Six Join U of L Athletic Hall of Fame

<B>Listen to Milt Wagner's acceptance</b> Joe Jacoby, Brendan Burke, Marilyn Reckelhoff Dippel, Milt Wagner, Mary Wessell Schmeing and Lee Corso were inducted into the University of Louisville Athletic Hall of Fame on Friday night.

Six outstanding individuals were inducted into the University of Louisville Athletic Hall of Fame on Friday, Oct. 1 at the Brown and Williamson Club in Papa John's Cardinal Stadium.

The list includes Brendan Burke, U of L's first NCAA qualifier in men's tennis; Lee Corso, who coached the U of L football team to two conference championships and is currently an analyst for ESPN; Joe Jacoby, an standout offensive tackle for the Cards who earned three Super Bowl rings in his 13 NFL seasons with the Washington Redskins; Marilyn Reckelhoff Dippel, the ninth-leading career scorer in women's basketball at U of L; Milt Wagner, starting guard on U of L's 1986 NCAA Championship team and the Cards' No. 5 all-time scorer; and Mary Wessell Schmeing, a field hockey standout who is second in career goals.

"My years here have been unbelievable," said Wagner. "It was some of the best years of my life. We went to three final fours, winning a national championship and meeting new friends."

Listen to Milt Wagner's acceptance (8:13)

Congratulations to all six of the newest members of the U of L Athletic Hall of Fame!


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