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Born on November 01, 1961, in Ridgewood, New Jersey.
Passed away on June 13, 2018, at the age of 56.
203cm (6'7")
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Enshrined as a player in the FIBA Hall of Fame on September 19, 2015.


As a Player:

  • Lady Monarchs, Old Dominion (1979–1983)
  • Shizuoka (Japan) (1983-1988)
  • Modena (Italy) (1988-1989)

As a Coach :

  • Lady Monarchs Old Dominion (1989-1995)
  • East Carolina (1995-1998)
  • Philadelphia Rage (ABL) (1998)
  • Indiana Fever (2000)
  • Charlotte Sting (2001-2002)
  • Seattle Storm (2003-2007)
  • New York Liberty (assistant) (2009)
  • New York Liberty (2009-2010)
  • Seton Hall (2010-2013)
  • Connecticut Sun (2013-present)

Club Highlights

  • Won NCAA National Championship with the Old Dominion (University Team) (1980)
  • Undefeated in the National Championships

National Team

  • Two Gold Olympic medals : Los Angeles (1984) and Seoul (1988)
  • Two Olympic Games participation : L.A. 1984 and Seoul (1988)
  • Silver medal at the World Championship in São Paulo (1983)
  • Gold medal at the World Championship in Moscow (1986)

Individual Highlights

  • Inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1995.
  • First female elected Naismith College Player of the Year (1983)
  • Two-time CoSIDA Academic All-American while at ODU.
  • 1983 Winner of the Honda Sports Award for basketball
  • Inducted into the CoSIDA Academic All-American Hall of Fame in 1994.
  • Inducted into the ODU Sports Hall of Fame in 1988.
  • Inducted into the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame in 1996
  • Inducted into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame in 1999
  • Inducted into the New Jersey Sportswriters Association Hall of Fame in 2000
  • Received the NCAA 25 Year Award on January 13, 2008.
  • On October 24, 2004, she was named by the Sun Belt Conference as its All-Time Women's basketball Player.
  • Awarded an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters during the 109th commencement ceremony (December 13, 2008) from Old Dominion University in recognition of her recent and past contributions to Women's Basketball.
  • Named to the Hampton Roads Sports Hall of Fame, which honours athletes, coaches and administrators who contributed to sports in south-eastern Virginia (May 2009)