Table of Contents Table of Contents .............................................................1 Quick Facts .....................................................................1 Credits ...........................................................................1 Cross Country Roster .......................................................2 Cross Country Schedule ...................................................2 Track and Field Roster ......................................................3 Track and Field Schedule ..................................................3 Head Coach Jody Huddleston ..........................................4 Assistant Coach Kris Kut ....................................................4 Assistant Coach Layne Anderson ........................................5 Assistant Coach Brian Johnson ...........................................5 Men’s Outlook ...............................................................6 Women’s Preview ...........................................................8 Meet the Bulldogs .....................................................10-20 Record Book .................................................................21 President Maj. Gen. John S. Grinalds, USMC ret ...............24 Athletic Director Les Robinson .........................................25 About The Citadel .........................................................26 Charleston, SC ..............................................................30 Hall of Fame .................................................................32
Credits: The 2002-03 Citadel Cross-Country and Track and Field media guide was produced by The Citadel Athletic Media Relations Department (Erica Brammer, Mike Hayden, Kevin Rhodes and Evan Rodger). Design and layout was done using Adobe PageMaker and Adobe Photoshop. All Photography was provided by Russ Pace. Front Cover: Clockwise- Manda Orson, Jeff Witherspoon, J.T. Marbury, Catrina Moore. Back Cover: Clockwise- Robert Killian, Charles Watson, Kenyon Doyle, Quintin Armstong.
Quick Facts and Contacts Location ................................................... Charleston, S.C. Founded .................................................................... 1842 Enrollment ............................................................... 1,800 Colors ........................................... Citadel Blue and White Affiliation ................................................ NCAA Division I Conference ......................................................... Southern Nickname ................................................ Bulldogs, Cadets President .................. Maj. Gen. John S. Grinalds, USMC ret. Director of Athletics ........................................ Les Robinson Faculty Athletic Rep. ............................. William Sharbrough Senior Associate AD ...................................... Ray Whiteman Director of Media Relations ............................ Mike Hayden Associate Media Relations Director .................. Kevin Rhodes Assistant Media Relations Director ................. Erica Brammer Track and Field Contact ............................... Erica Brammer Director of Sports Medicine ......................... Andy Clawson Associate AD/Compliance ..................................... Ed Steers Associate AD/Special Events .......................... Andy Solomon Assistant AD/Facilities ..................................... Mike Groshon Assistant AD/Event Management ................... Robby Bennett Assistant Dir. of Marketing/Promotions ....... Rebecca Raynor Business Manager ........................................... Lynn Meador Athletic Department Phone ........................... 843-953-5070 Media Relations Phone ................................... 843-953-5120 Media Relations Fax ...................................... 843-953-5058 Website .......................................... www.citadelsports.com Mailing Address ................................................ The Citadel ............................................................. 171 Moultrie Street ...................................................... Charleston, S.C. 29409
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ROSTERS CROSS-COUNTRY WOMEN
MEN Name Vince Bechtel Fochlee Canceran Greg Dyson Jr. NIck Gastley Russell Kaufman Robert Killian Tony Kimbrough Andrew Krisel Andrew McCollough Phillip Obie Brad Perricelli Matt Power Marc Quesenberry Ryan Theriot Warren Woolfolk
Class So. Fr. So. So. Fr. Jr. Jr. Jr. So. Jr. Graduate Student Fr. So. Jr. Fr.
Company Charlie Lima Fox Trot Oscar Romeo Charlie Oscar Alpha Tango India
Name Viann Bolick Laura Gisinger Amanda Orson Olivia Perry-Smith Kasey White
Class Jr. So. Sr. So. Fr.
Company Lima India 1B-S India Golf
Kilo Bravo Fox Trot Bravo
TRACK & FIELD MEN Name Class Company Quentin Armstrong Graduate Student Rick Austin So. Oscar Vince Bechtel So. Charlie Marcus Butler Fr. Mike Myron Canton Fr. Tango Marcus Carter Sr. Tango Marcus Cohen Jr. Oscar Thomas Cummings Fr. Romeo Gary Domanski Fr. Kilo Kenyon Doyle Graduate Student Ryan Forsmo Fr. Fox Trot Chris Franklin Jr. India Nicholas Gastley So. Oscar George Glod Fr. Tango Shawn Grant Fr. Romeo Julius Hunter Fr. Fox Trot Russ Kaufmann Fr. Romeo Robert Killian Jr. Charlie Tony Kimbrough Jr. Oscar Steve Kleppin Fr. Charlie Andrew Krisel Jr. Alpha J.T. Marbury Sr. November Justin Matherson Fr. India Andrew McCollough So. Tango Phillip Obie Jr. India Brad Perricelli Graduate Student Justin Pesterfield Jr. Oscar Chirs Petty Fr. Oscar Matt Power Fr. Kilo Alex Prince Jr. Oscar Marc Quesenberry So. Fox Trot Thomas Ried Jr. Charlie Bernardo Richardson Sr. Kilo Travis Taylor Jr. Mike Dainel Thompson Fr. Delta Michael Theriot Jr. Fox Trot Charles Watson Sr. Tango Jeffrey Witherspoon Sr. Romeo
Event Throws Throws Distance Mid-Distance Sprints Jumps /Javelin Sprints Hurdles Jumps Sprints Sprints Throws Distance Mid-Distance Jumps Jumps Distance Distance Mid- Distance Pole Vault Mid-Distance Sprints Sprints Distance Distance Mid-Distance 800m Throws Distance Sprints Distance Multi-events Throws Multi-events Pole Vault Distance Sprints Sprints
WOMEN Name Monesha Booker Montair Booker Miriam Crawford Stephanie Farris Laura Gisinger Shirly Godfrey Alexis Gonzalez Catrina Moore Amanda Orson Oliva Perry-Smith Kelly Pesterfield Rose Rodriguez Manda Rodgers Kasey White
Class Company Fr. Tango Fr. Oscar Fr. Tango Fr. Lima So. India Sr. Delta Fr. Palmetto Battery Sr. Charlie Sr. 1B-S Jr. 3B-S So. Alpha Jr. Charlie Jr. Kilo Fr. Golf
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Event Sprints Spints Sprints Distance Distance Throws Pole Vault Throws Dsitance Distance Sprints Sprints Sprints Distance
SCHEDULES CROSS-COUNTRY Date Day Event Aug. 30 Fri. Charleston Southern Sept. 14 Sat. U.S. Naval Academy Sept. 21 Sat. College of Charleston Sept. 28 Sat. Citadel Invitational Oct. 12 Sat. Furman Invitational Oct. 19 Sat. Winthrop Nov. 2 Sat SoCon-College of Charleston Nov. 16 Sun. NCAA-District III (10k) * Denotes Southern Conference Opponents
Location Charleston, SC Annapolis, MD Charleston, SC Charleston, SC Greenville, SC Rock Hill, SC Charleston, SC
INDOOR Date Day Event Dec. 7 Sat. Appalachian State Invitational Jan. 17 Fri. Appalachian State Invitational Feb. 1 Sat. UNC Blue Heaven Invitational Feb. 1 Sat. East Tennessee State Invitational Feb. 1 Sat. Virginia Military Insititute- Winter Relays Feb. 14 Fri. Blue Hen Invite-University of Delaware at Newark Feb. 21 Fri. Southern Conference Championships March 1 Sat. Tiger Last Classic-Clemson University * Denotes Southern Conference Opponents
Location Boone, NC Boone, NC Chapel Hill, NC Johnson City, TN Lexington, VA Newark, DE Johnson City, TN Clemson, SC
Time 11:00 am 9:00 am 9:00 am 9:00 am 9:00 am 6:00 pm 9:00 am 9:00 am
OUTDOOR Date Day Event Location March 7 Fri. Coastal Carolina Classic Conway, SC March 12 Wed. Charleston Southern Tri-Meet Ladson, SC March 21 Fri. Weems Baskins Relays at University of South Carolina Columbia, SC March 27 Thu. Florida Relays at University of Florida Gainsville, FL April 5 Sat. Furman-Quad Meet Greenville, SC April 9 Wed. State Championships at University of South Carolina Columbia, SC April 12 Sat. Chanticleer Classic at Coastal Carolina Myrtle Beach, SC April18- Fri.- * Southern Conference Championships at Appalachain State Boone, NC 19 Sat. April 25- Fri.- Penn Relays-University of Penn Philidelphia, PA 26 Sat. May 3 Sat. Georgia Invitational Athens, GA May 10 Sat. Orange & Purple Classic at Clemson University Clemson, SC May 16 Fri. Reebok Invitational at Georgia Tech University Atlanta, GA May 30 Fri. NCAA East Regionals at George Mason University Fairfax, VA * Denotes Southern Conference Opponents
Time 1:00 pm 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 9:00 am 8:00 am 1:00 pm 8:00 am 8:00 am 8:00 am 8:00 am 8:00 am 8:00 am 9:00 am
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JODY HUDDLESTON Sitting atop The Citadel’s track and cross-country teams for the 17th season, Jody Huddleston has his eyes focused on the future. Since Huddleston took command he has watched 11 indoor and 12 outdoor track and field records fall. To date, 80 members earned All-Southern conference laurels, 15 of which were individual honorees. The 2002 season was great for the Bulldogs as Huddleston led the men’s outdoor team to the second fourth place finish in four years at its league championships. Huddleston recruited his first female in 1997, Mandy Garcia, who became The Citadel’s first-ever female student-athlete. Two years later, Peaches Hudson took second in the Heptathlon and captured the institution’s first female All-Southern Conference title. In 2000, Huddleston led his first female team to eighth place at the SoCon tournament. Huddleston came to The Citadel from Oklahoma Baptist University in Shawnee, OK where he served as head coach for seven years. In 1984, he earned NAIA District IX Coach of the Year honors. Earlier that year the Bison finished second at the league championships, the best track performance in 10 years. An All-America decathlete at Florida Community College, Huddleston set a new national junior college record in 1979. While at the University of South Alabama, Huddleston established two school records. He graduated in 1979 from the University of South Alabama with a Bachelor of Science degree in physical education. Huddleston and his wife Mary Ellen have two children Ryan (18) and Callie (13).
