Carolyn Peck: In Studio for Women’s Basketball at the Olympics (audio)

by Amy Goodwin on August 23, 2012

With experience as a basketball player, coach and analyst, Carolyn Peck made her debut on NBC as a sports desk reporter at the 2012 Olympic Summer Games in London.

Originally from Tennessee, Peck was a two-time All American and named Tennessee’s Miss Basketball in 1987. She continued her basketball career at Vanderbilt University where she was recipient of the inaugural Trailblazer of the Game Award and played professional basketball in Japan and Italy. In 1994 she began coaching and in 1999 she was named Big Ten Coach of the Year and Associated Press National Coach of the Year while coaching at Purdue. That same year she led Purdue to a National Championship before becoming Head Coach of the WNBA’s Orlando Miracle followed by Head Coach of the University of Florida from 2002-2007.

Carolyn currently is an analyst on ESPN. She originally joined ESPN in 2001 and returned in 2007 as a basketball analyst for college and professional including men’s and women’s college basketball, NBA and WNBA.

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