The Illinois Athletics Hall of Fame recognizes and honors the greatest student-athletes, coaches and administrators in the illustrious 120-plus year history of Fighting Illini Athletics.
The stars will be shining when the University of Illinois introduces its Inaugural Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2017 at the Hall of Fame Gala, presented by Deloitte and A&R Mechanical, in Chicago on June 23.
The Gala, hosted by NBC Sports personality Mike Tirico, will be held at the spectacular Stanley Hall of the Field Museum of Natural History (1400 South Lake Shore Drive, Chicago) with a cocktail reception at 6:30 p.m. followed by the dinner and program at 7:30 p.m.
The Black-Tie (optional) event will celebrate the history of Fighting Illini Athletics and honor the Inaugural Hall of Fame class. Tickets for the event are $250 per person.
Additional information and a list of the 28-person 2017 Hall of Fame class can be found here.