Kris Kut begins his third year as a cross-country and track and field assistant. Like Huddleston, Kut has watched as six men’s records have fallen. During his last three years as a cadet, Kut captured the Southern Conference javelin title. Kut also earned all-conference honors four times and with a throw of 204-10 in 2000 established a new school record. During his final year, Kut earned a spot at the Penn Relays and finished seventh. He took first at several other key meets including the Furman Invitational. The 1999 season was a good year for Kut as he finished second at the SoCon tournament in the javelin and third at the Duke and Clemson Relays. As a freshman Kut represented The Citadel at the Junior National Track and Field meet in St. Louis, Mo. A member of The Citadel class of 2000, Kut is currently working towards his Master’s in Physical Education from The Citadel’s College of Graduate and Professional Studies. He is the son of Andre and Catherine Kut, born January 20, 1978.
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LAYNE ANDERSON Layne Anderson begins his first season as an assistant crosscountry/distance coach for the Bulldogs. Prior to The Citadel, Anderson coached the men’s and women’s cross-country teams at Auburn University and assisted with the track squads. During that time he led the Tigers to three NCAA top-10 finishes on the men’s side and four top-20 results for the women. Anderson led seven women to AllAmerica status, while coaching the team to two Southeastern Conference Championships. Under Anderson, the women earned two Southeastern Conference Championships and helped seven earn All-America honors. Anderson spent a year as the assistant men’s coach at Texas Tech University. At Texas Tech he coached six student-athletes to nine All-America laurels and one more to GTE America AllDistrict honors. Anderson earned his B.S. and M.A. in Heath and Physical Education from The Citadel. As a cadet, he was a three-time Academic All-SoCon recipient and Southern Conference Individual Champion. Anderson was a sub four-minute miler and left with 10 school records and three MVP titles. He was named the NASPE and Keith E. Hamilton Outstanding Physical Education Major, earned dean’s list honors and obtained three gold stars. He received the Thomas E. Bagnall Scholarship and was the 1989 recipient of the Outstanding Young Man of America Award.
BRIAN JOHNSON Brian Johnson enters his third year as a Bulldog assistant coach. His primary responsibilities remain with the distance runners. During Johnson’s three-year span, the distance runners have shattered nine school records and set several marks on The Citadel’s top ten list. Prior to joining The Citadel staff, he served as an assistant coach at Furman University from 1998-2000 while earning his M.A. in Health and Exercise Science. In these two years his athletes collected 18 All-Southern Conference honors and set 12 school records. Johnson received his B.S. in Physical Education from Charleston Southern University in 1998. As a member of the track and cross-country teams, he was twice named to the Big South AllAcademic Team and received All-Big South Conference recognition in the 3000m steeplechase. Johnson continues to run in several local road races and this spring will travel north to compete in the 2003 Boston Marathon.
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ead coach Jody Huddleston has made the 2003 objective clear. The team finished fourth at the 2002 Southern Conference Championship and expects nothing less this year. In fact, Huddleston anticipates that at least one of the two A-relay teams will qualify for the NCAA regional held the last weekend in May at George Mason University. With the loss of three-time outdoor Southern Conference shot put champion and allconference pick Quentin Armstrong, the team must look to elsewhere for key performances. Graduate assistant Kenyon Doyle returns as a mainstay for the sprint class and will prove to be one of the teams’ greatest assets, participating in 100m, 200m, and both relays. Robert Killian will head the distance runners and show the
newcomers what it takes to compete at the collegiate level. The recent success in the indoor season has Huddleston optimistic about moving outside. The men made indoor track history at The Citadel by scoring 51 points at the SoCon Championships. It is Huddleston’s hope that this spirits remain high and lead to a prosperous season.
A LEX PRINCE
Doyle, senior Charles Watson, and junior Alex Prince will headline the sprint class for the Bulldogs this season. The return of Doyle, who placed third in the 100 meters (10.89) and 200 meters (21.62) at the 2002 SoCon Championships, will prove a huge asset again this year as he looks to add to his six all-conference honors and three conference championships. Last season Prince finished second in the 400m (47.84) at the conference championships. He clenched the title at the indoor championships earlier this year and hopes the outdoor season will prove the same. An indoor finalist in the 55m and 400m earlier this year, Watson hopes to carry this momentum to the outdoors. Both relay squads return for another recordbreaking season. Last year the 4x400 team of Doyle, with senior J.T J.T.. Marbur y , and Marbury juniors Marcus Cohen and Prince seized the conference title at JEFF 3:12.70 (the WITHERSPOON second fastest in
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school history) and aspire to break the school record from 1986 set at 3:11:63. The 4x100 group rewrote the record book with a 40.79 effort. After last years 0.28 loss to Appalachian, Cohen, Doyle, Marbury and Jeff Witherspoon hope this will be their year in the conference.
Walhalla, his resume includes the 2001 AA state champion title in the 400IH. He was also a state qualifier at the 100HH. Look for him to score well and make things happen throughout the season.
R OBERT K ILLIAN
Middle Distance/ Distance
Killian will be the one to watch in the distance class for the Bulldogs again this year. After placing seventh in the 5,000 meters last season 15:37.01, Huddleston expects great things from this young man- “scoring first and second several times this season.” Killian wants his fall and winter achievements to continue into the spring. Cross-country proved positive earlier this year as 50 seconds dropped off his 10k time. This was the third fastest time ever run on a 10k NCAA district course. Freshman Matt P Power ower should have tabs kept on him as he may surprise some people later in the season. Once sophomore Nick Gastley becomes healthy, Huddleston hopes points will be earned in the 5,000 and 10,000m. ough and Brad Seniors Tony Kimbr Kimbrough Perricelli and newcomer Marcus Butler all look to make their marks at the middle distance. Huddleston hopes that Butler will make an immediate impact on the scoreboard and in the conference. In the 800m, Kimbrough and Perricelli both return with high expectations from Huddleston. Injuries have plagued sophomore Vince Bechtal all year, but he should be ready for the mile by the conference tournament.
Sophomore Matt Jones returns to the track with freshman Thomas Cummings Cummings, who joins the ranks with a strong track background from Wallaha, SC. Well decorated in the 400IH at
All-conference honoree, junior Travis T Taylor aylor, aylor returns as the mainstay for The Citadel. With a 66 high jump, Huddleston hopes that Taylor’s work during the off and indoor season will prove valuable. With the graduation of Scooter Johnson, Marcus Cater is the main act for the Bulldogs in the long and triple jump. Carter must familiarize the newcomers Julius Hunter and Chris Surface with the expectations at the college level.
Steve Kleppin from Sumerset, NJ begins his career at The Citadel as the men’s pole vautler. A true freshman walk-on, Kleppin reached 1.95m at the southern conference and looks to improve this season.
Recent years have been kind to the Bulldog throwers. Armstrong has led the way for the past four years, but now it is time for his understudies to begin to make an impact in the league and the newcomers to build for the future. Junior Chris Franklin will become the Bulldogs number one discus thrower and freshman Chris Petty will take over shot put responsibilities. Carter returns as the Bulldogs number one javelin man as he threw a 56.10m to secure second at the outdoor SoCon championships. Currently ranked fourth in The Citadel’s history, Huddleston expects great things from this young man as the season gets underway.
Once again Taylor will compete for the Bulldogs in the multi-events this year. With his long jump (6.07-20-0.25) and his high jump (1.92-6-3.5) in the decathlon, new records were set in 2002. Junior Hunter Reid and sophomore Andrew McCollough round out the line-up and look to improve on last year’s marks.
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WOMEN’S PREVIEW Y
from last ROSE RODRIGUEZ season and oung and talented is this theme of this newcomer year’s roster. Head Coach Jody twins, Huddleston looks to this season as a Monesha sign of what the future will hold. The and women have their work cut out for them Montair with the graduation of The Citadel’s Book er to Booker first-ever female All-Southern Conference make an recipient Peaches Hudson, and Academic immediate All-Southern Conference honoree Sharon and Hacker. Hudson left with numerous powerful school records and several athletic as impact. well as academic accolades. Between Huddleston Hacker and Hudson the two of them expects great have compiled fourteen individual, five things from this group. The distance relays, and one multi record in the group returns fairly intact with the indoor and outdoor combined. addition of freshman Kasey White White. Events in the field will be left in the hands of veterans Catrina Moore and Shirly Godfrey Godfrey. Sprints The Bulldog sprint squad is a talented group of young women eager to begin the outdoor season. Rodriguez will head the group and introduce the newcomers to what it takes to excel at the colligate level. She enters the outdoor season after a successful indoor While the Bulldogs lost some key campaign making improvements in her mainstays, the young returnees and esterfield also times. Sophomore P Pesterfield newcomers look to fill in the gaps and looks to make her mark in the Southern improve on last year’s performance. The Conference this season in the freshman odriguez sprint group features Rose R Rodriguez er Booker esterfield and Kelly P Pesterfield esterfield, two key returnees twins Monesha and Montair Book join The Citadel team with their goals set 8 • The Citadel 2002-03 T oss Countr y Media Guide Track Cross Country rack and Cr
high for the next four years. The versatile duo come from strong track backgrounds and between the two can cover almost every sprint event. The Book er duo joined Rodriguez and Booker freshman Stephanie Farris in the 4x400 relay as the highlight for the latest indoor season. Middle M ANDA O RSON Distance/ Distance The distance pack will be missing Hacker but the rest remains fastened. Farris will run the middle distances for the Bulldogs. Huddleston expects good results from this young lady as she adjusts to the college level. Senior Manda Orson leads the distance pack with sophomore Laura Gisinger Gisinger, and White to round out the line-up. Olivia Perr y-Smith set the schoolâ€™s steeple erry record last season at the Southern Conference outdoor championships with a time of 12:20.21- good enough to secure seventh place. Huddleston hope y-Smith break her record this to see Perr erry year.
