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Sunne Thomas
Sunne Thomas

Lombard, Ill.


Basketball, Softball

Softball (1961-65), Volleyball (1961-62), Women's Basketball (1961-65), Women's Fencing (1963)

Inducted: 1975

Lettered in four sports at ISU ... played five years of AAU basketball, was All-American for all of them ... member of the Illinois Hall of Fame ... played 10 seasons of organized softball (seven with the Pekin Lettes) and was in National Softball Tournaments for eight years ... played professional softball with the Chicago Ravens in 1976 ... an All-American softball player at the age of 16 ... coached softball at Glenbard North High School for 15 seasons compiling a 153-99 record ... also coached basketball, softball, volleyball, track, archery, golf, and bowling.