The 2012 UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame is announced!


UCLA has the most prestigious athletics programs in the entire country, boasting the most NCAA titles of any other school in the country.

So to become a member of the UCLA Hall of Fame is a big friggin’ deal.

Without further ado, here are the 2012 UCLA Hall of Fame inductees (bios at

Ron Ballatore, UCLA Men’s Swimming Coach, passed away on April 27, 2012.

Julie Bremner Romias, M.D., Women’s Volleyball player

Jack Hirsch, UCLA Men’s Basketball player

Fred McNeill, UCLA Football player

Stacy Nuveman, UCLA Softball player

Charles Pasarell, UCLA Men’s Tennis player

Coralie Simmons, UCLA Women’s Water Polo player

Stella Umeh, UCLA Women’s Gymnastics player

Gerald Finerman, current UCLA Director of the UCLA Sports Medicine Program


Now, I’m going to be honest: I’m too young to have seen or remember any of these great Bruins, but getting into the Hall of Fame is no joke. We’re very proud that there are more Bruins worthy of immorality as Westwood’s most successful athletics figures.