Athletic Department

Athletic Department: Allen Simmons

Allen Simmons

Year Inducted: 2014
Category: Football


Simmons was a standout for the Catawba football teams from 1973-76. He still ranks as one of the top return men in school history.

Simmons ranks among the top five all-time in both kickoff and punt return average. He averaged 23.9 over 66 kickoff returns and 9.6 on 59 punt returns.

As a wide out, Simmons caught 44 passes in his career and set a school record by averaging 27 yards per catch in 1976. He stands third in a career with 3,890 all-purpose yards.

After Catawba, Simmons enrolled in seminary school and has served as a minister since 1984 in North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. He has also been a mathematics teacher since 1989.

Simmons and his wife, Ann, have two daughters, Ashley and Allison.

Today's Events

Basketball (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne, 82-74 WAudioVideoStats
Basketball (M) @ Lenoir-Rhyne, 8:00AudioVideoStats

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January 2

Basketball (M) @ Southern Wesleyan 92-71

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January 3

Basketball (W) @ Chowan 48-37

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January 5

Basketball (W) @ Carson-Newman 77-90

Basketball (M) @ Carson-Newman 81-64

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January 9

Basketball (W) vs. COKER 70-54

Basketball (M) vs. COKER 106-72

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January 11

Swimming Women @ Queens 40-165

Swimming Men at Queens 37-166

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January 12

Basketball (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 59-72

Basketball (M) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 96-83

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January 16

Basketball (W) vs. QUEENS 74-71

Basketball (M) vs. QUEENS 86-87

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January 18

Swimming Men @ Wingate w/LR

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January 19

Swimming WOMEN vs. WINGATE/LR

Basketball (W) @ Anderson 60-100

Basketball (M) @ Anderson 80-82

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January 23

Basketball (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 82-74

Basketball (M) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 8 p.m.

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January 25

Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Inv. (Day 1)

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January 26

Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Inv. (Day 2)

Basketball (W) @ Tusculum 2 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Tusculum 4 p.m.

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January 30

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

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

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