Georgetown - Tue, Apr. 16, 2013
Georgetown College athletics is pleased to announce the 2013 Athletic Hall of Fame Class. Men's basketball's John Owen '73, football's Kent Garrett '85, football's Jim Carty '76, volleyball's Jessica Leonard '05 and women's soccer's Elizabeth Brown McHale '03 are the individuals being inducted on May 18 at the Thomas & King Conference & Leadership Center.
The 1989 women's basketball team will also be inducted and Bob Tripure will be honored as the distinguished alumni.
Milton "Shorty" Price Award for Service to Athletics will be Jessica Greathouse and Claudia Costello. Rick Crawford Award for Philanthropy is Robert N. Wilson. Brad Davis Award for Game Administration is Billy Perkins. Donna Hawkins Coaching for Significance Award goes to Bryan Johnson.
Carty was 1975 Best College Football Players in America, NAIA Division II All-American honorable mention and four-year letterman for football and baseball.
Garrett was 1984 NAIA All-American Second Team.
Owen is 20th all-time on the Tigers 1,000 Point Club list with 1,463 points in his two-plus years 1970-73.
McHale, the Hall of Fame's first women's soccer inductee, was 2002 NAIA All-American honorable mention, four-time All Mid-South Conference and 2002 NAIA All-Region.
Leonard was 2004 NAIA All-American third team, two-time NAIA All-Region and three-time MSC All-Conference.
Associate Athletic Director Austin Sparks will be handling ticket information for the evening. He can be reached at Austin_Sparks@georgetowncollege.edu or by phone: 502-863-8222.