C-Club Hall of Fame Weekend

Join fellow Red Dragons on Sept. 15-16, 2017

Come for a celebration of Red Dragon Athletics! Learn more about the C-Club and consider nominating a qualified individual for induction into the Hall of Fame.

Schedule of Events

Friday, Sept. 15

Noon- Cortland Country Club Golf Outing, Cortland Country Club, 4514 State Route 281
Swing into Cortland with a fun day of golf with your friends. Come in a pair or a foursome at the noon registration, with the outing to begin at 12:30 p.m. The cost is $50 per person which includes 18 holes of golf, cart, and lunch.

7:00 p.m.- C-Club Gathering, Central City Bar & Grill, 17 Central Avenue
Stop by Central City Bar and Grill just off Main Street for an informal social and meet members of the athletic department, C-Club, and fellow inductees. Complimentary hors d'oeuvres will be served, paired with a cash bar.  

Saturday, Sept. 16

9:30 a.m.- Check-In, Park Center Hall of Fame Room

10 a.m.- C-Club Annual Meeting, Park Center Hall of Fame Room
C-Club Board of Directors and Hall of Fame inductees should plan to attend the annual meeting.

11:30 a.m.- Sculpture Unveiling, SUNY Cortland Stadium Complex
A Red Dragon Sculpture is coming to the SUNY Cortland Stadium Complex and is set to be unveiled on Saturday morning. College President Erik J. Bitterbaum has invited our Hall of Fame inductees and their guests to the event.

Noon - Red Dragon Pride Day Photo, SUNY Cortland Stadium Complex
The annual Red Dragon Pride Day photo will be taken at the Stadium White complex. Students, staff, faculty and C-Club attendees are encouraged to join.

Noon *Following the photo*- Buffet Luncheon, SUNY Cortland Stadium Complex
Following the unveiling, a luncheon will take place for Hall of Fame members, 2017 inductees and their guests, compliments of the C-Club. 

1 p.m.- Red Dragon Football vs. Hartwick College, SUNY Cortland Stadium Complex
The 2017 Hall of Fame inductees will be introduced at mid-field during half-time. 

4:30 p.m.- C-Club Hall of Fame Reception/Social Hour, Corey Union Function Room
Meet current student-athletes and coaches and socialize with C-Club Hall of Fame inductees.

5:15 p.m.- Parade of Hall of Fame Members, Corey Union Function Room
Hall of Fame members will be individually recognized and are encouraged to wear their C-Club blazers. 

5:30 p.m.- C-Club Hall of Fame Banquet, Corey Union Function Room
SUNY Cortland will welcome the 2017 C-Club Hall of Fame induction class.

7:30 p.m.- Post-Induction Reception, Lynne Parks '68 SUNY Cortland Alumni House
The SUNY Cortland C-Club will host an informal reception to congratulate it's newest members.

2017 C-Club Hall of Fame Inductees

Clarence Mepham '55

Geri Knortz '74

Michael Hoppey '78

Jan Hathorn '82

Leslie Lance '99

Kate Smith Polumbo '01

Steve Owens
- Honorary Inductee, former head baseball coach; currently the head coach at Bryant University


Register online by selecting the link to the right and completing the form or call Alumni Engagement at 607-753-2516. Kindly RSVP by Sept. 8.

Student Sponsorships

Student-athletes are encouraged to attend the banquet. If you are able to sponsor one or more students, please indicate that in the registration form. SUNY Cortland thanks you for your support.

Hotel Accommodations

To receive the discounted alumni rate for a standard room, be sure to mention that you are a SUNY Cortland alumnus/a. It is recommended you make your lodging arrangements early as hotel space is limited. Rates for the 2017 weekend are below.

  • Lynne Parks ’68 SUNY Cortland Alumni House, 29 Tompkins St., 607-753-1561, call for rates.
  • Best Western Plus, 3175 Fingerlake East Drive, Cortland, 607-756-2233, $125-$149
  • Comfort Inn, 2 1/2 Locust Ave.,  607-753-7721, $107.05
  • Country Inn and Suites3707 U.S. Route 281,  607-753-8300, $91 (RSVP by 8/15/17)
  • Days Inn, 3775 U.S. Route 11, McGraw,  607-753-7594, $129
  • Econo Lodge, 10 Church St.,  607-756-2856, $79.95
  • Hampton Inn, 26 River St.,  607-662-0007, $164
  • Holiday Inn Express, 4 1/2 Locust Ave., 607-299-0099, $139
  • Hope Lake Lodge at Greek Peak Mountain Resort, 2000 NYS Rte. 392, Virgil, 866-764-7017, call for rates.
  • Quality Inn, 188 Clinton Ave. Ext.,  607-756-5622, $107.95
  • Ramada Cortland, 2 River St., 607-756-4431, $110