Robert L. “Bob” Likens, III

Class of 1961 / Inducted 1986 / Men's Tennis

Dr. Robert L. “Bob” Likens, III, a Florida native, was a star tennis player for the Wasps. He was inducted into the Sports Hall of Fame in 1986. His induction marked the first father-son combination in the E&H Sports Hall of Fame; his father was inducted as a charter member in 1972.

During his years at Emory & Henry College, Likens lettered four years in tennis, serving as captain during two seasons. He played at the number one spot for the Wasps. Likens was also a member of Sigma Iota social fraternity.

Likens continued to play tennis after college, winning city tennis titles and ranking in the state of Florida in the top 10 singles and doubles Junior Vet and Open mixed doubles.

Likens is a medical doctor at a family practice in Florida and is a member of Orange County Medical Society, Florida Medical Society, and Physician Seminole Youth Sports Association. Likens also served as a high school team physician and is past president of Winter Park Memorial Hospital Family Practice.