Athletic Hall of Fame

Sharon Schwartz (Rose)

Sharon Schwartz

Sport(s): Basketball

Graduating Class: 1987

Induction Class: 2012

Graduated in 1987 cum laude...Received an M.B.A. from EMU in 1989...Earned four varsity letters from 1984-87 under the direction of Coach Kathy Hart...Intimidating shot blocker – EMU's all-time career record holder with 144, which stands 10th all-time in the MAC...Also ranks highest in EMU history for blocked shots in a single season with 78. Against Ball State (2-21-1987), achieved the highest single game record of blocked shots (9) without committing a foul... Finished her career ranked then 2nd all-time in rebounds (684) and 8th in points scored (766)... Received Honorable Mention All-Academic in the MAC her junior and senior years... Has worked for Ford Motor Company in the Finance organization since 1990, including a 2-1/2 year foreign assignment in England during which time she played first baseman on the 1996 National Slow-pitch Softball Championship tournament team and was named the female MVP...Inducted into the Montrose High School Hall of Fame in 2007...Proud mother of two sons, William (9-26-1994) and Nicholas (3-22-1998), and one granddaughter, Averie (12-13-2012)...Daughter of Karen and Gary Rose, and sister of EMU teammate Donna Rose.

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