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Former All-American Bobby Sura is one of four Seminoles who will be inducted into the FSU Athletics Hall of Fame on September 5.
Aug. 27, 2003
Tallahassee, Fla. –
Every year Florida State University has student-athletes who achieve great feats on a national level. The best of the best are enshrined forever in the Seminole Athletics Hall of Fame. On September 5th, Florida State will induct its 26th class when Terrell Buckley, JD Drew, Lori Sowell and Bobby Sura join that elite group.
Priced at $40, a limited number of tickets are still available for the banquet at the University Center Club. For more information, or to purchase tickets, please call (850) 893-6108. The evening begins with a cocktail reception at 6 p.m. with the induction ceremony to follow at 7 p.m.
Winner of the 1991 Jim Thorpe Award, Buckley was a consensus All-American that year as he set most of Florida State’s interception records. Currently he is a member of the Miami Dolphins. Another All-American, Drew holds several Tribe markss and was first-round draft pick. Drew finds himself in the middle of a playoff race as an outfielder for the St. Louis Cardinals.
Currently working as a teaching professional, Sowell was an All-American for the Seminoles on the tennis court in 1995. That season she advanced the quarterfinals of the singles’ draw in the NCAA Championships. Rounding out the class of 2003 is Sura, FSU’s all-time leading scorer and an All-American for the 1993-94 squad that advance to the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament. Sura is the newest member of the Detroit Pistons.
Also that evening two individuals will be receiving the Moore-Stone Award for their outstanding contributions to Florida State athletics. This year’s recipients are Florida State Senate President Jim King and former Speaker of the House and Board of Trustee Chairman John Thrasher.