Hall of Fame Class IX is Inducted

PHILADELPHIA - The University of Pennsylvania Division of Recreation and Intercollegiate Athletics (DRIA) inducted its ninth class on Saturday night in a ceremony at The Inn at Penn.

With Rich Kahn as the night's emcee, Penn inducted eight former standout athletes, one former coach, and also presented its second "Special Award."

Speeches came from three of the inductees -- Julie Heller Dembert C'81, James "Booney" Salters W'80, and former football coach Jerry Berndt.

To read more about the inductees, click on their name below.

Cliff Bayer W'03 WG'03, fencing

Jerry Berndt, football coach 1981-85

Samuel D. Burley C'03 CGS'06, track & field

Craig P. Connolly C'90 CGS'98, baseball

Julie Heller Dembert C'81, field hockey/lacrosse

Paul F. Miller Jr. W'50 HON'81 PAR'78, Special Award

David G. Proctor W'87 GEX'10, squash

James J. "Booney" Salters W'80, basketball

Jack Shanafelt W'54, football

Dr. Mary Turner DePalma C'81, track & field