Hall of Fame

John Henderson

TYPE Athlete
YEAR INDUCTED 1996
John Henderson played basketball for Lipscomb from 1947-1951. During his outstanding career, he was named the Bisons' Most Valuable Player in 1949, 1950, and 1951. In 1951 John was named to the All-Conference team. John started an amazing 100 consecutive games during his basketball career. Besides being an outstanding basketball player, John also played on the Bison golf team in 1949, 1950, and in 1951 when he served as the team captain. It was during this era in which David Lipscomb College was experiencing the greatest athletic success in the school's history and it was John Henderson who was a driving force behind the success.