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Dee Wilson
Dee Wilson

Hometown:
Paxton, Ill.

Event:
Track & Field

Sport:
Track and Field

Volleyball (1971), Women's Track and Field (1970-74)

Inducted: 1985

Illinois State's first female national champion ... won the pentathlon in the 1974 Association of Intercollegiate Athletics for Women (AIAW) national meet at Denton, Texas ... pentathlon consists of the 100-meter hurdles, 200-meter dash, long jump, high jump and shot put ... owned records in the 100- and 200-meter hurdles and high jump when she graduated ... coached high school track and field at Oak Park, Mich., and Seneca, Ill. ... assistant track and cross country coach at ISU from 1981 until 1991 ... coordinated track and field events for the Illinois Special Olympics ... track and field official at the national level for the NCAA and the United States Track and Field Association.