Six University of Kentucky stars, including former basketball player Keith Bogans, were named Wednesday as the school's 2014 Athletics Hall of Fame class.
Bogans is joined by football's Marty Moore, track and field's Pat Etcheberry and Passion Richardson, baseball's Terry Shumpert and tennis' Sarah Witten. Formal induction will be held on UK's Hall of Fame Weekend Sept. 26-27. The Kentucky football team hosts Vanderbilt on Saturday Sept. 27 at a time to be determined.
Bogans, a four-year player under former coach Tubby Smith, ranks fourth on the school's all-time scoring list with 1,923 points.
In 2003, Bogans was named a second-team All-American by the National Association of Basketball Coaches and a third-team All-American by The Associated Press. He was named the 2003 SEC Tournament MVP. He has played 11 seasons in the NBA and is currently with the Boston Celtics.
Moore played linebacker from 1990-93. He was named first-team All-SEC by The Associated Press and coaches in 1993, and left UK ranked fourth in career tackles with 470.
Moore led the SEC in tackles as a sophomore and junior and was a two-year member of the conference's Academic Honor Roll. He was the last pick of the 1994 NFL Draft and went on to an eight-year career in the NFL.
Etcheberry won the SEC championship in javelin in 1966, and his personal best throw of 220-11 remains the fourth best in school history. He became the school's first strength and conditioning coach in 1973 and remained in that role until 1989.
While at UK from 1963-1967, Etcheberry represented his native Chile in the 1964 Olympics. He also participated in the 1967 and 1971 Pan American Games. Etcheberry served as UK's assistant track and field coach for 12 years and head coach for five.
Richardson starred for women's track and field from 1994-97 and served as a track and field assistant coach from 2001-05. She was a four-time All-American in the 55 meters, 100 meters and 4x100-meter relay while at UK. Richardson holds the school record at 60 and 100 meters and was a member of the school-record 4x100-meter relay. She earned a bronze at the 2000 Olympics as the anchor leg on the U.S. 4x100-meter relay team in the opening round and semifinals.
Shumpert finished his three-year baseball career (1985-87) as a .333 hitter. He was named an All-American in 1987 and member of the All-SEC first team in 1986 and 1987. He ranks third in school history with 66 stolen bases, and is one of five Cats to have hit at least 10 home runs and steal 20 bases in a season (10 homers and 28 steals in 1986). He was drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the second round of the 1987 MLB Draft and played 14 years in the majors.
Witten is the only women's tennis player in school history to earn three consecutive All-America selections — as a doubles player from 2001-03. She finished as the NCAA doubles runner-up in 2003 and led UK to three consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances.
The UK Athletics Hall of Fame's first class was in 2005. There is a five-year waiting period after a student-athlete leaves the school for them to be eligible for inclusion into the Hall of Fame. A committee made up of Hall of Famers, media members, campus representatives and current coaches and administrators elects new inductees.
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