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									HONORS
  IN THIS SECTION..
  UCONN HONOR ROLL.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .120-124
  NATIONAL PLAYERS OF THE YEAR.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .125-127
  ACADEMIC HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 128
  ACADEMIC HONOR ROLL.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .129
  NATIONAL LEADERS IN ATTENDANCE.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .130
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            UCONN HONOR ROLL
                                                                                                                                                   ...................2008›09
                                                                                                                                         Maya Moore...................
                                                                                                                                                    ..................2003›04
                                                                                                                                                     ..
                                                                                                                                         Diana Taurasi................
                                                                                                                                                      .................2002›03
                                                                                                                                         Diana Taurasi................
                                                                                                                                                       .
                                                                                                                                               ......................2001›02
                                                                                                                                                .
                                                                                                                                         Sue Bird.....................
                                                                                                                                                    ..................1994›95
                                                                                                                                                     .
                                                                                                                                         Rebecca Lobo.................

                                                                                                                                         WADE TROPHY NATIONAL PLAYER OF THE YEAR
                                                                                                                                                   ...................2008›09
                                                                                                                                         Maya Moore...................
                                                                                                                                                      .................2002›03
                                                                                                                                                       .
                                                                                                                                         Diana Taurasi................
                                                                                                                                               ......................2001›02
                                                                                                                                         Sue Bird.....................
                                                                                                                                                .
                                                                                                                                                        ................1995›96
                                                                                                                                                         ....
                                                                                                                                         Jennifer Rizzotti............
                                                                                                                                                    ..................1994›95
                                                                                                                                                     .
                                                                                                                                         Rebecca Lobo.................

                                                                                                                                         HONDA SPORTS AWARD
                                                                                                                                         WOMEN’S BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE YEAR
                                                                                                                                                           .............2008›09
                                                                                                                                         Renee Montgomery.............
                                                                                                                                                     .................2002›03
                                                                                                                                                      .
                                                                                                                                         Diana Taurasi................
                                                                                                                                               ......................2001›02
                                                                                                                                                .
                                                                                                                                         Sue Bird.....................
          Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi celebrate after capturing the gold medal at the 2008                                                          ...................1999›00
                                                                                                                                         Shea Ralph...................
          Summer Olympics in Beijing, China.                                                                                                           ................1995›96
                                                                                                                                                        ....
                                                                                                                                         Jennifer Rizzotti............
                                                                                                                                                     .................1994›95
                                                                                                                                         Rebecca Lobo.................
          USA BASKETBALL OLYMPIC TEAM                          UNITED STATES WORLD UNIVERSITY GAMES                                      ASSOCIATED PRESS NATIONAL PLAYER OF THE YEAR
                 . .............
                  .
          Sue Bird.............2008 (Gold Medal)              .. .........
                                                               ..
                                                    Tina Charles.........2009 (Gold Medal)
                                                                                                    ...................2008›09
                                                                                          Maya Moore...................
                        .. ........
                         ..
          Diana Taurasi........2008 (Gold Medal)                .. ........
                                                                 ..
                                                    Tiffany Hayes........2009 (Gold Medal)
                                                                                                       .................2002›03
                                                                                                        .
                                                                                          Diana Taurasi................
                 . .............
                  .
          Sue Bird.............2004 (Gold Medal)               ...........
                                                    Maya Moore...........2009 (Gold Medal)
                                                                                                ......................2001›02
                                                                                                 .
                                                                                          Sue Bird.....................
                       .. ....... .
          Diana Taurasi........2004 (Gold Medal)
                        ..                                     .. ........
                                                                 ..
                                                    Nykesha Sales........1997 (Gold Medal)
                                                                                                     ..................1996›97
                                                                                                      .
                                                                                          Kara Wolters.................
                   . ............
                    .
          Swin Cash............2004 (Gold Medal)              .. .. .......
                                                    Kara Wolters.........1997 (Gold Medal)
                                                              ..
                                                                                                         ................1995›96
                                                                                                          ....
                                                                                          Jennifer Rizzotti............
                      .. .........
                       ..
          Kara Wolters.........2000 (Gold Medal)              .. ........
                                                               ..
                                                    Kara Wolters ........1995 (Silver Medal)
                                                                                                     ..................1994›95
                                                                                          Rebecca Lobo.................
                                                                                                      .
                         ...........2000 (Alternate)
                          .
          Nykesha Sales..........                               . .........
                                                                 .
                                                    Kerry Bascom.........1991 (Gold Medal)
                           ........2000 (Asst. Coach)
          Geno Auriemma........
                       . .........
          Rebecca Lobo.........1996 (Gold Medal)
                        .                                      UNITED STATES U-18 NATIONAL TEAM                                    UNITED STATES BASKETBALL WRITERS ASSOCIATION
                                                               Tina Charles.........2006 (Gold
                                                                         .. .........
                                                                          ..                                                 Medal)NATIONAL PLAYER OF THE YEAR
          RUSSIAN BASKETBALL OLYMPIC TEAM                                                       ...................2008›09
                                                                                      Maya Moore...................
          Svetlana Abrosimova 2008 (bronze medal)
                          ...
                           ...
                          ... ............
          Svetlana Abrosimova............2000
                           ...
                                                               UNITED STATES U-19 NATIONAL TEAM
                                                                                      Diana Taurasi................
                                                                                            ......................2001›02
                                                                                      Sue Bird.....................
                                                                                             .
                                                                                                    .
                                                                                                   .................2002›03

                                                        ... ..........
                                                         ...
                                                Kelly Faris..........2009 (Gold Medal)           ..................1994›95
                                                                                                  .
                                                                                      Rebecca Lobo.................
                                                           ...........
                                                Maya Moore...........2007 (Gold Medal)
          NEW ZEALAND BASKETBALL OLYMPIC TEAM                                                                                      COLLEGE SPORTS MAGAZINE
          Jessica McCormack..............2004
                         .. ..............
                          ..                                   UNITED STATES U-20 NATIONAL TEAM
                                                               Renee Montgomery.....2006 (Gold
                                                                              . .....
                                                                               .                                             Medal)
                                                                                                                                   NATIONAL PLAYER OF THE YEAR
          NIGERIAN BASKETBALL OLYMPIC TEAM                                                                                                         ..................1994›95
                                                                                                                                                    .
                                                                                                                                         Rebecca Lobo.................

                      ..
          Rashidat Sadiq.................2004
                      .. .................                     UNITED STATES JUNIOR NATIONAL TEAM                                        WOMEN’S BB NEWS SERVICE NATL PLAYER OF THE YEAR
                                                                         ...........1991, 1992, 1993Sue Bird.................
                                                                          .
                                                               Rebecca Lobo..........                      .
                                                                                                          ..................2001›02
          USA BASKETBALL NATIONAL TEAM
          Kara Wolters........
                   ..........1997›98, 1999›2000
                    ..
                                                               UNITED STATES JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP TEAM
                                                             . .......
                                                              .
                    ..................1995›96 Charde Houston.......2004 (Gold Medal)
                     .
          Rebecca Lobo.................
                                                           .. ......
                                                            ..
                                               Jessica Moore......2001 (Bronze Medal)
                                                         ... ......
                                                          ...
                                               Diana Taurasi......2001 (Bronze Medal)
          UNITED STATES PAN AMERICAN GAMES TEAM
          Charde Houston.......2007 (Gold Medal)
                         . .......
                          .
          Mel Thomas...........2007 (Gold Medal)
                     ...........
                                                               UNITED STATES R. WILLIAM JONES CUP TEAM
                                                Sue    . .............
                                                        .
          Ann Strother ........2003 (Silver Medal) Bird.............2000 (Gold Medal)
                      ..
                     .. ........
                        ...
                       ... ......                          .
                                                          . ...........
                                                Shea Ralph...........2000 (Gold Medal)
          Barbara Turner ......2003 (Silver Medal)
                                                                  .. .....
                                                                   ..
                                                Kelly Schumacher.....2000 (Gold Medal)
                                                          .. .........
                                                           ..
