Eighteen women have been named to the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame’s 2024 Silver Anniversary Team, based on outstanding accomplishments as a senior basketball player 25 years ago.

The team includes 11 members named to the 1999 Indiana All-Star squad.  Seven other all-state players are included to recognize the top of Indiana’s high school class of 1999.

1999 Indiana All-Stars include Miss Basketball April (McDivitt) Schilling, Emily Butler, Jill Hartman Early, Jeanette Gray, Jenna Hayes Alspaugh, Kourtney Mennen, Kennitra Johnson, Dorcas Lawson, Kristen Lowry Lanier, Heather (Cusick) Mygrant, and Amy Zercher.

The remaining seven, named to various all-state teams are Jackie (Campbell) Clark, LaTrice (McMichel) Crawford, Tia Davis, Laurie “Kitts” Detweiler, Nok Duany Bassey, Tiffany S. Kyser, and Erika (Roudebush) Mundt.  

Tiffany Kyser was an outstanding multiple sport athlete at Culver Academy. She then went on to perform at IUPUI.

Among Kyser’s honors:

1999 South Bend Tribune All-Area; 1999 South Bend Area All-Star Game; 1999 Plymouth Pilot-News All-Area; 1999 Hoosier Basketball Magazine Top 40 Senior Workout alternate; CGA’s 1999 Outstanding Sportswoman of the Year (for athletics, academics and leadership); 1998 AP honorable mention All-State; 1998 South Bend Tribune All-Area; 1998 Plymouth Pilot-News Player of the Year and All-Area; 1997 Plymouth Pilot-News All-Area; 1997 all-regional; four-time all-sectional; four-time team MVP (1996, 1997, 1998, 1999); 1,256 career points, second on the school’s all-time list at time of graduation (and still third on school’s list); team won 1997 sectional and 1997 Bi-County Championship; also three letters in volleyball and four letters in track & field (state finalist in high jump, 100 hurdles and 4×400); was CGA Council secretary, a CGA Senior Prefect (highest leadership position) and a Dorm Chair; also in the Science Club, Campus Activities Board, French Club, Science Club, The Vedette, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Peer Tutor, Guild of Lectors; inducted into Culver Academies Athletic Hall of Fame in 2013.


On current lists, stands fifth in IUPUI career scoring (1,544), third in career rebounding (874) and seventh in career steals (200); fifth in single-season steals list with 73 as a senior; holds school records for free throws in a season (144 as senior) and in a career (486); 2003 NCAA/Indiana Woman of the Year and finalist for NCAA national Woman of the Year Award; 2003 Mid-Continent Conference Player of the Year and Mid-Con Defensive Player of the Year; three-time first-team all-Mid-Continent Conference; three-time Academic all-Mid-Con; 2003 Creamland Dairies National Student-Athlete of the Year; 2003 Verizon Academic All-American; 2003 NACDA National Scholar-Athlete; 2003 Mid-Continent Conference Scholar-Athlete of the Year; 2003 IUPUI/Mel Garland Distinguished Student-Athlete; Mid-Con Student-Athlete of the Month (January 2003); 2002 IUPUI/Michael A. Carroll Scholarship; four-time Mid-Con Player of the Week; led team in scoring as sophomore (14.8) and senior (18.0); led team in rebounding as a sophomore (8.0), junior (8.5) and senior (8.5); led team in steals as sophomore (1.7), junior (1.9) and senior (2.6); made 14-of-14 free throws vs. Oakland on Jan. 11, 2003; 18 career double-doubles; in IUPUI Undergraduate Student Assembly (secretary 2002) and Black Student Union, 1999-2003; in IUPUI English Club, 1999-2001; IUPUI Student Athlete Advisory Council, 1999-2000; IUPUI Orientation Student Leader, 2000; IUPUI jersey #44 retired in December 2003, first IUPUI women’s basketball player to receive this honor; inducted into IUPUI Athletics Hall of Fame in 2008.


