Sports Hall of Fame banquet

On Sept. 9, about 150 alumni, students, friends and family welcomed some outstanding varsity athletes of the past into the Concordia Sports Hall of Fame.

The latest inductees were the late Warren Montabone, a Loyola attendee way back in 1928, a track and field standout and Canadian hurdles record holder; Tom Brethel, a Sir George Williams University attendee from 1975, a star men’s basketball guard; Patricia Chiara, BA 76, GrDip 79, who excelled at both basketball and hockey; Mark Shewchuk, attendee, 1976, a hockey champion player; Wally Smith, BSc 77, outstanding soccer goaltender.

Also inducted were the 1968 Loyola Warriors football team, who went undefeated in the Eastern Division of the Central Canada Intercollegiate Football Conference, and the 1976-77 Concordia Stingers women’s basketball team, who went undefeated en route to their Quebec championship.