Class of 2017

Buzzy Wilkinson set the All-Time Season record for scoring in the Atlantic Coast Conference and the University of Virginia for a single season at 32.1 points per game in 1955.  He also established a career record for the Atlantic Coast Conference and the University of Virginia of 28.6 points per game; both records are still […]

Frank Summers, a native of Alexandria, graduated from Virginia Military Institute in 1922 as second ranking officer in the Cadet Corps. He was the first man in Virginia Military Institute history to win letters in football, baseball, basketball, and track with 12 letters in three years. Summers played tackle on Virginia Military Institute’s only undefeated, […]

Tommy Thompson started his football career with Woodbridge High School in New Jersey where he made All-State. He is considered by many as one of the greatest linemen ever to play for the Indians of William & Mary in Williamsburg. Thompson was named the Virginia Collegiate All State Center in 1946 to 1947 and again […]

Art Jones was an all-around athlete at Suffolk High School, lettering for three years in football, track, and tennis and four times in basketball. Jones holds the Suffolk High record for being awarded the most letters in sports, a total of 16. Jones entered the University of Richmond where he was named to the All-State […]

Henry “Monk” Little, a William & Mary track legend from Norfolk, Virginia is probably the greatest all-around track man Virginia has ever produced.  The Tribe superstar could do just about anything on a track.  The 1934 graduate still holds the oldest W&M record 25-0 in the long jump.  He also ran the 100 in 9.7, […]

Dr. Harrison Fitzgerald Flippin was born October 26, 1906.  He attended the Episcopal High School in Alexandria, where he was head monitor, captain of the football team, and participated actively in baseball, basketball, and track.  At the time of his graduation, he turned down a major league baseball contract.  The field house at Episcopal High […]