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Kal Koenig
Lipscomb Athletics Hall of Fame
TYPE
Athlete
YEAR INDUCTED
1998

Kal Koenig attended David Lipscomb College from 1978-1981, where he was an outstanding pitcher for the Bison baseball program. During his career he helped lead the Bisons to the NAIA National Tournament in each of his four seasons. In 1979, Kal and the Bisons won the NAIA World Series here in Nashville, with Kal being voted the tournament’s Most Valuable Player. During his career he Bison baseball program was one of the most dominant programs in the country, averaging an amazing 45 wins a season, including two 50 win seasons in 1978 and in 1981. In 1981, Kal was voted All-Conference, All-District, All-Area and 1st Team NAIA All-American. Since leaving Lipscomb Kal has been just as successful in his family life, and serving his fellow man as a firefighter in New Orleans, Louisiana. Kal Koenig, a player who was one of the all-tine great relief pitchers for Lipscomb who now imitates his baseball career with his professional career.

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.