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Athletic Hall of Fame

Susan Penepent

Susan Penepent


At Rochester:

  • Four-year letter-winner in basketball under Coach Joyce Wong
  • Helped her team make appearances in the NCAA Division III playoffs twice - in 1984-85 and 1986-87
  • Led team to New York State title in the 1984-85 season
  • Yellowjackets won 22 games in 1987, a mark that stood for 16 years
  • Starting point guard all four years, finishing with 454 assists in 105 games and is the University's career lead in assists to date
  • Graduated with a double major in economics and psychology and a certification in management studies in marketing


  • Career quickly took an unexpected turn with the acceptance of a position with the Board of Cooperative Educational Services to work with young children with special needs
  • Completed a Masters in Education at Nazareth College in December of 1991 with dual certification in Special and Elementary Education
  • Currently an Assistant Principal at Greece Olympia High School in Rochester
  • Coaches basketball and volunteers in the Section V High School area