Tennis, Cross Country
Class of 1969
Kirk Hunter, a 1969 Bethany graduate, was a four-year tennis team member and ran on an undefeated 11-0 cross country team as a freshman.
As a netter, Hunter played as the team's top singles seed and aided in winning three PAC Championship titles during 1966, 1967, and 1968. As a sophomore, he finished the season with an unblemished 12-0 record. Serving as the team captain his senior year, Hunter earned an 11-0 singles slate, along with the PAC singles title. That same year, he teamed with his sister, Carol, who was inducted as the first woman into the Bethany Athletic Hall of Fame in 1983, to win the Conference doubles trophy.
A member of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity, Hunter received a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications. Upon graduation, he joined the United States Air Force where he served in Southeast Asia, the Middle East, and Germany.
Hunter resides in Niceville, Fla., and is the father of two sons, Kirk Jr. and Mark.