Year Inducted: 2014
Category: Baseball and Football
Hampton played both baseball and football at Catawba from 1934-38, but made his biggest impact on the diamond.
As a pitcher, Hampton finished a stellar career with a 26-9 record and a 2.98 ERA. His 17 consecutive winning decisions is still a school record.
In 1938, Hampton won a then-school record 10 games. That 10 win total was not matched for 50 years and still stands as the third best single-season total in school history. His 26 career wins rank ninth all-time with his 263 strikeouts standing fifth for a career.
Hampton was a switch-hitter and played several positions when not on the mound. He went on to continue his baseball career with the U.S. Army and played in the semi-pro leagues.
Basketball (M) @ Southern Wesleyan 92-71
Basketball (W) @ Chowan 48-37
Basketball (W) @ Carson-Newman 77-90
Basketball (M) @ Carson-Newman 81-64
Basketball (W) vs. COKER 70-54
Basketball (M) vs. COKER 106-72
Swimming Women @ Queens 40-165
Swimming Men at Queens 37-166
Basketball (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 59-72
Basketball (M) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 96-83
Basketball (W) vs. QUEENS 74-71
Basketball (M) vs. QUEENS 86-87
Swimming Men @ Wingate w/LR
Swimming WOMEN vs. WINGATE/LR
Basketball (W) @ Anderson 60-100
Basketball (M) @ Anderson 80-82
Basketball (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 82-74
Basketball (M) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 8 p.m.
Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Inv. (Day 1)
Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Inv. (Day 2)
Basketball (W) @ Tusculum 2 p.m.
Basketball (M) @ Tusculum 4 p.m.
Basketball (W) vs. NEWBERRY 6 p.m.
Basketball (M) vs. NEWBERRY 8 p.m.
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