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Laurie Mabry
Laurie Mabry

Inducted: 1982

Led Illinois State's women's sports from a low profile women's recreation association to a major national program as director of Women's Intercollegiate Athletics from 1960-80 ... women's athletics director when Illinois State hosted the first women's basketball national tournament in 1972 ... was also a professor of physical education at Illinois State, retiring in 1985 ... Mabry served as president of the Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women (AIAW), the national governing body for college women's athletics, from 1975-76 ... inducted into the National Association of Collegiate Directors Hall of Fame and the Women's Institute on Sport and Education Hall of Fame.