The College of the Canyons Athletics Department has announced its 2017 Hall of Fame class of inductees.
The college’s bi-annual Athletic Hall of Fame dinner and induction ceremony taking place Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017, at the Hyatt Regency Valencia.
The 2017 class of inductees includes:
· 2004 National Championship Football Team
· Sha’Tasha Allen — Women’s Basketball, 1998-2000
· J.J. Arrington — Football, 2001-2003
· Jessica Gomez — Cross Country/Track & Field, 2002-2004
· Ulric Grigsby — Meritorious Service
“This year’s class of inductees holds a special place in my heart,” said Chuck Lyon, COC Interim Dean of Physical Education, Kinesiology, Athletics & Athletic Director, who also served as head coach of the college’s 2004 National Championship football team. “Once again, the Hall of Fame committee has done a tremendous job of selecting student-athletes, coaches and teams that have left a significant mark on the Athletic Department, and will now be honored for exemplifying the ideals of what it means to be a College of the Canyons Cougar.”
Tickets to the COC Athletic Hall of Fame dinner and induction ceremony are $75 per guest, with all proceeds benefiting the college’s athletic programs.
The event begins at 5:30 p.m. with a no-host cocktail hour, followed by dinner served promptly at 6:30 p.m.
The evening’s main program will begin at 7 p.m. and feature a special presentation for each of this year’s inductees, highlighting their career achievements as student-athletes at College of the Canyons.
As in past years, friends, family members and former teammates of the inductees— as well as all fellow COC Alumni and Hall of Fame members — are encouraged to help the COC Athletic Department honor its 2017 Hall of Fame class.
However, space at this event will be limited, with attendees kindly asked to RSVP prior to Jan. 12, 2017.
For more information or to purchase tickets to the 2017 COC Athletic Hall of Fame dinner and induction ceremony please visit www.canyons.edu/Foundation or call (661) 362-3434.