Hall of Fame Class of 2005

2005 Hall of Fame Class

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Jan AndersonJan Anderson

Jan Anderson, class of 1967, was co-captain of the 1965 Tiger football team that went undefeated with an overall record of 9-0. he was a four-year letterman and starting quarterback for the Tigers. Jan was an athlete known for his leadership both on and off the field.

Coach Lester Craft said Anderson's leadership style was best described by one of his teammates who said, "We had such confidence in Jan that if he called a play in the huddle that wasn't in our playbook, we would have run it anyway and it would have worked."

After leaving Georgetown College, Anderson coached football at Georgetown High School and later turned to the ministry, working with young people and leading them to new heights at Kings Mill High School in Ohio.

Upon Anderson's passing, his leadership continued as the 1965 Football Team and coaches established the Georgetown College 1865 Undefeated Football Team Scholarship Fund.


Rick ElrodRick Elrod


Rick Elrod, class of 1982, ranks as one of the greatest players to hit the hardwood for Georgetown College. Playing under the direction of Coach Jim Reid, he helped lead the Tigers to the 1982 KIAC Championship.

A four-year letterman, Elrod received honors as KIAC Player of the Year in 1982 and All-KIAC during the 1979-80 and 1980-81 seasons. In addition, he was named All NAIA District 32 during those same seasons. Elrod received his first team MVP honor as a sophomore and would go on to be named team MVP during his junior and senior seasons as well. He also received team awards for Best Defensive Player and Best Free Throw Percentage.

Elrod became the 21st player in Georgetown basketball history to surpass the 1,000 career points mark. He hit the milestone during his junior season. At the time of his induction hs ranked 11th in career scoring with a total of 1,671 points.

After graduating from Georgetown, Elrod was drafted in the 8th round of the NBA by the Phoenix Suns. He continues to rank as the highest draft pick in Georgetown basketball history.


Chris SchimmoellerChris Schimmoeller


Chris Schimmoeller, class of 1990, was a decorated student-athlete for the Tigers' volleyball program. A four year starter, she helped lead Georgetown to four District 32 titles and four Bi-District 10 championship games, including a top 12 finish in the 1988 NAIA National Tournament. She was twice named KWIC All State.

Her senior year, Schimmoeller received various honors, including All District 32, NAIA All Mid-East Region and NAIA 3rd Team All American.

Academically, Schimmoeller was also successful, being named a District 32 Scholar Athlete three times and a NAIA National Scholar Athlete twice.

Perhaps her most prestigious honors were being given the KIAC Commissioner's Award and being named GTE Volleyball All American.

Upon graduation from Georgetown, Chris was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to study in India. Since then, Schimmoeller has been very active in addressing government in Frankfort and Washington D.C. on environmental issues.

Upon graduation from Georgetown, Chris was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to study in India. Since then, Schimmoeller has been very active in addressing government in Frankfort and Washington D.C. on environmental issues.


Trina Schimmoeller PeifferTrina Schimmoeller Peiffer


Trina Schimmoeller Peiffer, class of 1990, was a four year starter for the Tigers' volleyball team. She helped lead Georgetown to four District 32 titles and four Bi-District 10 championship games, in addition to a top 12 finish in the 1988 NAIA National Tournament. She was three-times named KWIC All State, and All District 32. She was co-captain in 1989 and 1990.

Trina was very successful academically as well, as a three time District 32 Scholar Athlete and two-time NAIA National Scholar Athlete.

Her junior year, she was awarded the A.O. Duer ward, a NAIA national honor given each year to one junior student-athlete, based on athletics, academics, character and community service. Capping off her Georgetown College career, Trina received the KIAC Commissioner's Award, which honors the Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

Upon graduating from Georgetown College, Trina received her doctorate from the University of California at Davis.


Robert TerrellRobert Terrell


Robert Terrell, class of 1955, represented Georgetown College athletics for over two years after transferring from the University of Louisville. Terrell earned one Georgetown basketball letter, as well as three baseball letters.

A versatile baseball player, Terrell played several positions for the Tigers and was a constant threat at bat. He finished with a batting average over .400 during his sophomore season while helping Georgetown become conference co-Champions. Terrell led the Tigers to a conference championship his senior season. He served as co-captain for the Tiger for two seasons.