Jumps and Throws The pole vault will be trusted to the young and talented newcomer Alexis Gonzales Gonzales. Already, C ATRINA M OORE Gonzales rewrote the indoor pole vault record at 8-0. Impressed by Gonzales performance during the indoor season, Huddleston hopes to see even better things outside. The shot, discus, hammer and javelin are left to seniors Moore and Godfrey Godfrey. Moore currently holds the indoor and outdoor shot put records at 38-5 and 387.75 respectively. Earlier this year she clinched third in her flight in the weight throw at the Southern Conference indoor championships at 12.37m.
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QUENTIN ARMSTRONG THROWS GRADUATE STUDENT BONAIRE, GA 2002-03: Ends his career after the 2003 indoor season as one of The Citadel’s most decorated track and field participants… will leave the gates with a total of five All-SoCon performer honors and three conference shot put champion titles… received all-league accolades with a third place finish at the indoor league championship… 2001-02: With a toss of 51.75' received the SoCon Championship shot put title… earned Southern Conference Athlete of the Week… Football… saw action in all 10 games... 2000-01: Won the indoor and outdoor shot put titles… won the outdoor title by more than two feet… Football… played in five games on the offensive line and earned starts against Clemson and Delaware... 1999-00: Earned All-Southern Conference honors by finishing third in the shot (49’6.25") at the league’s outdoor championships and helped The Citadel to a fourth-place finish… had a second-place showing in the South Carolina State meet… finished 10th at the Duke Invitational… Football… started all 11 games at the left offensive tackle position… made first career start in the season-opener at East Tennessee State… 1998-99: Seventh in the shot put at the Southern Conference championships… Football... redshirted, did not see game action... High School: A graduate of Northside High School... Personal: Named to the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll… born December 15, 1979... son of Karen and Hugh Armstrong… a business administration major.
KENYON DOYLE SPRINTS GRADUATE STUDENT MONCKS CORNER , SC 2002-03: One of the teams’ most decorated athletes…earned AllSoCon laurels six times and three conference championships… proved to be a huge asset last year… 2001-02: member of the 4x400 relay team ranked second in school history (3:12.70) at the 2002 outdoor championships… part of the school record holding 4x100 relay team (40.79) and the 4x200 at 1:27.46… 2000-01: did not see time due to injury… 1999-00: Set the 200m indoor record at 21.60 and the 60m dash school record at 6.84…placed first at the Furman Invite in the 100m and second in the 200m… 1998-99: Took Southern Conference Outdoor Freshman-of-the-Year honors at the league championships after winning the 100m and 200m… named team Co-MVP… set school freshman school records for the 100m and 200m with times of 10.50 and 21.27 respectably… Personal: Also played football at The Citadel… born November 11, 1979... son of Beulyta and Bruce Doyle… a dean’s list business administration major.
BRADLEY PERRICELLI MIDDLE DISTANCE GRADUATE STUDENT COLUMBIA, SC 2002-03: Dependable runner who adds depth… 2001-02: Finished fourth at Jacksonville in the 800m… helped the sprint medley relay move to sixth place all-time with a 3:29.67… 2000-01: Broke the Furman Invitational 800m meet record with a personal-best time of 1:56.42 and a 1200m time of 3:09... recipient of the Keith Hamilton Award… 1999-00: Helped the indoor distance relay to fourth place at the Southern Conference Tournament… High School: A 1998 graduate of Ben Lippen High School... lettered in baseball (4), football (3) and track (1)... earned various all-state, -city, and -region accolades... Personal: Traveled to Europe with Athletes in Action and ran in several meets… will work at an Athletic University for Athletes in Action located in Poland this summer... an accomplished baseball player… America Legion Baseball state runner-up team member... Hemmingway Award winner… Who’s Who Among U.S. College students… born January 25, 1980... son of Kay and Bill Perricelli … a dean’s list biology and health education sport science double major.
MARCUS CARTER JUMPS/JAVELIN SENIOR JACKSONVILLE, FL 2002-03: One several two-sport athletes in the program as he is also a defensive back under head football coach Ellis Johnson…
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2002 Football... Had 49 total tackles in 11 games... completed one interception... 2001-02: Earned all-conference javelin honors with a 184-1 throw…placed second in the South Carolina State meet with a throw of 184-5 en route to earning all-state recognition… his 176-10 toss earned first at the Furman tri-meet… 2001 Football… was used sparingly as he played in two games… recorded a tackle against Georgia Tech… 2000 Football… played in eight contests… accounted for 33 stops, 15 of which were solo stops… 1999 Football… played in 10 games with five starting assignments… finished ninth on the team with 56 tackles… had his first career interception against Vanderbilt… High School: 1999 graduate of Forrest High School… Personal: Born August 29, 1981... son of Virginia and Thomas Carter… a business administration major management information systems minor.
J.T. MARBURY SPRINTS SENIOR LAWTON, OK 2002-03: Looking for another record breaking season…2001-02: Helped the 4x100 and 4x200 relay teams clench first place at the Florida State Snowbird Invitational…earned Bulldog-of-the-Week honors at the Penn Relays…assisted in the 4x400 running the second fastest time in Citadel history at 3:12.70… 2000-01: Named to the outdoor All-SoCon team for the 4x100… part of the Penn Relays Military 4x100 champion team… helped set a new school record in the 4x100 and 4x200m relays… has the sixth best indoor time in the 300m and ranks ninth in the 200m… a component of the school’s second best 4x400m relay team… Personal: Tabbed to the Commandants list… Army active duty member in field artillery… born December 17, 1981... son of Gudram and Thomas Marbury… a criminal justice major.
BERNARDO RICHARDSON THROWS SENIOR NEWPORT NEWS, VA 2002-03: A first-year track member… 2002 Football... played in 10 games and had nine tackles... 2001 Football… played in four contests and totaled four tackles... saw action at the Bandit linebacker and on special teams… 2000 Football... played in six contests before injuring his left arm… totaled 10 tackles on the season… 1999 Football... played in two games, seeing action against Appalachian State and Wofford... High School... 1999 graduate of Warwick High School ... earned all-district honors... registered 10 interceptions over final two prep seasons... Personal.... Assists Rebecca Raynor in Marketing... born October 28, 1981... son of Beverly Richardson... majoring in business administration.
CHARLES WATSON SPRINTS SENIOR MILLEN, GA 2002-03: Looks to assist in breaking the 4x100m and 4x200m relay records he helped set in 2000... 2001-02: Took fifth in the 100m at the Jacksonville University Invitational… Watson ran the school’s sixth best indoor 55 meters in 6.43… placed fifth in the 55m at the MarylandEastern Shore meet… 2000-01: Ran the school’s fifth fastest 60m time (7.04)… also ran The Citadel’s eighth best time in the 200m (22.61)… saw limited outdoor action due to injury… 2000 Football… played seven games on special teams… totaled four tackles and fielded a punt and kick return… 1999-00: Posted fourthplace in the 400m dash as The Citadel captured the championship at the Furman Invitational… 1999 Football… earned a varsity letter…had two tackles in the 7-6 win over VMI… High School: 1999 graduate of Jenkins Country High School…. Personal: Half-brother of former Citadel All-American Carlos Frank… born October 29, 1980... son of Ella Watson… a dean’s list physical education major.
JEFFERY WITHERSPOON SPRINTS SENIOR SUMTER, SC 2002-03: Hopes to set new records 4x100m and 4x200m relays he helped set in 2000... 2001-02: Finished fourth indoors in the 200m… ran an 11.44 in the 100m at Charleston Southern… placed fourth at the University of South Carolina Meet in the 200m… 2000-01: Garnered all-conference honors finishing third in the 200m (21.12)… had personal best in the 60m (7.06) to rank him on the school’s top 10 list…had three second-place finishes at UNCWilmington… helped break the 4x200m 19 year old record at the Durham Invitational… High School: A 1999 graduate of Sumter High School… Personal: Born October 17, 1981... son of Dorothy and Cleveland Witherspoon… a psychology major.
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MARCUS COHEN SPRINTS JUNIOR SPARTANBURG, SC 2002-03: Looks to continue with the success of last season... 2002 Football... played in all 12 contests... had one interception for a touchdown... totaled 54 stops... 2001-02: Member of the indoor school record 4x400 relay team and the outdoor 4x100 squad... as the 4x400 relay team clenched second he earned all-conference honors at the Southern Conference Championships… recipient of the Keith Hamilton Most Improved Track Athlete Prize… 2001 Football… played in four games... totaled eight tackles on the season... posted four pass break-ups including two against the 11th-ranked Georgia Yellow Jackets... 2000-01: Took seventh at the SoCon Outdoor Championships with a 100m time of 11.46… 2000 Football... redshirted, did not see game action... High School: 2000 graduate of Spartanburg High School… lettered in basketball, football and track & field... Personal: Born November 13, 1981... son of Virginia and Thomas Carter… a business administration major.
