The Circle of Champions, the Brother Rice athletic hall of fame, is excited to welcome its twelfth class of dedicated coaches and athletes to this prestigious fraternity. The Class of 2022 will be inducted at halftime of the Friday, October 14, Homecoming game against Marian Catholic. The varsity game kicks off at 7:00 p.m. with the introductions of the inductees during halftime festivities. Please join us in “welcoming home” our new class of inductees on this special Homecoming night.
The Class of 2022 includes: Keith Alberts ’97 (volleyball), Chris Budvitis ’85 (swimming], George Escobarete ’91 (baseball], Timmy McGovern ’76 (basketball], Bryan McMurray ’70 (wrestling], Steve Nye ’81 (football], Ricky Palmer ’09 (baseball], Jeremy Rhodes ’08 [football], Andrew Walker Il ’12 (football], Martez Walker ’12 [football], Pat Walsh ’06 (football], Adam Wozniak ’97 [soccer], the 1963 Catholic Leaque Champion Cross Country Team and the 1964 Catholic League Champion Track Team.
The list of accolades earned by this incredibly talented group of Crusaders is awe-inspiring. The Circle of Champions provides an opportunity to celebrate these individuals who excelled on the courts, fields, mat, track, and in the pool at Brother Rice. Not only did they excel as student-athletes, but they went on to build successful careers in various walks of life.
The men who will be inducted have paved the way for our current and future student-athletes. The great tradition of Brother Rice Athletics continues to thrive due to the hard work and dedication of the ones that came before. Their achievements serve to inspire all members of the current Brother Rice community. Through The Circle of Champions, we can remember and share their excellence.