                                                Paige Sauer .........1997 (Silver Medal)
          USA BASKETBALL WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP                    .. ... ....
                                                                .. ...
                                                Jennifer Rizzotti....1996 (Gold Medal)
          NATIONAL TEAM                                       .. ........
                                                              ..
                                                Nykesha Sales........1996 (Gold Medal)
                                                            .. .........
                                                             ..
                                                Kara Wolters.........1996 (Gold Medal)
                 . .............
                  .
          Sue Bird.............2002 (Gold Medal)              .. ......
                                                               ..
                                                Nykesha Sales......1995 (Bronze Medal)
                    .. .........
                     ..
          Kara Wolters.........1998 (Gold Medal)             .. ........
                                                              ..
                                                Nykesha Sales........1994 (Gold Medal)
                     .. .......
                      ..
          Kara Wolters.......1994 (Bronze Medal)
                                                               NCAA WOMAN OF THE YEAR                                                      Tiffany Hayes, Tina Charles and Maya Moore
                                                                         ..................1994›95
                                                                          .
                                                               Rebecca Lobo.................                                               were members of the 2009 World University
                                                                                                                                           Games Team that won a gold medal in
                                                               NAISMITH NATIONAL PLAYER OF THE YEAR                                        Serbia.


[ 120 ]          2009-10 UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT WOMEN’S BASKETBALL
                          UCONN             ALL-TIME RESULTS           HISTORY           HONORS       RECORDS         REVIEW   THE HUSKIES       COACHES       PREVIEW

  ❱ 20 WNBA DRAFT PICKS       ❱ 10 FINAL FOURS        ❱ 15 BIG EAST TOURNAMENT TITLES



                                                                                                                                                           UCONN HONOR ROLL
                                            .................2005›06
                                             ..
           ..............1994›95 Barbara Turner...............
            .
Rebecca Lobo.............
                                                                                             ..................2005›06
                                                                                              .
                                                                                  Ann Strother.................
SPORTS ILLUSTRATED FOR WOMEN ATHLETE OF THE YEAR                                             ..................2004›05
                                                                                              .
                                                                                  Ann Strother.................
        ..................1999›2000
Shea Ralph.................
         .                                                                                    ..
                                                                                             ..................2003›04
                                                                                  Diana Taurasi................
                                                                                             ..................2002›03
                                                                                              ..
                                                                                  Diana Taurasi................
FRANCIS POMEROY NAISMITH AWARD                                                          ......................2001›02
                                                                                  Sue Bird.....................
                                                                                         .
                                                                                           ....................2001›02
                                                                                  Swin Cash....................
NATIONAL PLAYER OF THE YEAR (UNDER 5-6)                                                      ..................2001›02
                                                                                              ..
                                                                                  Diana Taurasi................
                                                                                                    .............2000›01
                                                                                  Svetlana Abrosimova..........
                                                                                                     ...
                .............2008›09
Renee Montgomery.............
                                                                                        ......................2000›01
                                                                                         .
                                                                                  Sue Bird.....................
            ................1995›96
             ....
Jennifer Rizzotti............
                                                                                                     .............1999›00
                                                                                                     ...
                                                                                  Svetlana Abrosimova..........
TOUCHDOWN CLUB OF COLUMBUS (OHIO)                                                           ...................1999›00
                                                                                  Shea Ralph...................
                                                                                                     .............1998›99
                                                                                                      ...
                                                                                  Svetlana Abrosimova..........
NATIONAL PLAYER OF THE YEAR                                                                    .................1997›98
                                                                                                .
                                                                                  Nykesha Sales................
                                                                                               .................1996›97
                                                                                  Nykesha Sales................
                                                                                                .
          ..................1994›95
           .
Rebecca Lobo.................
                                                                                             ..................1996›97
                                                                                              .
                                                                                  Kara Wolters.................
                                                                                                 ................1995›96
                                                                                  Jennifer Rizzotti............
                                                                                                  ....
VICTOR AWARD RECIPIENT                                                                         .................1995›96
                                                                                                .
                                                                                  Nykesha Sales................
NATIONAL PLAYER OF THE YEAR                                                                  ..................1995›96
                                                                                              .
                                                                                  Kara Wolters.................
                                                                                             ..................1994›95
                                                                                              .
                                                                                  Rebecca Lobo.................
          ..................1996›97
           .
Kara Wolters.................                                                                    ................1994›95
                                                                                                  ....
                                                                                  Jennifer Rizzotti............
          ..................1995›96
           .
Kara Wolters.................                                                                ..................1994›95
                                                                                              .
                                                                                  Kara Wolters.................
          ..................1994›95
Rebecca Lobo.................
           .                                                                                 ..................1993›94
                                                                                  Rebecca Lobo.................
                                                                                              .
                                                                                             ..................1992›93
                                                                                              .
                                                                                  Rebecca Lobo.................
NANCY LIEBERMAN-CLINE                                                                        ..................1991›92
                                                                                  Wendy Davis..................
                                                                                                                                         Maya Moore became only the second
                                                                                             ..................1991›92
                                                                                              .
                                                                                  Rebecca Lobo.................
NATIONAL POINT GUARD OF THE YEAR                                                  Kerry Bascom.................
                                                                                             ..................1990›91
                                                                                              .
                                                                                                                                         freshman in NCAA history to earn first team
                                                                                                                                         Associated Press All-America status in 2008.
Renee Montgomery.............
                .............2008›09                                                            ..
                                                                                               .................1990›91
                                                                                  Laura Lishness...............
           ..................2003›04
Diana Taurasi................
            ..                                                                                .
                                                                                             ..................1989›90
                                                                                  Kerry Bascom.................
          ..................2002›03
Diana Taurasi................
           ..                                                                     Kerry Bascom.................
                                                                                             ..................1988›89
                                                                                              .                                                   ........1994›95 (Third Team)
                                                                                                                                        Kara Wolters.......
                                                                                                                                                   .
Sue Bird.....................
       .
      ......................2001›02                                                            .................1987›88
                                                                                  Renee Najarian...............
                                                                                                ..
      ......................2000›01
Sue Bird.....................
       .                                                                                     ..................1985›86
                                                                                  Peggy Walsh..................                         ASSOCIATED PRESS HONORABLE MENTION ALL-AMERICA
      ......................1999›00
Sue Bird.....................
       .                                                                                                                                     ................2007›08
                                                                                                                                              .
                                                                                                                             Charde Houston...............
                                                                                  KODAK HONORABLE MENTION ALL-AMERICA*                 ...................2006›07
                                                                                                                                        ..
                                                                                                                             Tina Charles.................
STATE FARM/KODAK ALL-AMERICA FIRST TEAM                                                 ......................2000›01 Charde Houston...............
                                                                                         .
                                                                                  Sue Bird.....................                              ................2006›07
                                                                                                                                              .
Tina Charles.................
           ..
          ...................2008›09                                                              .
                                                                                                 .................1995›96 Renee Montgomery.............
                                                                                  Nykesha Sales................                                 .............2006›07
                   .............2008›09
Renee Montgomery.............                                                                   .
                                                                                               ..................1995›96 Ann Strother.................
                                                                                  Kara Wolters.................                           .
                                                                                                                                         ..................2005›06
          ...................2008›09
Maya Moore...................                                                                   .
                                                                                               ..................1994›95 Barbara Turner...............
                                                                                  Kara Wolters.................                             ..
                                                                                                                                           .................2005›06
                   .............2007›08
Renee Montgomery.............                                                                   .
                                                                                               ..................1992›93 Ann Strother.................
                                                                                  Rebecca Lobo.................                           .
                                                                                                                                         ..................2004›05
          ...................2007›08
Maya Moore...................                                                                  ..................1991›92 Barbara Turner...............
                                                                                  Wendy Davis..................                             ..
                                                                                                                                           .................2004›05
           ..................2003›04
Diana Taurasi................
            ..                                                                                   .................1991›92 Tamika Williams..............
                                                                                  Rebecca Lobo.................                             ................2001›02
                                                                                                                                             ..
