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Ann Meyers (USA)
Born on March Saturday, 1955, in in San Diego (California),USA.
Height:
175cm (5'8")
Position:
Point Guard
Nationality:
USA

Enshrined as a player in the FIBA Hall of Fame on September Wednesday, 2007.

Clubs

  • UCLA (Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women -AIAW-): 1974-1978
  • New Jersey Gems (Women's Professional Basketball League -WBL-): 1979-1980

Club Highlights

  • 1978 National Collegiate Champion

National Team

  • World Champion in Seoul 1979
  • Olympic Silver medalist in Montreal 1976
  • Gold medalist in the Pan American Games of Mexico City 1975
  • Silver medalist in the Pan American Games of San Juan 1979
  • Silver medalist in the World University Games of 1977 in Sofia

Individual Highlights

  • First woman ever to receive a full athletic scholarship from UCLA
  • 4 times Kodak All-American: 1975,1976,1977 and 1978
  • 1978 Broderick Award Winner (recognizing the best collegiate player in the U.S.A.)
  • Co-MVP and Top Scorer of the WBL in 1979-1980
  • Only woman ever to sign a free-agent contract with an NBA franchise (in September 1979,with the Indiana Pacers,but did not make the team and was released)
  • UCLA retired her #15 jersey on 3rd February 1990
  • Winner of the 2006 United States Sports Academy's (USSA) Ronald Reagan Media Award after over two and a half decades devoted to sports broadcasting and journalism
  • General Manager of the Phoenix Mercury (WNBA) and Vice President of the Phoenix Suns (NBA) since September 2006