Six former Black Bear student-athletes will be inducted into the University of Maine Sports Hall of Fame on Friday, Sept. 13.
The inductees are Francois Bouchard, who played men’s basketball; Jack Capuano, men’s ice hockey; Gerard LaFlamme, track and field; Susan Lizzotte, swimming; Carleton “Speed” Merritt, football; and Chad White, baseball.
A reception in the Hall of Fame lobby of the Memorial Gym will begin at 6 p.m. Dinner will be held at Wells Conference Center at 7 p.m. followed by the induction ceremony.
Tickets are $40 and may be purchased by calling the Black Bear ticket office at 207.581.BEAR or 800.756.TEAM. Tickets for the ceremony must be purchased by noon Wednesday, Sept. 11.
The honorees will also be recognized during halftime of the UMaine football game against Bryant on Saturday, Sept. 14.