Blair is first athlete to enter TRU Athletics Hall of Fame

Sandra Blair of Kamloops is the first athlete to enter the TRU Athletics Hall of Fame, which was unveiled in March.

Blair, who was Sandra Redford during her post-secondary athletics days, competed for the University College of the Cariboo Sun Demons from 1996 to 2000 in both women’s basketball and soccer.

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In her final season, she led the basketball league in rebounding and was sixth in scoring, and was tied for first in scoring in soccer.

Blair was a first-team all-star in both soccer and basketball, a provincial and national soccer all-star and a national basketball all-star.

She led her soccer team to provincial and national gold medals and her basketball team to a provincial gold medal and fourth-place finish at nationals.

Blair was an Academic All-Canadian and was awarded three straight UCC Female Scholar Athlete of the Year Awards.

The Hall of Fame wall is located near the WolfPack office inside the Tournament Capital Centre and will also be hosted online at gowolfpack.ca, with biographies and videos of each inductee.

The first inductee was announced on March 29 — Pat O’Brien, in the builder category.

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