Spring Valley grad in Concord Hall of Fame
HUNTINGTON – Samm Nester-Gordon, a Spring Valley High School graduate and former girls basketball standout for the Timberwolves, went into the Concord University Hall of Fame on Saturday.
Hall of Fame inductees were recognized at the Homecoming football game with Fairmont State and a formal induction ceremony will be held in May 2014.
The Hall of Fame class includes Nester-Gordon, football player David Herscher, football player Mike Lazo and men’s basketball player Lewis Muse.
Nester-Gordon was one of the most decorated players in Concord Mountain Lions women’s basketball history.
She was the 2007-08 Neal Baisi award recipient at the Athens, W.Va., school as the top athlete from West Virginia in the West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.
In addition to being named as the WVIAC Freshman of the Year in 2004-05, she was a three-time all-conference selection and a WVIAC all-tournament player in 2008.
For her career, Nester-Gordon scored 1,655 points (14.5 average), averaged 6.1 rebounds per game and shot 46.0 percent from the field while leading the Mountain Lions to a 70-45 record.
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