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Former Bellefonte star Facer inducted into St. Joe’s Hall of Fame

Former Bellefonte High School standout Amy Facer was recently inducted into the St. Joseph’s University Athletic Hall of Fame.

Faceer scored 1,138 career points for the Hawks, who made the postseason in all four of her seasons. St. Joseph’s made trips to the NCAA Tournament in her final three seasons. In her Facer’s senior season in 1997, the Hawks went 26-5 overall and won their first-ever Atlantic 10 regular-season crown with a 15-1 mark.

Facer was an All-Atlantic 10 second team selection in 1997 and a third team pick in 1995. She was an all Big 5 selection three times, including first team in 1997. As a member of the East Team, she earned a gold medal at the U.S. Olympic Festival in 1995.

Following, her college career, Facer played professionally in Denmark, Hungary, Romania, Spain, Sweden and Israel.

Facer, the daughter of Ernie and Sue Facer, was a 1993 graduate of Bellefonte. She played basketball and softball for the Lady Red Raiders. She was the first girls’ basketball player to break the 1,000-point mark in school history.

Facer currently resides in Philadelphia and is a chiropractic assistant and office manager.

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