Tulane Athletics announces 2020 and 2021 Hall of Fame induction dates

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Cairo Santos
Former Green Wave kicker Cairo Santos is among the honorees set to be enshrined in April

Induction ceremony to take place on April 23

NEW ORLEANS – Tulane University Athletics announced today its rescheduled Hall of Fame dates for the 2020 and 2021 classes.

The department will officially induct its 2020 and 2021 Tulane Athletics Hall of Fame classes on Saturday, April 22. The event will run from 11 a.m. – to 1 p.m. on the Barney Mintz Field.

Immediately following the event, those in attendance will be encouraged to stay for the Green Wave baseball team’s matchup with 2021 American Athletic Conference champion ECU. Both the 2020 and 2021 classes will be recognized during the Green Wave baseball game.

Members from the 2020 and 2021 classes who are interested in attending should please contact Elyssa Yanas at events@tulane.edu to RSVP and receive additional event details.

A formal invitation will be distributed in the coming weeks for those individuals that will be inducted. Hall of Fame inductees with further questions surrounding the ceremony, should contact Tori Ector via e-mail at tector@tulane.edu.

Tickets will go on sale to the general public in February. Fans should check out TulaneGreenWave.com for more details.

In addition to the department’s induction ceremony on April 23, the Hall of Fame classes of 2020 and 2021 will be invited back to campus for the Green Wave’s 2022 football season opener against Massachusetts on Sept. 3 for an on-field recognition.


WHAT: Tulane Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2020 & 2021 induction ceremony.

WHEN: April 23, 2022 – Ceremony 11-1 PM

WHERE: Barney Mintz Field

TICKETS: Go on sale in February

2020 Tulane Athletics Hall of Fame Class

Jerald Sowell, Football, 1992-96

Gemma Dryburgh, Women’s Golf, 2011-15

Lester Sack, Men’s Tennis, 1956-58

Olivia Grayson, Women’s Basketball, 2009-13

Jenn Miller, Volleyball, 2006-09

1991-92 Men’s Basketball Team

Billy Slatten Award: Doug Hertz

2021 Tulane Athletics Hall of Fame Class

Cory Geason, Football, 1994-97

Terry Johnson, Women’s Basketball, 1978-81

Ana Ruzevic, Women’s Track and Field, 2008-12

Cairo Santos, Football, 2010-13

1973 Football Team

Billy Slatten Award: The Greenbackers


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