Southern Conference Hall of Fame

The Southern Conference Hall of Fame, located in Spartanburg, South Carolina, USA, is a hall of fame devoted to former Southern Conference student-athletes, coaches, and administrators. The Hall of Fame, with an inaugural class of 10, was established in 2009.[1][2] The second class for 2010 included seven former conference greats.[3]

Southern Conference Hall of Fame
LocationSpartanburg, South Carolina
WebsiteSoCon Hall of Fame

Criteria for induction

Athletes who competed for a minimum of two seasons along with coaches and administrators who spent at least five years in the conference were eligible for consideration.[1] A total of 254 candidates from former and current conference institutions were eligible for induction into the first class.[1]


As of 2016, the Hall of Fame has 38 members.

Name Institution Sport Inducted
Adrian Peterson Georgia Southern Football 2009
Angie Barker East Tennessee State Track & Field 2012
Armanti Edwards Appalachian State Football 2016
Arnold Palmer Wake Forest Golf 2009
Banks McFadden Clemson Football and Basketball 2010
Brad Faxon Furman Golf 2016
Charlie Justice North Carolina Football 2009
Charlie Teague Wake Forest Baseball 2014
Clint Dempsey Furman Soccer 2014
Dexter Coakley Appalachian State Football 2011
Dick Groat Duke Baseball and Basketball 2009
Dick Modzelewski Maryland Football 2012
Eddie Cameron Duke Basketball and Football 2014
Everett Case North Carolina State Basketball 2010
Frank Selvy Furman Basketball 2009
Fred Hetzel Davidson Basketball 2010
J. Dallas Shirley George Washington Basketball 2010
Jerry Moore Appalachian State Football 2014
Jerry West West Virginia Basketball 2009
Jim Burch Special Contributor 2012
Karen Pelphrey Marshall Basketball 2016
Keith "Mister" Jennings East Tennessee State Basketball 2016
Lefty Driesell Davidson Basketball 2011
Mary Jayne Harrelson-Reeves Appalachian State Track & Field 2010
Megan Dunigan Furman Tennis 2009
Melissa Morrison-Howard Appalachian State Track & Field 2009
Paul Scarpa Furman Tennis 2012
Percy Beard Auburn Track & Field 2012
Regina Kirk Chattanooga Basketball 2011
Robert Neyland Tennessee Football 2011
Rod Hundley West Virginia Basketball 2010
Rushia Brown Furman Basketball 2014
Sam Huff West Virginia Football 2009
Shannon Wommack Chattanooga Track & Field 2011
Stephen Curry Davidson Basketball 2016
Valorie Whiteside Appalachian State Basketball 2009
Vic Seixas North Carolina Tennis 2011
Wallace Wade Alabama and Duke Football 2010


  1. "Southern Conference Announces Inaugural Hall of Fame Class". Southern Conference. 2009-01-28. Retrieved 2009-01-28.
  2. ""Choo Choo" among 10 in Southern Conference's first Hall of Fame". Asheville Citizen-Times. 2009-01-28. Retrieved 2009-01-28.
  3. "2010 Induction Class". Southern Conference. 2010-02-02. Retrieved 2010-03-28.
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