SEDALIA—The State Fair Community College Athletics Department Thursday night inducted former basketball standout Sarah Hyslop into its Athletics Hall of Fame for 2014 at the department’s annual banquet in the Missouri Electric Cooperative Building on the Fairgrounds.
Hyslop, of Denver, Colo., was a member of SFCC’s women’s basketball team during the 2003-2004 season. The Cape Girardeau, Mo., native transferred to SFCC after playing one season at the University of Missouri-St. Louis.
During her year at SFCC, she was the Lady Roadrunners’ second-leading scorer, averaging 14.9 points and 7.2 rebounds a game. Hyslop helped lead her team to a 21-6 record and also earned Academic All-American honors.
After graduating from SFCC with a 3.64 GPA and an Associate of Arts degree, Hyslop transferred to the University of Evansville (UE) in Indiana. During her two seasons there, she played 43 games; she averaged 7.6 points and 5.2 rebounds a game as a senior.
Hyslop graduated summa cum laude from UE in 2006 with a bachelor’s degree in Movement Science, and in 2009 she received a master’s degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Missouri-Columbia.
SFCC student athletes also received awards for outstanding accomplishments, and Sedalia Mayor Elaine Horn proclaimed March 28 Lady Roadrunner and Roadrunner Day in Sedalia.
Lady Roadrunner Antoinette Taylor was recognized as Region 16 player of the year, and she, Adella Randle-EL and Aphiphany Woods were named to the Region 16 All-Region first team. Alecia Cooley was named to the Region 16 All-Region second team.
Other Lady Roadrunner awards presented: Woods, highest three-point percentage award; Taylor, most points per game, highest free throw percentage and highest assists per game awards; Randle-EL, most steals per game award; Cooley, highest field goal percentage and most rebounds per game; Erin Boothe, best defensive player; Niki House, most improved player; and Mary Sims, the Mia Wesley Award.
Roadrunner Kevin Punter was recognized as Region 16 player of the year, and he, Joseph Thomasson and Kedar Edwards were named to the Region 16 All-Region first team. Dondre Alexander received All-Region 16 honorable mention.
Other Roadrunner awards presented: Punter, most points and highest free throw percentage awards; Thomasson, most assists; Edwards, most rebounds; Alexander, most three-point shots made; Jean-Louis Wanya, most blocks; and Marcus Mondaine, Roadrunner Basketball Award.
The Roadrunners also received their individual medals for their Region 16 and district championships.
Spirit Squad member Kalee Shepard received the Roadrunner Spirit award. Lady Roadrunner Taylor and Roadrunner Ben Denbow won the Twitter Fan Favorite awards.
Roadrunner Cole Keeling and Spirit Squad members Emily Callahan, Desiree Carroll, Kasey Keim, Caitlin Mayden, Jacob Sarver, and Shepard received academic honors awards.
SFCC Athletic Director Darren Pannier, left, shows Sarah Hyslop, the 2014 inductee into the SFCC Athletics Hall of Fame, the plaque that will hang on the Athletics Hall of Fame wall in the Fred E. Davis Multipurpose Center on the Sedalia campus. Hyslop was honored March 27 at the college’s athletic banquet.