Hall of Fame

Carl Robinson

TYPE Athlete
YEAR INDUCTED 1994
Carl Robinson attended Lipscomb from 1962-1966 where he was an outstanding member of the Bison tennis team. After leading David Lipscomb High School to the State Championship in 1962, Carl continued his tennis excellence, leading the Bisons to the Volunteer State Athletic Conference Championships in 1963, 1964, 1965, and 1966. In 1964 Carl helped Lipscomb win the Tennessee Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championship in singles and doubles five different times from 1965-1975. Carl captured the singles championship of the Southern Hard Court Tournament in 1982 and reached the highest achievement of his tennis career in 1989 as he finished ninth in the nation in singles and third in doubles in the 45-year-old division. Besides playing tennis he has also served as coach of the men's and women's tennis teams at Hillsboro High School and is one of Nashville's most respected tennis professionals. Carl Robinson will always be remembered as one of Lipscomb's greatest tennis players.