The University of Louisiana and the Ragin’ Cajuns Lettermen Club is proud to announce the 2010 Athletic Hall of Fame inductees. They are Brooke Mitchell Garrity – Softball; Jeffrey Mitchell – Football; Todd Scott – Football; and Winston Sinclair – Track & Field.

The induction banquet will be held Friday, Oct. 22 from 6– 8 p.m. at Les Saisons in the Oil Center. The inductees will be officially inducted during halftime of the football game on Saturday, Oct. 23.

Brooke Mitchell Garrity (Softball) was a 4-time softball letterman as a pitcher at UL from 2002 -2005. Brooke is a First Team NFCA All-American; 2-time Academic All-American; 4-time All-Louisiana selection; 4-time All-Sun Belt Conference selection; 2-time All-South Region selection; and was a 3-time Louisiana Pitcher of the Year. She also received SBC honors as Pitcher of the Year, Freshman of the Year and received the Award of Excellence. Brooke received a Finance degree from UL in 2005.

Jeffery Mitchell (Football) was a 4-year letterman in football at defensive end for UL from 1992-1995, Jeffrey was a 3-time All Big West selection – two 1st team and one honorable mention – and 2-time All Big West defensive player of the week. Jeffrey holds the school records for most sacks (21 – career, 11 – season); yardage lost on sacks (153 – career, 83 – season); tackles for a loss (45 – career, 21 – season, 5 – game); and total yardage lost (227 – career, 119 – season, 26 – game). Jeffrey received a General Studies degree from UL in 2001.

Todd Scott (Football) was a 4-time letterman in football at defensive back for UL from 1987-90, UL did not play within at conference at this time, however, Todd set his mark on Cajun history. He holds the UL record for punt returns – 70 for 553 yards – which still remains 10th in the nation; for career tackles with 197; and six (6) interceptions. In 1990 he was chosen to play in the prestigious Blue and Gray game. Todd continued his football career with the Minnesota Vikings where he was selected to the All-Pro team in 1993 and the All-Madden team in 1994. Todd received his degree from UL in 1991.

Winston Sinclair (Track and Field) was a 4-year letterman in track at UL from 1992-1996, Winston was 4-time indoor conference champion in the 400m; 2-time indoor conference champion in the 200m; 2-time outdoor conference champion in the 400m; and a 3-time outdoor conference champion in the 400m hurdles. Winston was also a 3-time NCAA qualifier in the 400m hurdles. In 1994, Winston received All-American honors after finishing 4th in the nation in the 400m hurdles. Winston received Business Management degree from UL in 1996 and a second degree in Accounting from the University of Texas at Arlington in 2007.

The purpose of the UL Hall of Fame is to give recognition to those athletes who have made a significant contribution to the good name of the University by demonstrating exceptional ability and sportsmanship on the playing fields, commendable scholarship in the classroom, high quality leadership on the campus, and who after leaving the University have established a personal reputation for character and citizenship in the community which they reside.

“Our goal is to remind each new generation of athletes of the tradition they must uphold and the ideals that they should strive for while they are wearing the UL uniforms,” said Ragin’ Cajuns Lettermen Club President Tom Carroll (UL Baseball ’71-’74).

The Ragin’ Cajuns Lettermen Club Alumni Chapter comprises men and women who lettered in athletics while they were students at SLI/USL/UL Lafayette. The Ragin’ Cajuns Lettermen Club is a constituent chapter of the UL Alumni Association and it retains close ties to the Athletic Department.