Sue Manelski Kampert

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Sue Manelski – Kampert etched her name in the women’s basketball record books at the college and high school level before becoming a successful head coach. She holds the James Madison University
women’s basketball records for career starts and assists; ranking as the school’s third all-time leading scorer. As a senior, Sue led JMU to a 22-7 record and a second place finish in the ECAC
tournament. Sue was named JMU “Female Athlete of the Year” in 1984 and 1985. She was the only woman to be named basketball “Most Valuable Player” three times. Sue was named to the All-ECAC and
Colonial Athletic Association’s women’s basketball first team in 1984. She was named 1981 Delaware high school “Athlete of the Year”; selected to the Carnation Prep All-America women’s basketball
team in 1981 and named Delaware women’s basketball “Player of the Year”. She was twice named to the first-team Delaware All-State team; played in three State Championship games, two in basketball and
one in softball in her final two years at Padua, where she is the school’s all-time leading women’s basketball scorer and batted .502 in softball. As the head basketball coach at Ursuline, she is the
only person ever to play and coach in a Delaware high school championship game. Sue served as assistant women’s basketball coach at the University of Delaware 1991-1996, and coached the girl’s
basketball team at Concord High School for five years, where her teams made the State tournament every year. She started the first all-female Delaware high school golf team at Ursuline in 2003.



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