Lynn McCurdy

Lynn McCurdy ( 1980 Purcell High School Graduate )

Letterman Purcell High School Girls Basketball Team (1976 - 1980)

Letterman Purcell High School Girls Track Team (1977 - 1980)

Class 2A High Jump State Champion as a Junior (1979)

(1979 - 80) Heart of Oklahoma Tournament MVP honors as the Lady Dragons won their first ever Heart of Oklahoma Tournament Championship by defeating Blanchard (64 - 36) in the finals

(1979 - 80) Arbuckle Conference Champs as Coach Rick Banta was selected "Coach of the Year"

(1979 - 80) Arbuckle Conference Girls Basketball Player of the Year as team finished (23 - 4)

In a conference match-up with highly rated Lindsay, Lynn outscored the Leopardettes by herself as she scored 39 points in a (52 - 38) upset. Lindsay head coach Charles Heatley made a class gesture after the game as he presented Lynn with the game ball

Lynn led the State of Oklahoma High School ranks in scoring as a Senior ( 32.2ppg )

Scored a career high of 50 points agains Byng in the Area Tournament (1979 - 80)

Selected to the Oklahoma Coaches Association Girls All-State Basketball Team (1980)

Selected to the National High School Coaches Association Girls Basketball Team, as well as being selected as a Parade All-American. Lynn was also an Academic All-American

Member of the PHS 440 yard relay team that finished 2nd at the Class A State Track Meet and set the new PHS School record (which has since been broken) (1980)

Accepted basketball scholarship at University of Oklahoma ( 1980 ) where she would continue the McCurdy family OU Athletic tradition set by Uncle Bob, Father Tom, and Uncle Mike who played basketball for the Sooners, and Uncle Rick who played football for Bud Wilkinson

She was the 2nd leading scorer and led the team in free throw percentage during her Sophomore year

Lynn was Honorable Mention All-Big 8 as a Junior and she became only the 3rd OU Women's player to score over 1,000 points in a career

During Lynn's Senior year at OU, she led the team in scoring, rebounding, and steals. She ranked #1 in the nation in free throw percentage that year also. Following the season, she was named to the All-Tournament Team for the Women's National Invitational Tournament

In her outstanding OU career, Lynn still ranks # 9 in points scored and field goals made, # 8 in free throws made and percentage, # 10 in rebounds, # 8 in steals, and # 9 in double digit scoring

Selected by Purcell Alumni as the Greatest Women Athlete ever to attend PHS

Acknowledged by her competition and by teammates as one of the greatest Oklahoma High School School female athletes of the late 1970's and early 1980's