Garnet Athletics Hall of Fame

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Six exemplary individuals were inducted into the Garnet Athletics Hall of Fame on Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, during the College's annual Garnet Homecoming and Family Weekend celebration.

The second class to enter the Garnet Athletics Hall of Fame consists of Imo Akpan '02 (track and field), Edwin Faulkner (tennis coach), Helen Tomlinson Gibson '41 (field hockey, tennis, basketball), Ed Greene '85 (baseball, football, track and field), Julie Noyes LaFramboise '95 (lacrosse, soccer, field hockey), and Rolf Valtin '48 (soccer).

The College inducted the inaugural 12-member class at last year's Garnet Weekend festivities.

With the approach of Swarthmore's sesquicentennial in 2014, the Garnet Athletics Hall of Fame was established to honor the student-athletes and administrators who have contributed to the College's success. The 2013 class was chosen from more than 200 nominations - double the amount from the previous year - by a selection committee of College administrators, coaches, and alumni for their significant and distinctive impact on Swarthmore College athletics and the College itself.

The Garnet Athletics Hall of Fame honors the student-athletes and administrators who have contributed to the College's success. The members of the premier class were chosen from more than 100 nominations by a selection committee of administrators, coaches, and alumni for their significant and distinctive impact on Swarthmore College athletics and the College itself. To nominate a candidate, please complete this nomination form.