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Tony Delk to have jersey retired

University of Kentucky men’s basketball great Tony Delk and gymnastics star Jenny Hansen will have their jerseys retired by UK Athletics at events held in February.

University of men's basketball great Tony Delk and gymnastics star Jenny Hansen will have their jerseys retired by Athletics at events held in February.

Jersey retirement is considered the highest honor of UK Athletics. Delk becomes the 43rd retired jersey associated with men's basketball and Hansen is the first honoree in gymnastics. Previously, Delk and Hansen had been elected to the UK Athletics Hall of Fame in 2008 and 2006, respectively. They were elected for jersey retirement this year by a Hall of Fame subcommittee comprised of media, Hall of Fame representatives and athletics staff.

Hansen will be honored on Friday, Feb. 20 at the UK gymnastics meet vs. Arkansas, and Delk will be recognized on Saturday, Feb. 21 at the men's basketball game vs. Auburn.

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