Bachelor’s degree in secondary education from Indiana University in 2003; master’s degree in English from Indiana University in 2010; doctorate in Urban Education Studies, Indiana University, 2016; also, Executive Certificate (Design Thinking/Creative Problem Solving for Organizations), Stanford University, 2014; Executive Certificate (Women in Educational Leadership), Harvard University, 2014; Executive Certificate (Mastering Sales), Northwestern University, 2023; professional basketball in Greece (2004); professional basketball for the Springfield (Mass.) Spirit (2005) and the Connecticut Sun (2006) of the National Women’s Basketball League; Indianapolis Public Schools substitute teacher and Girls Incorporated, program specialist, 2006-07; Lynhurst Middle School, language arts teacher, 2005-07; graduate assistant, IUPUI Norman Brown Diversity and Leadership Program, 2007-10; graduate program director, IUPUI Olaniyan Undergraduate Scholars Program; center assistant, Herron School of Art Frank and Katrina Basile Center for Art, Design and Public Life, 2009; Office of the Mayor (accountability manager and performance analyst), City of Indianapolis, 2010-12; chief of staff, Tindley Accelerated Schools, 2012-15; assistant director of technical assistance, U.S. Department of Education Region V Equity Assistance Center, 2015-16; 2016 to present, associate director Midwest and Plains Equity Assistance Center, U.S. Department of Education Region III, Indiana University School of Education at Indianapolis; founder and principal consultant, PiktureHead, 2022 to present; Top 30 under 30, Indiana University Alumni Magazine, 2004; NCAA Hall of Champions exhibit (Some of Us Go Pro in Something Other Than Sports), 2008; Indy’s Best and Brightest Award (Education & Nonprofit), 2013; Ebony magazine’s Power 100, 2016; Indianapolis Business Journal’s Forty Under 40, 2017; served on the IUPUI Athletics Alumni Council, 2017; Stanley K. Lacy Executive Leadership Series, Class XLIII, 2018; volunteer consultant, IU Health Systems Administration Leaders on health equity, 2020; volunteer consultant, Episcopal Archdiocese Anti-Racism Committee, 2020-21; appointed to Culver Academies Foundation Board of Trustees in 2021; IUPUI Maynard K. Hine Award (alumni and volunteer leaders for contributions in support of the campus and alumni programs).

Amy Zercher is also among the honorees. Zercher played at NorthWood and went on to Ball State.

Among Zercher’s honors:

1999 Indiana All-Star; 1999 team was Class 3A state champion (25-4) and 1997 team was a State Finalist (25-1); 1999 IHSAA Class 3A Mental Attitude Award; 1999 AP third-team All-State; 1999 ICGSA first-team All-State; 1999 Louisville Courier-Journal first-team All-State; 1999 North-South Indiana All-Star Classic; 1999 IBCA honorable mention Academic All-State; 1999 all-sectional; 1999 all-semi state; 1998 AP high honorable mention All-State; 1998 ICGSA second-team All-State; 1998 Indiana Junior All-Star; 1998 all-sectional; 1998 South Bend Tribune All-Area and Player of the Year; 1998 Warsaw Times-Union Player of the Year; 1998 Goshen News All-Area and Most Outstanding Player; 1997 all-regional; 1997 semi-state MVP; three-time all-sectional; three-time all-semi state, three-time all-Northern Lakes Conference; two-time team co-MVP; 1,154 career points is No. 4 on school’s all-time list; 570 rebounds is No. 6 on school’s all-time list; 392 assists is No. 3 on school’s all-time list; 389 points as a junior is No. 5 on school’s single-season list; 361 points as a senior is No. 8 on school’s single-season list; 152 assists as a senior is No. 5 on school’s single-season list; career-high 27 points vs. Whitko; triple-double with 19 points, 10 rebounds and 13 assists (and nine steals) vs. South Bend Adams on Feb. 4, 1999; missed first six games of senior season with broken hand; team went 94-9 during her career and won three NLC championships, four NorthWood Invitational titles as well as four sectionals, four regionals, two semi-states and one state title;also 1998-99 Class 3A first-team all-state in volleyball.


Played three seasons at Ball State; 500 career rebounds is No. 25 on BSU’s all-time list; starter as a freshman in 1999-2000; all-tournament, 1999 College of Charleston Thanksgiving Invitational; 2000 Cardinal Pride Award; led team in rebounds (7.4) as a sophomore; .900 on FTs (45-50) during injury-plagued junior season; 2002 Academic All-MAC; team won 1999 Minnesota Regal Classic, 1999College of Charleston Thanksgiving Invitational and 2002 MAC regular-season and 2002 West Division titles; team played in 2002 Women’s NIT.


Bachelor’s degree in biology from Ball State in 2003; master’s degree in biotechnology from Ball State in 2005; lab assistant, University of Notre Dame, 2005-07; with Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics, Norwood, MA, 2007 to present (biochemist 2, 2007-10; manager of verification and validation, 2010-13; technical service engineer, 2013-20; director of headquarters support center, 2020 to present); captain of (and linebacker for) a women’s flag football team in Boston.

For further details on each honoree and her career, click here.

2024 Women’s Silver Anniversary Team members will be honored at the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame’s 22nd  Women’s Awards Banquet on Saturday, April 27, 2024.

A midday reception, free and open to the public, will be held at the Hall of Fame Museum in New Castle.  The evening banquet will take place at the Primo Banquet Hall, which is located on the south side of Indianapolis. 

Banquet reservations will soon be available on the Hall of Fame’s website or by calling (765) 529-1891.  For more information, you may also email kayla@hoopshall.com.