Osage teacher inducted into William Jewell Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame



Osage teacher Jill Esely Durnin was honored by being inducted into the William Jewell College Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame on September 29 at a ceremony held during their homecoming festivities.

A 2002 graduate from Jewell, Durnin is the college’s career leader in points scored with 2163. She also holds the school record for highest scoring average in a single season at 20.6 and with 250 assists, holds the number eight spot on the top 10 list of all-time William Jewell players.

She was a two-time NAIA II All-American for the 2000-01 and 2001-02 seasons.

Durnin teaches Business at Osage. She and her husband, OHS Assistant Principal Brice Durnin have three sons – Kaden, Kamden and Karson. Durnin is currently an Assistant Coach in the girls basketball program.


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