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Frank Bennett
Lipscomb Athletics Hall of Fame
TYPE
Coach
YEAR INDUCTED
2003
Frank Bennett
In 23 seasons as head coach of the Lipscomb University Lady Bisons Frank Bennett earned 500 victories, an amazing accomplishment, but he didn't stop there. Frank guided his teams to eight NAIA National Tournaments, including three consecutive final fours. The Lady Bisons played in the NAIA National Championship game in 1994. Frank has won numerous coaching honors, including NAIA National Women's Coach of the Year in 1996 and 1999. Frank was a member of the 2003 class for the NAIA Hall of Fame. He has successfully made the transition to NCAA Division I Competition. In 2002 he was named NCAA Division I Independent Coach of the Year. All the Lady Bisons who have completed their senior year of eligibility have graduated. Frank has built the program on six Biblical fundamentals... Glory to God, Unity, Humility, Service, Thankfulness, and Relationships. Frank Bennett will always be remembered not only for his accomplishments as a coach, but also for his love of the Lord and his dedication to Christian principles.
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.