Kathy Jo Counts (1983-1985)
Kathy was a student at Alfred State College from 1983-1985 and competed on the women's basketball and the outdoor track and field teams. She was the Alfred State Senior Female Athlete of the Year in 1985.
In basketball, she received numerous honors including being named to the Penn-York and All-Region Teams. Kathy was known for her defensive abilities and on the Alfred State women's basketball list is currently ranked fourth in blocked shots and fifth in single season rebounds.
As a member of the women's track and field team she placed third in the javelin at the 1985 Region III Championship. Kathy currently holds the Alfred State record in the javelin with a distance of 118'3".
After graduating from Alfred State, Kathy attended and played basketball at SUNY Fredonia. She stayed at Fredonia serving as an Assistant Basketball Coach for six years. Kathy now teaches and coaches at Kane Area High School in Kane, Pennsylvania