Carol

Garey

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Forward
Height: 6'0"
Year: Junior
City/State: Sacramento, Calif.
High School: Rio Americano
Other College: Feather River College

Bio

An All-Big Eight selection as a sophomore in 1978-79, Carol Garey closed her Nebraska career following her junior season in 1979-80 after averaging 10.6 points and 8.6 rebounds per game. Garey played in 37 games as a junior, shooting 42.5 percent from the field and 65.7 percent at the free throw line. She also dished out 118 assists.

She finished her two-year career with 722 points and 617 total rebounds, averaging 10.0 points and 8.6 rebounds per game.

A junior college teammate of Husker great Diane DelVigna at Feather River College in California, Garey and DelVigna ranked as NU's top two scorers in both 1978-79 and 1979-80. Garey ranked second on the NU squad with 11.9 points per game as a sophomore. She also led the Huskers with 8.9 rebounds per game, pulling down 314 boards on the year to rank as the highest total in school history at the time.

An impressive rebounding talent, Garey grabbed a career-high 19 rebounds against Cal State Fullerton on Dec. 11, 1978.  She pulled down 16 boards on three occasions, including twice against Nebraska-Omaha (Dec. 14, 1979, Jan. 30, 1980) and against William Woods on Nov. 18, 1978. She added 15 rebounds against Weber State (Dec. 1, 1978), Kansas State (Dec. 5, 1978) and Wayne State (Jan. 28, 1979).

Garey attended Rio Americano High School in Sacramento, Calif., before playing one season at Feather River College. The daughter of T.E. Hoffman, Carol was born in Corning, Iowa. She majored in recreation at Nebraska.

Garey's Career Statistics

Year

G-GS

FG-FGA

Pct.

3P-3PA

Pct.

FT-FTA

Pct.

TRB-Avg.

PF-D

A

TO

Blk

ST

Pts-Avg.

1978-79 35-35 182-389 .468 NA NA 55-96 .573 314-8.9 107 74 103 16 38 419-11.9
1979-80

37-37

153-360

.425

NA

NA

88-134

.657

303-8.2

107

118

144

NA

NA

303-10.6

Career

72-72

335-749

.447

NA

NA

143-230

.622

617-8.6

214

192

247

16

38

722-10.0

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