PITTSBURGH — University of Pittsburgh women’s basketball standout and New Castle native Lorri Johnson has died.
Johnson was Pitt’s all-time leading scorer, scoring 2312 points in her career with the Panthers from 1987 to 1992.
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Terrible news. Lorri Johnson, Pitt’s all time leading scorer in basketball, has died. Johnson finished her Pitt career with 2312 points. She was Pitt’s 1st female athlete to have her jersey retired #wpxi— Alby Oxenreiter (@albyox) March 4, 2020
In 2019, Johnson became Pitt’s first female athlete to have her jersey retired, and only the fifth basketball player to have her jersey hanging in the rafters at the Peterson Events Center.
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