Carla d’Estelle Lowry "Shorty"

Carla LowryBorn: July 17, 1939
Died: July 23, 2015
Hometown: Forest, MS
Year of Induction: 1985

College Career

Wayland Baptist (1957-1961)

• Gold Medalist in the Pan American Games in Chicago (’59)

• Won the AAU Championship (’59, ‘61)

• All-American (’61)

• Played in Russia with the U.S. Department Cultural Exchange Program


Basketball Coaching Career

Kinkaid High School, Houston, TX (1963-1967)

• Won Southwest Preparatory Conference Championship, basketball (’67)

Sam Houston State University (1967-1969)

• Won Texas Intercollegiate Association State Honors in basketball and volleyball (’69-’70)

Texas Woman’s University (1969-1971)

• Graduate Assistant

The University of Texas at Arlington (1972-1974)

• Assistant Professor

Southwestern University

• Director of Athletics


Did You Know?

Carla Lowry is the author of two books: Pictorial Basketball and Women’s Basketball.