Brenda Kanar '87
consistent scorer for the Grove City College women's basketball team from 1983
to 1987, Brenda Kanar helped the Wolverines emerge as the Presidents' Athletic
Conference's first powerhouse in that sport.
Kanar averaged over 14 points per game for her career and graduated as Grove City's second all-time leading scorer with 1,183 points.
She made an immediate impact at Grove City by firing in 300 points as a freshman during the 1983-84 season. She earned First Team All- Women's Keystone Conference honors that year after averaging 13.0 points and 7.6 rebounds per game.
The Laurel Highlands (Pa.) High graduate also earned First Team All- WKC as a junior in 1985-86 after averaging 16.7 points per game. That figure also ranked fourth in the PAC and she received Second Team All-PAC recognition.
As a senior, she helped lead Grove City to a 17-3
overall record and a 12-0 PAC record while also becoming just the second
1,000-point scorer in program history. Grove City captured its first Presidentsí
Athletic Conference title that winter under head coach Susan Roberts.
During her career, she led the Wolverines in scoring in 29 games, including a career high of 30 points against John Carroll February 21, 1986.
Kanar graduated with a bachelor's degree in social work and business administration. She lives in Mount Lebanon, Pa.