Hall of Fame Inductee - Tina Roberts-Waggener

Excelling in one sport at any level is a challenge---achieving at Hall of Fame levels in two sports is simply outstanding!!!! Tina Roberts-Waggener set the tone for excellence while at Quincy High in the late 1970s. In volleyball she lettered all four years, earning recognition as Best Offensive and Most Valuable Player in both her Junior and senior seasons. Roberts-Waggener earned All-Tournament spots at the QND Invitational, the QHS Invitational, as well as a spot on the Western Big 6 All-Conference Team. On the diamond she was equally as impressive; earning three varsity letters and starting for the 1978 Junior Jets State Championship team. In the classroom Roberts-Waggener was a National Honor Society Inductee and a recipient of the Adams County Society for Academic Achievement. Roberts-Waggener attended Missouri Southern University on an athletic scholarship and provided an immediate impact on the school's volleyball program. She became a starter as a freshman and would go on to be named as the team's best offensive player all 4 years. She was twice named as the team's Most Valuable Player, named to the CSIC All-Conference Team three times, NAIA All-District Team three years and, in 1984, she earned a spot on the NAIA All-American Second Team. Roberts-Waggener was inducted into the QHS Sports Hall of Fame in 1988 as a member of the 1978 Girls Softball State Championship Team. She entered the Missouri Southern Hall of Fame in the year 2000. Roberts-Waggener graduated from Missouri Southern with a B.S.B.A in Marketing/Management and is currently the Executive Director of The Cancer Challenge. She, her husband Jeff and their two daughters reside in Bentonville, Arkansas.

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