u THE YEAR IN ATHLETICS
The Wake Forest golf team won the ACC cham-
pionship and placed third in final NCAA com-
petition. Gary Hallberg won the national
championship in golf, was named All-Ameri-
can, was on the All-ACC golf team, and re-
ceived the Arnold Palmer Athlete-of-the-Year
Award. His teammate, Robert Wrenn, was
also on the All-ACC team.
Baseball players Stan Johnson and Brick
Smith were placed on the All-ACC first team,
and four football players (Rick Dadouris,
Chuck Knott, Buddy Patterson, and James
Royster) were Academic All-ACC selections.
Football player Bob Hely received the ACC
Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Ath-
u IN MEMORIAM
Thane McDonald, Professor Emeritus of Mu-
sic (member of the faculty, 1941-1975). Died
August 12, 1978.3
James A. Webster Jr. (B.A., 1949; J.D., 1951),
Professor of Law (member of the faculty since
1954). Died October 30, 1978.
Richard Burt, former chairman of the De-
partment of Obstetrics and Gynecology in the
Bowman Gray School of Medicine. Died De-
cember 15, 1978.
Beattie Feathers, assistant football coach
and former head baseball coach. Died March
William C. Archie (M.A., 1935; L.H.D., 1972),
Dean of the College (1956–1958). Died April 9,
Roland L. Gay (B.S., 1928) Professor Emeri-
tus of Mathematics (member of the faculty,
1933–1972). Died May 13, 1979.4
Basketball star Jane Jackson and Marjorie Crisp
See “Thane McDonald, 1912-1978,” in The Wake Forest Review, VIII (Autumn 1978), 12.
See the obituary notice on Roland L. Gay in The Wake Forest Magazine, XXVI (Summer 1979), 75.