The 2022 John B. McLendon CIAA Hall of Fame class will be officially inducted at the CIAA Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Friday, February 25 during the 2022 CIAA Tournament in Baltimore, MD. Since its inception in 1967, the CIAA Hall of Fame has enshrined 299 honorees. It was renamed after legendary coach and administrator John B. McLendon in 2000. A 1978 Hall of Fame inductee, McLendon is also credited as one of the founding fathers of the CIAA Basketball Tournament, which began in 1946.
Altice starred on the baseball field at Shaw University as a pitcher from 1992-95 where he was a four-time All-CIAA first-team selection (1992-95). He was unanimously voted CIAA Player of the Year as well as Shaw Athlete of the Year in 1993 after registering a career-best 1.2 earned run average (ERA) with a 10-0 record. As a freshman, Altice finished nationally ranked (25th) with a 2.15 ERA.
In 1993, Altice contributed to the 1-0 shutout win over Norfolk State University to help the Bears capture the CIAA championship and was named the CIAA Baseball Tournament Most Valuable Player. Altice graduated from Shaw University in 1995 was inducted into their Athletic Hall of Fame in 2014. In his downtime, Altice is dedicated to mentoring and teaching the youth in his community the correct fundamentals in playing sports while being a volunteer basketball and baseball coach for the youth advanced program.
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