Rory Robertson

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Rory Robertson was a two-sport star player at Napa High School. She played volleyball in 1984-85 and in 1985-86. In her senior year, she was selected as co-MVP on the Napa team and Sac-Joaquin Tournament Most Valuable Player and MEL Most Valuable Player. As good as Robertson was in volleyball, it was on the basketball court that she achieved the most success. After a year on the freshman team, Robertson was a star player on the varsity team. As a sophomore, Robertson was a member of Napa’s MEL Championship team and gained honorable mention on the All-MEL team. As a junior, she earned All-MEL and All-County honors and repeated those honors as a senior and added the team’s Most Valuable Player award. As a senior, Robertson averaged over 17 point and 10 rebounds per game. She received Napa High’s Athlete of the Year award in 1986 and earned a basketball scholarship to the University of Colorado. After one season in Colorado, Robertson transferred to U.C. Berkeley and finished her collegiate basketball career with the Lady Bears. During her year in Colorado, Robertson lettered in basketball and earned the prestigious Theo-Gregory Scholar/Athlete award. She was also honored by the United States Achievement Academy as Scholar/Athlete. She continued her athletic and scholarship achievements at Berkeley, graduating with a BA dress in Physical Education. Robertson is another scholar athlete whose athletic skills helped Napa High’s volleyball and basketball teams win and whose academic skills led to a successful completion of her education at a prominent university.