Missouri Introduces Athletic Hall Of Fame Class of 2013

Posted: Jan 17, 2014 2:39 PM by Mark Kim, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

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COLUMBIA, MO - The University of Missouri Intercollegiate Athletics Hall of Fame has announced their 2013 class. This year's inductees include Aaron Crow, Dan Pippin, John Putnam and Ashley Wysong.

Crow, currently a pitcher for the Kansas City Royals, was a former Roger Clemens Award winner while at Missouri. Crow started 46 career games while going 23-8 with a 3.27 ERA. He went undefeated as a junior, posting a 13-0 record, 2.35 ERA and being named to the All Big-12 Team. He ended up being drafted by the Kansas City Royals with the 12th pick in the 2009 MLB Draft.

Pippin played for the Missouri basketball team. He was a two-time 1st-Team All-Conference award winner while playing for the Tigers. He went on the become the captain of the USA Olympic Team in 1952, where the USA won gold in Helsinki. Pippin spent time playing for the Peoria Cats of the National Industrial Basketball League before his death in 1965.

Putnam was one of the original members of the Missouri men's swim team. During his time at school, Putnam won eight Big 8 Conference medals and held nine school records.

Wysong ran both track and cross country for Missouri. She holds Missouri school records for the 800 meter race for both indoor and outdoor. Wysong was also a four-time All-American.

The induction ceremony will be held at the Reynolds Alumni Center on Saturday February 15th.

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