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Class of 2015

Fletcher Arritt
Fletcher Arritt (2015)

Sport :  Basketball  : University of Virginia

Fletcher Arritt was born into a family that was serious about athletics, academics, and their Christian faith, learning the value of competition and the dedication it took to be successful. Arritt attended Fork Union Military Academy in Fork Union, Virginia where he earned the role of the basketball… Learn More »

Cherie Greer Brown
Cherie Greer Brown (2015)

Sport :  Lacrosse  : University of Virginia

Cherie Greer Brown is a former Virginia women’s lacrosse All-American. A three-time first-team All-American for the Cavaliers, Greer was the NCAA Division I Defensive Player of the Year in 1994 and was the first lacrosse player to have her jersey retired at Virginia. During her career, the Cav… Learn More »

Johnny Grubb
Johnny Grubb (2015)

Sport :  Baseball  : Florida State University

Johnny Grubb was born in Richmond, Virginia and attended Meadowbrook High School. After graduation, Grubb enrolled at Manatee Junior College. After his sophomore year, Grubb was drafted four times in a two-year span. Grubb was drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in 1969, but decided instead to transfer t… Learn More »

Paul Hatcher
Paul Hatcher (2015)

Sport :  Basketball  : Bridgewater College

Paul Hatcher, a native of Bassett, Virginia, attended Bridgewater College before becoming the winningest basketball coach in Virginia High School League history. In a 43-year career at Robert E. Lee High School in Staunton, Virginia, Hatcher compiled a record of 897 victories and 174 losses, and a w… Learn More »

Angela Hucles
Angela Hucles (2015)

Sport :  Soccer  : University of Virginia

Angela Hucles, a native of Virginia Beach, Virginia, attended Norfolk Academy where she was a Parade and National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) All-American selection in 1995. She graduated in 1996 as Norfolk Academy’s all-time leading scorer with 204 goals and 106 assists. Huc… Learn More »

Mike Stevens
Mike Stevens (2015)

Media :  Media  : Virginia Tech

For more than three decades, Mike Stevens has been working to put Virginia’s athletes and the sports they play in the spotlight.
After graduating from Virginia Tech in 1983 with a Bachelor’s degree in Communications, he began his broadcasting career as the Sports Director for K92-FM… Learn More »

Ben Wallace
Ben Wallace (2015)

Sport :  Basketball  : Virginia Union University

Ben Wallace attended Virginia Union University in Richmond, Virginia before becoming one of the most feared players in the NBA. Wallace was recruited by former Virginia Union basketball player Charles Oakley, when he discovered Wallace at a 1991 basketball camp. At Virginia Union, Wallace averaged 1… Learn More »


The Virginia Sports Hall of Fame was designed to pay tribute to anyone who has made a lasting contribution to the cause of sports in Virginia, the nation, and the world through outstanding achievement or service. This includes athletes, coaches, administrators, and other contributors to the game.


William Gooch

William Gooch 1986
University of Virginia

William “Pappy” Gooch was a native of Roanoke, Virginia, where he was born in 1895.  Gooch played four sports at Jefferson School for Boys in Charlottesville, Virginia.&am … Read More 

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