Marie D. Barnette, Class of '78 (Basketball)
Marie "Scooter" Barnette excelled in both basketball and volleyball from 1975-78. In the 1977-78 season, Barnette helped her team advance to Nationals - a first for the College. She received All-State recognition in 1976-78, scored 37 points against Clemson, earned membership into the 1,000 Point Club, and by the end of her time at CofC, her No. 13 jersey was honored in both basketball and volleyball. From 1978-81, Barnette played in the Women's Basketball League where she was a true pioneer for the WBL. After receiving her master's degree in education at The Citadel, Barnette returned to CofC as an assistant coach in both basketball and volleyball. As women's basketball head coach, she compiled a 184-104 record over 10 years with the Lady Cougars.