Carole Marie Difrancesco
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- December 15, 2023
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FEMALE SCHOLAR ATHLETE
Carole Marie DiFrancesco and Ed Diminick have been chosen as winners of the 1980 Scholar-Athlete Awards as presented by the Ed Romance Lower Anthracite Chapter of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame.
Carole, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Difrancesco, 109 S. Walnut Street, Mount Carmel played basketball and softball at Our Lady of Lourdes Regional High School. Academically, she ranks 17th in a class 167 with a class average of 90%.
In basketball, she played guard and was a three year starter and captain in her senior year when the team advanced to District 4 finals. Carole was also the most valuable player in the Anthracite and Schuylkill leagues. In softball, she was a pitcher and four year starter and senior captain.
Carole is presently attending Indiana University of Pennsylvania