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WHS grad named to Catawba Sports Hall of Fame

May 03, 2009

SALISBURY, N.C. - Selena Wilkes Tory, a Williamsport High School grad, was among six new members inducted into the Catawba College Sports Hall of Fame on Saturday during festivities of the Hall of Fame's 31st anniversary.

She graduated from Catawba in 1996.

Wilkes was a four-year setter and captain of the women's volleyball team (1992-95), but also played a year of basketball and a year of softball. She could have played golf as well, but it was prior to Catawba adding a women's golf team.

A three-time All-South Atlantic Conference selection and Player of the Year in 1995, Wilkes ranks second all-time in career assists in volleyball with 3,761. Wilkes also holds the school record for the most serving aces in a career with 220. She set the then school record for assists in one match with 70.

Wilkes, a third team All American in 1995, was inducted into the South Atlantic Conference Hall of Fame in 2005.

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Wilkes was a point guard in basketball for two seasons and a pitcher for one year in softball (1994). She was selected as the Betty Lomax Award winner in 1996, as the top female athlete in the senior class.

After graduation, Wilkes pursued a golf career. She was a member of the LPGA Futures Tour in 1997-99 and 2002-04.

She now lives in Spartanburg, S.C., with her husband, Andrew. Selena is branch manager for Liberty Natural Life.

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