Blazejowski, Carol (1957–)
Blazejowski, Carol (1957–)
American basketball player. Name variations: Blaze Blazejowski. Born Carol Blazejowski, Sept 29, 1956, in Cranford, New Jersey; attended Montclair State University.
During college career, was 3-time All-American, amassing 3,199 points, setting a record of 52 points in a single game (1977); won a team silver medal at World University Games (1977); missed out on Moscow Olympics (1980), because of President Jimmy Carter's Russian boycott; signed with New Jersey Jems (1981); joined NY Club of Women's American Basketball Association (1984); became director of Women's Basketball Development for National Basketball Association (NBA); named vice president and general manager for newly formed New York Liberty of the WNBA (1997). Was the 1st woman to be awarded the Margaret Wade Trophy (1978); inducted into Basketball Hall of Fame (1994).
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