Southwest Conference Hall of Fame inductees

WACO, TX – The Texas Sports Hall of Fame (TSHOF) is proud to announce the induction of nine new members into its 2018 Southwest Conference Hall of Fame class.SWC Hall of Fame

The 2018 class will honor former Arkansas College Football All-American Steve Atwater, All-SWC Baylor basketball player Tommy Bowman, All American basketball player from the University of Houston Larry Micheaux, former women’s track & field coach from Rice Victor Lopez, SMU basketball standout Denny Holman, University of Texas All-American baseball player Brooks Kieschnick, Texas A&M football and track legend Curtis Dickey, former TCU star basketball player Kurt Thomas and All-SWC quarterback from Texas Tech Joe Barnes.

Sponsored by the Texas Sports Hall of Fame, the Southwest Conference (SWC) Hall of Fame induction ceremony will take place at an 11 a.m. luncheon on Monday, September 10, 2018, in Fort Worth at the Brown-Lupton University Union on the TCU Campus.

“In 2018 we have yet another outstanding group of student-athletes who exemplify what made the Southwest Conference so great; these elite athletes represented their schools with distinction,” said Cooper Jones, the President & CEO of the Texas Sports Hall of Fame. “The Southwest Conference Hall of Fame exists to honor a proud tradition of excellence in sports in the southwest.”

“The class of 2018 is legendary,” Jones stated. “It is legendary because of the character and accomplishments of these talented student-athletes.”

The Southwest Conference Hall of Fame is one of four separate halls of fame housed within the Texas Sports Hall of Fame’s physical structure. They include the Texas High School Football Hall of Fame, the Texas Tennis Hall of Fame, the Texas Sports Hall of Fame and now, the Southwest Conference Hall of Fame.

Please contact Emily McAnsh at emily.mcansh@tshof.org or (254) 756-1633 to order tickets for the induction luncheon.

For more information about the Southwest Conference Hall of Fame or the Texas Sports Hall of Fame please visit www.tshof.org

 

WHEN:

Monday, September 10, 2018

11:00 AM – Induction ceremony begins

 

WHERE:  

Brown-Lupton University Union on the TCU Campus

2901 Stadium Drive

Fort Worth, TX  76129

 

RSVP:

To reserve event tickets or access sponsorship information, please call the Texas Sports Hall of Fame at 800-567-9561.

 

About the Texas Sports Hall of Fame

The Texas Sports Hall of Fame and Museum, located in Waco, Texas, chronicles the heroes and legends of Lone Star State sports at all levels, including high school standouts, Olympians and professionals. Established in 1993, the organization’s mission is to preserve the legacies of all inductees and the history of sports in Texas to educate and inspire guess of all ages. Home to over 300 Texas Legends, the museum the Texas Tennis Museum and Hall of Fame and Texas High School Football Hall of Fame. For more information, please visit http://www.tshof.org/.