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Maryland announces 2016 Hall of Fame class

This is the Maryland Minute, a short story followed by a roundup of terps-related news.

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Maryland athletics announced its 2016 Hall of Fame Class on Wednesday, which consists of nine members from 10 different sports.

On October 21, men’s basketball player Allan J. Bunge, wrestler and wrestling coach Curt Callahan, football player E.J. Henderson, men’s lacrosse player Robert Ott, women’s basketball player Marcia Richardson, softball player Kelly Shipman, men’s diver Ron Squiers, women’s track & field athlete Marita Walton, and field hockey and women’s lacrosse player Kay Ruffino Ward will all be inducted. The ceremony will take place in the Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center at 5:45 p.m.

“It is with great pleasure that we congratulate and welcome this outstanding class of inductees and their families to the Maryland Athletics Hall of Fame,” said University of Maryland Director of Athletics Kevin Anderson in a release. “This is always a special time to reconnect with many of our distinguished alumni recognizing their academic and athletic achievements.”

In other news

Stefon Diggs looked good in Week 1 NFL action and three other Terps made their debuts.

Five-star forward Jaren Jackson is set to make his verbal commitment on Thursday. Maryland is one of five schools in the running.

Maryland cornerback Alvin Hill is taking ballet to help with football.

The Baltimore Sun’s Don Markus looks at how quarterback Perry Hills will respond to pressure against UCF.

The Washington Post’s Roman Stubbs looks at Maryland football’s tougher Week 3 matchup against UCF.

Maryland made four-star forward Ikechukwu Obiagu’s top six.