BJ Toolan attended Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut. During her playing years, BJ, a standout guard, averaged 13.2 points per game and scored 1,245 career points. During her senior year (94-95), Toolan scored 546 points, averaged 21.8 points per game, and made 85 three-pointers -- all Trinity season records. That same year, she led the Bantams to a 21-4 record and the second round of the Division III NCAA Tournament. She also set career records in Free Throw Percentage (76%) and Most Three-Pointers (200).
Toolan was named the ECAC Player of the Year, NEWBA Player of the Year, and a First Team Kodak All-American in her senior year. She was also the recipient of the Trinity Club of Hartford Award, which recognizes the most outstanding senior female athlete at Trinity College.