LaTaunya Pollard

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LaTaunya Pollard



Class of 2001


• A prolific scorer at Long Beach State University

• Tallied 3,001 points during her collegiate career, scoring at a 23.5 ppg clip

• Selected as the best collegiate player in the nation in 1983 as the Wade Trophy winner

• Was a three-time Kodak All-American (1981, 1982, 1983)

• Established numerous school scoring records, including points in a game (48), which still stand as marks at the school

• Came to Long Beach State following a distinguished high school career at Roosevelt High School in East Chicago, Indiana, which included a pair of state championships (1977, 1979) as well as recognition as Miss Basketball in Indiana

• Was a member of the 1980 U.S. Olympic women's basketball team, which boycotted the Moscow Games

• Played professionally in Europe for eight years, setting a single game scoring record of 99 points in the Italian Championship League


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