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On This Day in West Virginia History, December 21st

December 21, 2022

Mountaineer News

Vintage West Virginia

On December 21, 1984, Georgeann Wells of West Virginia University became the first woman to dunk a basketball in a college game.

Learn more: "Georgeann's Slam Punctuates Victory" "Wells Encores With School Scoring Mark" "First Slam Dunk by a Female was in Elkins" Document-Based Questions

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