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Margaret Sexton Gleaves

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Class of 2002

  • A defensive stalwart during the era of half-court basketball
  • Earned All-America recognition eight times during her 10-year AAU career
  • Was selected as the MVP of the 1948 AAU National Tournament
  • Played on five AAU national championship teams (Vultee Aircraft Bomberettes in 1944 and 1945 and Cooks’ Goldblumes in 1946, 1948, and 1949) as well as national runners-up with Nashville Business College (1940 and 1941) and Goldblumes (1947)