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Elvis Sherrill
Lipscomb Athletics Hall of Fame
Elvis played basketball and baseball for Lipscomb between 1948-1952. His senior year he was a member of the Volunteer-State Athletic Conference All-Tournament Basketball team. After playing at Lipscomb he coached basketball and baseball at the college between 1952 and 1955 and later coached at Lipscomb High School between 1958 and 1961. After leaving Lipscomb, Elvis joined the FBI in 1962, where he worked until retiring in 1982. Elvis Sherrill will be remembered for his success as an athlete and coach and for his great career after his days at Lipscomb.
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.