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Carla Muntz Shah is Inducted into the HHS Sports Hall of Fame

HHS Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2016

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Carla Muntz Shah, MD was inducted into the HHS Sports Hall of Fame on January 6, 2017 as part of the 2016 Induction Class.

Carla was a great athlete, scholar, and inspiration to her teammates and school, but she was truly a great role model for all Lady Red Devils. She was elected to the NCIC All-Conference Volleyball team for three seasons. She was leader of the two Lady Red Devil volleyball teams that made the Elite Eight both in 1995 and 1996, resulting in her being named the area volleyball Player of the Year by the Peoria Journal Star, News Tribune, and Bureau County Republican. Carla was also named to the Chicago Tribune All State Volleyball Team her senior year. Her talents were not limited to the volleyball court; Carla was an outstanding runner. She qualified for the state track meet in all four seasons of her track career at Hall. She also participated in the State Gymnastics meet in 1996. She was named BCR female Athlete of the Year in Bureau County in 1997. Carla’s high school career ended with her being named valedictorian of her graduating class.

Her role as scholar athlete continued throughout college. Carla attended the University of Dayton where she was a starter on the volleyball team for four seasons. She is the all-time assist leader at UD (5,631) and was the Most Valuable Player at UD in 1998. She was also All-Conference in 1998 and 2000 as well as Player of the Year in the Atlantic 10 Conference. She was first team Academic All-American in 2000. She went on to graduate Summa Cum Laude from the University of Dayton in 2001. After attending Dayton, Carla attended the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. She has been a Board Certified member of the American Board of Radiology since 2010.

Carla is the 2nd female athlete to be inducted into the HHS Sports Hall of Fame.