The Canisius Athletic Department announced that Whitney (Card) Buchli ’08 – women’s lacrosse, Matt Mazurek ’07, MS ’12 – baseball, Katie (Miranto) Burd ’08, MS ’10 – softball, Jess (Stackhouse) Bramer ’08 – volleyball, Dana “Binky” Johnson ’94 – men’s basketball and Pete Koehneke – athletic trainer have been selected as the 56th induction class to the Canisius College Sports Hall of Fame. Additionally, Joe Van Volkenburg ’88, the former senior associate director of Canisius Campus Ministry, will be presented with the Rev. Paul J. Dugan, S.J., Award, an award that recognizes individuals for their significant contributions to Canisius athletics.

The Canisius Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony will be held on Saturday, January 26 at the HARBORCENTER during the Canisius men’s hockey game against Bentley. The game is set for 4:35 p.m. The annual Hall of Fame Day will begin with a special induction luncheon from 1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. in the Canal View Room at Pearl Street Grill and Brewery.

The cost is $35 per person ($15 for children ages 10 and younger) and includes a buffet lunch, beverages, a dessert bar, a cash bar and a ticket to the hockey game. Those interested in taking part in the induction luncheon are asked to RSVP to the Office of Alumni Engagement at (716) 888-2700. The deadline to RSVP is Friday, January 18.

Submitted by: John Maddock, Athletics