Carolyn Foster Doss

Class of 1986 / Inducted 1999 / Women's Basketball

Carolyn Foster Doss is a native of Damascus, Virginia. The 1999 Emory & Henry Sports Hall of Fame inductee was a standout athlete on the basketball court during her college years.

Doss, who was the first woman to score 1,000 points at Holston High School, continued her excellence on the court at E&H from 1982-86. Her sophomore year of college she was awarded Most Improved on the team, as well as selection to the all-tournament team and the All-ODAC Second Team.

During her junior and senior seasons, Doss served as co-captain. Both seasons she led the team in scoring and rebounds, earning the Most Valuable Player Award two consecutive years. She earned all-state, all-tournament, and All-ODAC First Team recognition for her contributions on the court. When her collegiate career ended, Doss held E&H records for most rebounds in a career (821), season (286), and a single game (22) upon graduation. Doss averaged 14.2 points per game.

Doss went on to a career in coaching and secondary education and is a member of a number of professional education organizations.