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NM State Athletics Mourns the Loss of Former Women's Basketball Star Paulina Blunt

LAS CRUCES, N.M. – Former New Mexico State women's basketball star and Las Cruces native Paulina Blunt passed away Tuesday, July 20, her family has announced.

A graduate of Onate High School, Blunt played for the Aggies from 1989-1994. During that time, Blunt racked up 1,148 points and 848 rebounds, good for 22nd and eighth in the NM State record books, respectively. The two-time All-Big West honoree snagged 310 rebounds during the 1992-93 which still stands as the 10th-highest single-season total in school history.

Blunt was a multi-sport star at Onate High School where she lettered four times each in basketball, volleyball and track.