NWAC Hall of Fame
1980 Women's Basketball Team
Linn-Benton Community College
LBCC won the OCCAA championship with a 16-0 record while leading the league in team defense with a 51.9 mark. At one time, they were 27-0 and ranked third nationally by the Associated Press. They qualified for the NJCAA Region 18 Tournament at North Idaho College but fell short in the championship game and missed a chance to play in the NJCAA Tournament. Their 28-2 record is still the best in school history.
1980-81 team members: Desiree Anderson, Linda (Quigley) Butsch, Linda Friesen, Debbie (Prince) Herrold, Kerri (Anderson) Lemerande, Joelle (Quesinberry) Lewis, Debbie Mothershead, Susan Newhouse, Tracie Odden, Jean (Melson) Siefer, Sheri Steiner, Pamela (Snyder) Tams and Head Coach Dave Dangler.