TU Honors 2013 Hall of Fame Inductees
The University of Tulsa Athletic Hall of Fame Awards Reception Induction Ceremony was held Sept. 5 at the Lorton Performance Center on the TU campus.
Hall of Fame Honor Team: 1991 Football Freedom Bowl Championship Team
The “Miracle” 1991 football team posted a 10-2 record as an independent and claimed a 28-17 victory over a Marshall Faulk-led San Diego State team in the 1991 Freedom Bowl in Anaheim, Calif. The team finished the season ranked 21st nationally in the Associated Press and Today/CNN polls with a defeat of number 15-ranked Texas A&M, 35-34 in the fourth game of the season, and a week later played number 2-ranked Miami at Skelly Stadium, falling 34-10. The team had seven players drafted by teams. It was coached by Dave Rader.
Hall of Fame Inductees:
Baseball, 1969-71. A shortstop, Honeycutt had a career batting average of .331 with nine home runs and 53 . In three seasons, he helped lead Tulsa to a 102-29 record, three Missouri Valley Conference championships and two appearances in the College World Series. He was the second-leading hitter with a .353 average on Tulsa’s 39-5 and runner-up team in 1969. He had a .411 batting average with 67 hits and 35 in helping Tulsa finish in third place at the 1971 College World Series and earned all-conference honors both as a freshman and junior and garnered All-America accolades following his junior season. Honeycutt played in the New York Yankees organization.
Soccer, 1980-83. Bui was the first great soccer player in Tulsa history. He was on the first soccer team in school history in 1980 and helped lead Tulsa to a 44-26-4 record in the program’s first four years. Bui scored 86 career points on 33 goals and 19 assists and was the team-leader in scoring in 1980 and 1981 with 20 and 32 points, respectively.
Soccer, 1988-91. Edwards was a four-year letter winner and starter. She completed her playing career with 71 points on 30 goals and 11 assists and was a second-team all-South Region All-America selection in 1991. In 1989, she led Tulsa in scoring (21 points) and goals scored (10). She was ranked among the top-10 for career points, goals and assists. Edwards returned to TU as an assistant coach and served as head women’s soccer coach for four years, compiling a 47-25-6 record. She was a member of the U.S. Olympic Festival South Team in 1994.