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Harry Moneypenny
Lipscomb Athletics Hall of Fame
Harry attended Lipscomb between 1947 and 1952 and played both basketball and baseball. He was a starter all four years for the basketball team, breaking the scoring record with 34 points his freshman year and then breaking that record his senior year with 36 points. During his career he scored 1201 points and was named to the All-VSAX team his junior and senior years. As a baseball player, he signed a professional contract with the Boston Red Sox. Harry taught and coached in the Nasthville Metro School System for 33 years before retiring. Whenever Lipscomb basketball of the 1940's and 1950's is discussed , Harry Moneypenny's name is always mentioned.
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.