29 Sep 2010 Ten selected for UCA Sports Hall of Fame
The Class of 2010, the 10th class to enter the UCA Sports Hall of Fame, will be inducted at a banquet on Saturday, Oct. 9, in conjunction with the UCA-Northwestern State football weekend.
Beadles was a standout in track and field in the 1950s and was the high-point man at the 1955 Arkansas Intercollegiate Conference meet.
Dr. Avril Burks
Dr. Burks was a long-time faculty athletic representative for UCA athletics, chaired the UCA Athletic Committee and served on several NAIA committees representing the university.
Chandler was a four-year letterman who was a first-team All-American in 1980 and a two-time All-AIC and NAIA District 17 selection as a defensive lineman.
Coffman was a record-setting defensive end and a two-time honorable mention All-American and a three-time All-AIC selection.
Dunbar was one of the top punters in school history, with a school-record career punting average. He also lettered in baseball.
Fulmer was a standout baseball player for the Bears who was drafted in the seventh round in 1967, and later coached the Bears for 10 seasons. He has the third most victories of any UCA baseball coach.
Miller was an outstanding runner in the early 1960s, setting numerous school and AIC records, and also lettering one year in football.
Rogers, another in a long list of award-winning track and field athletes at UCA, was an NAIA All-American in 1978-79.
Shimek was a three-sport athlete (football/baseball/basketball) in the late 1950s. An All-Conference performer in both football and baseball, he remains 10th in career punting yards at UCA.
Voegele was a football and track standout and All-AIC performer in both sports. He also won the L.B. Jackman Award in football in 1961.
For more information or to purchase banquet tickets, please call 501.450.3150.