The University of the District of Columbia today announced the members of its inaugural athletic hall of fame class. The Firebirds will be inducted on Feb. 17.
The inductees include Wil Jones, the winningest men’s basketball coach in UDC history. Jones led the Firebirds to two NCAA Division II Final Fours in the early 1980′s, and won the 1982 national title. The 1982 championship team will also be inducted in the 2012 HOF class.
UDC 2012 Hall of Fame Inductees
Reslyn W. Henley – Basketball Student-athlete and Coach
Leonard “Tony” Upson – Basketball Student-athlete
Dr. Phillip Fox – Athletic Director
Elizabeth Young McNair – Track and Field Student-athlete
Wil Jones – Basketball Coach
1982 University of the District of Columbia Men’s Basketball NCAA National Championship Team