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    Amy Prichard
    Amy Prichard

    Contemporary Era:
    2007 Inductee



    One of Northwestern's first great women's basketball players, Prichard was a two-time American Women's Sports Federation honorable mention All-American in 1982 and 1983. Playing guard/forward for the Wildcats, she still ranks in the top 10 for numerous career categories: eighth in scoring (1,533), eighth in rebounds (653), 10th in assists (353), second in steals (227) and sixth in games played (118).

    At the end of her senior year, she ranked first in career field goals made, steals and assists. She is only one of two players in Northwestern history to appear in the top-10 of all four major career categories.

    Prichard's name is also widespread throughout many of Northwestern's single-season top-10 lists. Her 562 points in 1980-81 still ranks as the sixth-most in a season. The following year (1981-82), she led the team in scoring average, pumping in 16.3 points per game.

    As a four-year member of the Wildcats, she helped Northwestern compile a four-year record of 84-35. Northwestern won 20 or more games her first three seasons. In 1992, the Big Ten Conference named Prichard to the league's All-Decade (1980s) team as an honorable mention selection.

    In 1984, Prichard was named the head women's basketball coach at Ohio University, a position she held for six seasons. In 1986, she was named the Mid-American Conference Coach of the Year after leading the Bobcats to the MAC title.