Athletic Hall of Fame to honor seven

The fourth annual Oswego Athletic Hall of Fame Dinner will recognize outstanding collegiate achievements at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 9, in the Sheldon Hall ballroom.

This year’s honorees, followed by their sport in parentheses, include: Karann Andrusky Durr of the class of 1993 (swimming); Dr. Milton Brown of the class of 1965 (soccer, basketball and baseball); Grace Mowatt Burritt (swimming coach emerita); Walter Jaskot of the class of 1971 (wrestling); Daniel Johnson, a 1985 graduate (swimming); Michael Picciano, a 1962 graduate (basketball); and Glenn Sisman, a 1975 graduate (ice hockey).

Honored posthumously will be Gardner “Tully” Wells, former associate professor and director of the health and physical education program at Oswego.

“This year’s honorees represent some of the best athletes in Oswego State’s long athletic history,” said Betsy Oberst, executive director of the Oswego Alumni Association. “We are honored to add their names to the list of inductees.”

The Athletic Hall of Fame was established in 2001 by the Oswego Alumni Association to honor those who have made outstanding contributions to Oswego State athletics. Its purpose is to perpetuate the memory of those who have brought honor, distinction and excellence to SUNY Oswego in athletics.

The cost of the dinner is $30 per person and reservations are required. The reservation deadline is Thursday, Sept. 30. To make a reservation, call 312-2258 or register online at

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(Posted: Sep 17, 2004)