Lee Honors Athletic Hall Of Fame Inductees

Wednesday, November 12, 2008 - by Rebekah Eble, Lee University
From left, Lorenzo Withrite, Kari Angelbeck Lorenzen, Katrina Chatfield Jenkins and Paul Duncan. Click to enlarge.
From left, Lorenzo Withrite, Kari Angelbeck Lorenzen, Katrina Chatfield Jenkins and Paul Duncan. Click to enlarge.

Lee University hosted a banquet to honor this year's Athletic Hall of Fame inductees as part of the 2008 homecoming events.

The 2008 inductees are Kari Angelbeck Lorenzen, Katrina Chatfield Jenkins, Lorenzo Withrite, and Paul Duncan.

Kari Angelbeck Lorenzen played women's soccer from 1996-1999. During this time, she came in 5th on both career goals and career assists, tallying 58 goals and 33 assists in 81 games. Ms. Angelbeck was named to the All-TranSouth Conference three times. She was also a two-time First Team NCCAA All-American, a three-time NAIA and NCAA All-South Region, and a two-time NAIA and NCCAA All-American Scholar-Athlete. Other awards include NAIA Honorable Mention All-American, and being named twice to the NCCAA All-National Tournament Team. During her career, Ms. Angelbeck helped Lee make three straight appearances in the NCCAA National Tournament.



Katrina Chatfield Jenkins was selected as an inductee for her outstanding contributions to the women's volleyball team from 1995-1998. She was named 3rd Team NAIA All-American in 1998 and Honorable Mention in 1997. Ms. Chatfield was a three-time NCCAA All-American and was selected to the NCCAA All-Tournament Team in 1996. She was a two-time TranSouth Conference Player of the Year and was twice named NAIA National Player of the Week. Ms. Chatfield helped the lady flames win the TVAC Championship, three TranSouth Conference Regular Season and Conference Tournament titles, and directed the lady flames in their first trip to the NAIA National Tournament in 1998. Today, Ms. Chatfield still holds the record for careers kills (2124) and best attack percentage (.384). She also appears in the career match and record book in 20 different categories.

Lorenzo Withrite is the youngest of this year's inductees. He transferred from Lipscomb University to play basketball for the flames from 2001-2004 and scored 1,044 points in his two seasons at Lee. He was a First-Team NAIA All-American at Lipscomb and a Second-Team All American while at Lee. Between his stays at Lipscomb and Lee, Mr. Withrite was named to the TranSouth All-Conference Team three times. He was also a two-time TranSouth and NAIA Scholar-Athlete and was names to the CoSIDA District 4 Scholar-Athlete Team in 2004.

This year, Paul Duncan will be receiving the Meritorious Award for his many roles in Lee athletics and his continued support as a loyal fan. Mr. Duncan served as an assistant professor of Behavior Science from 1970-1986 and was the Dean of Students from 1971-1986. During this time he never missed a home basketball game for 16 years and was at every contest against Lee's heated rival Tennessee Temple. Along with Dr. Paul Conn, Mr. Duncan helped for Lee's tennis team from 1994-1996 and was the tennis coach. He served as Interim Athletic Director from 1995-1996 and was a member of the Lee Athletic Committee for over 10 years.


Recognition To Be Held For Cleveland BOE And City Council At Raider Arena On Monday

Cleveland City Schools will honor the Cleveland Board of Education and City Council on Monday at 7:15 p.m. in Raider Arena. The undefeated Raiders host the Alcoa Tornadoes starting at 7:30 pm. The Lady Raiders tip off at 6 p.m. Board members and Councilmen will be recognized between games. Director of Schools Dr. Russell Dyer, Cleveland High School Principal Autumn O’Bryan, ... (click for more)

Arnold Singers Spread Christmas Cheer At Lee

Lee University welcomed carolers from Arnold Elementary School choir on Tuesday as part of the B.E.S.T. Partners program. The elementary students performed Christmas carols in the Deacon Jones Dining Hall during the Lee student, staff and faculty lunch break. Lunch was provided for the elementary students, courtesy of Sodexo Dining Services. The B. E. S. T. program is ... (click for more)

City Administrator Lurone Jennings Suspended For Misallocation Of Funds

Rev. Lurone Jennings, administrator of City Youth and Family Development, has been suspended for one week for misallocation of funds. He also is to be issued a letter of reprimand and will undergo ethics training. The action came after a critical audit report from City Auditor Stan Sewell. It says Mr. Jennings transferred $18,500 of funds to a program, Journey Educational ... (click for more)

New Walker County Commissioner Whitfield To Move Public Meetings To Evenings And To Larger Venue; Will Also Be Listening Sessions

Walker County Sole Commissioner-Elect Shannon Whitfield said there will be a new arrangement for holding of public commissioner sessions when he takes place at the start of January. Current Commissioner Bebe Heiskell has held Thursday meetings at 3:30 p.m. from time to time in a conference room at her office near the Walker County Courthouse in LaFayette. Mr. Whitfield said those ... (click for more)

Roy Couldn't Possibly Be More Wrong - And Response (4)

Spreading false information isn't only harmful, as we've been made aware recently. The spread of false information can be outright dangerous.   Calling himself a Christian and all, Roy truly disappoints on so many levels with his recently opinion piece about black students attending predominately white schools being the cause of so much problems and grief at those schools. ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Our Senseless Divide

If I could change one thing about the schools in Chattanooga, my wish would be that everybody could become good friends. I’m talking about the private schools versus the public schools. The rancor is so bad we hardly ever play in sports anymore and what the loathsome TSSAA has done in recent years to the out-numbered private schools is sinful. My dream would be that there would ... (click for more)