Wayne State College

Shelle Tomaszkiewicz

Inducted: 2001

Shelle Tomaszkiewicz Lau was a four-sport standout at Wayne State College from 1983-88. She lettered four years in softball, three in volleyball and basketball and one in track. Shelle's best sport was softball, where she was a two-time All-American and holds several school records yet today. The native of Omaha (Millard South High School) earned First Team All-American honors in 1986 after hitting .400 with 35 RBI's and an .807 slugging percentage (fourth best in the nation) as the Wildcats compiled a 32-14 record and a 14th-place ranking in the final NAIA poll in 1986. The leftfielder had 11 triples during the 1986 season, a school record that still stands today. At the time of her induction, she held the school record with 19 career triples and ranked among the all-time leaders in career home runs with 19. Tomaszkiewicz also earned All-District and All-Conference honors her sophomore and junior years at Wayne State. She also earned All-Conference and All-District honors in volleyball in 1988 and was an All-Conference performer while quaifying for the NAIA National Track Meet in 1988. As a senior, Tomaszkiewicz led the Wildcat volleyball team with 342 kills, averaging 3.7 kills per game to rank second in NAIA District 11. Tomaszkiewicz Lau was inducted into the WSC Athletics Hall of Fame October 17, 1981.