COLUMBIA, Mo. – The 33rd induction class for the University of Missouri Intercollegiate Athletics Hall of Fame, containing six former standout student-athletes and coaches, will be enshrined on Friday, Sept. 8, 2023, inside Jesse Auditorium.
The Mizzou Intercollegiate Athletics Hall of Fame features 388 Tigers legends and was founded in 1990.
The 2023 inductees represent six sports and include Nick Adcock (track & field), Justin Gage (football), Drake Houdashelt (wrestling), Tim Jamieson (baseball), Karissa Schweizer (cross country/track & field) and Fabian Schwingenschlöegel (swimming & diving).
This year’s six-member class will be officially inducted on Friday, September 8, 2023, inside Jesse Auditorium on Mizzou’s campus. The awards ceremony is free and open to the public.
The class will also be recognized on Saturday, September 9 at the Mizzou Football game against Middle Tennessee State. Game time and television network will be announced when available.
2023 MIZZOU ATHLETICS HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES
Nick Adcock – Track & Field
- One of the best multi-event athletes in Missouri track and field history, Kansas City native Nick Adcock qualified for five NCAA Championships, and earned all-America honors at each one as a heptathlete/decathlete. Adcock won the Big 12 Conference championship in the 2008 and 2010 heptathlons and added a league title in the 2010 decathlon. Adcock left Mizzou holding the school record in the heptathlon (5,938 points) and the 60-meter hurdles (7.92 seconds) and stands third in program history in the decathlon (7,704 points).
Justin Gage – Football
- Gage came to Mizzou from nearby Jefferson City as a touted quarterback and left as an accomplished two-sport athlete who went on to an eight-year NFL career. He switched to wide receiver as a sophomore in 2000 and was an honorable mention all-Big 12 choice after catching 44 passes. He emerged as the Tigers’ top target the next two years and was a first-team all-league honoree. He ended his football career holding MU records in both receptions (200) and receiving yards (2,704). He still ranks second in receiving yardage and third in catches. Gage – who also played three years of basketball – was named to the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame in 2022.
Drake Houdashelt – Wrestling
- Houdashelt tallied a…
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