While at Georgetown, Terrell was honored as President of the Student Body, Mr. Georgetonian, and the campus' Most Popular Male Student.

After graduation, Terrell went on to serve in the Marine Corps, and was an important asset to the Ford Motor Company and Fred Jones Enterprises.

Terrell serves as the Director of Economic Development for the city of Corbin, Ky.


Coach Tom DowlingCoach Tom Dowling


Tom Dowling, class of 1961, contributed to the re-building of the Georgetown College football program both as a player, assistant coach, and head coach.

Dowling was the Tigers' Defensive Coordinator from 1969 until 1973. Georgetown College was continuously ranked in the nation's top ten in defense among NAIA schools.

From 1973-1977 Dowling took the reigns as head coach of the. He led the Tigers to a NAIA national rankings of 16th in 1974, 17th in 1975 and 11th in 1976.

After leaving Georgetown College, Dowling was named Small College Coach of the Year at Liberty Baptist College. After starting the football program at Cumberland College, he was twice named Mid-South Conference Coach of the Year and in 1995 was the ninth winningest coach in the NAIA.

Dowling went on to further distinguish himself by serving as Mid-South Conference commissioner from 1995-2002.


The 1988 Tiger Baseball Team


The 1988 Tiger Baseball Team, under the direction of KIAC and NAIA District 32 Coach of the Year Marvin Stringfellow, placed 6th in the nation in the NAIA World Series for the highest finish in Georgetown College baseball history. The team posted an overall record of 45-11.

Ranked 18th in the nation, the Tigers won the KIAC regular season, the NAIA District 32 Tournament, and the NAIA Area VII Tournament to advance to the series.

Led by a host of talented players, the Tigers received numerous honors and set various regular season and NAIA World Series records. Catcher, Chris Frederick was selected the National NAIA All Tournament Team, while outfielder, Brian Donohew was chosen as the NAIA Area VII Tournament's Most Valuable Player. Infielder, Richard Fuller and outfielder, Troy Kuhl were also selected to the All Area VII Team. School records include most hits (65) by Steve Anderson and Troy Kuhl, most RBI's (59) by Steve Anderson, and most pitching victories (11) by Perry Parker. World Series records include most steals by a team in a single game (11) and most individual assists in a single game (8) by shortstop, Art Houston.

  • KIAC, District 32 Coach of the Year - Marvin Stringfellow
  • Ranked #18 in NAIA Baseball National Poll
  • NAIA All-American Honorable Mentions - Richard Fuller & Troy Kuhl
  • Area VII Tournament Most Valuable Player - Brian Donohew
  • NAIA National Tournament All-Tournament Team - Chris Frederick
  • 6 Players Named First Team All-KIAC
  • Players Named First Team All-District 32

Award Recipients


Billy BrannockBilly Brannock - Milton "Shorty" Price Service Award

Billy Brannock, class of 1949, relied on his elusiveness and World War II experience during his successful career at Georgetown College. In 1946, Brannock led the team in touchdowns and in 1947, was named all-conference honorable mention.

Following his graduation, Brannock continued to represent Georgetown well. He was involved with various Kentucky school systems and dedicated to his community service efforts. Brannock was named Louisville's "Volunteer of the Year" in 1968 for his work with the Market Street Neighborhood House.

Returning to Georgetown in 1993, he became a fundraising executive for the college and board member for Big Brothers/Big Sisters. Brannock is a charter member of the Scott County High School Hall of Fame and received Georgetown's Distinguished Alumni Service Award in 2001.


Franklin EnsorFranklin Ensor - Rick Crawford Philanthropy Award


Clyde Franklin Ensor, Jr. graduated from Georgetown College in 1962 with a BS degree in business. He lettered in track during his freshman year. Franklin served on the college's Board of Trustees for 16 years, three years as board chairman, and chaired the board's athletics committee for several years.

Franklin and his wife Debra, also a Georgetown alum, live in Simpsonville, Ky. Two his three children attended Georgetown College. Stephanie, class of '86, lives in Louisville and Howard, class of '91, played football for Head Coach Kevin Donley.

Ensor believes in and supports the Tigers because of his feeling that participation in intercollegiate athletics is a major part of the education experience at Georgetown College. His financial support has helped make Georgetown athletics a flagship of the NAIA.

Franklin is the president of Station Park Honda in Louisville.