By: T. Chapman
SKN PULSE – Texas Christian University has released the names of six athletes selected for the TCU Letterman’s Hall of Fame Class of 2018. Among them is Virgil Hodge of St. Kitts and Nevis, who graduated from the University in 2018.
As a collegiate athlete, she was a six-time All-American and winner of multiple Mountain West Conference championships. Six All-American honors is a TCU women’s record.
Hodge while an athlete at TCU, etched her name in the record book for the outdoor 200m, 4x100m, 4x200m, and the indoor 600m.
Virgil has represented the Federation in numerous competitions including the Pan Am Games, IAAF World Indoors, CAC Games, IAAF World Championships and the Olympics.
According to the school’s Athletic Website, to be considered for TCU’s Hall of Fame, one must have achieved good academic and athletic standing while a student-athlete at TCU in addition to distinguishing himself/herself as an outstanding competitor.
Nominees are judged 70% playing ability at TCU and beyond and 15% TCU Involvement and 15% Community Service. Moreover, the nominee would need to be out of TCU for a minimum of 10 years.
Brashant Carter, Simspon Degrate, Mike Keathley, Jason Phillips, Adrianne Ross and Virgil Hodge will be honored in a formal ceremony and banquet on Thursday, Sept. 27.