Carrie Brisker-Purcell played basketball at Shawnee State from 1995–1999. She was a two-time All-American Mideast Conference selection. She also was an NAIA Scholar-Athlete during her final two seasons. During her senior season, she was a member of the National Championship team. Brisker-Purcell finished her career with 1,201 points. She was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2007.