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Former Texas Southern University athlete and coach inducted into SWAC Hall of Fame (1307 hits)

Dr. Dwalah Fisher was selected as one of the nine class members to be inducted into the 2017 Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Hall of Fame. The enshrinement ceremony will take place on Nov. 30 at The Westin Galleria in Houston.

Fisher, who serves as the assistant director and senior woman administrator for TSU Athletics, was a top volleyball players at Texas Southern. She earned three All-SWAC nods and four All-Tournament honors for the Lady Tigers and her team won three conference titles. She was a member of the Lady Tigers basketball team before tearing her ACL in her freshman year. She took the helm of the Lady Tigers volleyball program in 1994, guiding the team to the SWAC volleyball championship, and coached until 2010. Fisher also coached the women's basketball team in 1996. She serves as the color analyst for the SWAC Digital Network’s volleyball broadcasts.

“It is truly an honor to be recognized by the conference with this honor and to go in with this class of outstanding former SWAC athletes and coaches,” Fisher said. “I am most proud that I am joining my college coach Audrey Ford who was TSU’s first inductee into the SWAC Hall of Fame. He recently passed and to be enshrined alongside him means so much to me.”

Dr. Fisher is a proud three-time TSU graduate, earning her undergraduate degree in business administration, a master’s degree in health education and a doctoral degree in education curriculum instruction.

For more information on the ceremony and a complete list of inductees, visit www.swac.org.
Posted By: Reginald Culpepper
Friday, November 17th 2017 at 8:28PM
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