Andrea "Ange" Bradley
Field Hockey, Women's Lacrosse

Nancy E. Davis 
Women's Swimming

Richard J. "Rich" Gannon 
Football

John C. Grant 
Men's Lacrosse

Dionne J. Jones 
Women's Track & Field

Robert V. "Bob" Kelley 
Radio Announcer

Kevin F. Mench 
Baseball

Joan L. Schimpf 
Field Hockey, Softball


NEWARK, Del. -- Three former All-American athletes who moved on to outstanding professional careers, record-breaking performers in swimming and diving, track and field, softball, lacrosse, and field hockey, and the first media member to be selected highlight the ninth induction class of the University of Delaware Athletics Hall of Fame announced Monday.

The Class of 2005 was inducted on Friday, Nov. 4 at a ceremony in the auditorium of the Bob Carpenter Center. The group was also honored prior to the Delaware football game vs. Massachusetts Nov. 5 at Delaware Stadium.

This year's class includes former field hockey and women's lacrosse all-conference performer Andrea "Ange" Bradley, record-setting freestyle swimmer Nancy Davis, 18-year National Football League standout quarterback Rich Gannon, high-scoring All-American lacrosse player John Grant, record-setting track and field sprinter Dionne Jones, the late "Voice of Delaware Football" Bob Kelley, baseball slugger and current Texas Rangers outfielder Kevin Mench, and 1970's field hockey and softball standout Joan Schimpf (Samonisky).

"We once again are pleased to induct an outstanding class of former Delaware student-athletes into the UD Athletics Hall of Fame," said UD Director of Athletics Edgar Johnson, who hosted the induction ceremony. "This year's class includes individuals who not only enjoyed great success while at the University of Delaware, but have moved on to become nationally-recognized sports figures. We are very proud of all the inductees and their accomplishments of the past and present."

Plaques listing the accomplishments of each of the honorees will hang in the concourse of the BCC. Previous inductees placques hang in the main corridor on the first floor of the BCC.