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Class of 2016

James Farrior
James Farrior (2016)

Sport :  Football  : University of Virginia

James Farrior, a native of Ettrick, Virginia, was a Parade High School All-America selection at Matoaca High School before attending the University of Virginia. As a Cavalier, he racked up 381 tackles, ranking him third on the school's all-time list. The linebacker was selected as the 8th overall pi… Learn More »

Rich Murray
Rich Murray (2016)

Media :  Media  : Washington & Lee University

Rich Murray, a 1971 graduate of Washington and Lee University, served in the sports information industry for nearly 40 years at James Madison University and the University of Virginia. Murray is a founding member of the Virginia Sports Information Directors Association, and was the organization's in… Learn More »

Charles Oakley
Charles Oakley (2016)

Sport :  Basketball  : Virginia Union University

Charles Oakley attended Virginia Union University in Richmond, where he was named NCAA Division II Player of the Year in 1985, averaging 24.3 points and 17.3 rebounds per game. In 1985, Oakley was drafted ninth overall by the Cleveland Cavaliers. Oakley played for the Chicago Bulls, New York Knicks,… Learn More »

Dave Rosenfield
Dave Rosenfield (2016)

Sport :  Baseball  : UCLA

Dave Rosenfield served as General Manager of the Tidewater and Norfolk Tides for 48 years, having started the job in 1963 and holding it through the 2011 season. In this time, Rosenfield won four International League Executive of the Year Awards, and the Tides won five International League titles. R… Learn More »

Marianne Stanley
Marianne Stanley (2016)

Sport :  Basketball  : Immaculata College

Marianne Stanley played collegiate basketball at Immaculata College, where her 1972?1974 teams were announced as part of the 2014 induction class of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Stanley received her first head coaching job at Old Dominion University and compiled a ten-year mark of … Learn More »

Charlie Stukes
Charlie Stukes (2016)

Sport :  Football  : Maryland State (UMES)

Charlie Stukes, a native of Chesapeake, Virginia, was one of the greatest athletes ever at Crestwood High School, starring in football, basketball and baseball. Stukes was a two-sport star athlete at Maryland State and was drafted by the Baltimore Colts in 1967. Stukes was a ball hawk, finishing wit… Learn More »

Rob Ukrop
Rob Ukrop (2016)

Sport :  Soccer  : Davidson College

Robert Ukrop, a native of Richmond, Virginia, brought Davidson College into National prominence by leading them to the NCAA Final Four in 1992 and being named first team All-American and ISAA Player of the Year. Ukrop later had a 12-year career in professional soccer, playing for his hometown team, … Learn More »

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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.

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Hugh Stephens

Hugh Stephens 1994
Baseball
Randolph-Macon College

Hugh Stephens was born in Staunton, Virginia in 1917. He attended Randolph Macon College in Ashland, Virginia. He played basketball for two years and baseball for all four years. He was an outstand … Read More 

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