Sonja Hogg

Class of 2009

  • Coached and promoted the game of women’s basketball for over 30 years.
  • Started the Louisiana Tech women’s basketball program and led the Lady Techsters to the last AIAW title (1981) and the first NCAA title (1982)
  • Is credited with giving Louisiana Tech the nickname “Lady Techsters”
  • As head coach at Baylor, saw an increase in attendance to Lday Bears games from 623 to 3,118 fans per game and set a single game attendance record of 10,057 in the Ferrell Center
  • In 17 years of collegiate coaching and 3 years of high school coaching, compiled a cumulative record of 464-163
  • Recipient of the 2004 Naismith Women’s Outstanding Contribution to Basketball Award
  • Inducted into the Louisiana Tech Athletic Hall of Fame and member of the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame’s Class of 2009