On Saturday, April 2, Patrick Maloney, B.A. 2002, was formally inducted into the Athletics Hall of Fame in a ceremony that was originally scheduled for 2020.

About Patrick Maloney

During his career at Catholic University, Maloney was part of more than 100 wins and was named the most valuable player of the 2001 national championship team. He was also named as the Final Four Most Valuable Player, second team All-American, and National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) first-team All-District in 2001. Maloney led Division III in three-point field goal percentage as a freshman during the 1997-98 season, shooting 51.8 percent from behind the arc as he made 59 of 114 attempts.

In 2018, the 2000-01 men’s basketball team was inducted into the Athletics Hall of Fame. Maloney is the first individual player from the team to be inducted.

About the Athletics Hall of Fame

For more than 100 years, Catholic University has proudly fielded outstanding athletes and teams in a variety of sports. Presented by the University’s Athletics Department and Alumni Association, the Hall of Fame honors in perpetuity the accomplishments of former Cardinal student-athletes and coaches.

Currently, athletes and coaches in the Hall of Fame represent the baseball, basketball, boxing, cross country, diving, field hockey, football, soccer, swimming, tennis, track, and volleyball programs. To be eligible for induction, men must have graduated from the University at least 15 years ago and women must have graduated at least 10 years ago; coaches must have at least five years of coaching experience at Catholic University.