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Rhonda Stewart
Lipscomb Athletics Hall of Fame
TYPE
Athlete
YEAR INDUCTED
1998

Rhonda Stewart played basketball at David Lipscomb University from 1980-84. During her career she helped guide the Lady Bison program to 74 wins including a program record 24 wins in 1984. It was the first time in Lipscomb history that a Lady Bison program would record a twenty-win season. For her efforts Rhonda would become the first-ever All-Conference and All-District player in Lady Bison history. Rhonda was selected as VSAC Most Valuable Player in 1984. When Rhonda finished her career she had become both the all-time scorer, with 1951 points, and all-time rebounder, with 884, in Lady Bison history. Rhonda became the first Lady Bison basketball player to score over 1000 points. Since leaving Lipscomb, Rhonda has been just as successful, becoming a leader in the Christian business world. Rhonda Stewart will always be remembered for being one of the great foundational players in Lady Bison basketball history.

Hall of Fame Nominations

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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.