Susan Rojcewicz

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Olympic medal record
Pan American
Gold 1975 Pan Am Mexico City, Mexico Team Competition
Women's basketball
Competitor for the  United States
Silver 1976 Montreal Team competition

Susan Rojcewicz (born 29 May 1953) is an American former basketball player who competed in the 1976 Summer Olympics.[1]

USA Basketball[edit]

In 1975, Rojcewicz was selected to represent the United States' national team in the FIBA World Championship for Women in Colombia and the Pan American Games in Mexico City, Mexico. She teamed up with high school star Nancy Lieberman and fellow college stars Ann Meyers and Pat Head. In the FIBA World Championship, the United States compiled a 4–3 record and finished in eighth place. Rojcewicz averaged 7.7 points per game.[2] In the Pan American Games, the United States team went unbeaten in seven games to win the gold medal, their first win since 1963.[3]

Rojcewicz was named to the USA Basketball National Team to represent the USA at the 1976 Olympics, the first year that women's basketball would be played at the Olympics. The USA team ended with a record of 3–2, losing to the eventual gold medal champion USSR in the semifinal game, and winning the final game against Czechoslovakia to take home the silver medal. Rojcewicz averaged 7.2 points per game.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Olympics". sports-reference. Retrieved 23 May 2012. 
  2. ^ "Seventh World Championship for Women – 1975". USA Basketball. Retrieved April 27, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Seventh Pan American Games – 1975". USA Basketball. Retrieved April 27, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Games of the XXIst Olympiad -- 1976". USA Basketball. Retrieved 3 August 2014. 

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