Susan Bender Price
Sport(s): Basketball (Women's)
Susan Bender Price â€™99 earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in history with cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa honors. As a member of the womenâ€™s basketball team, she earned four varsity letters, was the teamâ€™s most valuable player all four years and its captain during three seasons. Price earned first team all-conference honors during her final three years and second team in her freshman campaign, and she was a two-time honorable mention all-region choice by Columbus Multimedia. She led the Tigers to the programâ€™s first NCAA Division III tournament appearance in 1996 and subsequent trips in 1998 and 1999 with the team winning second-round games in her junior and senior years. She also helped DePauw to win conference titles in each of her final three seasons. Price was the teamâ€™s top defensive player during her sophomore year and shared the honor as a senior. She graduated as DePauwâ€™s all-time assists leader (354), third all-time leading scorer with 1,175 career points, fifth in rebounds (575) and second in steals (216). She is the only player in program history to record a triple-double when she totaled 10 points, 10 rebounds and 12 assists against Thomas More College during her junior year. Her career-high 31 points came in a NCAA second-round win over Baldwin-Wallace College as she made a school record 15 free throws in 16 attempts. Price led the Tigers in scoring as a freshman, in rebounds and free throw percentage as a sophomore, assists three seasons and steals all four years. DePauwâ€™s Old Gold Queen as a senior, Price also was inducted into Chi Alpha Sigma national scholar-athlete society and earned the prestigious NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship. Price earned a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Law in 2002. She is an attorney with Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLP in Columbus, Ohio. Price previously held positions with Peck, Shaffer & Williams, LLP and Ice Miller and is currently listed in Super Lawyers â€“ Rising Stars 2010. Price and her husband, John â€™99, reside in Columbus, Ohio.