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Aug. 18, 2011

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Reservations are still being accepted for the Hall of Fame Dinners Sept. 9, with the men and women holding separate ceremonies in The Archie M. Griffin Ballroom at the Ohio Union. Both the men’s and women’s events begin with a reception at 5:30 p.m., with dinner and the ceremony starting at 6:30 p.m.

The 2011 Ohio State Athletics Hall of Fame class includes: Didi Albrecht (rowing), Raj Bhavsar (men’s gymnastics), Mitch Clark (wrestling), Katy Craig (women’s track and field), Mike Doss (football), Jessica Marshall (pistol), Orlando Pace (football), Leo Raskowski (football), Stacy Roth (softball), Bobby Watkins (football) and Kristen White (women’s golf). The class will be officially inducted Sept. 9 during a ceremonial dinner and introduced to the public at halftime of the Ohio State home football game against Toledo Sept. 10.

Individual reservations for the men’s event are $75, with tables of eight available for $600. Visit www.osumensvo.com for online reservations, a printable reservation form and payment options. Payment cannot be accepted at the door and the reservation deadline is Aug. 26. For questions about the dinners contact the Varsity O office 614-688-3707 or email VarsityO@osu.edu.

The cost to attend the women’s event is $50 per individual, with tables of eight available for $400. Reservations and payment are required in advance, with the deadline Aug. 26. A printable reservation form is available online at www.osuwomensvo.com. At the dinner Andy Geiger will be presented with the Barbie Tootle Buckeye Spirit Award and Tara VanDerveer will be honored with the Phyllis Bailey Career Achievement Award.