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Gold Medal Olympian, University of Washington Basketball Coach Headline Night of Champions

May 17: Allyson Felix and Lorenzo Romar Induction into Athletes in Action’s Hall of Faith

April 30, 2014

International sports ministry Athletes in Action is honoring sports’ top players and coaches during the 2014 Night of Champions. Each year, Athletes in Action inducts one male and one female from the world of sports who best exemplify outstanding character, leadership and faith—whether on the court, in the home or in the community. With dedication to team and sport and guided by faith, the 2014 Hall of Faith inductees are:

  • Allyson Felix, USA Track and Field Olympic gold medalist (2012)

  • Lorenzo Romar, University of Washington men’s basketball head coach

Sat, May 17, at 7 p.m. ET

Athletes in Action World Headquarters
Schindler Banquet Center
651 Taylor Drive, Xenia, OH

Felix and Romar join the ranks of Athletes in Action Hall of Faith inductees Jerry Colangelo, Coach John Wooden, Tamika Catchings, Clark Kellogg, Jim Tressell, Kay Yow and more. This elite group exemplifies strong leadership and faith in the sports world and beyond.

MEDIA NOTE: Night of Champions is open to the media. Interviews will be available with sports celebrities. On-site media contact: Lauren Householder 513.258.5408.

For registration information, visit or call 800.416.9473.

Athletes in Action, a ministry of Campus Crusade for Christ, works with professional and amateur athletes and coaches to use the unique platform of sport to help people around the world with questions of faith.

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