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Robert Neil
Lipscomb Athletics Hall of Fame
TYPE
Coach
YEAR INDUCTED
1988
Bob Neil played basketball and baseball at Lipscomb in the late 1920's. While at Harding College he was asked to return to Lipscomb to direct the athletic program here. During his ten years at the helm of the Lipscomb program he coached basketball, baseball, and tennis. Coach Neil later became a leader in public education in Nashville, and has always been an ambassador for Lipscomb through the years.
Hall of Fame Nominations

Nominate Someone to the Athletic Hall of Fame

To nominate an individual for the Lipscomb University Athletic Hall of Fame please forward nomination material to Philip Hutcheson, Lipscomb University Athletics, One University Park Drive, Nashville, Tennessee 37204-3951. The formal deadline for nominations is December 1 of the year prior to induction. To nominate an individual for the Lipscomb University Athletic Hall of Fame please provide as much data as possible in support of your nomination.

Nominees must fall into one of three categories with the following criteria taken into consideration:

  • Athlete: Career statistics; Conference, Regional, All-American and National honors; Leadership, service and continued support of Lipscomb University are all taken into consideration for each nominee.
  • Coach: Career record; Length of tenure, number of all-conference, all-region, all-american and scholar-athletes, as well as, impact made on the school. Post Lipscomb success is also taken into consideration for the Coach category
  • Meritorious Service: Truly exceptional contributions and service to the athletic program by one who does not qualify for the athlete or coach category.