CHRIS FRANKLIN THROWS JUNIOR CAPE CANAVERAL, FL 2002-03: Made vast improvements over the last few years... 2002 Football... started in 10 games... had two touchdowns and one kick return... 2001-02: Letterman in both indoor and outdoor track… won the hammer event at the Furman Invitational… finished sixth in discus at the Southern Conference championships… earned allconference honors in the discus... 2001 Football... started all 10 contests.... recorded three receptions for 21 yeards on the season... was primarily used as a run-blocker... 2000-01: Garnered AllSoCon honors in the discus… 2000 Football... played in 10 games... High School: Graduated from Cocco Beach High School... earned letters in track (4), football (4), soccer (1) and basketball (1)… Personal: Born April 20, 1982... son of Nancy Lewis and Neal Franklin… a business administration major.
ROBERT KILLIAN CROSS-COUNTRY/ DISTANCE JUNIOR JAMES ISLAND, SC 2002-03: One of the teams better distance runners... looks forward to great sucess this season... 2001-02: Had a personal best in the 5,000m to move into ninth place all-time at The Citadel… in crosscountry took home the SoCon Runner-of-the-Week with a win at The Citadel Invitational on October 6 with a time of 26:15… turned in a 5K time of 16:29.7 at the Blue and White Invitational… 200001: Broke the freshman school record and the fifth fastest school time in his first-ever steeplechase… missed the first month of crosscountry with an injury… returned to the league’s championship and ran The Citadel’s highest freshman finish (26th) since 1997… High School: A 2000 graduate of Wade Hampton High School… an allstate and –region pick for head coach Pat Thomas in cross-country and track laurels… earned 6 letters in track, tennis, and crosscountry… placed second at the South Carolina cross-country and track meets… a regional champion in tennis… Personal: An avid mountain biker… born March 3, 1982... his guardians are Sheila and Taube Roy… a computer science major.
TONY KIMBROUGH CROSS-COUNTRY/ MIDDLE DISTANCE JUNIOR MARIETTA, GA 2002-03: Hopes to continue with last seasons successes... 200102: Placed sixth in the outdoor SoCon championships in the 800 meters (1:57.45)… moved into third place in the 800meter with a time of 1:56.59 at the Yellow Jacket Invitational… 200001: Finished in the top-10 at the Clemson Indoor Invitational in the 800m… member of the distance medley quartet (10:19.27) at the Outdoor Duke Invitational and 1:55.80 in the 1500m… claimed The Citadel’s sixth best indoor time (2:25.40) in the 1,000m… helped the
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Bulldogs finish back-to-back with a sixth place finish (1:58.05) in the 800m… finished eighth in the 800m at the SoCon Championships… High School: Part of the indoor conference distance medley relay champions… lettered in track (4), cross-country (4) and basketball (1)… 2000 graduate of Pope High School… Personal: Born March 16,1982... son of Charlcye and Reed Kimbrough… a business administration major.
ANDREW KRISEL CROSS-COUNTRY/ MIDDLE DISTANCE JUNIOR ATHENS, GA 2002-03: Looks to help break records on the distance medley quartet... 2000-01: Part of the record-breaking distance medley quartet (10:55.82)… runs the 800m… High School: A graduate of Oconee County High School… Personal: Recipient of the Air Force Scholarship and Pilot Slot Award… born April 25, 1982... son of Sally and Steve Krisel… a civil engineering major.
PHILLIP OBIE II CROSS-COUNTRY/ DISTANCE JUNIOR GOOSE CREEK, SC 2002-03: Looks to make improvements from last season... 2001-02: Participates in the 800m and 1000m… Cross-Country…Ran the 5k for the Bulldogs…2000-01: Worked to make the adjustment to the colligate field… High School: A graduate of Goose Creek High School… Personal: Born July 27, 1982... son of Pam and Phillip Obie… a dean’s list computer science major.
JUSTIN PESTERFIELD HURDLES SOPHOMORE MONCKS CORNER, SC
time soccer letterwinner... Personal: Has a D license to coach classic soccer... sister Kelly Pesterfield is also a member of track and soccer teams.... son of Bobbie and Mike Pesterfield... a business administration major.
ALEX PRINCE SPRINTS JUNIOR ATLANTA, GA 2002-03: Expected to break records as an individual and on the 4x400 relay squad... 2001-02: Received indoor and outdoor AllSoCon honors… set the school record and finished second in the 400m at the conference championships… anchored the conference champion 4x400 relay to the second fastest time ever… finished second all-time in the 400m with (47.84)… Named the team’s Outstanding Track Performer… Football… Saw action on the special team… 2000-01: Ran The Citadel’s third fastest indoor time in the 400m… marked the school’s sixth fastest indoor time (49.42) in the 400m… Football… redshirted… High School: A 2000 graduate of North Springs High School… earned all-region laurels… lettered in football (3) and track and field (3)… Personal: Born July 24, 1981... son of Adriana and Alex Prince… a business administration major.
2002 Soccer... one of the fastest players on the team... saw time at midfield... 2001-02: Made vast improvements in the hurdles... 2001 Soccer... played midfield for the Bulldogs... 2000-01: Attended Trident Technical College... High School: A 2001 graduate of Goose Creek High School... Who’s Who for Academics... competed in the South Carolina playoffs while at Goose Creek... five-
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HUNTER REID MULTI-EVENTS JUNIOR GREENVILLE, SC 2001-02: Had blue-ribbon performances at the Furman Quad meet in the pole vault (9-0) and the 110-meter hurdles... 2000-01: Tossed the javelin 145’5" at the Jacksonville Invitational… ranked ninth in the decathlon at the conference championships… High School: A graduate of Greenville Senior High School… Personal: Named to the SoCon Honor Roll for two years… recieved a gold star (3.7GPA or higher) in the spring of 2001… born may 15, 1982... son of Susan and Preston Reid… a dean’s list criminal justice major.
TRAVIS TAYLOR MULTI-EVENTS JUNIOR RADCLIFF, KY 2002-03: Has all-round athletic ability… 2001-02: Named the outstanding Field Performer… earned all-conference recognition… set school records in the long jump and high jump as part of the decathlon… jumped into fourth with a 6’4.75" high jump at the SoCon Championships while his 5,354 point total was good enough to secure sixth in the decathlon… placed second at the Weems Baskin Relays and fourth at Jacksonville University… 2000-01: Named All-Southern Conference performer at the outdoor championships in the high jump… High School: A 2000 graduate of North Hardin High School… Personal: Born August 19, 1982... son of Sunso and Joseph Taylor… a criminal justice major.
RYAN THERIOT DISTANCE/CROSSCOUNTRY JUNIOR NEWPORT NEWS, VA 2001-02: Saw limited action during the past two seasons… High School: 2000 graduate of Breaux Bridge Senior High School… Personal: Navy Scholarship recipient… member of the Phi Kappa Phi honor society… received gold stars (3.7 GPA or higher) in two semesters… born May 29, 1982... son of Norma and Lionel Theriot… a dean’s list business administration major.
RICK AUSTIN THROWS SOPHOMORE ATLANTA, GA High School: A graduate of St. Pius X… Personal: Born September 27, 1982... son of Mary Lou and Richard Austin… a criminal justice major.
VINCE BECHTEL DISTANCE SOPHOMORE TAYLORS, SC 2002-03: Looks for an injury free campaign this season… 200102: Took second in the 3,000-meter steeplechase with a 10:29.02 finish… third-place showing in the 5,000m with a time of 16:10.62 at the Weems Baskin Relays…finished second in the 3,000-meter steeplechase with a 10:29.02 finish... High School: 2001 graduate of Wade Hampton High School... recipient of several accolades in cross-country and track including all-state and -region… helped head coach Rick Zeller to two cross-country state championships… member of the 2000 Shrine bowl team… Personal: Born June 3, 1982... son of Deborah and Stan Fletcher and Jeffery Bechtel… a business administration major.
GREG DYSON CROSS-COUNTRY SOPHOMORE BEAUFORT, SC 2001-02: Placed thrid at tthe South Carolina State Chamipionships in the 5,000-meter (16:30.13) High School: 2001 graduate of Woodberry Forest School... ran cross-country for head coach Ben Hale... also a stand-out wrestler... Personal: Born September 22, 1982... son of Sarah and Greg Dyson Sr... a business administration major.
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NICK GASTLEY CROSS-COUNTRY/ DISTANCE SOPHOMORE MARIETTA, GA 2001-02: Placed ninth in the 10,000m and ran a 16:14.08 a the SoCon Championships in the 5000m… part of the Weems Baskin second place 4x1200 relay team 13:20.91… Cross-Country… Finished in the top-10 (17:27.8) at the Blue and White Invitational … High School: Helped the cross-country team to the 2001 state championship… Top 10 in All-Cobb cross-country in 2001… received the 2001 Coaches Award… a graduate of Pope High School… Personal: Competed in Atlanta’s Thanksgiving Day Marathon and the Peachtree Road Race… won the Lake Lanier Islands Biathlon for the 15-19 age group… born February 22, 1983... son of Natasha and Andrew Gastley… a business administration major.
ANDREW MCCOLLOUGH MULTI-EVENTS SOPHOMORE SAN ANGELO, TX High School: Ran track and cross-country at Fork Union Military Academy for head coach Winston Brown… Personal: Born October 14, 1981... son of Cherie and Randy McCollough… a biology major.
MARC QUESENBERRY DISTANCE SOPHOMORE FLOYD VA 2002-03: Looks to improve on his already impressive results last year… 2001-02: Took fifth and sixth in the 1,500m with a time of 4:15.31 at the South Carolina State Championships… ran a 27:20.65 in the 5k at the SoCon Cross-Country Championships… Cross Country… placed 14th with a time of 27:43 in the 8k at the Bulldog Classic… High School: An all-district, -region and -state pick in track and cross-country for head coaches Tony Deibler and Winfred Beale…a graduate of Floyd County High School… Personal: Received gold stars (3.7 GPA or higher) in one semester… born May 6, 1983... son of Connie and Maurice Quesenberry… a dean’s list civil engineering major.
