The 2018 Dalhousie Sport Hall of Fame Gala & Auction takes place Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 6:00pm at the Westin Nova Scotian. Volleyball player Karen (Fraser) Moore and swimmer Chris Stewart will be inducted as the ninth class of inductees.
The 2018 Sport Hall of Fame inductees include:
Karen (Fraser) Moore
A five-year member of the Dalhousie women’s volleyball team, Karen is one of the most highly-decorated volleyball players in Tigers history. A five-time AUAA all-star, she helped lead the Tigers to four conference championships and national gold (1982) and silver (1984) medals. The AUAA MVP in 1986, Karen was a three-time CIAU all-Canadian and was twice honoured as the Tigers women’s volleyball MVP in addition to earning Dalhousie’s female athlete of the year award at the end of the 1985-86 season.
Karen spent six years with Canada’s national team program, participating in many international events including the 1984 Olympics before moving on to coaching. She coached the Tigers women’s volleyball team for five seasons, leading them to four conference championship wins and moved on to later become Dalhousie’s Director of Athletics.
A member of the Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame, Karen was previously inducted to Dalhousie’s Sport Hall of Fame as a member of the 1982 CIAU champion women’s volleyball team.
A breaststroke specialist, Chris is a five-time CIAU/CIS medal winner. He earned his first medal, a gold, in the 50m event, followed by a silver in the 200m at the 2000 championships. The next year, he claimed silver in the 50m and bronze in the 100m events. In his final national appearance, he and his teammates claimed bronze in the 400m freestyle relay.
In his five seasons, Chris earned 18 individual conference titles and was undefeated in the conference in both the 50m and 100m breaststroke events and set five AUAA/AUS and eight Dalhousie records over the course of his career.
The AUAA rookie of the year in 1998, Chris was a conference all-star in each of his five seasons and earned MVP status twice. A three-time Tigers men’s swim team MVP, Chris was named Dalhousie’s male athlete of the year at the end of the 1999-2000 season.
More information on the event.
Know someone who has a rich sport history with the Tigers? Nominations are accepted in the three categories; athlete, builder and team.
Athlete Nomination Form
To be eligible, a nominee must have competed for Dalhousie University a minimum of two years.
Builder Nomination Form
To be eligible, a nominee must have made a significant contribution to Dalhousie Athletics other than as an athlete. This category includes coaches, administration, media or athletics supporters who contributed over a minimum of five years to Dalhousie Athletics.
Team Nomination Form
Nominees should have competed with distinction at the highest levels of athletic competition representing while Dalhousie University.
Nominations must be received by by October 31 of each year to be considered for the induction the following spring.
About the Dalhousie Sport Hall of Fame
The Dalhousie Sport Hall of Fame is designed to recognize individuals and teams who have achieved excellence while representing Dalhousie University in athletic competition. The first induction ceremony took place in October of 2004 and continued as a biannual event until 2015 when it became a part of the Tigers annual Dinner & Auction.
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The wall of fame display at Dalplex showcases inductees and is a wonderful testament to the top quality athletes, teams and builders who have been inducted to our Sport Hall of Fame. The wall of fame is located inside the Dalplex fieldhouse on the way to the Tigers home court.