A Champion is Forever
A Champion is Forever

Lori Blanchard Kaiser ’02


kaiserDuring her high school career, Lori Blanchard Kaiser was an impact player in two sports, starring in both volleyball and basketball.

In volleyball, after lettering and making all-league as a freshman at Triway, Kaiser transferred to Wooster and lettered three more times, earning all-district and all-league honors all three years and graduating with four single-season and three career records. She was the District IV Player of the Year as a senior, honorable mention All-Ohio as a junior and third-team All-Ohio as a senior, when she was also team captain and team MVP.

Kaiser lettered four times in basketball as well, making the all-district and All-Federal League teams three times at Wooster. After helping lead her team to regionals as a sophomore and junior, Kaiser was a second-team All-Ohioan as a senior at Wooster finished second in the state tournament. She graduated with school records in assists (single-season) and steals (career), and finished second on the all-time list for career assists, 3-pointers, 3-point shooting percentage and free throw shooting percentage, earning a scholarship to Wright State.

In her four-year college career, Kaiser was named Female Athlete of the Year in 1996. She set a school record with seven 3-pointers in a game and finished second in school history for 3-pointers made in a season and career. She also was a three-time All-Academic all-league selection, and was a second-team District IV GTE Academic All-American choice in 1997.

Now a teacher in Kettering, Kaiser joins her sister, Lisa, in the WCSHOF.