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Mary Perry

Full name: Mary Margaret Perry
Gender: Female
Height: 5-8 (173 cm)
Weight: 130 lbs (59 kg)
Born: January 3, 1943 in Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: June 3, 2012 in Medford, Oregon, United States
Affiliations: Southern California Renegades
Country: USA United States
Sport: Volleyball

Biography

Mary Perry competed for the United States at the 1963 Pan American Games, winning a gold medal, and then at the 1964 and 1968 Olympics. She was an AAU All-America in 1972-73. Perry graduated from Cal State Northridge in 1971 with a degree in physical education. She later taught and coached in Hawai’i and then Cal State Hayward, where she earned a masters’ degree in education. She later moved to Oregon, coaching at Southern Oregon University, where she earned another masters’, this one in psychology. While in Oregon, Perry trained senior citizens in fitness through Elderhostel, and also worked with geriatric patients through Jackson County Mental Health until her retirement in 2002. Perry was inducted into the Cal State Northridge Hall of Fame in 1984. She received the Flo Hyman Award from the US Volleyball Association as an All-Time Great Player, and in 2009, was inducted into the US Volleyball Hall of Fame. Perry had a difficult last few years, initially being diagnosed with a degenerative neurologic disease, but later dying from multiple system atrophy.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer 21 Tokyo Volleyball Women's Volleyball United States USA 5
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Volleyball Women's Volleyball United States USA 8

Women's Volleyball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result SW IP SO
1964 Summer 21 Tokyo Volleyball United States USA Round-Robin Match #6 2 1964-10-12 ROU 3, USA 0 0 0 0
1964 Summer 21 Tokyo Volleyball United States USA Round-Robin Match #10 2 1964-10-17 URS 3, USA 0 0 0 1
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Volleyball United States USA Round-Robin Match #2 2 1968-10-13 JPN 3, USA 0 0 1,0 9,0
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Volleyball United States USA Round-Robin Match #11 2 1968-10-16 POL 3, USA 0 0 1,0 1,0
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Volleyball United States USA Round-Robin Match #13 2 1968-10-17 KOR 3, USA 1 1 3,0 7,0
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Volleyball United States USA Round-Robin Match #22 2 1968-10-23 PER 3, USA 1 1 0,0 0,0
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Volleyball United States USA Round-Robin Match #27 2 1968-10-26 MEX 3, USA 0 0 0,0 4,0
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