TriCounty Community Guide 50 Greatest Sports Figures in the Tri-County - Page 13

Lisa Collins Collins Lisa Collins was one of the fi rst stars in girls’ basketball in Kentucky, playing for Laurel County and helping lead the Lady Cardinals to three straight state titles (1977-79). As a freshman her two free throws in the winning seconds of the 1977 state championship game gave Laurel County its fi rst state title. She was named to the All-State team in 1979 and 1980, All-State Tournament Team in 1979, First Team Parade Magazine All-American in 1980, and Kentucky’s Miss Basketball in 1980. Collins fi nished with 1,840 points while at Laurel County, and had a career free throw percentage of 71.4. She fi nished with 385 assists, 401 rebounds, and 794 career fi eld goals. After high school she signed to played at the University of Kentucky, where she graduated from in 1984. 525 Whitley Street London, KY 40741 606-864-5187 Mark Hensley, Executive Director Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 8:00 - 4:30 www.laurelcohealthdept.org 50 GREATEST SPORTS FIGURES | 13