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Jean Edge
Jean Edge
Year Inducted: 1999
Area of Distinction: Administrator / Coach
Graduation Year: N/A

Jean Edge left her mark on women's athletics at North Carolina Wesleyan as she coached the first-ever women's basketball team in 1976-77. Having also served as head coach of the volleyball team from 1975-77, she continued to add to her resume by beginning the softball program and coaching them from 1974-77.  In fact, the Battling Bishops' softball facility, Edge Field, is named in her honor.

In addition to her coaching tenure, Edge served as a Physical Education professor for the College.