Bronwyn “Bronie” Reynolds
Bronwyn “Bronie” Reynolds was a dual sport athlete, earning All-Conference recognition in both basketball and volleyball during her time at Emory & Henry. She was inducted into the Sports Hall of Fame in 2008.
Reynolds, a guard who measured only 4’11”, was a four-year starter on the women’s basketball team. She was named First Team All-ODAC her junior and senior years and made First-Team All-State her sophomore year. In 1984, the squad won the regular season in the ODAC as a number one seed with a 14-2 conference record. Reynolds set school records that stood for over a decade for career assists (321) and single-game assists (12).
Reynolds also started all four years on the volleyball team as a setter. She won All-State honors her sophomore year and All-Conference honors her junior and senior years. The team placed second in the conference in 1982 and 1983.
Reynolds, who also played a year of tennis and was involved in club softball, was the Hall Memorial Award recipient her senior year in recognition of her athleticism, leadership, and character. This is the highest award the college bestows on a female athlete. She was also and Resident Advisor and was involved in Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Alpha Phi Omega service fraternity, and Cardinal Key.
After graduating she joined the women’s basketball coaching staff of Radford University as a graduate assistant while obtaining her master’s degree in health and physical education. She went on to hold a number of collegiate coaching positions, including a one year stint at Emory & Henry, before becoming a high school coach and later a health insurance account manager.