LISA McADOO – WOMEN'S BASKETBALL – 1988 Clarion University Grad – Sociology/Psychology
Lisa McAdoo, the Golden Eagles first 1,000 point scorer in women's basketball, was responsible for helping turn around a losing women's basketball program to a championship team during her days at Clarion from 1985 – 88. New head coach Doris Black recruited McAdoo from Fallsburg (N.Y.) high school after she earned team mvp honors in 1984. In McAdoo's first season (1985) at Clarion she played in 24 games and contributed 124 points. In 1986 Clarion started making its move posting an 11-15 overall record and a 5-5 mark in the PSAC-West. Lisa was second on the team with 250 points, 164 rebounds and 15 blocked shots, plus added 39 steals. In 1987 McAdoo led the Golden Eagles to the first PSAC-West title in school history with an 8-2 league record, along with a 16-9 overall mark. A co-captain of that team, she led Clarion in scoring (305 points) and rebounding (170) while adding 45 steals and 12 assists. Lisa was a First Team PSAC-West selection. Then, in 1988, the Golden Eagles had their best season to date posting an 18-9 overall record and an 11-1 mark in winning the PSAC-West for the second straight year. Clarion was 14-2 in its final 16 games of the season. A tri-captain, she led the team with 168 rebounds and was second on the team with 331 points and 77 steals. A First Team PSAC-West selection, she was also voted team mvp. McAdoo posted 1,010 career points and 629 rebounds, both #1 in the program when she graduated. She also had 177 career steals. Following graduation Lisa had a 25 ½ year work career with the Federal Bureau of Prisons, mostly at the facilities in Philadelphia and Otisville, N.Y. and retired in February of 2016. She is currently Character Education Coordinator in the Fallsburg Central (NY) School District and is the founder and operator of More Than Music DJ Institute, LLC – Philadelphia. She resides in Fallsburg, N.Y.