Paslay Powers Ahead After Basketball

Posted: June 13, 2014 at 1:30 a.m.

PHOTO SUBMITTED Kara (Pongonis) Paslay lifts weights during crossfit competition. Paslay turned to the sport after playing professional basketball in Lithuania.

Kara (Pongonis) Paslay wasn't finished with sports after playing college basketball for four years at Tulsa.


Kara (Pongonis) Paslay

Age: 29

Height: 5-2

Weight: 130

Sport: Crossfit, professional fitness league

Notable: Finished eighth in North-Central region and 88th worldwide in her age group. … Former basketball standout at Springdale High and Tulsa, where she played four years. … Won scholar-athlete award as a senior at Tulsa. … Played one year of professional basketball in Lithuania.

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