Green Bay athletics has announced that four individuals will be inducted into the Athletics Hall of Fame on January 27, 2018, for the 20th induction class in its history. The 2018 class includes men’s soccer player JC Banks ’12, women’s basketball standout Nicole Soulis ’07, women’s soccer player and coach Dr. Kim Trader (Woldt) ’01 and a posthumous induction of men’s basketball player Ray Willis ’71. The four inductees will be recognized for their athletic achievements, contributions and accomplishments during their time at Green Bay. This year’s class of inductees brings membership in the Athletics Hall of Fame to 76 honorees. A complete list of the current Hall of Fame members can be found online here. The most recent induction class came in 2016, when Jessie Jorgenson (Theys), Connie Scheidt (Koceja) and the 1993-94 men’s basketball team were inducted.
The official induction ceremony will take place on Saturday, January 27, at 5 to 7:30 p.m. in the Phoenix Rooms on UW-Green Bay’s campus. Tickets for the ceremony can be purchased at $25 for Phoenix Fund, season ticket holders and Varsity GB members and $35 for the general public. Those planning to attend are required to RSVP by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Business attire encouraged. Deadline to RSVP is Jan. 19.