Carri Hayes Storts [Women's basetkball '14]
Carri Hayes Storts is a graduate of Latta High School, where she led Latta to two straight state tournament appearances and was selected to the Oklahoma Girls Coaches Association All-State Team before being recruited by Cowgirls basketball coach Monte Madewell.
While attending Connors State College in 1981 and 1982, she help guide the Cowgirls to two straight Bi-State Conference championships, two Region II Championships and the Cowgirls’ first NJCAA National Championship Tournament appearance.
During her sophomore year she led the nation in assists and was selected a first team NJCAA All-American and Who’s Who Among American Junior College Students.
Following graduation from Connors, she attended Southwestern State University and led the Bulldogs to the semifinals of the NAIA National Championship her junior season and then won the title her senior year with a 34-0 record.
She graduated with a degree in math and physical education at Southwestern and earned a master’s degree at East Central University, where she was a graduate assistant coach for the women’s basketball team.
Hayes Storts has taught for 25 years, including coaching for 23 of those years, two years each at Ada and Calera High School and the past 21 years at Latta Middle School as a math teacher. She is currently the assistant coach for the Latta High School girl’s basketball team. She was selected the 2010-11 Teacher of the year for Latta Public Schools.
She is married to Doug Storts and they have three children, Nathan, Keeton and Trent. They also have three grandchildren.