           ..................2002›03
Diana Taurasi................
            ..                                                                    *›instituted in 1991›92                             ....................2000›01
                                                                                                                             Swin Cash....................
      ......................2001›02
Sue Bird.....................
       .                                                                                                                               ...................2000›01
                                                                                                                             Shea Ralph...................
Swin Cash....................
         ....................2001›02                                              ASSOCIATED PRESS ALL-AMERICA TEAM                ......................1999›00
                                                                                                                             Sue Bird.....................
                                                                                                                                    .
                                                                                                                                       ...................1998›99
                                                                                                                             Shea Ralph...................
           ..................2001›02
            ..
Diana Taurasi................                                                                  .........
                                                                                  Maya Moore.........2008›09 (First Team)
                   .............2000›01
Svetlana Abrosimova..........
                    ...                                                                                                                     .
                                                                                                                                           .................1995›96
                                                                                                                             Nykesha Sales................
                                                                                                      . ...
                                                                                                       .
                                                                                  Renee Montgomery...2008›09 (First Team)
                   .............1999›00
                    ...
Svetlana Abrosimova..........                                                                .. .....
                                                                                               ..
                                                                                  Tina Charles.....2008›09 (Second Team)
Shea Ralph...................
          ...................1999›00                                              Maya Moore.........2007›08 (First Team)
                                                                                               .........                                USBWA NATIONAL FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR
                   .............1998›99
                    ...
Svetlana Abrosimova..........                                                     Renee Montgomery... ...2007›08 (Third Team)          ...................2007›08
                                                                                                                             Maya Moore...................
             .................1997›98
              .
Nykesha Sales................                                                     Tina Charles.......
                                                                                             .........2007›08 (Third Team)
                                                                                              ..                                       ...................2006›07
                                                                                                                                        ..
                                                                                                                             Tina Charles.................
             .................1996›97
              .
Nykesha Sales................                                                                   .. .. ....
                                                                                                 ..
                                                                                  Diana Taurasi......2003›04 (First Team)              ...................1996›97
                                                                                                                             Shea Ralph...................
           ..................1996›97
            .
Kara Wolters.................                                                                   .. ......
                                                                                                 ..
                                                                                  Diana Taurasi......2002›03 (First Team)
               ................1995›96
                ....
Jennifer Rizzotti............                                                            . ...........
                                                                                          .
                                                                                  Sue Bird...........2001›02 (First Team)
           ..................1994›95
            .
Rebecca Lobo.................                                                             . ........
                                                                                           .
                                                                                  Swin Cash........2001›02 (Second Team)
               ................1994›95
Jennifer Rizzotti............
                ....                                                                            .. ....
                                                                                                 ..
                                                                                  Diana Taurasi....2001›02 (Second Team)
           ..................1993›94
            .
Rebecca Lobo.................                                                                .........2001›02 (Third Team)
                                                                                              .
                                                                                  Asjha Jones........
           ..................1990›91
            .
Kerry Bascom.................                                                     Svetlana Abrosimova   .
                                                                                                       .2000›01 (Second Team)
                                                                                         ...........2000›01 (Third Team)
                                                                                  Sue Bird...........
STATE FARM/KODAK ALL-DISTRICT I TEAM                                                                    ...
                                                                                                         ...
                                                                                  Svetlana Abrosimova1999›00 (First Team)
         ...................2008›09
Tina Charles.................
          ..                                                                                 .
                                                                                            . .........
                                                                                  Shea Ralph.........1999›00 (First Team)
                .............2008›09
Renee Montgomery.............                                                     Svetlana Abrosimova   .
                                                                                                       .1998›99 (Second Team)
Maya Moore...................
         ...................2008›09                                                              ..
                                                                                                .. ......
                                                                                  Nykesha Sales......1997›98 (First Team)
                .............2007›08
Renee Montgomery.............                                                                   .. ..... .
                                                                                  Nykesha Sales......1996›97 (First Team)
                                                                                                 ..
Maya Moore...................
         ...................2007›08                                                            ..
                                                                                              .. .......
                                                                                  Kara Wolters.......1996›97 (First Team)
         ...................2007›08
Tina Charles.................
          ..                                                                                       .....
                                                                                                  ..... ..
                                                                                  Jennifer Rizzotti..1995›96 (First Team)
         ...................2006›07
Tina Charles.................
          ..                                                                                   ..
                                                                                              .. .......
                                                                                  Kara Wolters.......1995›96 (First Team)
Renee Montgomery.............
                .............2006›07                                                             .
                                                                                                . .......
                                                                                  Rebecca Lobo.......1994›95 (First Team)
                                                                                                 .....
                                                                                                  .....
                                                                                  Jennifer Rizzotti1994›95 (Second Team)
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           UCONN HONOR ROLL
                                          Diana Taurasi was a
                                                                                                                                                           .................2002 (Mideast)
                                                                                                                                                            .
                                                                                                                                                     Sue Bird................
                                          three-time Kodak
                                          All-America
                                                                       SPORTING NEWS NATIONAL FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR                                               ..
                                                                                                                                                                .. .............
                                                                                                                                                     Diana Taurasi.............2001 (East)
                                          selection    (2002,          Tamika Williams..............
                                                                                    ................1998›99
                                                                                     ..                                                                                 ...
                                                                                                                                                                       ... .... ...
                                                                                                                                                     Svetlana Abrosimova.......2000 (East)
                                          2003, 2004).                 Shea Ralph...................
                                                                                ...................1996›97                                                          ....
                                                                                                                                                                   ...........1996 (Mideast)
                                                                                                                                                     Jennifer Rizzotti.......
                                                                                                                                                                  ..... .........
                                                                                                                                                                   .....
                                                                                                                                                     Jennifer Rizzotti.........1995 (East)
                                                                                                                                                                . ..............
                                                                                                                                                                 .
                                                                                                                                                     Kerry Bascom..............1991 (East)
                                                                       NCAA POST-GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP
                                                                       Jennifer Rizzotti............
                                                                                   .
                                                                                      ....
                                                                                     ................1995›96
                                                                                  ..................1994›95
                                                                       Rebecca Lobo.................
                                                                                                                                                     NCAA REGIONAL ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM
                                                                       Wendy Davis..................
                                                                                  ..................1992›93                                                         .
                                                                                                                                                                   .............2009 (Trenton)
                                                                                                                                                     Tina Charles............
                                                                               ....................1984›85
                                                                       Leigh Curl...................
                                                                                .                                                                                           ........2009 (Trenton)
                                                                                                                                                     Renee Montgomery........
                                                                                                                                                                    .............
                                                                                                                                                     Maya Moore .............2009 (Trenton)
                                                                                                                                                                 ...........2008 (Greensboro)
                                                                                                                                                     Maya Moore...........
                                                                       UNITED STATES BASKETBALL WRITERS ASSOCIATION                                  Renee Montgomery ...........2008 (Greensboro)
                                                                                                                                                                           .

          UNITED STATES BASKETBALL WRITERS ASSOCIATION                 WOMEN’S NATIONAL SCHOLAR-ATHLETE OF THE YEAR                                                          .
                                                                                                                                                                            . ........
                                                                                                                                                     Renee Montgomery ........2007 (Fresno)
                                                                                                                                                                    .. ...........
                                                                                                                                                                     ..
                                                                                                                                                     Kalana Greene...........2007 (Fresno)
                                                                                 ..................1994›95
                                                                                  .
                                                                       Rebecca Lobo.................
          ALL-AMERICA                                                             .
                                                                                 ..................1993›94
                                                                       Rebecca Lobo.................
                                                                                                                                                                    ..........2006 (Bridgeport)
                                                                                                                                                     Barbara Turner........
                                                                                                                                                                     ..
                                                                                                                                                     Renee Montgomery...... ......2006 (Bridgeport)
                        .........
          Maya Moore.........2008›09               (First Team)                                                                                                     .. .............
                                                                                                                                                     Diana Taurasi.............2004 (East)
                                                                                                                                                                     ..
          Renee Montgomery...2008›09
                              . ...
