Cornelia "Nellie" Kyr

Induction Year: 1976 Sport: Basketball

Led Newman-Stern girls’ basketball team to a world championship in mid-20’s, topping all scorers in the four-game championship series with 31-points. Considered one of the finest shooters in the game, she held a one-game record of 37 points. In its world championship season her team played 43 games, winning 41 and outscoring its opponents.