TERRE HAUTE —
Eleven women will be inducted into the Indiana Basketball of Fame in April of 2014.
One of the new inductees will be Teri Moren, who is in her fourth year of coaching the Indiana State women’s basketball team.
Moren was a member of four sectional championship teams, two regional champs and the 1987 state finalist at Seymour High School and was named to the Indiana All-Star team.
Playing for Hall of Famer Donna Sullivan, Moren remains fourth in scoring at the school (1,138 points), fourth in career assists (311), second in career steals (251) and still has the season record for field goals made (203).
Moren played under another Hall of Fame coach, Lin Dunn, at Purdue and graduated among the program’s career leaders in assists (275) and steals (116).
She was a member of the first Purdue team to compete in the NCAA Tournament.
Prior to coming to ISU, she was the coach at the University of Indianapolis for seven seasons and was an assistant at Northwestern, Butler and Georgia Tech.
n Ellen DeVoe, Brebeuf, earned all-state honors as member of school’s state finalist team … four-year starter and record holder at Princeton University, graduating as school’s second leading scorer … an associate professor and PhD Program director at the Boston University School of Social Work.
n Marilyn (Reckelhoff) Dippel, Southridge, scored record 1,496 points for the Raiders and 1,198 career points at the Louisville … she has been inducted into the Louisville Athletics Hall of Fame and resides in Huntingburg.
n Laura Foreman, Warren Central, earned team MVP honors three times and Marion County honors, leading team to three straight sectional titles … she set records at the University of Indianapolis and has been employed by Franklin Township schools since 1988 in Marion County.
n Greg Kirby turned the Valparaiso girls program into a state power, leading its teams to 324 victories over 16 seasons with 12 sectional titles, eight regional titles, four semistate titles and two runner-up finishes in the state finals … he also coached boys teams at Portage and has served as associate women’s coach at Valparaiso University.
n Kim (Barrier) McGuire, Jimtown, set 48 records and was named 1986 Indiana Miss Basketball and Converse All-American … graduated as third leading scorer in the state and was the first Indiana female prep player to score 50-plus points twice … she earned team and conference honors at Western Michigan.
n Lori (Meinerding) Morris-DeVries, Fort Wayne Northrop, helped her team to a school record 57-game winning streak and 1986 state championship … named Indiana Miss Basketball and earned IHSAA Mental Attitude Award in 1987 … played four years at Indiana University and has been employed by Eli Lilly since 1996.
n Brenda (Kelsay) Simmons, Shelbyville, became school’s first female Indiana All-Star after setting school career mark of 1,374 points, averaging 26 points senior season … career at Purdue was shortened by injury … coached at Shelbyville High School and was an assistant at Columbus North and now is employed by Simmons Winery and Farm Market at Columbus.
n Lisha (Robertson) Wilson, Center Grove, was first Johnson County female player to score 1,000 points and first to be named to Indiana All-Star team … helped Trojans win 60 games in four seasons … scored a program record 1,516 points at Indiana Wesleyan … resides in Trafalgar.
n Jenny (Eckert) Zorger, Huntington North, scored program record 1,365 points for school and was named to Indiana All-Star team … named Player of Decade at Ball State University and was Mid-American Conference 1990 Player of the Year … graduated as school’s second all-time leading scorer and all-time leader in steals and assists … played one year in the Women’s Basketball Association … currently an assistant at Columbia City High School.
n Muffet McGraw, Notre Dame coach, will receive the Silver Medal as part of her induction … in 27th season as coach of the Irish, amassing more than 600 wins and more than 700 in 32 years of coaching, leading Irish to 2001 NCAA championship.
TERRE HAUTE —
Eleven women will be inducted into the Indiana Basketball of Fame in April of 2014.
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