Sept. 24, 2017
Six former Georgia Tech All-Americans were inducted into the Georgia Tech Sports Hall of Fame on Friday night at the College Football Hall of Fame. The class of 2017 includes men’s tennis star Roger Anderson, Ray Guy Award winner Durant Brooks, golf All-American Roberto Castro, 2004 NCAA Final Four star B.J. Elder, seven-time track and field All-American Ashlee Kidd and two-time baseball All-American Matt Wieters.
More than 350 Georgia Tech faithful, including family and friends of those being inducted, attended the event, which was held for the first time at the College Football Hall of Fame, and heard the six inductees reflect on their experiences on The Flats, the relationships they formed with teammates, coaches and staff, and the fondness that still runs deep today, 10 or more years after they competed at Yellow Jackets
The six inductees also were honored at halftime of Saturday’s 35-17 victory by the football team over Pittsburgh in the Yellow Jackets’ ACC opener.
Only in #ATL can you hold your Hall of Fame induction at the epicenter of college football! Congrats to our new @GTAthletics HOF inductees! pic.twitter.com/w2ocqPSZBq
— Todd Stansbury (@GTToddStansbury) September 22, 2017
Thank you to the @GeorgiaTech family for such a memorable weekend. Incredibly honored and proud to be part of the GT Hall of Fame. pic.twitter.com/gs4udDTdAG
— Roberto Castro (@cicioCASTRO) September 24, 2017
Huge Congrats to @cicioCASTRO who enters @GTAthletics Hall of Fame this weekend! Always representing @GT_GOLF pic.twitter.com/DzfXp3jQ9B
— Zach Klein (@ZachKleinWSB) September 20, 2017
Had a future GT Hall of Famer stop by today! Thanks for stopping by Matt Wieters! #TogetherWeSwarm #ProJacket pic.twitter.com/Ojt0WzRwix
— GeorgiaTech Baseball (@GTBaseball) September 19, 2017