Carol R. Hudson, Jr., Old Dominion University’s Assistant Athletic Communications Director and sports information director since 1984, will retire from the University in June, as announced by Director of Athletics Dr. Wood Selig back in February.
Hudson has been a virtual fixture at ODU for over 43 years, beginning as a student manager for the Monarchs’ baseball and basketball teams from 1972-76. He was a graduate intern in the sports information office under the late Joe Law, the university’s first full-time SID from 1976-78. As the SID, he has served as the primary media liaison for men’s basketball, men’s soccer, men’s and women’s golf and baseball, while providing oversight and leadership for the public relations needs of all 18 intercollegiate sports.
We’ll talk with “C-Hud” about his career in Norfolk, his memories of the athletics programs and specifically the wrestling program and his thoughts about the school’s athletic and academic rise over the years. We’ll talk a little wrestling, but we want to thank Carol for all his work over the years.
Carol taught a lot of people the do’s and don’ts and personally impacted host Jason Bryant.
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