Oklahoma Baptist adds its No. 3 all-time men's basketball scorer and its most-decorated men's track hurdler to the Athletic Hall of Fame in November when Quinn Wooldridge and Pat Brown are inducted.
Wooldridge and Brown will enter the Hall of Fame during the annual Harvest Dinner - the featured event at Homecoming - Friday, Nov. 9. Tickets for the event are available through the OBU Alumni office or by visiting the Homecoming website at http://www.okbu.edu/alumni/homecoming_2012/index.html.
Wooldridge, a native of McAlester, Okla., played four years at OBU on teams that had a 124-24 record. He is the Bison all-time leader with 362 three-point field goals and is third on the all-time scoring list with 1,886 points. He also set the school record with 115 three-pointers made in 1997. He played in four NAIA Tournaments, including one appearance in the national championship game in 1997.
Wooldridge was named All-Conference in 1999 and All-SAC Tournament in 1997. He earned a bachelor's degree from OBU and a master's degree from East Central. He and his wife, Andy, have two sons, Michal and Lukas.
Brown, who came to OBU from Lawton, set the school indoor record in the 60-meter hurdles at 7.91 seconds in 2005 and later that year set the school record for 400 intermediate hurdles outdoors at 49.51 seconds. He won the 2004 indoor national championship in the 55 meter hurdles at 7.37 seconds. In 2005, he swept the outdoor hurdles, taking the national championship in both the 400 hurdles with his school record time and the 110 high hurdles at 14.05 seconds. He also was a member of the national champion 4x400 relay team in the 2005 outdoor meet.
In his career, Brown had seven indoor All-America honors and 13 outdoor All-America honors to make for a rare 20-time All-America career. Additionally, Brown was a runner-up in five NAIA championship races.