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The storied tradition of Elizabethtown College women’s basketball has tallied 950 victories, two NCAA Division III Championships and a host of All-Americans, making it one of the more revered programs in the history of the sport. In 1999, the Blue Jays became the frst NCAA women’s basketball program at any level to win 800 games, and the squad reached the 900-win plateau in 2007. Elizabethtown College is just 50 wins shy of 1,000 all-time entering the 2011-12 season.

Overseeing the program’s success has been Yvonne “Yonnie” Kauffman. Kauffman has amassed 673 victories, seven conference champi-onships and four trips to the national champion-ship game. The Blue Jays won the NCAA Division III title in 1982 and 1989 and fnished as runner-up in 1983 and 1984, while adding an AIAW national runner-up trophy in 1981.

The Blue Jays have been distinguished with seven players accumulating a total of 11 All-America honors. Twenty-seven players have been inducted into the Ira R. Herr Athletic Hall of Fame, includ-ing Marci B. Grossman ’93 in 2011. Both national championship teams also hold spots in the hall of fame.

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Recent Successes:

» Double digit victory totals in six of the last eight seasons. » Won 14 games in 2010-11, just missing the conference playoffs.

» Featured two of the top fve scorers in the conference in Megan Strohman ’11 and Kaity Snyder ’11. » Kaity Snyder ’11 named MAC Women’s Basketball Scholar Athlete.

» Team ranked 12th in the country on the WBCA Division III Academic Top 25 Team Honor Roll following 2010-11 season.

» Erin Walton ’08 and Megan Quinn ’09 each scored their 1,000th point in consecutive seasons.

“The reputation of both the academics and athletics infuenced my decision to attend Elizabethtown College.

Stephanie Ellwood ‘12 Forward

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