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Carol Blazejowski

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Carol Blazejowski

Class of 1999

  • One of the game’s most prolific scorers, appropriately known as “The Blaze”
  • Tallied 3,199 points during a phenomenal collegiate career at Montclair (N.J.) State College from 1974-78
  • Three time Kodak All-America selection (1976, 1977, 1978) and the first-ever recipient of the Wade Trophy as the 1978 women’s collegiate player of the year
  • Earned a gold medal at the World Championships and a silver medal at the Pan American Games in 1979
  • Selected to the 1980 Olympic Team, which boycotted the XXIInd Olympiad in Moscow
  • Played with the New Jersey Gems of the Women’s Basketball League (WBL) and was the league’s leading scorer in 1980-81
  • Still holds women’s collegiate scoring average records for a career (31.7 ppg) and a season (38.6 ppg)