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Steph Schueler - Inducted 1997

Born July 15, 1968, in Detroit Lakes, Minn. Sioux Falls (1987 Lincoln HS grad). Iowa. Was the first four-year letterwinner in the history of Sioux Falls boys/girls basketball. Was a Parade magazine prep All-American in 1986, also South Dakota's Gatorade player of the year in girls basketball and track. First-team all-state three years. Set the Class AA state tourney single-game (43) and tourney (89) scoring marks. The all-time leader in scoring, assists and steals at Lincoln High. In track, she was a two-time state champion in the 100, 200 and 400 and set state records in all three events. At Iowa, Schueler, a 5-foot-4 guard, was a three-year starter for one of the top teams in the nation. Iowa was 100-22, won three Big Ten titles, went to the NCAA Tournament four years and was ranked No. 1 in the nation for a while. Schueler was all-Big Ten two years and ranked third on Iowa's career list in assists and steals. She was the CBS Chevrolet Player of the Game in the first ever nationally televised regular-season women's basketball game (Iowa vs. Georgia, January, 1991). She played pro basketball in Luxembourg and Belgium for 3.5 years, and she also coached the cadet Belgian national team. She was an assistant coach at Missouri, Western Illinois, the University of Buffalo, Stetson, Southern Mississippi and Air Force.

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