                               .                   (First Team)        UNITED STATES OLYMPIC SPORTS FESTIVAL                                                          .. ............
                                                                                                                                                                       ..
                                                                                                                                                     Barbara Turner............2004 (East)
                        .........
          Maya Moore.........2007›08               (First Team)                . ................
                                                                                .
                                                              Stacy Hansmeyer................1995                                                    Diana Taurasi.............2003 (East)
                                                                                                                                                                    .. .............
                                                                                                                                                                     ..
                        .. ......
                         ..
          Diana Taurasi......2003›04               (First Team)          . ....................
                                                                          .
                                                              Paige Sauer....................1995                                                    Jessica Moore.............2003 (East)
                                                                                                                                                                    .. .... .........
                                                                                                                                                                     ..
                        .. ......
                         ..
          Diana Taurasi......2002›03               (First Team)
                                                              Carla Berube...................1994
                                                                         .. ........ ...........
                                                                          ..                                                                         Barbara Turner............2003 (East)
                                                                                                                                                                      .. ............
                                                                                                                                                                       ..
                 . ....... ....
                  .
          Sue Bird...........2001›02               (First Team)            .. ..................
                                                                            ..
                                                              Nykesha Sales..................1993                                                    Sue Bird................
                                                                                                                                                           .................2002 (Mideast)
                                                                                                                                                            .
                   . ..........
                    .
          Swin Cash..........2001›02               (First Team)
                                                              Rebecca Lobo ...................
                                                                          ....................1991
                                                                           .                                                                         Asjha Jones.............
                                                                                                                                                                ..............2002 (Mideast)
                                                                                                                                                                 .
                                ...
                                 ...
          Svetlana Abrosimova2000›01               (First Team)       . ......................
                                                                       .
                                                              Kris Lamb......................1987                                                    Diana Taurasi...........
                                                                                                                                                                   .............2002 (Mideast)
                                                                                                                                                                    ..
                                ...
                                 ...
          Svetlana Abrosimova1999›00               (First Team)                                                                                                        ...........2002 (Mideast)
                                                                                                                                                                        ..
                                                                                                                                                     Tamika Williams.........
                     . .........
                      .
          Shea Ralph.........1999›00               (First Team)                                                                                             . ................ ..
                                                                                                                                                     Sue Bird..................2001 (East)
                                                                                                                                                             .
          Svetlana Abrosimova1998›99
                                ...
                                 ...               (First Team)
                                                                       NCAA STATE OF CONNECTICUT WOMAN OF THE YEAR AWARD                                         .................
                                                                                                                                                     Swin Cash.................2001 (East)
          Nykesha Sales......1997›98
                        .. ......
                         ..                        (First Team)        TOP 10 NATIONAL FINALIST FOR NCAA WOMAN OF THE YEAR AWARD                                    .. .............
                                                                                                                                                                     ..
                                                                                                                                                     Diana Taurasi.............2001 (East)
          Svetlana Abrosimova   . ..
                               ...1997›98          (H. Mention)              ................1995›96
                                                                              ....
                                                              Jennifer Rizzotti............                                                          Svetlana Abrosimova.......2000 (East)
                                                                                                                                                                             ... .......
                                                                                                                                                                              ...
                         .. ......
                          ..
          Nykesha Sales......1996›97               (First Team)            .
                                                                          ..................1994›95
                                                              Rebecca Lobo.................                                                          Sue Bird..................2000 (East)
                                                                                                                                                               .. ................
                       .. .......
                        ..
          Kara Wolters.......1996›97               (First Team)                                                                                                 . ................
                                                                                                                                                                 .
                                                                                                                                                     Shea Ralph................2000 (East)
          Jennifer Rizzotti..1995›96
                          ..... ..
                           .....                   (First Team)
                                                                       NCAA FINAL FOUR MOST OUTSTANDING PLAYER                                       Tamika Williams.........
                                                                                                                                                                       ...........1999 (Mideast)
                                                                                                                                                                        ..
                                                                                                                                                                .. .. .............
                                                                                                                                                     Paige Sauer...............1998 (East)
                                                                                                                                                                 ..
                                                                                   .. ...................
                                                                                    ..
                                                                       Tina Charles...................2009
          COSIDA WOMEN’S BASKETBALL                                                  ..
                                                                                    .. ..................
                                                                       Diana Taurasi..................2004
                                                                                                                                                                    .. ..........
                                                                                                                                                     Nykesha Sales..........1997 (Midwest)
                                                                                                                                                                   ..
                                                                                                                                                                     ..
                                                                                                                                                                  .. ...........
                                                                                                                                                     Kara Wolters...........1997 (Midwest)
          NATIONAL ACADEMIC ALL-AMERICAN OF THE YEAR                   Diana Taurasi..................2003
                                                                               . ......................
                                                                       Swin Cash......................2002
                                                                                .
                                                                                    .. ..... .............
                                                                                     ..                                                                            ....
                                                                                                                                                                   .............1996 (Mideast)
                                                                                                                                                     Jamelle Elliott.........
                       ................1995›96
          Jennifer Rizzotti............
                        ....                                                                                                                                            ....
                                                                                                                                                                       ...........1996 (Mideast)
                                                                                                                                                     Jennifer Rizzotti.......
                                                                                 . ........... ..........
                                                                                  .
                                                                       Shea Ralph.....................2000                                                           ............1996 (Mideast)
                                                                                                                                                                      .
                                                                                                                                                     Nykesha Sales...........
                    ..................1994›95
                     .
          Rebecca Lobo.................
                                                                                    . ...................
                                                                                     .
                                                                       Rebecca Lobo...................1995                                                         .............1996 (Mideast)
                                                                                                                                                                    .
                                                                                                                                                     Kara Wolters............
                                                                                                                                                                    . ...... ........
                                                                                                                                                                     .
                                                                                                                                                     Rebecca Lobo..............1995 (East)
          COSIDA ACADEMIC ALL-AMERICA                                  NCAA FINAL FOUR ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM                                                            ..... .........
                                                                                                                                                                       .....
                                                                                                                                                     Jennifer Rizzotti.........1995 (East)
                      .........
          Maya Moore.........2008›09 (First Team)          .. ...................
                                                Tina Charles...................2009
                                                            ..                                                                                                     ..
                                                                                                                                                                  .. ..............
                                                                                                                                                     Kara Wolters..............1995 (East)
                     ........2005›06 (Third Team)
                      .
          Ann Strother.......                              .....................
                                                Maya Moore.....................2009                                                                               .. ....... .......
                                                                                                                                                     Carla Berube..............1994 (East)
                                                                                                                                                                   ..
                        ..... ..
                         .....
          Jennifer Rizzotti..1995›96 (First Team)
                                                Renee Montgomery...............2009
                                                                 . ..... ..........
                                                                  .                                                                                  Jamelle Elliott...........1994 (East)
                                                                                                                                                                    .... ...........
                                                                                                                                                                     ....
                      . .......
                       .
          Rebecca Lobo.......1994›95 (First Team)           .. ..................
                                                             ..
                                                Jessica Moore..................2004                                                                  Rebecca Lobo..............1994 (East)
                                                                                                                                                                    . ..............
                                                                                                                                                                     .
                       .....
                        .....
          Jennifer Rizzotti1994›95 (Second Team)Ann Strother...................2004
                                                          .. ................. ..
                                                           ..                                                                                                     .. ......... .....
                                                                                                                                                     Kara Wolters..............1994 (East)
                                                                                                                                                                   ..
                      . .......
                       .
          Rebecca Lobo.......1993›94 (First Team)            .. ..................
                                                Diana Taurasi..................2004
                                                              ..                                                                                                       ..............
                                                                                                                                                     Kerry Bascom..............1991 (East)
                    . ......
                     .
          Wendy Davis......1991›92 (Second Team)Ann Strother...................2003
                                                          .. ...................
                                                           ..                                                                                                        ...............
                                                                                                                                                     Wendy Davis...............1991 (East)
                  .. .........
                   ..
