She played basketball with the Hogsbo Division I Basketball Club in Gothenburg, Sweden from 1975-1978. In 1977, she spent the spring and summer in Los Angeles with American Hogsbo basketball coach, Richard Wohlstadter. She began her track career there, training at the UCLA track and along the famous grass on San Vicente Blvd. She later received a scholarship to Lamar University in Texas where she played varsity basketball and ran track. It was there she met Andy Senorski, the track coach at Lamar. They later married, moved to Sweden, and had two children.