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Carl Robinson
Lipscomb Athletics Hall of Fame
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.
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.