Slaton, White among 11-member WVU Sports Hall of Fame class
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Quarterback Pat White and running back Steve Slaton highlight the West Virginia Sports Hall of Fame’s 2018 class.
WVU athletic director Shane Lyons announced the 11-member class Sunday. This year’s class will be inducted Sept. 22 in Morgantown.
Slaton and White were teammates who helped WVU to wins in the 2005 Sugar Bowl, 2006 Gator Bowl and 2007 Fiesta Bowl. In 2008 White finished his career with a win in the Meineke Car Care Bowl.
Other football players to be inducted are running back Avon Cobourne, fullback Larry Krutko and the late Tom Keane.
The class also includes basketball standouts Mike Gansey and Kate Bulger, soccer goalkeeper Jon Capon, gymnast Bev Fry Plocki, two-time national champion rifle team member Web Wright and athletic department administrator Eleanor Lamb.