Dr. Jodi Washinsky Lenko ’99

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Wall of Fame Class of 2011

Dr. Jodi Washinsky Lenko ’99 finished her MMI basketball career as the first female to score 1,000 points. Her record still holds today with her career total of 1,104 points. From the time she began playing basketball at MMI in seventh grade, she was one of her team’s leaders. She led her team in scoring for the season in seventh grade and continued to prove irreplaceable to the team in eighth grade, especially during one game in which she contributed 27 of the team’s 49 points in a double-overtime tournament championship win. After accomplishments such as these, she was the first freshman to be part of MMI’s varsity women’s basketball team. Dr. Lenko set a number of records in MMI Women’s Basketball, many of which are still held today, including most points in a season, highest average points per game for a career, completed field goals for a career (420), three-point shots made during a career, and games played during a career. Dr. Lenko earned her Doctor of Medicine degree from Temple University School of Medicine and completed an internal medicine residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, including a year as chief resident in the Department of Internal Medicine.

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