Diggers seek nominations for Hall of Fame

Diggers seek nominations for Hall of Fame

Montana Tech Athletics and the Digger Athletic Association are seeking nominations for the 2020 Hall of Fame induction class.

Individuals can be nominated as student-athletes, coaches, teams, contributors or as a legacy. The nomination deadline is April 1.

To be eligible as a student-athlete, the nominee must have completed a minimum of two years and completed their athletic career at Montana Tech or Montana School of Mines. The individual must be out of school at least ten years and had a distinguished athletic career at Tech or following their attendance at the university. Academic standards are also considered but are not required criteria. First team All-Americans are automatically entered into the Hall of Fame.

Teams and coaches have separate criteria than individuals. A team may be nominated for induction based on extraordinary accomplishments such as a Conference Championship or post-season performances. National Championship teams are automatic selections after the mandatory ten year waiting period.

To be eligible as a coach, the individual can no longer be coaching, won a conference championship and made a positive impact toward achieving excellence in the classroom and on student-athletes.

Contributors are eligible if they made a significant positive impact on the Athletic Department as a student-athlete, coach, administrator or volunteer. The individual can no longer be employed at Montana Tech.

To be eligible as a Legacy, the individual must be removed from playing or coaching at Montana Tech by a minimum of 40 years.

Nomination guidelines, forms and current Hall of Fame can be found here.

For more information about the Montana Tech Hall of Fame and the nomination process, contact Montana Tech Sports Information Director Nick Bowsher at (406) 496-4737 or at NBowsher@mtech.edu.

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