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Mary Gunderson-Leach
Mary Gunderson-Leach

Inducted: 1984

A multi-sport athlete while attending Illinois State from 1954-1958 ... played softball, volleyball, basketball and field hockey, captaining the latter two her senior year ... since 1971, Leach has taught and coached volleyball at Oak Forest High School ... amassed a 472-205 record, including a second place finish in the IHSA State Championships in 1979, a top eight place in 1982 and third place finish in 1983 ... she was named Coach of the Year by the Chicago Sun Times in 1983 ... began the badminton program at Oak Forest.