Miami Regionals' Middletown Campus Announces 2020 Athletic Hall of Fame

Miami University Regionals' Middletown campus has announced the fourteenth group of inductees into its Athletics Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame recognizes student athletes, coaches, teams and others who have brought success and honor to the University during the past 53 years. Induction ceremonies for the new class will take place on Saturday, Jan. 18.

The 2020 class of inductees includes Jennifer (Miller) Jones (Volleyball, Tennis, Basketball 1990-92), Jacob Dabbelt (Basketball 1994-97/98-99), Christina (Ramig) Bender (Volleyball 1998-00).

"These three honorees have enriched their communities and all of those around them," said Cheryl Miller, Miami Middletown's Director of Athletics. "We are honored to be able to recognize them for their contributions while at Miami Middletown and beyond."

Miami Regionals Middletown's teams have won the Ohio Regional Campus Conference (ORCC) All-Sports Award 16 times, including 11 times consecutively (1994-2004). The ORCC is made up of 7 schools and includes the regional campuses of Ohio University, University of Akron and Miami. Miami Middletown fields teams in baseball, women's softball, men's and women's basketball, golf, men's and women's tennis and volleyball.

The induction ceremony on Jan.18 will begin with hors d'oeuvres at 5 p.m. followed by dinner at 6 p.m. and the induction ceremony at 7 p.m. The public is invited to attend this event, which will be held in Miami Middletown's Campus Community Center.

The cost to attend the event is $35 which includes entrance into the basketball games which start at 1 p.m., hors d’oeuvres at 5 p.m. and a catered dinner at 6 p.m. The proceeds from this event fund Middletown Athletic Programs and have established the Greg Lansaw Scholarship Fund. Lansaw, who lost his battle with cancer, was the ThunderHawk golf coach from 2001-2004.

Tickets are available until 5 p.m. on Jan. 15 in the Middletown Athletic Office or by calling (513)727-3317.