Sherry B. Levin
Sport:
Year of Graduation:
Year Inducted:
Women's Basketball
1984
1989

Biography

In helping the program transition to Division 1, Levin put her stamp on Holy Cross women's basketball.  The four-year letterwinner averaged 21.3 points per game as a freshman, leading the team to a 20-4 record.  As a sophomore during the 1981-1982 season, she averaged a career-high 25.3 points a game, and became the first woman in Holy Cross history to score 1,000 points.  Levin scored 35, 37, and 32 points in three consecutive games during her sophomore season as the team finished 23-4 and reached the AIAW Eastern regional. 

She averaged 19.6 points as a junior, earned MVP honors of the Fairfield Warner Classic and capped off the season by being named a first team Academic All-American.  The 1982-1983 squad went 19-5 and qualified for the ECAC playoffs.  In her senior year, Levin became the first Crusader woman to score 2,000 points, and was named a Jewish All-American for the second straight season, while averaging 21.1 points per game.  She graduated as the all-time leader in scoring (2,253 points) and scoring average (21.8 points per game). Levin participated in the Junior Olympics and Pan American games, and was a silver medalist at the 1981 Maccabiah games. 

Inducted into the Holy Cross Hall of Fame in her first year of eligibility, Levin was a first round draft choice of New Jersey in the Women's Pro Basketball league.  She was honored by the Holy Cross Varsity Club with the Meegan Athletic Achievement Award in 1984 and, along with Janet Hourihan '86, was inducted into the New England Basketball Hall of Fame in 2006.