Yvonne Oldham
Yvonne Oldham

 


Yvonne Oldham (1982)

Yvonne Oldham was a track standout who won nine Big 12 titles, setting a school and area record in the 400 meters (57.1 seconds), and six district titles during her high school career. She placed sixth in the 400 at the 1982 state meet and helped the 800 relay team take third in the '79 meet. The 800m medley relay team holds the schools record with at time of 1:45.0. of She helped Champaign win the Big 12 team title in 1981. In basketball, she was second on the team in scoring and rebounding as a junior, then led the team in scoring (12.7 ppg) and rebounding (7.2 rpg) as a senior. She continued her track career at Illinois, where she helped UI establish five school relay records, including the Big 10 record in the 400m relay (46.07 seconds) and a 500-meter dash school record. Oldham earned four varsity letters at Illinois.