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Roman Harper in the 2023 Class of the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame

Former University of Alabama safety officer Roman Harper was inducted into the inductive class of 2023 for the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame on Wednesday morning.

The 55thth The annual induction banquet and ceremony will be held on May 13, 2023 in the Birmingham Ballroom at the Sheraton Birmingham Hotel.

The class of 2023:

KAREN MAYSON BAHNSEN/GOLF

Born October 11, 1960 in Mobile, AL. Bahnsen was the first golfer to earn an athletic scholarship to Louisiana State University, where she played from 1980-1983. She was the head coach of the Lady Tigers from 1985 to 2018. In Bahnsen’s 34 years as head coach, her team has won 28 team titles and 28 individual titles. She led the Tigers to an SEC championship win in 1992 and her teams qualified 11 times for the NCAA championship tournament. In 2011, Bahnsen’s team placed third in the NCAA National Championship Tournament, and LSU golfer Austin Ernst won the NCAA Individual Championship. The National Golf Coaches Association inducted Bahnsen into their Coaches Hall of Fame in 2009.

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