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Debbie Hemery
Debbie  Hemery

Women's Basketball (2016 Inductee)


The 1995 A-10 Player of the Year, Hemery led the GW women's basketball team to two A-10 tournament championships, two A-10 regular-season titles and four straight postseason appearances from 1992-95, including three NCAA Tournaments and the 1995 Sweet 16. Hemery was a member of GW's first-ever A-10 championship team in 1992 and was the A-10 Championship Most Outstanding Player in 1995. Hemery, along with classmate Darlene Saar, became GW's first-ever Associated Press All-Americans, earning honorable mention in 1995, when she averaged 19.5 points per game, still the fifth-highest single-season mark in program history. The Colonials' fourth all-time leading scorer with 1,749 career points, Hemery also ranks third all-time in steals (292), fifth in games played (126), 10th in 3-pointers made (114), 11th in career scoring average (13.9 ppg) and 15th in assists (341). She was a three-time all-conference selection, including back-to-back first-team accolades in 1994 and 1995, and earned A-10 All-Rookie honors in 1992.