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Rosanne Scott

Class of 2000

Rosanne Scott was a standout at Struthers High School before coming to Bethany. A four-year performer on the women’s basketball program, Scott earned four All-Conference honors, garnering Honorable Mention honors as a freshman; Second-Team honors as a sophomore; and First-Team laurels as a junior and senior. As a senior Scott was also named Player of the Year in the conference as well as in Northeast Ohio, and also earned first-team all-state.

After earning PAC Freshman of the Year distinction and First Team All-PAC in 1996, Scott went on to earn three more First Team All-PAC selections, and two PAC Player of the Year awards. Along with those honors, Scott was a D3Hoops Third Team All-American selection in 2000. During her tenure, she helped the Bison to three PAC championships and two trips to the NCAA National Championship tournament.

At the conclusion of her career, Scott stood first on the all-time scoring list and currently still ranks third on that list today with 1,636 career points. She also still owns the record for career assists with 493, as well as career steals (323). Scott also ranks third on the all-time list in career three-pointers made with 152. Her 47-point performance against Point Park on Jan. 6, 1998, is still the most points ever scored by a Bison in a single contest.

After her time at Bethany, Scott was hired as the head women’s coach at Westminster at the age of 24, making her the youngest head coach in the country at that time. Scott has twice led Westminster to NCAA tournament appearances and a PAC championship in 2004.