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Karen Roppa
Karen Roppa

Decatur, Illinois

Basketball, Softball

Softball (1968-70), Women's Basketball (1967-70)

Inducted: 1980

Four-year letterwinner in basketball and a three-year letterwinner in softball ... 1969 All-American selection in softball as Illinois State placed second in the College World Series ... participated in the first AIAW national basketball championship tournament in 1970 ... taught and coached softball at Plainfield High School and was assistant basketball coach at Lewis University ... officiated three IHSA girls state tournaments.