Hall of Fame
Walter Ward was a pivotal player in Lipscomb's second NAIA National Championship in baseball in 1979. Ward played shortstop for the Bisons from 1977-81 and posted a career .364 batting average with 45 doubles, 36 home runs, and 191 runs batted in. During his college career the Bisons also won four district and four area championships. Walter also attended Georgia Tech for postgraduate work in the field of chemical engineering. He owns Rabey Utilities, based in Savannah, GA, which provides international construction and consulting work. Walter Ward and the 1979 Bisons baseball team will always have a special place in the history of Lipscomb Athletics.