Sallie Lefler Moss
Sallie Lefter Moss, a 1997 Emory & Henry graduate, was inducted into the Sports Hall of Fame in 2007 for her accomplishments as a basketball player. At the time of her graduation, she was second in the school record books for her 1,285 career points, as well as an ODAC record of shooting 100% from the foul line in a single game, when she went 10-for-10 from the line against conference opponent Washington & Lee. Additionally, she set school records for free throws made (262); games played (103); and career steals (248).
Three out of four of Moss’ years at Emory & Henry were winning seasons. Her sophomore year, 1995, the team was seeded at number seven in the pre-season conference poll, but ended the season in second place. Both her junior and senior years, the team finished fourth in the ODAC regular season and lost in the semifinals of the conference tournament. In her career, Moss was named to the ODAC All-Tournament Team and made honorable mention for the All-Conference team. Her senior year, she was a co-recipient of the Hall Memorial Award, the highest honor bestowed on a female athlete at Emory & Henry, in recognition of her excellence in athletics and character.
Moss works at Marion Senior High School, where she teaches and serves as co-chair of special education, is student council advisor, and coaches girls varsity basketball.
Moss’ impressive list of civic engagements includes raising money for Project Crossroads, Santa’s Elves, Hurricane Katrina Victims and families affected by 9/11. She has used her positions with the SCA and girl’s basketball team at Marion High School to raise money for Cystic Fibrosis and she also works with the girl’s basketball team to facilitate camps and free clinics for an Autism support group.