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.


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