Athletic Department

Athletic Department: Tom C. Childress

Tom C. Childress

Year Inducted: 1998
Category: Basketball/ Athletic Director


- Basketbball, 1960-64, playing on legendary coach Sam Moir's first four teams
- Co-captain in 1964
- Scored 515 career points from guard position
- Graduate assistant coach at Appalachain State, 1967-68
- Outstanding basketball coach at Pfeiffer, 1969-83
- Carolinas Conference Coach of the Year, 1975, 1977, 1979, 1982
- Team was CC champs and nationally ranked in 1979 (15th)
- Athletic Director at Pfeiffer, 1977-90
- Expanded Pfeiffer program from 9 to 14 varsity sports
- Expanded Pfiffer athletic facilities in tennis, softball, lacrosse, and field hockey
- Instituted Pfeiffer Sports Hall of Fame
- Instituted Pfeiffer high school invitational tournament
- Led growth of Falcon Club from 100 to 400 members
- Seven Pfeiffer teams advanced to national playoffs; field hockey NCAA II national champions
- Inducted into Pfeiffer College Sports Hall of Fame, 1992
- Athletic Director at Catawba, 1995-96
- Senior vice president for development and athletics at Catawba, 1996-present

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January 3

Basketball (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 76-70

Basketball (M) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 63-85

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January 5

Swimming MEN vs. ASHLAND 84-117

Swimming WOMEN vs. ASHLAND 102-95

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January 6

Swimming Women @ Limestone 103-142

Swimming Men @ Limestone 104-136

Basketball (W) @ Carson-Newman 60-88

Basketball (M) @ Carson-Newman 75-101

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January 10

Basketball (W) vs. COKER 55-52

Basketball (M) vs. COKER 77-71

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January 12

Swimming WOMEN vs. BARTON 141-90

Swimming MEN vs. BARTON 131-89

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January 13

Basketball (W) vs. MARS HILL  80-56

Basketball (M) vs. MARS HILL 83-68

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January 18

Basketball (W) vs. NEWBERRY 65-73

Basketball (M) vs. NEWBERRY 87-92

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January 20

Track/Field @ Wake Forest Invitational (Day 1) 

Swimming Men @ Lenoir-Rhyne 86-173

Swimming Women @ Lenoir-Rhyne 151-107

Basketball (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 65-47

Basketball (M) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 61-90

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January 21

Track/Field @ Wake Forest Invitational (Day 2) 

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January 24

Basketball (W) vs. QUEENS 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. QUEENS 8 p.m.

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January 26

Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Invitational (Day 1)

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January 27

Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Invitational (Day 2)

Basketball (W) @ Tusuclum 2 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Tusculum 4 p.m.

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January 31

Basketball (W) @ Wingate 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Wingate 8 p.m.

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