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Barton College Athletic Hall of Fame Ceremony on Friday, October 14

Registration for the event is now open.

WILSON, N.C. – September 15, 2022 — The 2022 Barton College Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony will be held on the Barton campus in Hardy Alumni Hall on Friday, October 14.  The reception for the inductees begins at 5 p.m. with dinner and the ceremony beginning at 6:15 p.m.  Attendees may register at https://www.barton.edu/hof-induction/.

The 2022 induction class for the Athletic Hall of Fame includes Vonda (Williams) Blue, Amy (Morris) Ferguson, Bobby Johnston (posthumously), Scott Lamond, Steve Lowery, and Jessica McFadden.

Blue (Barton, 1991) lettered four years as a member of the Bulldogs’ women’s basketball team (1987-91) and was a two-time All-Carolinas Intercollegiate Athletic Conference honoree (1989-90 and 1990-91). Blue finished with 1,419 career points and was named the 1991 league tournament most valuable player.

Ferguson (Barton, 1999), a four-year letterwinner on the Barton women’s soccer team (1994, 1996-98), is the school’s all-time leader in goals scored (61) and total points (151).  Ferguson is one of two Barton players named to the All-Time All-CVAC Women’s Soccer Team.

Johnston (Atlantic Christian, 1970) played two seasons on the Bulldogs’ baseball team where he earned All-NAIA District 29 honors both years and was an NAIA honorable mention All-American in 1970.  Johnston was selected by the San Diego Padres in the 1971 winter draft.

Lamond (Barton, 2000) was a four-year letterwinner on the Bulldogs’ men’s golf team (1997-00) and earned All-CVAC honors three times (1997-99).  Lamond had a 75.0 stroke average over his four seasons and was a three-time Academic All-Conference selection.

Lowery (Barton, 1991) played four seasons as a member of the Atlantic Christian/Barton baseball team (1988-91) and was one of the team’s top baserunners.  Lowery earned All-CIAC accolades twice (1990 and 1991) and was named the team’s Most Valuable Player as a senior in 1991.

McFadden (Barton, 2011) was a four-time All-Conference Carolinas First-Team honoree (2007-11) and the 2011 league player of the year as a member of the Barton softball team. McFadden was also a three-time All-Southeast Region pick and earned NCAA Division II Second-Team All-American honors in 2011. McFadden was the team MVP twice (2008 and 2011) and was the 2008 Barton College Female Athlete of the Year.

For additional information or questions, please contact Britney Woodhull-Smith, deputy director of athletics, at bewoodhullsmith@barton.edu or 252-399-6485.


Article by John Karrs