MARCUS BUTLER MIDDLE DISTANCE FRESHMAN CHERAW, SC 2002-03: Arrives at The Citadel from a strong track environment… High School: A two-time cross country all-region and regional champion at Cheraw… named a track regional champ… earned all state honors and two MVP prizes… holds a Cheraw school record… a Shrine Bowl cross country runner… Personal: Born November 16,1984... son of Antonia Butler… a political science major.
MYRON CANTON SPRINTS FRESHMAN NEWPORT NEWS, VA 2002-03: Comes with a strong sprint background and is looking for a quick adjustment to the college field… High School: Ranked fourth in the state with a personal best time of 1:07.1 in the 400m at Phoebus… ranked fifth in Virginia in the 400m at 49.45… earned the team’s indoor Most Improved runner award and named the indoor and outdoor Most Valuable Player… Personal: Born April 15, 1984... son of Sherell Brown… a biology major.
FOCHLEE CANCERAN CROSS-COUNTRY FRESHMAN
High School: A graduate of Downers Grove North High School... Personal: Born October 16, 1983... son of Alicia Canceran... an electrical engineering major.
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THOMAS CUMMINGS HURDLES FRESHMAN WALHALLA, SC 2002-03: Joins the team as a well decorated runner… High School: A three-time Region 1 AA Conference Champion in the 400IH and state qualifier in the 110HH… recipient of the 2001 AA 400IH State Champion title... an Upperstate runner-up in the 400IH… holds the 400IH, 110HH, and the 3.1 mile records at Walhalla under coaches Trey Gardner and Rodney Quick… captained of the Upperstate AA runners-up… named Most Valuable Runner… a cross country state qualifier… Personal: Also a conference champion in wrestling… born March 25, 1984... son of Debra and Ricky Cummings… a political science major.
GARY DOMANSKI JUMPS FRESHMAN NESHANIC STATION, NJ 2002 Football... redshirted as a wide receiver... High School: Graduate of Somerville High School... track state champion ion 400-meters and long jump... central New Jersey Group II 100meter champion... recognized as one of the Top-100 football players in New jersey... earned first team all-state accolades... led the county in scoring...Personal: Born May 16, 1983... son of Gary Domanski... a business administration major.
RYAN FORSMO SPRINT FRESHMAN HOPKINTON, MA 2002-03: Looks to make the college adjustment rapidly… High School: Set the 300m school record at Hopkinton… named to the conference all-star team… Personal: Part of the NROTC... member of the honors program... born March 31, 1984... son of Joy Burghardt and Glenn Forsmo… an electrical engineering major.
GEORGE GLOD MIDDLE DISTANCE FRESHMAN SOUTHPORT, CT 2002-03: A great distance runner with fantastic speed… High School: Named to the outdoor All-FCIAC second team at Fairfield… Personal: Born October 17, 1984... son of Susan Glod and Joseph Smosada… a political science major.
SHAWN GRANT JUMPS FRESHMAN SUMTER, SC 2002 Football… played in 10 games as a running back... had two interceptions for 26 yards and 61 tackles… High School: 2001 graduate of Sumter High School... named to THE HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REPORT Top-50 Players in football… earned SUMTER ITEM Area Player-of-the-Year honors… recorded 113 tackles his senior year for head coach Paul Sorrells… Personal: Chose The Citadel over Appalachian State... born January 9, 1984... Son of Patrica Jefferson-Grant... a physical education sport science major.
JULIUS HUNTER JUMPS FRESHMAN EASLEY, SC 2002 Football… a walk-on wide receiver for The Citadel’s football team… caught five passes for 15 yards… High School: All-region and -conference honoree in the 400h… Upperstate runner-up… triple jump and 400h state qualifier at Wren High School… Personal: Born September 10,1984... son of Lillian and Stephen Brown… a business adminiatration major.
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RUSS KAUFMANN DISTANCE FRESHMAN COLTS NECK, NJ High School: Helped Colts Neck earn the Group 1 Central Jersey Championship... took second-place in the state and a district championship… Personal: Born October 7, 1983... son of Cathie and Paul Kaufmann… a political science major.
STEVE KLEPPIN POLE VAULT FRESHMAN SOMERSET, NJ 2002-03: Joins the squad as with high expectations from Huddleston… High School: Achieved a personal best 13’6" under head coach Scott Bard at Franklin… Personal: Also a standout in wrestling and soccer and is the former 1m diving champion… father threw the discuss at South Dakota School of Mines… born July 30, 1984... son of Kathy and Steve Kleppin… a computer science major.
ZACH MCKINNEY CROSS-COUNTRY FRESHMAN CHERAW, SC High School: Graduate of Lacosta Canyon High School... Personal: Born December 12, 1982... son of Charles McKinney... a business administration major.
CHRIS PETTY THROWS FRESHMAN COLUMBIA, SC
High School: Two-time shot state champion in 2001 and 2002… earned all-area track accolades in 2001 and 2002… South Carolina’s 2001 discus runner-up… named 2002 Most Valuable Player at Hammond… a team captain and shot put record holder under head coach Henan Tate… Personal: Born April 5, 1984... son of Ann and Jim Petty… a business administration major and accounting minor.
MATT POWER DISTANCE FRESHMAN COWPENS, SC High School: All-region cross country and track honoree at Broome… Shrine Bowl game runner… member of the 2001 state runner-up track team… Personal: Member of the 500-mile club… born September 24, 1983... son of Mary Henderson and Kevin Power… a health education sport science major.
DANIEL THOMPSON FRESHMAN POLE VAULT HOWARD CITY, MI 2002-03 wrestling... Placed third at the conference meet... ranked fifth on the team in wins... High School: State qualifier in track... Three-time D3 MI State champion in his weight class for wrestling... all-conference in football... Personal: Son of Laura and Micheal Thompson... an education major.
WARREN WOOLFOLK CROSS-COUNTRY FRESHMAN COLUMBUS, GA High School: Finished second in the region with a time of 16:15 and 22 in the Georgia… helped the team win the 2002 regional championships… named to the Columbus Ledger Enquirer Al BiCity Cross-Country team…a four-time MVP honoree… an accomplished tennis player… selected to participate in the TourneySport USA Hawaii Classic… Personal: Also a member of the Bulldogs tennis team… born December 20, 1983... son of Candy and Willard WoolFork… a secondary education major.
2002-03: Comes to The Citadel with an impressive background…
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SHIRLEY GODFREY THROWS SENIOR NORTH CHARLESTON, SC 2001-02: Threw the hammer 23.66m at the SoCon Championships... Personal: Recipient of several scholarships including the Life, Rufus Sprott, and RA Murray… born November 21, 1981... daughter of Ealrie Godfrey… a psychology major.
CATRINA MOORE THROWS SENIOR CLEVELAND, OH
record at 38-5… had an outdoor personal best in the hammer and threw the shot 38-4.75 at UNC-Wilmington… 1999-00: Finished fourth in the shot put at the league outdoor championships… earned individual title in the shot put at the Furman Invitational and fourth at the Clemson Relays… Personal: Named to the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll… born November 26, 1980... daughter of Deatrice and Russell Moore… a dean’s list biology major.
VIVIAN BOLICK JUNIOR CROSS-COUNTRY GREENVILLE, SC 2000-01: Had a personal best 11:25.62 in the 3,000m… High School: Earned five cross-country and six track varsity letters…qualified for the state meet 3 times and helped the team to a seventh place finish… Personal: Honors student… born August 18, 1982... daughter of Phyllis and Tom Bolick… a dean’s list biology major.
2001-02: Set the outdoor shot put record at 38-7.75… finished 5th indoor’s with a toss of 36’ 3" in the 20lb. weight at Appalachian State… placed at the Jacksonville Outdoor meet in the javelin… threw the shot put at 33’-11.25" at the Outdoor Charleston Southern meet… 2000-01: Named the women’s MVP…placed at the indoor Tennessee Invite in the shot… the lone bulldog to score at the SoCon Indoor Championship… placed fourth at the indoor conference championships with a shot of 38’5"… set the indoor shot
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MANDA ORSON DISTANCE SENIOR TOWACO, NJ 2001-02: Ran a 5k personal best of 20:14 in her cross–country campaign… 2000-01: Placed fifth in the 3,000m run at the South Carolina State Championship meet… took fourth in the 5,000-meters at the East Tennessee State Invitational indoor meet… 1999-00: Best outing was a 21:49 showing at the NCAA District III championship meet… High School: 1999 graduate of Montville High School… Personal: Served as athletic cadre First Sergeant and is a member of the first Battalion staff… received academic all-conference honors… named to the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll… recipient of the four-year Marine Option Scholarship… born October 20, 1981... daughter of David and Debbie Orson… a dean’s list English and political science major.
OLIVIA PERRY-SMITH CROSS-COUNTRY/ DISTANCE JUNIOR ENGLEWOOD, CO 2002-03: Adds much needed depth and exceeded expectations last season… 2001-02: Set a steeplechase school record (12:20.21)… earned Southern Conference All-Academic honors… third in crosscountry school history… ran a 19:47.34 5k at the SoCon crosscountry championship High School: Three-time all-conference performer and four-time high school academic all-conference honoree… member of the 4x800record holding squad… received the U.S. Army Reserve Academic/Athletic prize… named to the Who’s Who in Athletics list… Personal: Recipient of the Citadel Scholar Academic Scholarship… spent 18 days as a missionary in Meru,
Kenya… Great Uncle Crosby Perry-Smith was a member of the U.S. Olympic Ski Jumping team… born November 10, 1982... daughter of Debbie and Rodger Perry-Smith… a dean’s list English major.
