OBU will welcome four new members into the OBU Athletic Hall of Fame during the annual induction ceremony Friday, Oct. 23, at 7 p.m. in the Geiger Center.
2015 inductees include Jayme (Boyer) Hutchcraft, softball; Nate Brumfield, men’s basketball; Marissa (Moseley) Lightsey, women’s track; and John Hudson, men’s basketball.
Former student-athletes are invited to attend the induction ceremony, reminisce with one another and congratulate the new inductees of the Athletic Hall of Fame. The event is free and will include hors d’oeuvres and a silent auction, preceding the inductions.
The inductees will join a long line of outstanding athletes, coaches and administrators in the Hall of Fame. For a full list of current members, visit obubison.com and click on “Fan Zone.”
Hutchcraft is the all-time OBU softball record holder for home runs. She was a 2007 First-Team All-American and Diamond Sports NAIA Catcher of the Year. She was a two-time NAIA Scholar Athlete, four-time All-Sooner Athletic Conference selection and 2007 SAC Co-Player of the Year. Her school records include 17 home runs and 36 walks in a season, 163 career runs, 119 career walks, 46 career home runs and three home runs in a game (tying the NAIA record).
Brumfield was the 2010 NAIA Player of the Year and MVP of the 2010 NAIA national championship team. He was 2010 SAC Player of the Year, First-Team All-American, NABC All-American, All-NAIA Tournament, 2009 SAC Newcomer of the Year and Second-Team All-American. He had a school record 67.0 field goal percentage in 2010, finished his career with 1,261 points (No. 22 career) and had 777 points in 2010 (seventh best single season in school history). In 2012, he was named to the NAIA Diamond Anniversary Team.
Lightsey was a 20-time All-American (third highest total in OBU women’s track history) and a 12-time NAIA national champion to go along with a 2010 indoor team national championship. In 2008 and 2009, she won the indoor and outdoor 400 meters and indoor and outdoor 4×400 relays. In 2010, she won the outdoor 400, both 4×400 relays and the outdoor 4×100 relay.
For 36 years, Hudson has served the NAIA as the only commissioner in the history of the Sooner Athletic Conference. He has been instrumental in guiding the SAC to its level of national prominence, winning more national championship trophies than any other conference. He played and coached basketball at OBU where he graduated in 1970 with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma’s School of Law in 1973, then served as the men’s basketball coach and athletic director for two years at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma. He is a member of the NAIA and USAO Halls of Fame.
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