Rockhurst Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Rockhurst University Hall of Fame 2022
Saturday, February 12, 2022 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Pedro Arrupe, S.J., Hall

Join Director of Athletics Kristy Bayer in celebrating the 2022 Rockhurst University Athletics Hall of Fame class. All alumni, parents, and fans are invited to attend. Rockhurst University is proud to honor as part of the 2022 class the following outstanding athletes, coaches, and teams:

  • Al Payne, '66 (Men's Basketball)
  • Cindy Cernech-Hamilton, '94 (Women's Basketball)
  • Kim Martin Norgaard, '94 (Women's Basketball)
  • Diego Gutierrez, '05, '14 EMBA (Men's Soccer)
  • Kecia Jennings, '05 (Volleyball, Women's Basketball)
  • Aaron Hill, '08, '10 MBA (Men's Basketball)
  • Coach Tracy Rietzke (Women's Basketball and Volleyball)
  • 1973 Men's Soccer (National NAIA Runner-Up)

Event Schedule

1 p.m. - Women's Basketball vs. University of Indianapolis (Mason-Halpin Fieldhouse)
3 p.m. - Men's Basketball vs. University of Indianapolis (Mason-Halpin Fieldhouse)
5:45 p.m. - Check In, Cocktail Hour, and Light Appetizers (Arrupe Hall Lobby)
6:45 p.m.  - Hall of Fame Ceremony (Arrupe Hall Auditorium)

The ceremony will guest emceed by KCTV5 news anchor/reporter Carolina Cruz, '16.

Your registration includes all food and drink during cocktail hour, admission to the ceremony, and a complimentary ticket to both the women's and men's basketball games vs. University of Indianapolis at 1 p.m. (women's) and 3 p.m. (men's). Dress for the evening events is business casual.

UNIVERSITY HEALTH UPDATE: In accordance with university health guidelines, masks are required for unvaccinated individuals, and recommended for vaccinated individuals.

Purchase Your Tickets Here.

Questions? Contact Brent Blazek, senior director of alumni and donor relations at or 816-501-4375.