ROSE RODRIGUEZ SPRINTS JUNIOR OVIEDO, FL 2002 Soccer… started 15 for The Citadel at midfield... netted three goals and had three assists... 2001-02: Ran well for the Bulldogs in the 100m and 200m… also a member of the 4x100 relay squad... posted a personal best in the 200m (28.04) at Appalachian State… 2001 Soccer… started all 19 games in the midfield... tallied one assist as a co-captain… 2000-01: Ran the third best outdoor 100m and 200m times… ranked third in the indoor 200m… 2000 Soccer… started for the Bulldogs at sweeper… High School: An Oviedo High School graduate earning four letters in soccer and track… Personal: Received soccer and track scholarships… born January 31, 1982... daughter of Cynthia and Frank Rodriguez… a business administration major.
MANDA ROGERS SPRINTS JUNIOR LOOKOUT MT, GA High School: Graduate of Chattanooga Christian School... Personal: Born may 5, 1982... daughter of Danny Rodgers... a criminal justice major.
LAURA GISINGER DISTANCE SOPHOMORE ELIZABETH, NJ 2001-02: Paced a 6:45.7 mile for a 5k final time of a 21:00.63 at the SoCon cross-country championships… High School: A crosscountry first-team Watchung Conference selection for head coach Bruce Berry... Personal: Recipient of the Marine Corps Scholarship… born August 20, 1983... daughter of Cindy and JohnGisinger… a physical education major.
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KELLY PESTERFIELD SPRINTS SOPHOMORE GOOSE CREEK, SC 2002-03: Will helped the 4x400m relay team and long jump… 2002 Soccer... started 17 of her 18 appearances... totaled seven goals and one assist for 15 points... 2001-02: Saw limited action while making the adjustment to the collegiate level… 2001 Soccer... started all 20 games for the Bulldogs... led the team in scoring with 17 goals for 34 points... scored the game winner in a 2-0 victory over Coker College... High School: A 2001 graduate of Goose Creek High School… Personal: Born February 9, 1983... daughter of Mike and Bobbie Pesterfield… a psychology major.
MONESHA BOOKER SPRINTS FRESHMAN AIKEN, SC 2002-03: Looks to make an immediate impact in the sprint class... High School: An all-state and -region selection for head coaches Eddie Buck and Bill Griswould… captured the regional champion title… member of the South Aiken 100 point club… led the team in points… received the most improved award… a standout in basketball…Personal: Twin sister Montair Booker also a sprinter on the team… born October 6, 1984... daughter of Morley and Rosabell Booker… sports medicine major.
MONTAIR BOOKER SPRINTS FRESHMAN AIKEN, SC
MIRIAM CRAWFORD SPRINTS FRESHMAN MT. PLEASANT, SC High School: 2002 graduate of Wando High School... Personal: Born January 1, 1984... daughter of Vivian Crawford... a health education sport science major.
ALEXIS GONZALEZ POLE VAULT FRESHMAN TAMPA, FL 2002-03: The women’s lone pole vaulter… will possibly run sprints… High School: A 2002 graduate of Vivian Gaither High School… Personal: Born August 14, 1984... daughter of Sandra Lambert... a psychology major.
KASEY WHITE DISTANCE FRESHMAN BOUTTE, LA High School: A 2002 graduate of John Curtis Christian High School…Who’s Who Among High School Students… National Honor Society member… lettered in basketball and softball… Personal: Born August 22, 1984... daughter of Goldie and Ronald Edwards… an electrical engineering major.
2002-03: Hopes to make a great impact in the sprint field... High School: Earned all-state honors and two varsity letters under head coach Bill Griswald… ran a personal best 12.03 in the 100m and a 25.7 in the 200m…Received all-area accoladesand three varsity letters in basketball… averaged 14 points and 8 rebounds per game…Personal: Twin of teammate Monesha Booker… born October 6, 1984... daughter of Morley and Rosabell Booker… a physical education and sports medicine double major.
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S CHOOL R ECORDS Men’s Outdoor Event Name 100 Curtis Hardy 200 Curtis Hardy 400 Willie Davis 800 Layne Anderson 1500 Robert Kendrick Mile Layne Anderson 100 H Jim Scott 400 IH Tony Brevard Steeple Jeff Szczepanik 3,000 Rich Lampe 5,000 Andrew Cawood 10,000 Andrew Ciappa Decathlon Scot Sanborn Long Jump Bill Elliott Triple Jump Hillery Douglas High Jump Scott Thompson Pole Vault Bill Burke Javelin Kris Kut Discus Kelvin Brown Shot Cosmo Tocci Hammer Phil Sordian 4 x 100 Marbury - Cohen Witherspoon - Doyle 4 x 200 Marbury-Watson Witherspoon - Doyle 4 x 400 Baker - Anderson DeGurian - Davis 4 x 800 Davis - Gibson Persell - Anderson SMR Baker - Hardy Davis - Stephens DMR Hughes - Schoonover Cason - Owens Shuttle Mathis - McNeely Matier - Scott 4 x 1500 Gibson - Anderson Owens - Cason 4 x 1600 Trelawney - Sutter Bautista - Gubitosi Decathlon 100 Scot Sanborn Long Jump Travis Taylor Shot Scot Sanborn High Jump Travis Taylor 400 Scot Sanborn 1st Day Scot Sanborn 110 HH Scot Sanborn Discus Scot Sanborn Pole Vault Scot Sanborn Javelin Scot Sanborn 1500 Scott Sutter 2nd Day Scot Sanborn Women Indoor Event Name 55 m Latrice Sales 55 m H Peaches Hudson 60 m Latrice Sales 60 m H Peaches Hudson 200 m Latrice Sales 300 m Latrice Sales 400 m Latrice Sales 500 m Peaches Hudson 800 m Peaches Hudson 1000 m Peaches Hudson Mile Sharon Hacker 3,000 m Sharon Hacker 5,000 m Sharon Hacker Long Jump Tara Stephenson High Jump Tara Stephenson Shot Catrina Moore 20 lb. Wt. Carol Hamlin 4 x 400 Hudson - Stephenson Perry-Smith - Rodriguez DMR Garcia - Sales Hudson - Mitchell
Time/Dist 10.42 21.23 47.66 1:50.64 3:51.90 4:11.49 14.14 52.91 9:30.0 8:39.54 15:00.87 31:31.43 6539 24-2.5 49-4 7-0.75 15-6 204-10 171-10 56-1.5 155-6 40.79
Year 1984 1984 1986 1988 1986 1989 1980 1990 1988 1991 1998 1981 1995 1962 1982 1982 1981 2000 1990 1979 1979 2002
11.34 6.07 - 20-0.25 12.48 - 40-11.5 1.92 - 6-3.5 49.25 3432 16.42 39.04 - 128-1 3.80 - 12-5.5 56.54 - 185-6 4:24.76 3117
1992 2002 1996 2002 1995 1995 1996 1996 1995 1996 2001 1996
Time/Dist 7.38 9.18 8.02 10.25 26.34 42.57 61.54 1:23.39 2:29.55 3:29.15 5:51.30 10:48.94 19:09.21 17-7 5-1.75 38-5 44-9 4:14.49
Year 2000 2001 2000 2002 1999 1999 2000 1999 2000 1999 2001 2002 2002 2002 2002 2001 2000 2002
Women’s Outdoor Event Name 100 Latrice Sales 200 Tara Stephenson 400 Latrice Sales 800 Tara Stephenson 1500 Sharon Hacker Mile Mandy Garcia 100 H Peaches Hudson 400 IH Peaches Hudson Steeple Olivia Perry-Smith 3,000 Sharon Hacker 5,000 Sharon Hacker 10,000 Sharon Hacker Heptathlon Tara Stephenson Long Jump Tanika Griffith High Jump Tara Stephenson Javelin Carol Hamlin Discus Carol Hamlin Shot Catrina Moore Hammer Carol Hamlin 4 x 100 Hudson - Sales Griffith - Hypolite DMR Garcia - Sales Hudson - Mitchell 4 x 1600 Garcia - Mitchell Hacker - Hudson 4 x 400 Hudson - Hypolite Sales - Griffith Heptathlon 100H Peaches Hudson High Jump Tara Stephenson Shot Tara Stephenson 200 Tara Stephenson 1st Day Tara Stephenson Long Jump Tara Stephenson Javelin Tara Stephenson 800 Tara Stephenson 2nd Day Tara Stephenson Total Tara Stephenson Men’s Indoor Event Name 55 m Curtis Hardy 60 m Kenyon Doyle 55 HH Jim Scott 60 HH Bernie Motte 200 m Kenyon Doyle 300 m Curtis Hardy 400 m Alexander Prince 500 m Willie Davis 800 m Layne Anderson 1000 m Layne Anderson Mile Layne Anderson 1500 m Layne Anderson 3,000 m Rich Lampe 5,000 m Marty Maag Long Jump Dan Creel Triple Jump Hillary Douglas High Jump Eric McClary Pole Vault Bill Burke Shot Cosmo Tocci 35 lb. Wt. Stanley Victrum 4 x 400 Witherspoon-Kimbrough Cohen-Prince 4 x 800 Anderson - Hughes Owens - Cason DMR Foster - Davis Anderson - Owens
Time/Dist 12.36 25.80 60.00 2:27.83 5:07.03 5:51.98 15.84 1:04.84 12:20.21 10:50.00 18:28.06 41:30.56 4697 18-0 5-6.5 124-4 105-7 38-7.75 128-6 50.56
Year 1999 2002 1999 2002 2001 1999 2000 2000 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2001 2002 1999 2002 2000 2000 2000
15.82 5-6.5-1.69m 29-6.5-9.00m 25.81 2765 17-9-5.41m 109-1-33.26m 2:27.83 1932 4697
2000 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002
Time/Dist 6.35 6.84 7.56 8.67 21.60 35.15 48.14 1:06.05 1:51.63 2:26.54 4:11.49 3:52.88 8:40.01 14:56.87 23-8.75 48-2.5 7-1.5 14-7 56-7.5 52-2 3:17.25
Year 1984 2000 1980 1997 2000 1985 2002 1985 1988 1987 1989 1988 1991 1984 1991 1982 2000 1981 1979 1981 2002