          Leigh Curl.........1984›85 (First Team)
                                                Diana Taurasi..................2003
                                                            .. .. ................
                                                             ..                                                                                      Laura Lishness............1991 (East)
                                                                                                                                                                        . ............
                                                                                                                                                                         .
                  .. .........
                   ..
          Leigh Curl.........1983›84 (First Team) Bird.......................2002
                                                Sue     .
                                                       . .......................
                                                Swin Cash......................2002
                                                         . ........ ..............
                                                          .                                                                                          BIG EAST BASKETBALL SCHOLAR-ATHLETE OF THE YEAR
          COSIDA DISTRICT I ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM                . ....................
                                                              .
                                                Asjha Jones....................2002                    ................1995›96
                                                                                                        ....
                                                                                         Jennifer Rizzotti............
                      .........                                      ... .......... ..
                                                Svetlana Abrosimova............2000
          Maya Moore.........2008›09 (First Team)                     ...                            .
                                                                                                    ..................1994›95
                                                                                         Rebecca Lobo.................
                   .........2007›08 (Third Team)
          Mel Thomas.........                           .
                                                       . .......................
                                                Sue Bird.......................2000                  .
                                                                                                    ..................1993›94
                                                                                         Rebecca Lobo.................
                                                             . ....................
                                                              .
          Mel Thomas.......2006›07 (Second Team)Asjha Jones....................2000
                     .......                                                                        ..................1991›92
                                                                                         Wendy Davis..................
                     .. .......
                      ..                                   . .....................
                                                Shea Ralph.....................2000
          Ann Strother.......2005›06 (First Team)           .                                     .
                                                                                                 ....................1984›85
                                                                                         Leigh Curl...................
                                                               . ...................
                                                                .
          Ann Strother.....2003›04 (Second Team)Rebecca Lobo...................1995
                     ..
                    .. .....
                    ..
                   .. ... .....
                                                                ....
                                                               .... ... .............
                                                Jamelle Elliott................1995
          Asjha Jones........2001›02 (First Team)
                                                                  .....
                                                Jennifer Rizzotti..............1995
                                                                 ..... ..............
                                                                                                                                                     BIG EAST FEMALE SCHOLAR-ATHLETE OF THE YEAR
                         ..... ..
                          .....
          Jennifer Rizzotti..1995›96 (First Team)                                                ....................1984›85
                                                                                                  .
                                                                                         Leigh Curl...................
                                                             .. ............... ....
                                                Kara Wolters...................1995
                                                              ..
                       . .......
                        .
          Rebecca Lobo.......1994›95 (First Team)
                         ..... ..
                          .....
          Jennifer Rizzotti..1994›95 (First Team)
          Rebecca Lobo.......1993›94 (First Team)
                       . .......
                        .                                              NCAA REGIONAL MOST OUTSTANDING PERFORMER
                        .....
                         .....
          Jennifer Rizzotti1993›94 (Second Team)Maya Moore..............
                                                            ..............2009 (Trenton)
                    . ... .....
          Wendy Davis........1991›92 (First Team)
                      .                                     ...........2008 (Greensboro)
                                                Maya Moore...........
                     . ........
                      .
          Wendy Davis........1990›91 (First Team)              .. .............
                                                                ..
                                                Diana Taurasi.............2004 (East)
                                                               .. ..... ........
                                                Diana Taurasi.............2003 (East)
                                                                ..



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    ❱ 20 WNBA DRAFT PICKS       ❱ 10 FINAL FOURS        ❱ 15 BIG EAST TOURNAMENT TITLES



                                                                                                                                                           UCONN HONOR ROLL
                                                                                                                                                 ..................1990›91
                                                                                                                                                  .
                                                                                                                                       Kerry Bascom.................
ECAC DIVISION I FEMALE SCHOLAR-ATHLETE                                                                                                           ..................1989›90
                                                                                                                                       Kerry Bascom.................
                                                                                                                                                  .
           . ...................
Rebecca Lobo...................1995
            .                                                                                                                                     .
                                                                                                                                                 ..................1988›89
                                                                                                                                       Kerry Bascom.................
           . ...................
            .
Rebecca Lobo...................1994
                                                                                                                                       BIG EAST MOST IMPROVED PLAYER
EASTERN COLLEGE ATHLETIC CONFERENCE (ECAC)                                                                                                       .....................
                                                                                                                                       Mel Thomas.....................2006
TEAM OF THE YEAR
Connecticut..................
         ...................2000›01
          .
                                                                                                                                       BIG EAST SIXTH MAN OF THE YEAR
         ...................1997›98
Connecticut..................
          .                                                                                                                                       ..
                                                                                                                                                  .. ..................
                                                                                                                                       Ketia Swanier..................2008
         ...................1996›97
          .
Connecticut..................
         ...................1995›96
          .
Connecticut..................
Connecticut..................
         ...................1994›95
          .                                                                                                                            BIG EAST SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD
         ...................1993›94
Connecticut..................
          .                                                                                                                                            .
                                                                                                                                                      . ...............
                                                                                                                                       Renee Montgomery...............2009
         ...................1990›91
          .
Connecticut..................
                                                                                   Mel Thomas was a two-time CoSIDA
EASTERN COLLEGE ATHLETIC CONFERENCE (ECAC)                                         Academic All-District choice.                       BIG EAST CHAMPIONSHIP MOST OUTSTANDING PLAYER
                                                                                                                                                   .....................
                                                                                                                                       Maya Moore.....................2009
PLAYER OF THE YEAR                                               ................2007›08
                                                                  .
                                         Charde Houston...............                                                                                 . .................
                                                                                                                                                        .
                                                                                                                                       Charde Houston.................2008
                                                             ..................2007›08
                                                              ..
           ..................1996›97 Ketia Swanier................
            .
Kara Wolters.................                                                                                                                     .. ....... ............
                                                                                                                                       Ann Strother...................2006
                                                                                                                                                   ..
                                                               .................2005›06
                                                                ..
               ................1995›96 Barbara Turner...............
Jennifer Rizzotti............
                ....                                                                                                                                   ..
                                                                                                                                                      .. .................
                                                                                                                                       Barbara Turner.................2005
                                                                 ................2005›06
           ..................1994›95 Willnett Crockett............
Rebecca Lobo.................
            .                                                     ....                                                                            . ................. ...
                                                                                                                                       Asjha Jones....................2002
                                                                                                                                                   .
                                                             ..................2003›04
           ..................1993›94 Diana Taurasi................
            .
Rebecca Lobo.................                                 ..                                                                                     ..
                                                                                                                                                    .. ..................
                                                                                                                                       Diana Taurasi..................2001
                                                     ......................2001›02
                                                      .
                                         Sue Bird.....................                                                                                 .. ................
                                                                                                                                                        ..
                                                                                                                                       Tamika Williams................2000
ECAC DIVISION I ROOKIE OF THE YEAR                      ....................2001›02
                                         Swin Cash....................
                                                                  ..
                                                                 ................2001›02
                                         Tamika Williams..............
                                                                                                                                                . ..... ................
                                                                                                                                       Shea Ralph.....................1999
                                                                                                                                                 .
                                                                                                                                                  ... ..................
                                                                                                                                                   ...
                                                                                                                                       Rita Williams..................1998
               ................1998›99 Svetlana Abrosimova..........
                ..
Tamika Williams..............                                          ...
                                                                      .............2000›01                                                          .. .......... ........
                                                                                                                                                     ..
                                                                                                                                       Nykesha Sales..................1997
             .................1991›92 Shea Ralph...................
Rebecca Lobo.................                              ...................2000›01                                                             .. ..............
                                                                                                                                                   ..
                                                                                                                                       Kara Wolters..............1996, 1995
                                                                   ...............2000›01
                                         Kelly Schumacher.............
                                                                    ..                                                                              . ...................
                                                                                                                                                     .
                                                                                                                                       Rebecca Lobo...................1994
                                                                   ...............1999›00
                                                                    .
                                         Stacy Hansmeyer..............                                                                                 .. . ...............
