Susan Bender Price
Graduation Year: 1999
Induction Year: 2010
Sport (s): Women's Basketball

Susan Bender Price '99 earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in history with cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa honors. As a member of the women's basketball team, she earned four varsity letters, was the team'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 program'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 team's top defensive player during her sophomore year and shared the honor as a senior. She graduated as DePauw'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. DePauw'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 – Rising Stars 2010. Price and her husband, John '99, reside in Columbus, Ohio.