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The pendulum. online resource (None) 1974-current, October 10, 1991, Image 10

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October 10, 1991 Page 10 Hall of Fame picks six new members Patti Peterman The Pendulum Six new members will be inducted into the Elon Sports Hall of Fame during ceremonies scheduled for Saturday at 10 a.m. in the Fine Arts Theatre. The inductecs are Theresa Ireland Baxter, Bryan D. Burney, Wayne E. Ellington, David M. Graham, Christopher D. Worst, and William R. Miller. The inductecs will be rccognized at Saturday's Football game against Mars Hill at 2:00 at Burlington Memorial Stadium. Chris Worst, an '82 graduate, played for both Elon National Championship teams. In 1980, Worst was the Fightin' Christian's top defensive player with 51 solo tackles, 68 assists, and 23 quarterback sacks. During his senior year, he had 65 solo tackles, 47 assists, and 20 sacks. Senior year, Worst made First Team in All- Conference, All-District, and All-American. He also was awarded the District Most Valuable Player Award. "I have been reflecting on it all week. It is the highlight of my career," Worst said. "I think that this award is more than an individual award. It is a group award, I would like to share it with my teammates." Bill Miller coached basketball, baseball, and tennis at Elon College from 1959 to 1979. In his 20 years of service, Coach Miller acquired an record of 329-224, with 12 winning seasons in fourteen years. He filled in as head coach for baseball and tennis whenever he was needed. Coach Miller died on July 9, 1991. Baxter (class of 16) played volleyball, basketball, and tennis during the 1970's at Elon. She lettered four times in volleyball from 1972-75 and was named to the All-State squad in 1974 and 1975. She was honored as the most valuable player in 1974. Bryan D. Burney, a member of the class of '81, was a leader in football and track at Elon College. In 1978, Burney was chosen All-Conference, All- District, and All-State in football. He also set Elon's single season interception record with a total of 12. Burney also excelled in track, setting numerous records for the school and conference. He was named the Carolina's Conference Most Valuable Player twice, and Elon's Most Valuable Player three times. Wayne E. Ellington, a 1974 graduate, was one of Elon's greatest basketball and baseball players. As a member of the Fightin' Christian basketball team, Ellington acquired a total of 677 points in only two seasons while averaging 11.2 points and 4.6 assists per game. He was selected to the Carolina's All-Conference team in 1973. In baseball, Ellington was chosen for All-Conference and All-District in both 1973 and 1974. Ellington won Elon’s Best Competitor Award in both 1973 and 1974 and was regarded as the school's best athlete. David Graham (Class of '80) lettered and excelled in golf all four years at Elon. He was awarded All-Confcrence and All-District in 1977, received All-American in 1978, and earned All- Confcrence and All-District in 1979. In his senior year, he won the conference and district individual championship along with being Player-of-the-Year in the conference and the distrix:t. During his senior year, Graham was named Elon's Most Valuable Phiytf.' THIS Bun'S FOR m YOU fl# ¥ 0) i/ R. H. BARRINGER DISTRIBUTING CO., INC. GREENSBORO WINSTON-SALEM BURLINGTON

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