|THE CITADEL | PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICE||
Brigadier Foundation announces
new Hall of Fame inductees
All-American Everette Sands, ’93, a bruising fullback who was a major force on the 1992 Southern Conference Championship team, highlights the list of five alumni who will be inducted into The Citadel Athletic Hall of Fame on November 6.
Other members of the Class of ’04 Hall of Fame are baseball player Howard Mikytuck’60; runner Wayne Timmerman, ’64; football player Joe Missar, ’65; and football supporter Charlie Baker, ’71, who enters as an honorary member. Mikytuck and Missar will be inducted posthumously.
The Citadel Athletic Hall of Fame originated in 1977. The five new inductees will increase the membership to 128.Howard Mikytuck ’60
A member of The Citadel’s baseball teams in 1958-60
Wayne Timmerman ’64
A member of The Citadel’s track and field teams in the early 1960s, Timmerman was a three-time letter winner and served as team captain his senior year. In April 1963, in a dual meet with the University of Miami, Timmerman established the
For his accomplishments, Timmerman was named to the All-Southern Conference team. He was also a consistent Dean’s List student and was a Distinguished Military Student.
After graduating from The Citadel, Timmerman earned his law degree from the University of South Carolina and served as editor of the South Carolina Law Review. He served in the Air Force and attained the rank of captain in the Judge Advocate Corps. Timmerman currently resides in the Tampa area where he is a circuit court judge.Joe Missar ’65
The last Citadel football player to earn first-team all-Southern Conference recognition for offense and defense, Missar was a standout on both sides of
Shortly after his graduation from The Citadel, Missar, a native of Towson, Md., was commissioned and joined the Marines as a 2nd Lieutenant. He was killed in action on May 6, 1966, at Quang Nam Province in Vietnam.
Everette Sands ’93
A second-team all-American fullback in 1992 who was twice named first-team all-Southern Conference, Sands is the school’s second most-prolific rusher (3,926 yards) and scorer (204 points).
A native of Conway, Sands, who started 47 consecutive games, averaged 5.29 yards per carry for his career that included 34 touchdowns. A four-time letter winner, he teamed with quarterback Jack Douglas to form only the second duo in school history to rush for 1,000 or more yards in a single season. During his career, he was never tackled for a loss while never missing a game or practice. Sands served as an assistant football coach at The Citadel for the 1999 and 2000 seasons, and currently coaches the running backs at Ohio University.
Charlie Baker ’71
Baker enters the Hall of Fame as an honorary inductee primarily for his work with the Alumni Football Association.
A native of Raleigh, N.C., Baker was a fierce competitor on the gridiron from 1968-70, and teamed with all-American John Small to give the Bulldogs a tremendous linebacking corps. He owns Baker & Associates, a public relations and marketing firm in Charleston S.C.
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