Mountaineers Receive SoCon Championship Rings Following Record-Tying 12th Championship in November

Published Monday, March 25, 2013 at 10:25 am
Demetrius McCray (left) and Steven Miller (right) pose with their framed jerseys during Saturday night's Southern Conference championship banquet at the Holmes Center. Photo courtesy of ASU Athletics

Demetrius McCray (left) and Steven Miller (right) pose with their framed jerseys during Saturday night’s Southern Conference championship banquet at the Holmes Center. Photo courtesy of ASU Athletics

March 25, 2013. Student-athletes, coaches and staff members from Appalachian State University’s 2012 Southern Conference title team received their championship rings during a sold-out banquet on Saturday evening at the Holmes Center.

The highlight of the evening came when former Mountaineer Greg Lair, who was a member of Jerry Moore’s first Southern Conference championship squad in 1991, presented Moore with his ring. Moore’s legendary 24-year tenure as Appalachian State’s head coach came to an end after he led the Mountaineers to the SoCon title for the 10th time last season.

Senior co-captains Rod Chisholm and Jeremy Kimbrough and new head coach Scott Satterfield also made speeches during the banquet, which celebrated the Mountaineers’ record-tying 12th SoCon championship. In addition to each student-athlete, coach and staff member receiving their championship rings, the program’s seniors and individual award winners were also recognized during the two-hour event.

The championship rings, designed by Josten’s, are silver with a black face encircled with diamonds. A diamond-encrusted ‘A’ is the focal point of face of the ring, which also includes the words “SoCon Champions.” Appalachian State’s “Today I Give My All” graphic is on one side of the ring while the other side features the recipient’s name and an Appalachian helmet.

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