Lowell L. Bryan '68
Bryan was the Southern Conference wrestling champion for Davidson in 1967. He also played football and baseball for the Wildcats. In 1991 he received the James P. Hendrix Award, which is presented to the Davidson football letterman who by use of the lessons learned on the playing field has gone on to achieve outstanding success in his chosen profession. Bryan is a partner with McKinsey and Co., a New York financial consulting firm which advises top managers of companies on strategy and the impact of economic and credit changes in their industry.
John R. Gerdy '79
Gerdy, Southern Conference Athlete of the Year in 1979, still holds nine of the school's basketball scoring records, including 2,483 points, consecutive 20-point games (17), and 30-point games (10). He averaged 23.4 points in his career, was named three times to the All-Southern Conference team, and was selected on several All-American teams. Gerdy was selected by the New Jersey Nets in the third round of the NBA draft. Gerdy has his masters and Ph.D. degrees from Ohio University and is Associate Commissioner of the Southeastern Conference.
George B. Peters '47
Peters is the twin brother of Tommy Peters, a standout athlete for whom the Tommy Peters Award - Davidson's highest athletic honor - is named. The Peters twins were immediate successes when they enrolled at Davidson in 1941. Like many collegians of that era, both were called to duty in World War II. Tommy was killed in action in Germany in March of 1945. George Peters returned to Davidson, where he was a star in football, basketball, and track and was captain of both the track and basketball teams. In 1947 he was president of the senior class and became the first recipient of the Tommy Peters Award. George Peters is a sales representative for Southeastern Graphics in Kingsport, Tenn.
George E. Weicker '75
Weicker was a football standout at linebacker for three seasons. He also earned first team All-America honors as a member of the baseball team in 1975. He hit .448 in '75 and led the nation in slugging percentage with .810. That is still a school record for slugging percentage and he holds the school record for consecutive hits with 11. Weicker played professional baseball in the Cincinnati Reds organization and reached the Triple A level. He is a high school baseball coach in Madison, Tenn.