Mississippi Valley State University

July 30, 2016


13 to be inducted in MVSU Hall of Fame

October 26, 2011
The Mississippi Valley State Athletics Hall of Fame today announced its 13 new inductees for 2011. The Hall of Fame was established in 1955 to recognize graduates of the MVSU who have demonstrated outstanding achievements on the athletic field and in the classroom as students at MVSU and have distinguished themselves in their community and beyond.

The Hall of Fame Selection Committee selects each year worthy candidates from a large pool of qualified applicants. This year the MVSU Athletics Hall of Fame is pleased to announce its 2011 inductees who reflect its honored tradition of excellence. The selected inductees for the 2011 MVSU Hall of Fame class are:

Keith Ballard, ’92 – Football/Track
Robert Chapman, ’66 – Baseball
Michael Dean, ’85 – Football
Murray Dixon, ’65 – Football
William Ford, ’65 – Baseball/Basketball
Winfred Hawkins, ’70 – Football
Vanessa Harris Morris, ’94 – Football
Ashley Robinson, ’03 – Basketball
Jeff Stanciel, ’69 – Football
Carol “Nicey” Williams Stewart, ’85 – Track & Field
Hardy Thorne, ’71 – Baseball/Golf
Donna White, ’94 – Basketball
L.T. Williams, ’67 – Football

The 2011 Hall of Fame inductees will be recognized during halftime of the homecoming game Saturday, October 29, 2011.

The induction ceremony and dinner will be held April 14, 2012 on the campus of Mississippi Valley State University. Tickets are $40 per person and may be ordered from the Hall of Fame by calling James E. Hayes, President, at 662-335-31-06 or 662-347-2218.