Diane was a three time letter winner in both basketball and softball. She was recognized as a two time All-Lake Erie League selection and was a member of the Cleveland Plain Dealer Dream Team. Diane still ranks #3 on the Valley Forge career points list in basketball. Diane was selected as the Outstanding Female Patriot Athlete in 1984.
She started every game during her four years at Akron University and holds assists and scoring records for the Zips. Diane is a member of the Akron University Hall of Fame.