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Honoring athletic greats
Also during Homecoming, Birmingham-
Southern inducted its 31st class into the Sports
Hall of Fame. The six members of the 2011 class
are (left to right): Tom Avirett Jr. ’48 (football,
basketball, tennis); Jason Pease ’00 (tennis);
Mattie Sigurdarson, who accepted the honor
on behalf of his brother, Jakob Sigurdarson ’05
basketball); Monte Marshall ’96 (baseball); BSC
Assistant Men’s Soccer Coach Greg Vinson, who
accepted the honor on behalf of Thimo Langner
’04 (
soccer); and Shelley McGraw ’07 (golf). A
total of 172 individuals have been formally
inducted into the BSC Sports Hall of Fame
for outstanding contributions to the college’s
athletics program.