ISU Hall of Famer Rehor-Federico Dies
June 8, 2011
NORMAL, Ill. - Former Illinois State volleyball player and Redbird Hall of Famer Chris Rehor-Federico passed away Tuesday night, after losing her heroic battle with Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS) disease which progressed into Leukemia.
Rehor-Federico, who lettered from 1985-88, was one of the best offensive volleyball players in Illinois State history, holding the career records for kills (1,773), kills per set (3.96) and attack attempts (4,614). She led Redbird teams to a combined 85-48 record in her four seasons, including a 29-7 mark in league play.
Rehor-Federico is the only player in Redbird history to lead her team three or more times in kills, digs or service aces. She led in the Redbirds in aces all four of her seasons and in both kills and digs her last three seasons. She is also the only player in Missouri Valley Conference history to lead conference in kills, digs, aces and hitting percentage in the same season (1988).
She was inducted into the Illinois State Athletics Percy Family Hall of Fame in 1996. In November 2006, Rehor was selected to the Missouri Valley Conference's All-Centennial Volleyball Team.
Funeral arrangements are pending.
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