SC Athletic Hall of Fame:Powell and Others

The University of South Carolina has new and notable new members of its Athletic Hall of Fame for 2014.

The University of South Carolina Association of Letterman has announced it has elected seven new members to the Athletic Hall of Fame for 2014.

Football

-Zola Davis, WR, (1995-1998)

Davis caught 164 passes for 2,354 yards in his career at Carolina. In a game against Vanderbilt, Davis had 206 yards in receptions on 14 catches, tying for the school record. The WR had 17 touchdowns for the Gamecocks and is fourth in the South Carolina record book for career receptions and yards gained. Eight times he had over 100-yards receiving in a game. Davis played with the Cleveland Browns in 1999.


Baseball

-Landon Powell, Catcher, (2001-2004)

Powell earned All-American honors as a catcher in 2004 and voted twice ALL-SEC. The catcher hit 44 home-runs, standing at 5th overall, 61 doubles, standing 2nd overall, and drove in 193, for 4th all time. The Gamecock scored 176 runs in his career at South Carolina and had 265 base hits, ranking him 4th all time.

Defensively, he holds the school record for single game, season, and career for putouts.

Also, he logged a record 65 assists in 2004 and collected 190 over his career.

Powell went in the first round of the 2004 MLB Draft to the Oakland A's. He now is the head baseball coach at North Greenville University in Tigerville, S.C.


Basketball

-Mike Dunleavey, Guard, (1972-1976)

Dunleavy played for legendary coach Frank McGuire and scored 1,586 points in his career, ranking 6th all time. The guard hit 80 percent of his free throws and was a notable long-range shooter before the three-point shot was introduced. Dunleavy furthered his basketball career out of college elected in the 6th round by the Philadelphia 76ers and played 11 seasons in the NBA. A notable player and coach of the NBA he certainly is a Gamecock to be reckoned with.


Softball

-Darlene Lowery, pitcher, (1983-1987) Lowery was named first-team All-America in 1983 and second team in 1985. She tossed nine career no-hitters and a perfect game against East Carolina in 1987. She still holds the record for the lowest earned run average in Gamecock history with .38. Sadly, Lowery is no longer with us and passed away in 2005 at the age of 41.


Soccer

-Jennie Ondo Lloyd ,(1995-1999)

With 115-points, Lloyd remains the top scorer in Carolina women's soccer history and No. 8 on the SEC Charts. She earned first team All-SEC honors in 1999, and scored 16 game-winning goals in her career.

-Charles Arndt, (1985-1988)

Arndt was named National Goalkeeper of the Year in 1988, along with first-team All-America honors. He had 13 shutouts in 1988 in helping lead the Gamecocks to their first-ever semifinal appearance in the NCAA tournament.


Tennis

-Seth Rose, (1999-2003)

Rose earned All-American honors in 2003 in singles and participated in the NCAA singles championship twice. He earned All SEC honors in 2002 and 2003. In 2000, he was named Region II Rookie of the Year and was a finalist for national Freshman of the Year. Rose helped lead the Gamecocks to four consecutive NCAA tournament appearances, and never lost against rivalry Clemson.

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