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Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame

December 16, 2015 by Martin Hill (Register to contact)

I know my sister Lu would not promote herself so I wanted to share this with the Pike Alumni and give a big "Thank You" to Ed Siegel for not only his continuous support of all Pike Alumni but for being a beautiful human being.

Lu, our parents and sister Sparky would be the first to congratulate you. They, like all of us, are very proud of you Lu and will be celebrating with us all April 30th as you are inducted into the Indiana Womens Basketball Hall of Fame.

2016 Womens Inductees Announced
Tuesday, December 15, 2015 4:00 am

The Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame Board of Directors announces the 2016 Women's Induction Class to be honored on Saturday, April 30, 2016.

Name High School Graduation
Deana (Moren) Baker Bremen 1982
Debbie Bolen North Judson 1988
Cheryl (Dowell) Crowell Evansville Bosse 1985
Edna (Rochner) Hottell Georgetown 1929
Mike Griffin Scecina 1962
Luanna Faye Hill Pike 1978
Melissa (Standley) James South Bend St. Joe 1986
Sonya (Carter) Washington Gary Lew Wallace 1985
Dana Wilkerson Anderson 1987

(New Castle) - Loaded with basketball talent and tradition, the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame proudly announces their 2016 womens induction class, to be honored at the 15th annual Womens Awards Banquet on Saturday, April 30, 2016.

Luanna Faye Hill (Lu) led Pike High School to early girls basketball success. The first Pike player to be selected an Indiana All-Star (1978), she averaged 19 points and 14 rebounds per game as a senior and set the Pike record for career assists (190). Helping teams to a 44-13 record over three seasons, Pike won three Marion County Championships, 1976, '77 and '78, and a 1977 Central Suburban Athletic Conference championship, while Hill was a three-time all-county and two-time all-conference selection. She played one season at Indiana University and one season at Ball State University, graduating with a bachelors degree in Psychology. Employed as a teacher and coach at Pike, Cardinal Ritter and Lebanon since 1982, she has coached basketball, softball, tennis and volleyball at multiple levels. Employed as a teacher at Lebanon High School since 1998, she lives in Indianapolis.

Regards,
Marty Hill (75)

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