December 31, 2021…….MCC Internal Medicine’s Dr. Jeremiah McClure has been named to the Southern Conference 100th Anniversary Team as announced by the conference yesterday.
As the Southern Conference wraps up its celebration of its first 100 years of history as 2021 comes to a close, the league has named its 100th anniversary teams.
The league named teams in each of the sports it currently sponsors and that it has sponsored for at least 25 years.
Dr. McClure was selected to the 100th Anniversary Men’s Soccer Team.
Dr. McClure still holds the Georgia Southern record for career goals and career points and was selected 1st Team All-SoCon in 1997, 1998, and 1999. He was recently inducted into the Georgia Southern Athletics Hall of Fame.
The Southern Conference was founded on Feb. 25, 1921, when delegates from 15 of the 30 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association institutions met at the Piedmont Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia, to finalize plans for a new conference. Alabama, Alabama Polytechnic Institute (Auburn), Clemson, Georgia, Georgia School of Technology (Georgia Tech), Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi A&M (Mississippi State), North Carolina, North Carolina State, Tennessee, Virginia, Virginia Polytechnic Institute (Virginia Tech) and Washington & Lee all signed on to form the Southern Intercollegiate Conference, while Tulane attended the meetings but would not join until the following year.
See the men’s soccer team here.
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