Former Liberty County High School basketball player Kaneetha (Gordon) Grant is one of five inductees chosen for the 2014 Armstrong Atlantic State University Armstrong Athletic Hall of Fame.
The all-time leading scorer and rebounder in Armstrong women’s basketball history, Grant played four years, 2003-08, for the Pirates and tallied 1,401 points and 1,158 rebounds in 119 games.
She was the Peach Belt Conference’s freshman of the year in 2003-04, a WBCA honorable mention All-American as a junior in 2006-07 and was one of only four players in Peach Belt Conference history to notch more than 1,000 career points and rebounds.
The former Lady Panther earned her bachelor’s of science degree in criminal justice from Armstrong and a master’s of science degree in criminal justice from Kaplan University in 2010. She currently is a youth-program specialist for Telamon Corp.
In addition to Grant, former athletic director Dr. Eddie Aenchbacher, baseball player Chris Milisits, women’s tennis player Alida Muller-Wehlau and volleyball player Sofie Vesterblom (Hakansson) were selected. Former Armstrong head of the physical education department, coach and current hall of fame selection committee member Dr. Michael Lariscy also has been honored with the service-citation award.
The 2014 AASU Athletic Hall of Fame induction banquet will be Feb. 21 at the Armstrong Center. A social with the inductees will begin at 6 p.m. Tickets are available for $25 each. Call Michael Smoose at 912-344-3236 for information.