Carmen (Mercadal) Foster, Class of '82 (Volleyball & Basketball)
A two-sport standout and three-year starter in volleyball and basketball at CofC from 1977-81, Carmen (Mercadal) Foster led the Cougars to a record of 180-49 over four seasons, earning all-state and all-region honors her final two seasons and receiving National All-Tournament honors during her senior campaign on the basketball team. CofC reached the NCAA Division II nationals in volleyball all four years and was ranked as high as No. 10 in the nation during her career. In her final two seasons with the women's basketball team, the Lady Cougars finished runner-up at nationals. Foster played on several USA National Teams and briefly played professional beach volleyball. She was inducted into the Greater Knoxville (Tenn.) Sports Hall of Fame in 2010.