Class of 2022 Inductees

Ben Lippen Inducts Three at 2022 Athletics Hall of Fame Reception

Ben Lippen School will celebrate Homecoming 2022 by honoring three people who have made outstanding contributions to Ben Lippen athletics during its 82-year history that began in Asheville, North Carolina, the school’s first location.

2022 Hall of Fame Inductee Bios and Stats

Marie (Hadinger) Coggin ‘97

Marie (Hadinger) Coggin was a five-sport letterman at Ben Lippen School, excelling in cross country, track, volleyball, basketball and soccer. She earned Ben Lippen’s Athlete of the Year award each of her high school years from 1993-1997, named to the SCISA All-Academic Team 1994-95 and was SCISA All-Region in basketball, volleyball and soccer for three years from 1994-1997.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bobby Richardson

Bobby Richardson grew up in Sumter, South Carolina, and by age 19 he was playing second base for the New York Yankees, the first of 12 outstanding seasons with the Yanks. During his career, the Yankees went to the World Series nine times, winning seven championships. Richardson played in 30 consecutive World Series games, and in 1959, earned MVP honors.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bob Weeber

Bob Weeber (posthumously) served Ben Lippen School for over 40 years, with half of those years in athletics positions that included athletics director, as well as baseball and basketball coach beginning in Asheville and later on the Columbia campus.