University Relations and Communications

2009 MSUB Yellowjacket Athletic Hall of Fame and Distinction Set

January 21, 2009



Kit Strief, Assistant Athletic Director for Operations/Media Relations
(406) 657-2130


MSU BILLINGS NEWS SERVICES — The Montana State Billings Yellowjacket Athletics Hall of Fame and Distinction has been set for Friday, Feb. 20, 2009 at the Hilton Garden Inn located at 2465 Grant Road in Billings. 


The evening will begin with a social hour starting at 5:30, followed by a fabulous buffet dinner at 6:30 p.m. Following the meal, the Hall of Fame and Distinction induction ceremony will begin. The cost for the event is $30 and is open to the public.


The 2009 MSUB Hall of Fame and Distinction class includes; the 1999 MSUB Elite Eight women’s basketball team, Gina Langer (Volleyball, ‘00), Greg Anderson (Gymnastics, ’86), Roy McPipe (Men’s Basketball, ’74) and Mike Conroy as Coach of the Year (’68).


On Saturday, Feb. 21, fans are encouraged to attend the MSUB basketball doubleheader beginning with the women’s game at 5:15 p.m. at Alterowitz Gymnasium versus Great Northwest Athletic Conference opponent, Central Washington, followed with the men’s game (approximately 7:30 p.m.) versus GNAC foe Saint Martin’s. Each of the 2009 Hall of Fame and Distinction inductees will be introduced at halftime of the men’s game.


For more information on this special event, please contact Denise Wynia in the MSUB Athletic Department at (406) 657-2369.