                                                                                                                                       Meghan Pattyson................1991
                                                                                                                                                        ..
ECAC DIVISION I ALL-STAR TEAM                              ...................1999›00
                                                            .
                                         Paige Sauer..................                                                                              . ...................
                                                                                                                                                     .
                                                                                                                                       Kerry Bascom...................1989
Svetlana Abrosimova1998›99 (First Team)
                     ...
                    ...                                        .................1997›98
                                         Nykesha Sales................
                                                                .
         . .........
Shea Ralph.........1998›99 (First Team)
          .                                                   ..
                                                             ..................1997›98
                                         Rita Williams................                                                                 ALL-BIG EAST FIRST TEAM
                ..
Tamika Williams....
               ......1998›99 (Third Team)Carla Berube.................
                                                              .
                                                             ..................1996›97                                                             ..................2008›09
                                                                                                                                                    .
                                                                                                                                       Tina Charles.................
             .. ......
Nykesha Sales......1997›98 (First Team)
              ..                                              .
                                                             ..................1996›97
                                         Kara Wolters.................                                                                                     .............2008›09
                                                                                                                                       Renee Montgomery.............
Svetlana Abrosimova                                           ....
                                                             ..................1995›96
                   .1997›98 (Second Team)Jamelle Elliott..............
                    .                                                                                                                            ...................2008›09
                                                                                                                                       Maya Moore...................
Nykesha Sales......1996›97 (First Team)
              ..
             .. ......                                             ...............1991›92
                                         Meghan Pattyson..............
                                                                    .                                                                                      .............2007›08
                                                                                                                                       Renee Montgomery.............
           .. ...... .
Kara Wolters.......1996›97 (First Team)
            ..                                                .
                                                             ..................1990›91
                                         Kerry Bascom.................                                                                           ...................2007›08
                                                                                                                                       Maya Moore...................
               ..... ..
Jennifer Rizzotti..1995›96 (First Team)
                .....                                           ..
                                                               .................1990›91
                                         Laura Lishness...............                                                                                     .............2006›07
                                                                                                                                       Renee Montgomery.............
Kara Wolters.......1995›96 (First Team)
            ..
           .. .......                                        ..................1992›93
                                         Kathy Ferrier................
                                                              ..                                                                                   ..................2005›06
                                                                                                                                                    .
                                                                                                                                       Ann Strother.................
             . .......
Rebecca Lobo.......1994›95 (First Team)
              .                                         ....................1989›90
                                         Kris Lamb....................                                                                             ..................2004›05
                                                                                                                                                    .
                                                                                                                                       Ann Strother.................
                .....
Jennifer Rizzotti..1994›95 (First Team)
               ..... ..                  Renee Najarian...............
                                                                ..
                                                               .................1987›88                                                            ..................2003›04
                                                                                                                                                    ..
                                                                                                                                       Diana Taurasi................
                                                               .................1982›83
                                                                .
Kara Wolters.....1994›95 (Second Team)Cathy Bochain................
           ..
          .. .....                                                                                                                                 ..................2002›03
                                                                                                                                                    ..
                                                                                                                                       Diana Taurasi................
                                         Note:
           ........1993›94 ( First Team) Two Connecticut basketball walk-on performers -- Diane Madl
Rebecca Lobo.......
            .                                                                                                                                ......................2001›02
                                                                                                                                              .
                                                                                                                                       Sue Bird.....................
                                         and
Rebecca Lobo.......1992›93 (First Team) Jill Gelfenbien -- were recipients of UConn Club awards in their
              .
             . .......                                                                                                                          ....................2001›02
                                                                                                                                       Swin Cash....................
Wendy Davis......1991›92 (Second Team)scholarship sports... Madl ('88-89, field hockey) earned a Senior Scholar
             ......                                                                                                                              ...................2001›02
                                                                                                                                                  .
                                                                                                                                       Asjha Jones..................
                                         Athlete award while Gelfenbien ('94-95, soccer) was selected for an
                .......
Kerry Bascom.......1990›91 (First Team)  Outstanding Senior Athlete award.                                                                          ..
                                                                                                                                                   ..................2001›02
                                                                                                                                       Diana Taurasi................
                . ...
                 .
Laura Lishness...1990›91 (Second Team)                                                                                                                     .............2000›01
                                                                                                                                                            ...
                                                                                                                                       Svetlana Abrosimova..........

UCONN CLUB OUTSTANDING SENIOR SCHOLAR-ATHLETE                                      BIG EAST DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR*                     .
                                                                                                                                             ......................2000›01
                                                                                                                                       Sue Bird.....................
                                                                                                                                                           .............1999›00
                                                                                                                                       Svetlana Abrosimova..........
                                                                                                                                                            ...
                                                                                             ..................2002›03
                                                                                              ..
                                                                                   Ashley Battle................                                 ...................1999›00
                                                                                                                                       Shea Ralph...................
          ...................2007›08
Mel Thomas...................                                                                 .................1997›98
                                                                                               .
                                                                                   Nykesha Sales................                                           .............1998›99
                                                                                                                                                            ...
                                                                                                                                       Svetlana Abrosimova..........
          ...................2005›06
           ..
Nicole Wolff.................                                                                 .................1996›97
                                                                                   Nykesha Sales................
                                                                                               .                                                     .................1997›98
                                                                                                                                       Nykesha Sales................
                                                                                                                                                      .
            ..................2005›06
             .
Ann Strother.................                                                      *›instituted in 1996›97                                           .................1996›97
                                                                                                                                                      .
                                                                                                                                       Nykesha Sales................
          ...................2001›02
           .
Asjha Jones..................
                                                                                                                                                   ..................1996›97
                                                                                                                                                    .
                                                                                                                                       Kara Wolters.................
Amy Duran....................
        ....................1998›99                                                BIG EAST PLAYER OF THE YEAR                                         ................1995›96
                                                                                                                                                        ... .
                                                                                                                                       Jennifer Rizzotti............
               ................1995›96
                ....
Jennifer Rizzotti............
                                                                                             ...................2008›09
                                                                                   Maya Moore...................                                   ..................1995›96
                                                                                                                                                    .
                                                                                                                                       Kara Wolters.................
            ..................1994›95
             .
Rebecca Lobo.................
                                                                                             ...................2007›08
                                                                                   Maya Moore...................                                   ..................1994›95
                                                                                                                                                    .
                                                                                                                                       Rebecca Lobo.................
             ............... ...
Pam Webber ..................1994›95
                                                                                              ..................2003›04
                                                                                   Diana Taurasi................
                                                                                               ..                                                      ................1994›95
                                                                                                                                                        ....
                                                                                                                                       Jennifer Rizzotti............
            ..................1991›92
Wendy Davis..................
                                                                                              ..................2002›03
                                                                                               ..
                                                                                   Diana Taurasi................                                   ..................1993›94
                                                                                                                                                    .
                                                                                                                                       Rebecca Lobo.................
              .................1985›86
               ..
Audrey Epstein...............
                                                                                         ......................2001›02
                                                                                          .
                                                                                   Sue Bird.....................                                   ..................1992›93
                                                                                                                                       Rebecca Lobo.................
                                                                                                                                                    .
        ....................1984›85
Leigh Curl...................
         .
                                                                                             ...................1999›00
                                                                                   Shea Ralph...................                                   ..................1991›92
                                                                                                                                       Wendy Davis..................
                                                                                                      .............1998›99
                                                                                                      ...
                                                                                   Svetlana Abrosimova..........                                   ..................1990›91
                                                                                                                                                    .
                                                                                                                                       Kerry Bascom.................
UCONN CLUB CRYSTAL AWARD                                                                        .................1997›98
                                                                                                 .
                                                                                   Nykesha Sales................                                     .................1990›91
                                                                                                                                                      ..
                                                                                                                                       Laura Lishness...............
            ................2006›07
Geno Auriemma................                                                                  .
                                                                                              ..................1996›97
                                                                                   Kara Wolters.................                                    .
                                                                                                                                                   ..................1989›90
                                                                                                                                       Kerry Bascom.................
