Lori Clarke

Basketball - inducted in 2010

Lori competed as a youngster in many sports but by Grade 11 and 12 at Abbotsford Senior Secondary, she concentrated on and excelled in basketball winning numerous MVP awards. In 1984 Lori transferred from Eastern Washington University to the University of Victoria where in a span of three years, the University of Victoria Vikings won two National titles and one 2nd place finish.

While playing for UVic, Lori also made first Team All Canada and was recognized as the Outstanding Player of the Year for 1987. During Lori’s years at UVic, she also played on Canada’s National team helping Canada win a bronze medal in Moscow at the World Championships in 1986.

Lori spent the years 1989-96 playing professionally for various teams in Europe, while still playing for the National team.

Lori's leadership qualities are exemplified by her being chosen captain of Canada’s 1990 National Team which finished 7th in the World Championships. Lori has continued in basketball after her playing career by coaching at the University of British Columbia and at the Prince of Wales High School in Vancouver. (2012)