Morehead State Soccer Head Coach Coach Warren Lipka was recently elected to the University of South Carolina Hall of Fame.
The school’s Lettermen’s Association announced the honor, and Lipka is one of 138 previously selected for the prestigious honor.
Lipka, a standout soccer player for the Gamecocks from 1982-1985, was named the National Goalkeeper of the Year in 1985 and earned NCAA All-American and NSCAA All-South Region honors. He was also named the team’s Most Valuable Player during a season that saw a school-record 20 wins. Lipka ranks second in school history in career save percentage with a .839 mark.
“This is probably the most prestigious honor I’ve ever had,” said Lipka. “To be put in the same category as the people that are in the Hall of Fame, and what they’ve done in their careers, is a huge honor. I look forward to going back and seeing the Gamecock family again.”
In his first three years at the helm of the MSU program, Lipka was named the OVC’s Coach of the Year on two occasions and has led his team to a pair of conference championships.
The induction ceremony will take place on the South Carolina campus on Sept. 13.