                                                                                                  ................1995›96
                                                                                                   ....
                                                                                   Jennifer Rizzotti............                                   ..................1988›89
                                                                                                                                                    .
                                                                                                                                       Kerry Bascom.................
UCONN CLUB OUTSTANDING SENIOR ATHLETE                                                         ..................1994›95
                                                                                   Rebecca Lobo.................
                                                                                               .
                                                                                              ..................1993›94
                                                                                               .
                                                                                   Rebecca Lobo.................
                                                                                                                                       Renee Najarian...............
                                                                                                                                                     .................1987›88
                                                                                                                                                      ..
                                                                                                                                                     .................1986›87
                                                                                                                                                      ..
                                                                                                                                       Renee Najarian...............
               .............2008›09
Renee Montgomery.............
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           UCONN HONOR ROLL
                    ..................1985›86
          Peggy Walsh..................
                                                              BIG EAST ALL-FRESHMAN/ROOKIE TEAM
          ALL-BIG-EAST SECOND TEAM                                        ..................2008›09
                                                                           ..
                                                              Tiffany Hayes................
                     ...................2006›07
          Tina Charles.................
                      ..                                               ...................2007›08
                                                              Maya Moore...................
          Kalana Greene................
                         .
                        .................2006›07                          ..................2007›08
                                                              Kaili McLaren................
                                                                           ..
                          ................2006›07
          Charde Houston...............
                           .                                             ..
                                                                        ...................2006›07
                                                              Tina Charles.................
                        .................2005›06
          Barbara Turner...............
                         ..                                                ..
                                                                          ..................2006›07
                                                              Kaili McLaren................
                        .................2003›04
          Barbara Turner...............
                         ..                                                        .............2005›06
                                                              Renee Montgomery.............
          Swin Cash....................
                   ....................2000›01                                 .
                                                                              ................2004›05
                                                              Charde Houston...............
          Shea Ralph...................
                     ...................2000›01                            .
                                                                          ..................2003›04
                                                              Liz Sherwood.................
                ......................1999›00
          Sue Bird.....................
                 .                                                         .
                                                                          ..................2002›03
                                                              Ann Strother.................
          Shea Ralph...................
                     ...................1998›99                              ..
                                                                            .................2002›03
                                                              Barbara Turner...............
          Svetlana Abrosimova..........
                              ...
                             .............1997›98                         ..................2000›01
                                                              Diana Taurasi................
                                                                           ..
                      ..................1997›98
          Rita Williams................
                       ..                                                        ..
                                                                                ...............1999›00
                                                              Kennitra Johnson.............
                      ..................1996›97
          Carla Berube.................
                       .                                                 .
                                                                        ...................1998›99
                                                              Asjha Jones..................
          Nykesha Sales................
                         .
                        .................1995›96                              ................1998›99
                                                              Tamika Williams..............
                                                                               ..
                      ..................1994›95
          Jamelle Elliott..............
                       ....                                                         ...
                                                                                   .............1997›98
                                                              Svetlana Abrosimova..........
                      ..................1994›95
          Kara Wolters.................
                       .                                                ...................1996›97
                                                              Shea Ralph...................
                      ..................1993›94
          Jamelle Elliott..............
                       ....                                                  .
                                                                            .................1994›95
                                                              Nykesha Sales................
                          ................1993›94
          Jennifer Rizzotti............
                           ....                                            .
                                                                          ..................1993›94
                                                              Carla Berube.................                                             Kalana Greene was named to the 2009
                        .................1989›90
          Laura Lishness...............
                         ..                                                .
                                                                          ..................1993›94
                                                              Kara Wolters.................                                             BIG EAST All-Tournament Team.
                   ....................1988›89
          Kris Lamb....................                                   ..................1992›93
                                                              Jamelle Elliott..............
                                                                           ....
                   ....................1984›85
          Leigh Curl...................
                    .                                                          ....
                                                                              ................1992›93
                                                              Jennifer Rizzotti............
                                                              Rebecca Lobo.................
                                                                          ..................1991›92
                                                                           .                                                           BIG EAST ACADEMIC ALL-STARS
          ALL-BIG EAST THIRD TEAM                                         ..................1989›90
                                                              Kathy Ferrier................
                                                                           ..                                          . ...................
                                                                                                                        .
                                                                                                         Heather Buck...................2009
                          .
          Charde Houston...............
                         ................2004›05              Meghan Pattyson..............
                                                                                 .
                                                                                ...............1988›89             . ................
                                                                                                                    .
                                                                                                         Maya Moore................2008, 2009
                       .
          Ann Strother.................
                      ..................2003›04               Kerry Bascom.................
                                                                           .
                                                                          ..................1987›88                           . .......... .....
                                                                                                         Renee Montgomery...............2008
                                                                                                                               .
                       .
          Ann Strother.................
                      ..................2002›03               Laura Lishness...............
                                                                             ..
                                                                            .................1987›88                       . .................
                                                                                                                            .
                                                                                                         Meghan Gardler.................2008
                         ................2001›02
          Tamika Williams..............
                          ..                                          ....................1986›87
                                                              Kris Lamb....................                              .... ..........
                                                                                                                          ....
                                                                                                         Tahirah Williams ..........2008, 2009
          Tamika Williams..............
                          ..
                         ................2000›01                          ..................1986›87
                                                              Heidi Robbins................
                                                                           ..                                         .......
                                                                                                         Mel Thomas.......2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
                  ....................1999›00
          Swin Cash....................                                                                                  ... ................
                                                                                                         Brittany Hunter................2008
                                                                                                                          ...
          Tamika Williams..............
                         ................1999›00
                          ..                                  BIG EAST CHAMPIONSHIP ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM                    . .................
                                                                                                                            .
                                                                                                         Charde Houston.................2007
                    ...................1997›98
                     .
          Paige Sauer..................                                    .. ...................
                                                                            ..
                                                              Tina Charles...................2009        Cassie Kerns..........
                                                                                                                    ............2007, 2008, 2009
                                                                                                                     ..
                          ...............1991›92
                            .
          Meghan Pattyson..............                                       . ..................
                                                                               .
                                                              Kalana Greene..................2009        Ann Strother..........
                                                                                                                      ...........2003, 2005, 2006
                                                                                                                       .
                      ..................1990›91
          Wendy Davis..................                       Maya Moore.....................2009
                                                                           ........ .............                     ..
                                                                                                                    .. .....
                                                                                                         Nicole Wolff.....2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
                           ...............1990›91
                            .
          Meghan Pattyson..............                                    .. ...................
                                                                            ..
                                                              Tina Charles...................2008        Stacey Marron....2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
                                                                                                                      .. ....
                                                                                                                        ..
                  ....................1989›90
          Kris Lamb....................                                       . .............. ....
                                                              Kalana Greene..................2007
                                                                               .                                .
                                                                                                               ...............2000, 2001, 2002
                                                                                                         Sue Bird..............
          *› instituted in 1989›90                                                                               . ........ ..............
                                                                               ..............2007, 2008 Swin Cash......................2002
                                                              Charde Houston.............
                                                                                .                                 .
                                                                                                                    . ......
                                                                                                                     .
                                                                                  .......2006, 2007, 2008Asjha Jones......1999, 2000, 2001, 2002
          ALL-BIG EAST HONORABLE MENTION                                           .
                                                              Renee Montgomery......
                                                                                                                       .. .............
                                                                                                                        ..
                                                              Ann Strother..............2005, 2006 Stacey Marron .............2002, 2003
                                                                            ..
                                                                           .. ..............
                     ..................2007›08
                      ..
          Ketia Swanier................                                                                                    .. ......... .......
                                                                                                                            ..
                                                              Barbara Turner ............2003, 2006 Tamika Williams................2002
                                                                             ... .. ..........
                                                                              ...
                        ................2005›06
                         .
          Charde Houston...............                                                                                 ..........1999, 2000, 2001
                                                                                                                         .
                                                              Jessica Moore .............2003, 2005 S. Abrosimova.........
                                                                              ..
                                                                             .. .............
