Perazic, a former All-American, was inducted into the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame last weekend as part of the six-member class of 2014.
“Being inducted into the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame is truly a great honor, almost unbelievable,” said Perazic, currently an assistant coach at
Perazic led the Terps to the 1982 NCAA Final Four and a final ranking of No. 3 in the country. The 1983 All-American became Maryland’s fourth inductee, joining her coach Chris Weller along with Vicky Bullett and Tara Heiss.
“We are extremely proud of this accomplishment and honor for Jaz,”
Perazic was a two-time member of the Yugoslavian Olympic Team and led them to a bronze medal in 1980. She also played one season in the WNBA with the New York Liberty.
Prior to joining the Monmouth coaching staff, Perazic enjoyed a four-year head coaching stint at Elizabeth Seton High School in Bladensburg where she led the Roadrunners to the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference and City Title in her final season at the helm of the program.
Perazic also spent one season at Bullis where she guided the Bulldogs to a 19-11 record and a second place finish in the Independent Schools League.
The 2014 induction class also includes Lin Dunn (coach), Michelle Edwards (player), Mimi Griffin (contributor), Yolanda Griffith (player) and Charlotte West (contributor).