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F RESHMAN R ECORDS Men’s Event 100 200 400 800 1500 Mile 110 HH 400 IH Steeple 3,000 5,000 10,000 Decathlon Long Jump Triple Jump High Jump Pole Vault Javelin Discus Shot Hammer 4 x 100 4 x 200 4 x 400 4 x 800 DMR 4 x 1500 4 x Mile
Outdoor Name Kenyon Doyle Kenyon Doyle Willie Davis Layne Anderson Art Milak Phil Stephens Chris Matier Ben Dixon Robert Killian John Hill Andrew Cawood Andrew Ciappa Scott Sanborn Aaron Green Hillery Douglas Scott Thompson Forrest Rayford Kris Kut Carey Cash Pat Twomey Chris Sexton Marbury - Witherspoon Watson - Ferguson Witherspoon - Marbury Watson - Ferguson Sanborn - Cleveland Hatcher - McClary Wood - Lilly Herring - Poston Gibbs - Sarto Sluder - Keith Morrison - vonAhlefeld Ryan - Lampe Ryan - Hill Hamilton - Dowdy
Decathlon 100 Scot Sanborn Long Jump Scot Sanborn Shot Scot Sanborn High Jump Scot Sanborn 400 Scot Sanborn 110 HH Scot Sanborn Discus Scot Sanborn Pole Vault Scot Sanborn Javelin Scot Sanborn 1500 Scot Sanborn Women’s Indoor Event Name 55 m Tara Stephenson 60 m Latrice Sales 60 m H Peaches Hudson 200 m Latrice Sales 300 m Latrice Sales 400 m Tara Stephenson 500 m Peaches Hudson 1000 m Peaches Hudson Mile Laurie McDaniel 3,000 m Mandy Garcia 5,000 m Mandy Garcia Long Jump Tara Stephenson High Jump Tara Stephenson Shot Catrina Moore 20 lb. Wt. Carol Hamlin DMR Garcia - Sales Hudson - Mitchell
Time/Dist 10.50 21.27 48.07 1:51.85 3:52.4 4:21.6 14.81 53.63 9:42.63 9:15.64 15:00.87 32:53.1 6004 22-8.50 47-3 7-0.75 15-0 185-4 156-1 50-7 106-1 43.25
Year 1999 1999 1985 1986 1977 1982 1979 1986 2001 1994 1998 1978 1992 1995 1979 1982 1971 1997 1990 1982 1987 2000
11.34 19-10.25/6.05m 36-10.25/1.23m 5-10-1.78m 51.04 17.14 108-9-33.14m 10-0-3.05 159-3-48.54m 4:39.20
1992 1992 1992 1992 1992 1992 1992 1992 1992 1992
Time/Dist 7.41 8.12 10.54 26.34 42.57 64.09 1:25.32 3:29.15 6:49.66 11:21.50 20:26.79 17-7 5-1.75 38-1.25 33-5.25 14:04.76
Year 2002 1999 1999 1999 1999 2002 1999 1999 2001 1998 1999 2002 2002 2000 1999 1999
Women’s Outdoor Event Name 100 Latrice Sales 200 Tara Stephenson 400 Latrice Sales 800 Tara Stephenson 1500 Mandy Garcia Mile Sharon Hacker 100 H Peaches Hudson 400 IH Peaches Hudson Steeple Olivia Perry-Smith 3,000 Mandy Garcia 5,000 Mandy Garcia 10,000 Amanda Orson Heptathlon Tara Stephenson Long Jump Tara Stephenson Triple Jump High Jump Tara Stephenson Pole Vault Javelin Carol Hamlin Discus Carol Hamlin Shot Catrina Moore Hammer Megan Gentry 4 x 100 DMR Heptathlon 100H Peaches Hudson High Jump Tara Stephenson Shot Tara Stephenson 200 Tara Stephenson 1st Day Tara Stephenson Long Jump Tara Stephenson Javelin Tara Stephenson 800 Tara Stephenson 2nd Day Tara Stephenson Total Tara Stephenson Men’s Event 55 m 60 m 55 HH 60 HH 200 m 300 m 400 m 500 m 800 m 1000 m Mile 1500 m 3,000 m 5,000 m Long Jump Triple Jump High Jump Pole Vault Shot 35 lb. Wt. 4 x 400 4 x 800 DMR
Indoor Name Carlos Frank Kenyon Doyle Eric Redish Kenyon Doyle Charles Watson Detric Cummings Willie Davis Layne Anderson Tim Cheslak Matt Smith Phil Stephens Andrew Cawood Andrew Cawood James Brown Prince Collins Eric McClary Scott Thompson David Watson Cosmo Tocci Stanley Victrum Marbury - Witherspoon Ferguson - Delery Zucker - Williams Michel - Underwood Krisel - Cohen Kimbrough - Killian
Time/Dist 12.36 25.80 60.00 2:27.83 5:07.26 5:59.43 16.10 1:06.85 12:20.21 11:09.36 19:21.6 45:12.61 4697 17-9
Year 1999 2000 1999 2002 1999 1999 1999 1999 2002 1998 1998 2000 2002 2002
124-4 94-10 38-7.75 111-11
1999 1999 2000 1999
16.35 5-6.5 1.69m 29-6.5 9.00m 25.8 2765 17-9 5.41m 109-1 33.26m 2:27.83 1932 4697
1999 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002
Time/Dist 6.38 7.02 7.73
Year 1997 1999 1982
22.36 35.17 49.04 1:06.05 1:56.20 2:33.26 4:24.0 4:09.8 8:48.71 15:33.90 23-2.5 47-9.5 6-9 6-9 14-6 52-7.5 44-4 3:30.79
1999 2000 1991 1985 1986 1978 1978 1982 1998 1998 1994 1980 1999 1982 1983 1977 1980 2000
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S OUTHERN C ONFERENCE C HAMPIONS I NDOOR 60-yard Dash Lonnie Ford, 1978
200-meter Jay Ingram, 1999
800-Meter Mike Cason, 1989 Mike Cason, 1990
70-Yard Low Hurdles Dick Fischl, 1955 7.9 Jim Pugh, 1958 7.8 Jim Pugh, 1960 7.8 Long Jump Bill Elliot, 1960 Mike Watson, 1963 Will Bowden, 1964
21’5.5” 22’2.5” 22”2.5
High Jump Tom Miller, 1962 Bob Joacobs, 1979 Eric McClary, 1999 Eric McClary, 2000
6’0” 6’10” 6’9.75” 7’1.2”
Pole Vault Tom Metsker, 1960
Shot Put Ed Watkins, 1960 Cosmo Tocci, 1980 Carey Cash, 1993
49’4” 56’5” 50’25
35-Pound Weight Doug Wertz, 1978 47’8.5”
ERIC MCCLARY HIGH JUMP
O UTDOOR 100-Yard Jim Pugh, 1959 Jim Pugh, 1960
Eric McClary, 2000 9.9 9.8
100-Meter Curtis Hardy, 1985 Curtis Hardy, 1986 Phillip Florence, 1989 Kenyon Doyle, 1999
10.64 10.76 10.62 10.51
220-Yard Jim Pugh, 1959 Jim Pugh, 1960
200-Meter Byron Walker, 1982 Curtis Hardy, 1985 Curtis Hardy, 1986 Kenyon Doyle, 1999
21.84 21.43 21.31 21.34
440-Yard Joe North, 1984
800-Meter Layne Anderson, 1986 Mike Cason, 1989 Mike Cason, 1990
1:51.85 1:51.69 1:53.95
120-Yard High Hurdles Dick Fischl, 1955 15.3 Will Dowden, 1963 15.0 Ken Williams, 1966 15.1 110-Meter Hurdles Jim Scott, 1981 14.23 220-Yard Hurdles Dick Fischl, 1955 Jim Pugh, 1959 Jim Pugh, 1960
25.5 23.7 23.7
330-Yard Intermediate Hurdles Will Dowden, 1964 37.7 440-Meter Intermediate Hurdles Ken Williams, 1966 53.6 400-Meter Intermediate Hurdles Steve Medill, 1985 52.94 4x400-Meter Relay Marcus Cohen, Kenyon Doyle 3:12.70 J.T. Marbury, Alex Prince Long Jump Bill Hughes, 1958 Bill Elliot, 1962 Will Dowden, 1963 Will Dowden, 1964
21’10” 22’0.5” 22’4” 23’0.5”
High Jump Bob Blackledge, 1960 Cal McCombs, 1966 Scott Thompson, 1982
6’2” ‘2” 6’11.5”
Pole Vault Tom Metsker, 1959 Bill Burke, 1981
Shot Put Joe Grossi, 1961 Ed Watkins, 1969 Cosmo Tocci, 1979 Cosmo Tocci, 1980 Ron Moak, 1996 Quentin Armstrong, 2001 Quentin Armstrong, 2002
47’11.5” 48’6.5” 55’7.75” 55’7.25” 53’1.75” 50’2.5” 51’.75”
Discus Joe Davis, 1958 Joe Davis, 1959 Joe Davis, 1960 Keith Stowers, 1961 Brooks Fox, 1974 Kelvin Brown, 1987 Carey Cash, 1990
154’7.5” 152’1.75” 157’5” 142’1” 160’1” 135’0” 146’8”
Javelin Clyde Gaffney, 1959 Douse Rustin, 1961 Douse Rustin, 1962 Jan Behney, 1969 Casey Blake, 1983 John Wilson, 1984 John Wilson, 1985 Bill Blake, 1986 Bill Blake, 1987 Scot Sanborn, 1996 Kris Kut, 1997 Kris Kut, 1998 Kris Kut, 2000
194’4.25” 196’9.5” 194’7” 197’10” 193’3.25” 190’4.25” 194’5” 179’9.5” 174’9.5” 189’2.75 177’4” 190’0.5” 196’5”
Triple Jump Bill Elliot, 1961 Bill Elliot, 1962
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MAJOR GENERAL JOHN GRINALDS USMC RETIRED THE CITADEL PRESIDENT WEST POINT ‘59 Major General John Southy Grinalds, United States Marine Corps (Retired), was named eighteenth President of The Citadel on his 59th birthday, January 5, 1997. With family roots deep in the Eastern Shore of Virginia, General Grinalds was born in Baltimore, Maryland, in 1938. His family moved to Macon, Georgia, when he was ten years old. By the time he graduated from high school, General Grinalds had become a class officer, an all-state football player, an honor student and colonel of the Junior ROTC unit. General Grinalds was graduated with honors from the United States Military Academy in 1959, earning a BS degree. He continued his education at Brasenose College, Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar earning bachelor’s and master’s degrees in geography and, once again, graduating with honors. General Grinalds served as a White House Fellow in 1971 and completed his MBA at Harvard Business School with distinction in 1974. Serving with the Department of Defense Systems Analysis Office during the late 1960s, General Grinalds became a manpower planning analyst — a field in which he developed an expertise used throughout his military career. General Grinalds has served abroad in the Mediterranean region, the Panama Canal Zone, Japan, Belgium, and for two tours of duty in Vietnam. During one of those tours, he was awarded a Silver Star for heroism in
