John Lucas

Year Inducted: 
1998
Category: 
Junior
Hometown: 
Durham, NC
Highlights: 
  • Won North Carolina State Championship in singles three times in high school
  • Named All Atlantic Coast Conference  and All-American in tennis at the University of  Maryland for two years winning three conference championships in singles and doubles
  • Selected to the US Davis Cup team
  • Played professionally in the World Team Tennis league
  • Inducted into the NC Sports Hall of Fame in 1995
  • Was the first athlete to play two professional sports at once (basketball and tennis)