Herman Frazier Honored In List Of 100 Most Influential Student-Athletes

March 13, 2006

TEMPE, Ariz. (www.thesundevils.com) -- ESPNU and ESPN Classic are going to air '100 Most Influential Student-Athletes' special. Among those honored is former Sun Devil and current University of Hawaii athletic director Herman Frazier. ESPN Classic will air two one-hour programs today beginning at 6 p.m. MST. Honorees of the 100 Most Influential Student-Athletes include those have made a significant impact or major contributions to society.

Frazier, 50, graduated from Arizona State University in 1977 with a degree in political science. He competed on the ASU track and field team where he was an eight-time All-American and team captain of the 1977 national champion team. Frazier earned a gold medal while running the leadoff leg of the 4x400-meter relay team and captured a bronze medal in the 400-meter dash at the 1976 Olympics in Montreal.

At ASU where he worked for 23 years from 1977-2000, Frazier held the positions of Assistant Director of Events and Facilities, Director of Athletics Facilities, Assistant Director of Operations, Associate Director of Athletics, and Senior Associate Athletics Director for Business and Operations.

Frazier went on to the University of Alabama-Birmingham and was its athletics director from 2000-02. He is now the athletics director at Hawaii and has been there since 2002.

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