Patsy Neal

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Patsy Neal



Class of 2003


• A three-time AAU All-American (1959, 1960, 1965)

• Played collegiately at Wayland Baptist College (1956-1960), where she helped the Queens win a pair of AAU national titles in 1957 and 1959 as well as post a second place finish in 1960 and a third place showing in 1958

• Helped the USA capture a gold medal at the 1959 Pan American Games in Chicago

• Served as captain of the USA team that competed in the 1964 World Championship in Lima, Peru, finishing fourth

• Also played on U.S. teams that competed against a Russian All-Star team in 1959-60, including a game at fabled Madison Square Garden, and toured France, Germany, and Russia in 1965

• Won the National Free Throw Title at the 1957 AAU National Tournament, connecting on 48-of-50 free throws

• Has authored eight sports-related books


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