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Juliene Brazinski Simpson

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Juliene Brazinski Simpson

Class of 2000

  • Helped the United States claim the silver medal in basketball at the 1976 Olympics, serving as co-captain of the U.S. squad
  • Averaged 8.0 points, 3.6 rebounds, and 4.4 assists during the Olympics and shot a perfect 1.000 percent from the free throw line, connecting on all 16 of her attempts from the charity stripe
  • Also served as co-captain of the U.S. team that claimed the gold medal at the 1975 Pan American Games
  • International experience also includes a silver medal from the 1973 World University Games
  • Earned AAU All-America honors four times while helping John F. Kennedy College win a pair of AAU national championships