Karen (Stack) Umlaf

Year Inducted: 2022

Category: Players

Schools / Organizations: Oak Forest High School
Seton Academy
Northwestern University
NBA:  Chicago Bulls

Biography: Karen played three years at Seton Academy before completing her final high school season at Oak Forest High School She helped Oak Forest to the 1979 IHSA State Final Four and had 44 rebounds in three state tournament games, the third-highest total in girls state history.  After one year at Loyola University in Chicago, Karen played at Northwestern University from 1980-83. She was a three-year letterwinner and two-year starter, averaging nearly 10 rebounds per game. She later became the first female assistant coach in Chicago Bulls history.