Six former Hawks inducted into Huntingdon Athletic Hall of Fame
Montgomery, Ala.— Six impressive former Huntingdon Hawks intercollegiate and intramural student-athletes were inducted into the Huntingdon College Athletic Hall of Fame during a special ceremony held Saturday morning, October 8. The event was part of Homecoming and Family Weekend, October 7– 8.
Keith Chappell '00, who came to Huntingdon as the highest ranking high school goalkeeper in the state of Florida and graduated with departmental honors in both English and biology, is now an ER physician in Cape Cod, Mass. Read more.
Fred Frost '81, a native of Macon, Ga., was a four-year letterman in golf, 3-year captain, and MVP his senior year. He graduated from Vanderbilt law school after Huntingdon. Today he lives in Houston, Texas, where he serves as assistant chief attorney for production for ExxonMobil. Read more.
Wanda Howard '81 came to Huntingdon with impressive athletic credentials in an era when Huntingdon didn't offer intercollegiate basketball or softball for women. Instead, she became one of our Lady Hawks' biggest supporters: encouraging, mentoring, and vocally supporting the teams.
Eugene Lewis '64 transferred to Huntingdon from Young Harris College and was the starting center on the basketball team, helping to lead the Hawks to the NAIA national tournament his senior year. He earned his MBA from Vanderbilt University and retired after serving as vice president of operations for Royal Cup Coffee.Read more.
Mike Nelson '88, one of the most decorated baseball players in Huntingdon history, helped lead the Hawks to their first College World Series appearance. He has worked for Coca-Cola for 24 years. Read more.
Vann Stuedeman '94, a four-year pitcher, helped the Lady Hawks reach the national tournament twice during her tenure, both times finishing third. After serving as pitching coach at the University of Alabama for 11 years (and six Women's College World Series appearances), she is serving as the head softball coach for Mississippi State University. Read more.
A reception preceded the awards ceremony. Former Hall of Fame inductees and all alumni and current student-athletes were invited to attend.