Lurlyne Greer Rogers

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Lurlyne Greer Rogers



Class of 2004


• An eight-time AAU All-American (1947-1954)

• Selected as Most Valuable Player at AAU National Championships three times (1952, 1953, 1954)

• Played on national championship teams with both Cook’s Goldblumes (1948 and 1949) and Hanes Hosiery (1952 and 1953)

• Captain of USA squad that captured gold medal at 1955 Pan American Games in Mexico City, marking the first time that women’s basketball was included in that event

• Averaged 18.3 ppg in the Pan American Games and set USA records for most points in a single game (30) and tournament (128)

• Also established marks for free throws made (13), free throws attempted (23), and free throw percentage (9-9 for 1.000) in a single game in the Pan American Games

• Received the Lewis E. Teague Award as the most outstanding amateur athlete in the Carolinas in 1952

• Played professionally with Hazel Walker's Arkansas Travelers upon the
conclusion of her amateur career


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