OLD ORCHARD BEACH — Cony High School graduate Amy Vachon and former Colby College men’s ice hockey coach Jack Kelley are among the 11 selected to the Maine Sports Hall of Fame induction class.

Now an assistant coach with the University of Maine women’s basketball team, Vachon set school and league assist records as a player for the Black Bears. She helped the team to two America East championships and four NCAA tournament appearances. At Cony, Vachon was the USA Today Maine Player of the Year, Gatorade Player of the Year and Miss Maine Basketball.

Kelley had two coaching stints at Colby, from 1955-62 and 1976-77. A member of the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame, Kelley also coached Boston University to two national titles, led the Hartford Whales to the AVCO Cup as champions of the WHL and was president of the Pittsburgh Penguins. As a player at BU, Kelley played in the NCAA finals twice and was an All-ECAC selection.

In addition to Kelley and Vachon, the class of 2016 includes Kristin Barry and Sheri Piers, Kirsten Clark-Rickenbach, the Cross family, Pennie Page Cummings, Doug Friedman, Dan Hamblett, Ralph Payne, Ed Phillips and Travis Roy.

Friedman, of Cape Elizabeth, enjoyed a nine-year career in professional hockey. He is currently the boys ice hockey coach and athletic director at Kents Hill School.

The induction ceremony will be May 1, 2016, at Cross Insurance Center in Bangor. Five high school scholar-athletes, who will be announced in April, each will be awarded $5,000 scholarships at the ceremony.

Tickets are $55 each and $500 for a reserved table for 10. They may be purchased at www.mshof.com or by sending a check to MSHOF, P.O. Box 222, Oakland, ME 04963. The social hour starts at 11 a.m., and the luncheon begins at noon.

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