Samuel Puryear is inducted into the WSSU C.E. “Big House” Gaines Athletic Hall of Fame for his outstanding accomplishments in golf. A four-year letterman in golf, Samuel Puryear never lost or tied a match. He was a small college All-American in 1964 and was an All-CIAA honoree in 1965. He was also the low medalist in the 1964 CIAA Golf Championship Tournament. Puryear helped to lead the Rams to the 1965 CIAA Golf Championship.