Ben Roethlisberger, five others inducted into Miami University Athletics Hall of Fame
WCPO Digital Staff
10:05 AM, Feb 10, 2013
8:17 AM, Feb 11, 2013
OXFORD, Ohio - Former Redhawks quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was one of six people inducted into the Miami University Athletics Hall of Fame Saturday.
Roethlisberger was joined in the 2012-13 class by Dale Cohen '94 (women's tennis), Terry Hoeppner (coach), P.L. (Pete) Miller '71 (men's track & field), Karin Sherr '99 (synchronized skating) and Kyle Voska '98 (golf).
Hoeppner passed away in 2007 while coaching the Indiana University football team. He was represented by Jane Hoeppner at the ceremony.
The induction class was the 44th in the history of the Miami University Athletics Hall of Fame, according to a press release from the university.
9 On Your Side was on hand for the event which was held during the men's basketball game between the Redhawks and the University of Akron. You can watch videos of the event in the media player above.
Roethlisberger played football for Miami from 2001-2003, when he was drafted with the 11th overall pick by the Pittsburgh Steelers. A three-year starter for the Redhawks, Roethlisberger holds every major passing record at the school and a number of passing records in the Mid-American Conference (MAC).