The New York Liberty announced today that Carol Blazejowski, the team’s President and General Manager will leave the team. The announcement was made by Scott O’Neil, President, MSG Sports.

“Carol has been an integral part of the Liberty from the very beginning. We thank her for her many years of passion, commitment and dedication to the team and the entire WNBA. Carol is a true professional and a class act and there is no doubt that she has more success ahead of her. We wish her the very best in her future endeavors,” said O’Neil.

A search for new leadership for the Liberty will begin immediately.

Following a playing career that included All American honors in 1976, 1977 and 1978 at Montclair State, Blazejowski began her professional career at Adidas where she worked for 10 years before moving to the National Basketball Association. At the NBA, she served as Director of Licensing, Director of Women’s Basketball Programs and finally as the WNBA’s Director of Basketball Development. Blazejowski joined the Liberty in January of 1997.