Graduation Year: 1932
Induction Class of 1991
Sports: Football, Basketball, Track
Hetzel lettered in football (1929-31), basketball (1929-32), and track (1930-32).
On the gridiron, Hetzel led the Braves to a record of 7-16. He earned Second Team All-KS Conference honors as an offensive lineman in 1931.
As a member of the OU men’s basketball team, Hetzel led the Braves to a record of 28-24 and to two AAU National Tournaments in Kansas City, Mo. He earned Second Team All-KS Conference honors in 1931-32.
On the track, Hetzel was the Kansas Conference Champion in the discus in 1931 and part of the Kansas Conference Champion 4x400 Yard Relay team. He was part of the 1932 4x400 Yard Relay Kansas Conference Champion team.
After graduating from OU, Hetzel went on to be a teacher and farmer for over 32 years.