Transylvania University inducts four members into Pioneer Hall of Fame

The four former athletes were inducted on Saturday, October 29.
The four former athletes were inducted on Saturday, October 29. | shutterstock
Transylvania University has announced the induction of three former athletes and the head coach of the men’s basketball team in 2000-01 into its Pioneer Hall of Fame.

The ceremony took place Saturday, Oct. 29, at Beck Center. The inductees include Heather Adams-Blair, class of 1995; Judy Henry, class of 1982; and Michael Ray, class of 2003.

“Each year our Hall of Fame ceremonies present us a list of exceptional individuals with remarkable achievements, both during their careers at Transylvania and after, but this year’s group is in a class unparalleled,” Transylvania Vice President of Enrollment and Student Life Holly Sheilley said. “Heather, Judy, Michael and the members of the indelible 2000-01 men’s basketball team have forged legacies that speak to the types of students that we are fortunate to have in our community and as our alumni."

Blair earned letters four years playing basketball and two years for softball. Henry played field hockey, basketball, softball and ran cross country, leading the field hockey team while to a KWIC Championship. Ray helped found the men’s golf program and led them to a HCAC tournament championship.

Finally, the 2000-01 men’s basketball team holds the school record for 22 straight wins and 27 total wins.

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