Douglas WattersTennis Player, 1915-21
Tulane University/Sugar Bowl

Inducted: 1981

  • Won three straight Southern Intercollegiate Championships in singles and doubles competition at Tulane University, a feat never before or since duplicated.
  • Captured Southern singles and doubles, Rhode Island singles and doubles and Tennessee State Championships.
  • Advanced to the finals of the U.S. Lawn Tennis Association (now the USTA) championships (now the US Open) two straight years.
  • Also served as a charter member of the Mid-Winter Sports Association, which became the Sugar Bowl Committee.
  • Elected to the Tulane Athletics Hall of Fame in 1980.
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