(New Castle) – Eighteen women have been named to the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame’s 2021 Silver Anniversary Team, based on outstanding accomplishments as a senior basketball player 25 years ago.
The team includes 11 members of the 1996 Indiana All-Star squad, among them Indiana’s Miss Basketball. Seven other all-state players are included to comprise the best of Indiana’s high school class of 1996.
1996 Indiana All-Stars on this year’s Silver Anniversary Team include Miss Basketball Lisa (Winter) Finn of Huntington North along with Mackenzie (Curless) Graft, Sarah (Hurrle) Kegerreis, Rachael (Honegger) Killinger, Jill (Morton) McFarling, Melaniece (Bardley) McKnight, Janette (Jaques) Meyer, Sarrah (Stricklett) Mosher, Nicole (McDaniel) Powell, Lauren Rice and Rachel (Garner) Young.
The remaining seven, named to various all-state teams are: Angie (Hupfer) Bossnack, Carie (Wickham) Bronnenberg, Rainey (Alting) Jones, Lindsay (Winkler) Justus, Mandy (Lueking) Nowlin, Jamie (Stewart) Russell and Jaymee Wappes.
For biographies of each Silver Anniversary Team honoree, click here.
Due to COVID-19 conditions, a date for the 2021 Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame Women’s Awards Banquet has not been set. The 2021 Women’s Silver Anniversary Team is expected to be honored, during that event once a date is set.
|Angie (Hupfer) Bossnack||Pendleton Heights||St. Joseph Coll.|
|Carie (Wickham) Bronnenberg||Avon||Valparaiso U.|
|Lisa (Winter) Finn||Huntington North||Valparaiso U.|
|Mackenzie (Curless) Graft||Martinsville||Purdue Univ.|
|Rainey (Alting) Jones||Delphi||Indiana Univ.|
|Lindsay (Winkler) Justus||Lapel||Miami (OH)|
|Sarah (Hurrle) Kegerreis||Roncalli||Western Michigan|
|Rachael (Honegger) Killinger||Lafayette Jeff||Indiana Univ.|
|Jill (Morton) McFarling||North Decatur||Louisville|
|Melaniece (Bardley) McKnight||Gary West||Southern Illinois|
|Janette (Jaques) Meyer||Lafayette Jeff||Univ. of Dayton|
|Sarrah (Stricklett) Mosher||Valparaiso||Valparaiso U.|
|Mandy (Lueking) Nowlin||Austin||St. Louis U.|
|Nicole (McDaniel) Powell||Princeton||Univ. of Southern Ind.|
|Jamie (Stewart) Russell||Rushville||Miami (OH)|
|Jaymee Wappes||East Noble||Bowling Green State|
|Rachel (Garner) Young||Alexandria||Bellarmine U.|