Centenary to Induct Three into the Athletic Hall of Fame
Monday, October 31, 2011
SHREVEPORT-Centenary College and the Alumni Association are pleased to announced the induction of three valued members of the Ladies and Gents family into the Athletic Hall of Fame on Thursday evening. Being inducted into the 2011 class is former standout volleyball player Kimberly Bolin, ‘99, current head women's soccer coach Glenn Evans, ‘69 and former Gents basketball superstar Herb Lang, ‘98.

The induction ceremony will take part in conjunction with the 2011 Alumni Awards Dinner, honoring six total individuals for their contributions to Centenary. Bolin, Evans, and Lang will join 63 individuals and one team on the Wall of Honor, which recognizes the members of the Athletic Hall of Fame located on the lower level of the Gold Dome.

KIMBERLY BOLIN - Class of 1999 - Ladies Volleyball

Kim was a star volleyball player, outstanding student, and campus leader when she was at Centenary, but she has also continued her legacy of service since graduating in 1999. She serves as Class Agent for the Class of 1999 and frequently assists the Alumni & Philanthropy offices in recruiting and engaging her classmates in reunions and giving. Athletically, Kim ranks:

-2nd in Kills with 1,077 - 1st at the time of Graduation
-4th in Digs with 992 - 1st at the time of Graduation
-3rd in Kill Attempts with 3,427 - 1st at the time of Graduation
-8th in Blocks with 151 - 3rd at the time of Graduation

Kim was also named Regions Bank Player of the Year, TAAC All-Conference Team, All Louisiana Team, and multiple All-Tournament Teams. Kim continues to compete and coach the sport she loves. She won the US Open Championship in Beach Volleyball women's doubles in southern California in 2007 and her team placed third at Nationals for indoor co-ed in Phoenix in 2010. Kim has played all over the US, Mexico, Canada, Australia, and the Caribbean.

GLENN EVANS - Class of 1969 - Head Coach

Glenn, a 1969 graduate of Centenary, is known as the "pioneer" of Centenary soccer, having served as a head coach for both the Ladies and Gents. He spent 14 seasons with the Gents, posting a winning record of 161 wins-101 losses -3 ties and has accumulated an active winning record with the Ladies of 80 wins -47 losses -4 ties in seven seasons. During Glenn's tenure with the Gents, he guided his team to three consecutive Trans America Athletic Conference Championships and produced nine straight winning seasons (1983-91). He has been named TAAC Coach of the Year four times in his career (1983, 1988, 1989, 1990-Gents; 1994-Ladies). Following his first stint as a head coach for the Ladies, he stepped back to play an administrative role for 13 years, including Interim Athletic Director and the Director of Academic Support. He is now back as head coach for the Ladies.

HERB "FLIGHT TIME" LANG - Class of 1998 - Gents Basketball

Herb, better known as "Flight Time" has grown into an icon as a member of the Harlem Globetrotters. A 1998 graduate of Centenary with a degree in health and exercise science, Herb won the 1998 National Basketball Coaches Association (NABC) Slam Dunk contest and later proved he could showcase his skills on a much larger stage as a Globetrotter. During his time as a Gent, he was a First Team All-Conference honoree and conference scoring champ with 19.6 points per game, 7.6 rebounds per game and 73 steals in his junior season. He is a member of the 1,000-Poing Club (1,249) and 500-Rebound Club (550) at Centenary and ranks in the Top 10 in career steals with 156. For his efforts off the court, Lang was named the 1998 Male Student Athlete of the Year at Centenary. Standing at just 6'3", Lang was one of eight players selected after the Globetrotters' 1999 training camp. Since then, he has become a face of the team with just over 11 years served and has represented them, as well as his alma mater, on reality television shows, "Are you smarter than a fifth grader?" celebrity week and the Amazing Race 15 and 18 with Globetrotter teammate Nathaniel "Big Easy" Lofton.