Ann Latham

Ann Latham, Hall of Fame Athlete Inductee

Ann Latham, Hall of Fame Athlete Inductee

Ann Latham attended Carpinteria High School from 1978-82, excelling in basketball, volleyball and softball. The leading career-scorer in CHS history with 1,287, Latham was the Tri-Valley League Co-MVP in 1981 and 1982, a first-team All-Tri-Valley League selection three years in a row (1980-82) and an All-CIF selection in 1982. She also holds the career rebounding mark with 1,037. Latham was the Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table Athlete of the Year in 1982.

Latham lead the Warriors to their first-ever Tri-Valley League title in volleyball in 1981 and was named League Co-MVP that year as well as an all-league selection in 1980 and 1981. She was a second-team All-Tri-Valley League selection in softball in 1982.

Latham attended Stanford University, earning a B.S. in Industrial Engineering in 1987. A standout rugby player, she earned Norcal All-League honors four years in a row (1984-87) and played for the Pacific Coast Grizzlies from 1985-87. After college, Latham was a member of the USA Women’s National Rugby Team.

Latham is proud that the teams she played on at Carpinteria High School significantly advanced the standards of girls’ athletics at the school, gaining the respect of the boys teams and representing themselves well as young women.

A director of marketing, Latham lives in San Jose, Calif., with her spouse Rossana Monzon.