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2011-12 Men's Basketball
Monday, April 16, 2012Trio Inducted In To A-B Hall of Fame
Thursday, March 01, 2012WVIAC Q'Finals: Battlers Go Cold, Fall to WVWC
Wednesday, February 29, 2012WVIAC Men's Basketball Quarterfinal Preview
Wednesday, February 29, 2012Battlers Ranked 8th in Atlantic Region Poll
Wednesday, February 29, 2012Barnes, Bohanon Lead A-B Rally
Monday, February 27, 2012Bohanon, Barnes Earn All-WVIAC Honors
Monday, February 27, 2012WVIAC Men's Basketball Tournament Field Set
Monday, February 27, 2012Battlers Lose Lead, Game to Cardinals
Monday, April 16, 2012
PHILIPPI, W.Va. - Alderson-Broaddus College inducted three alumni into the Battler Hall of Fame during induction ceremonies on Saturday, April 14 as a part of the College’s annual Spring Weekend festivities. Those that were inducted with the 22nd class into the Battler Hall of Fame include: John “Mickey” Hampton ’80 of Niles, Michigan, Kevyn C. McBride ’02 of Morgantown, West Virginia, and Jilanne M. Thwaites ’01 of Greenville, Michigan.
John “Mickey” Hampton ’80 played for the “Run and Gun Battlers” of Battler Hall of Fame Coach Dave Barksdale. As a Battler, Hampton scored 1221 points, for an average of 12.33 points per game. He also snagged 595 rebounds, averaging 6 per game, and had a free throw percentage of 74%. He was named WVIAC “Player of the Week” on several occasions. Hampton majored in recreational leadership at A-B.
Kevyn McBride ’02 played men’s basketball all four years at A-B, averaging 19.3 points per game during his collegiate career. As a senior, he was named MVP of the WVIAC Tournament and scored 48 points in his final game as a Battler in the NCAA Regional Tournament. He was also named Academic All-American his senior year. McBride majored in applied mathematics at A-B.
Jilanne “Jill” Thwaites ’01 was an outstanding shortstop on the Battler Women’s Softball Team. She was named “Player of the Year” for the WVIAC in 2000 and was named to the All-Conference First Team for two years. She was one of the best softball players to ever wear the Blue and Gold. She graduated with a 3.72 GPA as a nursing major at A-B.