combat. From 1982 to 1985, General Grinalds served as special assistant to the Supreme Allied Commander, Europe, working in delicate negotiations between NATO and the French military. Because of his outstanding service there, French President François Mtterand inducted him into the Legion d’Honneur, a rare honor for an American colonel. In 1986, General Grinalds received the rank of brigadier general before beginning an assignment serving the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. He was later promoted to major general and, in 1989, became the commanding general of the Marine Corps Recruit Depot in San Diego, California, a position he held until his retirement in 1991. General Grinalds then became the seventh headmaster of one of the South’s most prestigious boys’ preparatory schools, Woodberry Forest School in Virginia, where he served until coming to The Citadel. General Grinalds married Norwood Dennis, his childhood sweetheart from Macon, in 1962. They have four children. General Grinalds is active in a number of organizations. He is a member of the Rotary Club of Charleston, the Senior Board of Directors of the Brasenose College Charitable Foundation, a trustee of Porter-Gaud School, and a member of the Executive Board of the Coastal Carolina Council, Boy Scouts of America. General Grinalds also has membership in the Officers’ Christian Fellowship, the White House Fellows Association, the Association of American Rhodes Scholars, and the Sons of the American Revolution. He is a former trustee of Hampden-Sydney College and the Madeira School and has served as a member of the Virginia and South Carolina state selection committees for the Rhodes Scholarship Trust.
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LES ROBINSON DIRECTOR OF ATHLETICS NORTH CAROLINA STATE ‘65 Les Robinson, a virtual Who’s Who in intercollegiate athletics and one of the region’s most sought-after speakers, begins his third year as the Director of Athletics at The Citadel. Possessing more than four decades of college athletic experience to his credit, Robinson, who also served as athletics director and basketball coach at North Carolina State and East Tennessee State, is only the fifth athletics director in Citadel history. He served as the Bulldogs’ basketball coach from 1974-85, having spent the five previous seasons as an assistant coach. During the past two years, the school witnessed the opening of the Altman Athletic Center at Johnson Hagood Stadium and the addition to McAlister Field House for women’s athletics. He hired the school’s first senior woman administrator, taken measures to improve the department’s weight room, and is personally spearheading the revamping of Johnson Hagood Stadium. Last year alone, The Citadel, under Robinson’s guidance, hosted the Southern Conference cross-country championships, the first two rounds of the women’s basketball championships, the men and women’s tennis championships and the baseball tournament. A 1965 graduate of N.C. State, Robinson served five years as a Bulldog assistant coach under Dick Campbell and George Hill, and eventually spent 11 seasons as The Citadel’s head basketball coach from 1974-85. He directed the 1978-79 and 198485 teams to 20 and 18 victories, respectively. Robinson was named the Southern Conference Coach-of-the-Year in 1979 and was tabbed South Carolina’s Coach-of-the-Year in 1979 and 1985. Following his tenure at The Citadel, Robinson became the head basketball coach at East Tennessee State, where he coached the Buccaneers for five years increasing their win total (7-14-20-27) each year. He resurrected the ETSU program that won just seven games in 1987 to its finest run of basketball and athletics successes in school history. Robinson guided the Buccaneers to two NCAA Tournament appearances (1989 and 1990), a pair of Southern Conference Tournament championships (1989 and 1990) and was named Southern Conference and Tennessee Coach-of-the-Year following the 1990 campaign. The Buccaneers also produced record levels of departmental revenue while he served the dual role of head basketball coach and athletics director. The West Virginia native remains the only coach in
Southern Conference men’s basketball history to earn league coach-of-the-year honors at two different schools, and he ranks fifth on the conference’s list of basketball wins. Robinson returned to Raleigh and his alma mater prior to the 1990-91 basketball campaign to coach the Wolfpack, replacing Jim Valvano. Robinson promptly guided N.C. State to a 20-11 record and NCAA Tournament appearance while earning the NABC’s District Coach-of-the-Year honor in his first season atop the Wolfpack program. His teams also enjoyed commendable academic success during the decade while graduation rates and grade point averages increased and the academic qualifications of incoming freshmen improved. He also posted the best career winning percentage against North Carolina of any ACC coach during his tenure. As athletic director at N.C. State from 1996-2000, Robinson oversaw a department with an operating budget of $25 million and sent 11 teams to postseason play. During his final year, the department witnessed a $1.1 million surplus. In addition, the cumulative grade point average of athletes at the ACC institution exceeded that of the general student body. Robinson and the N.C. State family also witnessed the opening of the Entertainment and Sports Arena, a 19,700-seat facility which serves as the home of the Wolfpack men’s basketball program and the Carolina Hurricanes of the National Hockey League. As an undergraduate at N.C. State, Robinson served as team captain and led the Wolfpack freshman basketball squad in scoring in 1961 while playing for legendary coach Everett Case. He went on to earn two varsity letters with the Wolfpack in 1963 and 1964, spent the 1965 season as a student assistant coach and was promoted to graduate assistant status in 1966. He departed N.C. State after the 1966 season to coach at Cedar Key High School in Cedar Key, FL where he went 41-9 in two seasons. He then made a one-season assistant coaching stop at Western Carolina where he earned his Masters’ degree before joining The Citadel’s coaching staff prior to the 1969-70 campaign Robinson is in his third year serving on the prestigious NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Committee as he was one of four new members chosen by the 34-member selection panel in 1999. The Basketball Committee is one of the NCAA’s most influential committees, as the group is responsible for site selection for each round of the NCAA Division I men’s basketball championships. Additionally, it chooses the at-large teams that competes in the field of 64, and makes many important decisions regarding the NCAA Basketball Tournament. Robinson earned a Bachelor of Science degree in education and recreation from N.C. State in 1965 and added a master’s degree in education and guidance from Western Carolina in 1969. He also served a pair of stints with USA Basketball as head coach of the South squad in the 1993 Olympic Festival in San Antonio, TX and as an assistant coach to Bobby Cremins at the 1988 World Qualifying Games in Mexico City. Robinson is married to the former Barbara Simon of St. Albans, WV. The Robinsons, who have maintained a home on Sullivan’s Island, have four children: Greg, Robby, Kelly and Barbara; and seven grandchildren: L.G. Robinson, Savannah Graves, Lily Graves, James Graham Boyd, Hugh Bissell Graves, Mary Emma Graves, and Charles Simon Boyd.
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HALL OF FAME J OHN E. B URROWS
M ICHAEL R. R EGNER S R .
W ILL D OWDON
J OHN R IVERS
1980 TRACK BASKETBALL/FOOTBALL/T 2000 & F IELD
1987 TRACK/WRESTLING 1984 T RACK & F IELD
W ILLIAM W. “B ILL ” E LLIOT
G EORGE C. R OGERS
1990 T RACK & FIELD
1979 TRACK BASEBALL/FOOTBALL/T
J AMES “J IM” D. E TTARI
J OHN “J ACK ” E. R OGERS
H ANK F OSTER
A NDREW “A NDY ” S ABADOS
1994 TRACK/WRESTLING FOOTBALL/T 1992
1984 TRACK BASEBALL/FOOTBALL/T
TRACK & FIELD BASKETBALL/FOOTBALL/T
1983 TRACK FOOTBALL/T
H.L. “R USTY ” H OLT
W ILIAM H. “B ILL” S ICKELS III
1998 TRACK FOOTBALL/T
J OHN C. M AMAJECK
J ACK W. S IMMONS
1985 TRACK FOOTBALL/T
D AVID M C A LISTER
F REDRICK W. “B ILLY ” S YMMES
1980 TRACK & F IELD FOOTBALL/T
1983 TRACK BASEBALL/BOXING/FOOTBALL/T
J AMES H. “J I ,” P UGH
C OSMO T OCCIO
1991 T RACK & F IELD
2001 T RACK & F IELD
W. B URKE W ILLIARD J R .
1991 TRACK BASKETBALL/FOOTBALL/T
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