Berenato led Tech to six postseason appearances in 15 seasons, including the team’s first two NCAA Tournament berths (1993, 2003). She coached three All-Americans. She later coached 11 seasons at Pitt and six at Kennesaw State before retiring in March.
Dietrich was a three-time All-ACC shortstop and a third-team All-American in 2010. He was the ACC scholar-athlete of the year in the same year and has gone on to play in almost 750 major-league games.
Forrest was the most outstanding player of the 1993 ACC Tournament and was a two-time All-ACC selection. He is among Tech’s top 10 for career scoring and rebounds and is perhaps best remembered for his buzzer-beating 3-pointer to beat USC in the second round of the 1992 NCAA Tournament.
Jordan was a three-time All-American in the triple jump (2009 and 2010 NCAA indoor championships, 2010 outdoor championship), won ACC championships in the event three times and was the most outstanding field performer in two ACC championship meets.
Walker was a two-time first-team All-ACC defensive tackle in 2007 and 2008 and a third-team All-American in 2007. Walker was a key member of the 2008 team that went 9-4 and beat Georgia for the first time in eight years. Walker played in 104 NFL games (2009-15) and won a Super Bowl title with Denver in February 2016.
The honorees will be inducted Oct. 1 along with the class of 2020, which was announced in August 2020 but not celebrated with the annual induction ceremony. That group includes Morgan Burnett (football), Chesson Hadley (golf), Amanda McDowell (women’s tennis), Deck McGuire (baseball), Aileen Morales (softball), Gal Nevo (men’s swimming) and coach George O’Leary (football).