A lot has happened since 1948. Here are just a few numbers:

230

Flying Queen All-Americans selected to 12 different All-America teams

47

Queens competed on 28 U.S. National Teams from 1951-1980

17

Players & coaches recognized with national honors

55

Appearances in either an AAU, AIAW, or NAIA national tournament

National Honors

Team, coaches, players

Emil Liston Award Winner
Sharla Harrison George, 1988
Kristina Edwards, 1995
Emil Liston Award Candidate
Maci Merket, 2018
Dr. Leroy Walker Sportsmanship Award
Rebecca Whittle, 1999
NAIA Player of the Year
Hazel Taylor, 1999
Hall of Fame Enshrinement
Flying Queens (1948-82), 2019
John W. Bunn Lifetime Achievement Award
Harley Redin, 2018
Naismith Women’s College Official of the Year
Kaye Garms, 2014
WBCA Player of the Year
Hazel Taylor, 1999
WBCA Jostens-Berenson Lifetime Achievement Award
Harley Redin, 1992
Patsy Neal, 1993
WBCA National Coach of the Year
Floyd Evans, 1987
WBHOF Trailblazer Award
Flying Queens (1953-58), 2013
WBHOF Hall of Fame Inductees
Coach Harley Redin (Inaugural Class), 1999
Katherine Washington, 2000
Coach Dean Weese, 2000
Claude Hutcherson, 2003
Patsy Neal, 2003
Coach Marsha Sharp, 2003
Jill Rankin-Schneider, 2008
Lometa Odom, 2011
Carolyn Bush Roddy, 2019
Alice “Cookie” Barron, 2022

Flying Queen All-Americans

Below are the top four lists for Queens named as All-Americans. For the complete list, go to the Flying Queens Record Book.

  • Cleo Brooks 1950
  • Marie Wales 1951, 53
  • Juanita Clepper 1951
  • Pat Tate 1951
  • Ruth Cannon 1953, 54, 55
  • Lometa Odom 1953, 54, 55, 56
  • Faye Wilson 1955, 56
  • Kaye Garms 1956, 57
  • Rita Alexander 1956, 57
  • Raye Wilson 1956
  • Alice Barron 1957
  • Katherine Washington 58, 59, 60
  • Mona Poff 1958
  • Patsy Neal 1959, 60
  • Carolyn Miller 1959, 60
  • Margaret Odom 1959
  • Evelyn Searles 1959 (Queen Bees)
  • June Stewart 1960 (HM)
  • Carla Lowry 1960 (HM), 1961
  • Glyna Masten 1961, 62, 63
  • Laura Switzer 1961, 62, 63
  • Cindy Shelton 1961 (HM)
  • Margaret Guinn 1961 (HM)
  • Rosemary Jones 1961 (HM)
  • Betty Scott 1961(HM), 1962, 63
  • Nelda Smith 1962 (HM)
  • Gay Ivey 1962 (HM)
  • Linda Wagner 1963 (Queen Bees)
  • Opal Bogard 1964
  • Margie Hunt 1964
  • Doris McDermitt 1964 (HM)
  • Judy Wallek 1964, 66
  • Cindy Wiginton 1964, 66
  • Carolyn James 1965
  • Betty Ransom 1964 (HM), 1965, 66
  • Lois Finley 1966, 67
  • Lola Ham, 1966
  • Linda Price 1967 (HM), 1969
  • Wanda Roe 1969 (HM), 1970
  • Susan Britton 69 (HM), 70, 71, 72
  • Cherri Rapp 1970, 71, 72
  • Carolyn Dornak 1971
  • Janice Beach 1972, 74
  • Carolyn Bush 1974, 75
  • Pearl Worrell 1974, 76
  • Brenda Moeller 1974, 75
  • Rosemary Brown 1975, 76
  • Breena Caldwell 1976, 77
  • Carolyn Bush 1975
  • Brenda Moeller 1975
  • Pearl Worrell 1976
  • Kathy Harston 1978
  • Jill Rankin 1979
  • Carmen Wynn 1986, 87
  • Sharla Harrison 1988, 89
  • Carol Bailey-Sessums 1992, 93
  • Lisa Kolodziejczyk 1993
  • Shannon Copeland 1994
  • Kandy Smith 1994
  • Kristina Edwards 1995
  • Hazel Taylor 1997, 98, 99
  • Linda Tucker 1969
  • Marcia Shieldknight 1970
  • Cherri Rapp 1970, 71, 72
  • Susan Britton 1971, 72
  • Mary Williams 1971
  • Janice Beach 1972, 73, 74
  • Brenda Moeller 1973, 74, 75
  • Peggy Provence 1973
  • Carolyn Bush 1974, 75
  • Pearl Worrell 1976
  • Rosemary Brown 1976
  • Leann Shieldknight 1976
  • Breena Caldwell 1976
  • Marie Kocurek 1977
  • Jill Rankin 1977
  • Gay Hemphill 1983(1)
  • Erin Schrieber 1985(3)
  • Carmen Wynn 1985(3), 86 & 87(1)
  • Tracy Tatum 1986(2)
  • Sharla Harrison 1987(2), 1988(1)
  • Missy Fisher 1988(HM)
  • Sharla Harrison George 1989(1)
  • Christie Ramos 1991(1)
  • Carol Bailey-Sessums 1992 & 1993(1)
  • Lisa Kolodziejczyk 1992(HM)
  • Kristina Edwards 1995(1)
  • Cassie Blaut 1995(3)
  • Muriel Mitchell 1996(2)
  • Hazel Taylor 1997, 98, & 99(1)
  • Jan Ruzowski 1997(3)
  • Danielle Martin-Welps 1999(HM)
  • Jacqueline Godoy 2000(3)
  • Cari Lynn Stridde 2000(HM)
  • Shaun Weaver 2001(HM)
  • Cami Rea 2002(HM)
  • Alison Cudnoski 2003(3)
  • Stephanie Shaw 2004(2)
  • Rose Ouma 2009(3)
  • Erika Raymond 2010(HM)
  • Angeleigh Davis 2014(2)
  • Stephanie Afunugo 2015(HM), 2016(2)
  • Laura Castillo 2015(3), 2016(HM)
  • Jade Jones 2017(HM)
  • Shawna Monreal 2017(HM)
  • Maci Merket 2018(HM), 2019(HM)
  • Kaylee Edgemon 2019(HM), 2020(HM), 2021 & 22(1)
  • Morgan Bennett 2019(2), 2020(1)
  • Jenna Cooper 2020(HM), 2022(2)