varsity team and have represented the University of Montevallo in a positive fashion both as an undergraduate and as an alumnus.

Coaches, administrators and special supporters of the University of Montevallo athletics are also eligible for induction into the Hall of Fame if they have a nomination submitted on their behalf detailing the special nature of their contributions to Montevallo athletics and have conducted themselves in a fashion such as to bring credit to Montevallo athletics for a minimum of five years.

Respected University of Montevallo alumni who bring favor to their alma mater by achieving success in their area relating to athletics as alumni are eligible for induction consideration five years after their graduation, providing that the selection committee receives appropriate nominations detailing the candidate’s achievements as alumni.

Deceased contributors to the University of Montevallo are also eligible to be inducted posthumously into the Hall of Fame.

Persons currently coaching or currently on staff at the University of Montevallo will not be considered for induction if the primary rationale revolves around their coaching accomplishments or staff achievements while at Montevallo.

An athletic team shall be eligible for induction as a unit. The induction of the team shall not prohibit the separate induction of one or more of its members. If a team is inducted, the Hall of Fame committee shall select a representative to accept the award.

Nominations can be submitted online at MontevalloFalcons.com or in person at the University of Montevallo athletic offices.

All individuals selected for the Hall of Fame must be present to accept the award, unless mitigating circumstances precludes personal acceptance of the award.