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Sylvia (Odum) Matthews
Position: Hall of Fame Class of 2006
Other Position: Women's Basketball; 1982-85
Sylvia Odum
Courtesy: CMU Athletic Communications
Release: 09/28/2007
Led CMU to a pair of Mid-American Conference women's basketball championships as a starting guard in 1984 and 1985... a first-team All-MAC pick in 1984 and a second-team selection in 1985... ranked in four career and five single-season categories of the CMU record book... led CMU in scoring (16.7), steals (104) and assists (117) in 1984 while scoring a school-record 501 points... tied single-game records of 36 points against Toledo in 1985 and nine steals versus Ohio in 1984... graduated as the Chippewas' all-time leading scorer (1,215 career)... tallied 292 career steals, ranking second in the CMU annals... a native of Flint, Mich.