Artifact


NAIA Tennis Championship Watch

Era
East Texas State University
Acquisition
Gift
Creator
Selco
Dimensions
.25 x 1 x 9 inches
Decade
1970s

NAIA championship Selco watch presented to all members of the 1972 East Texas State tennis team following their NAIA championship win. This was the first of two championship wins by the ET tennis team in the 1970s under Dr. Bill Crabtree, Lions Hall of Fame and Lone Star Conference Hall of Honor Coach. The champion Lions earned a team total of 37 points at the NAIA National Championship, only two points better than defending Redlands College of California. In 2007, the 1972 tennis team was inducted to the Lions Athletic Hall of Fame.