                   ...................2005›06
          Mel Thomas...................                              . .......................
                                                              Sue Bird.......................2002
                                                                      .                                               .
                                                                                                                     . ....................
                                                                                                         Paige Sauer....................2000
                     ..................2004›05
                      ..
          Jessica Moore................                                                                                    ... ....... ........
                                                                                                                            ...
                                                                        .............2002, 2000, 1999Keirsten Walters...............2000
                                                              Swin Cash.............
                      .................2004›05
                       ..
          Barbara Turner...............                                                                           .............1997, 1998, 1999
                                                                          ............2002, 2001, 1999Amy Duran.............
                                                                           .
                                                              Asjha Jones...........
                                                                                                                         .. ...
                                                                                                                          ..
                                                                            ...........2003, 2002, 2001Courtney Gaine...1996, 1997, 1998, 1999
                                                                             ..
                                                              Diana Taurasi.........
          BIG EAST FRESHMAN/ROOKIE OF THE YEAR                                                                               .. ...............
                                                                                                                              ..
                                                              Tamika Williams ...........2002, 2000 Kelly Schumacher...............1999
                                                                                ...
                                                                               ... ....... ....
                    ...................2007›08
          Maya Moore...................                                                                            . .. ..............
                                                              Shea Ralph................2001, 1999 Shea Ralph ................1997, 1998
                                                                         . ................
                                                                          .                                         .
                   ...................2006›07
          Tina Charles.................
                    ..                                                                                                  ..
                                                                                                                       .. .............
                                                                              ..........2000, 1999, 1998Nykesha Sales .............1996, 1998
                                                                               .
                                                              S. Abrosimova.........
                            .............2005›06
          Renee Montgomery.............                       Amy Duran......................1998
                                                                          ................. .....                      .
                                                                                                                      ...........1994, 1996, 1997
                                                                                                         Carla Berube..........
                         ..
          Tamika Williams..............
                        ................1998›99                             ...
                                                              Rita Williams..................1998
                                                                           ... ..................                  .. ...... ..............
                                                                                                         Kelley Hunt....................1997
                                                                                                                    ..
          Shea Ralph...................
                   ...................1996›97                 Carla Berube...................1997
                                                                           .. ...................
                                                                            ..                                            ..
                                                                                                                         .. ............
                                                                                                         Sarah Northway ............1996, 1997
                      .................1994›95
          Nykesha Sales................
                       .                                                                                            .
                                                                                                                   . ................
                                                                              ..........1997 ,1996, 1995Missy Rose................1996, 1997
                                                                               .
                                                              Nykesha Sales.........
                            .. +
          Jennifer Rizzotti............
                           ..............1992›93                            ..
                                                              Kara Wolters.....1997, 1996, 1995, 1994
                                                                           .. .....                                  .. ...................
                                                                                                         Kara Wolters...................1997
                                                                                                                      ..
          Rebecca Lobo.................
                      .................1991›92                Jennifer Rizzotti..............1996
                                                                              ..... ..............
                                                                               .....                                    ....
                                                                                                                       .... ................
                                                                                                         Jamelle Elliott................1996
                      ... ...... ........
          Laura Lishness..............1987›88
                      ...                                                                                             .......... ...........
                                                                            ...........1995, 1994, 1993Amy Hughes.....................1996
                                                                             .
                                                              Rebecca Lobo..........
          Kris Lamb....................
                  ....................1986›87                 Jamelle Elliott................1994
                                                                            . ... ................
                                                                             ....                                          ....
                                                                                                                          .........1994, 1995, 1996
                                                                                                         Jennifer Rizzotti.....
          +› Co›Rookie of the Year                            Kathy Ferrier..................1992
                                                                           ... ..................
                                                                            ...                                        .
                                                                                                                      ...........1993, 1994, 1995
                                                                                                         Rebecca Lobo..........
                                                              Pam Webber.....................1992
                                                                           ........ .............                      ...........
                                                                                                         Pam Webber ...........1993, 1994, 1995
                                                                                                                       .. ... ..........
                                                                            ...........1991, 1990, 1989Nykesha Sales .............1994, 1995
                                                              Kerry Bascom..........
                                                                             .                                          ..
                                                                                .. ................
                                                              Meghan Pattyson................1991
                                                                                 ..                                   ..
                                                                                                                     .. ..............
                                                                                                         Carla Berube..............1993, 1994
                                                                              .. .... .............
                                                              Laura Lishness.................1990
                                                                               ..                                       ..
                                                                                                                       .. ..................
                                                                                                         Colleen Healy..................1993
                                                                       . ......................
                                                              Kris Lamb......................1989
                                                                        .                                             ...........1990, 1991, 1992
                                                                                                         Wendy Davis...........
                                                                                                                      ...........1990, 1991, 1992
                                                                                                                       ..
                                                                                                         Stacey Wetzel.........
                                                                                                                   . .....................
                                                                                                                    .
                                                                                                         Diane Madl.....................1988
                                                                                                                 .. ... ..................
                                                                                                         Lynne Reif.....................1988
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                                                                                                                             NATIONAL PLAYERS OF THE YEAR
                                                                                                      Maya Moore ‘09
                                                                   2009 NATIONAL PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Guided the Huskies to their third pe
                                                                                                                                         ›
                                                                   season and the program s sixth NCAA National Championship in 2009...was
                                                                   sus National Player of the Year as she was honored as the winner of the
                                                                   Associated Press National Player of the Year, Naismith Trophy and USBWA Nationa
                                                                                                                                         ›
                                                                   the Year...also was named BIG EAST Player of the Year for the second co
                                                                   son...broke the UConn single›season scoring record with 754 points...wa
                                                                   2009 NCAA All›Final Four Team...was the Most Outstanding Player at the
                                                                   Regional... All›BIG EAST First Team unanimous selection...2009
                                                                                 2009
                                                                   ESPN/CoSIDA First Team Academic All›America...2009 BIG EAST Tour
                                                                   Most Outstanding Player...tallied 20›plus points 17 times in 200
                                                                   16 double›doubles as a sophomore...registered double›figure poin
                                                                   times...became the fastest player to reach the 1,000›point miles
                                                                   UConn history, doing so in her 55th career game with 40 points v
                                                                   (1/17/09)...besting previous record of 63 games held by Svetlana
                                                                   Abrosimova...was a member of the 2009 USA World University Games
                                                                   that captured the gold medal in Serbia.

MOORE'S CAREER STATISTICS • 6-0 FORWARD • LAWRENCEVILLE, GA./COLLINS HILL HS
Season GP-GS                      FG-FGA               PCT.             3FG-FGA         PCT.     FT-FTA     PCT      REB-AVG          A         ST          PTS     AVG
2007›08 38›30                     275›506              .543              73›174         .420      55›74     .743      290›7.6        116        63          678     17.8
2008›09 39›38                     284›545              .521              90›226         .398     96›123     .780      348›8.9        127        76          754     19.3
TOTALS 77-68                      559-1051             .532              163-400        .408     151-197    .766      638-8.3        243        139         1432     18.6




                                                                   Diana Taurasi ‘03 & ‘04
                                                                                                    Became UConn s first two›time
                                                               2003 & 2004 NATIONAL PLAYER OF THE: YEAR
                                                               national player of the year in 2004...Guided the Huskies › three   to
                                                               al championships...UConn boasted an overall mark of 139›8 during
                                                                                                          Associated Press First Team
                                                               in Storrs...Three›time Kodak All›America selection...Two›time
                                                               All›America choice...First player in UConn history to total 2,000
                                                               and 600 rebounds in a career...No. 1 overall Draft Pick in the 20
                                                               the Phoenix Mercury...Member of the 2004 and 2008 U.S. Olympic Ba
                                                               which captured the gold medal at the Athens and Beijing Olympics
                                                               respectively...Named 2004 WNBA Rookie of the Year...Two›Time WNBA
                                                               Star...Two›Time WNBA First Team selection...Led WNBA with a leagu
                                                               ppg average in 2006...Ranks third all›time on UConn s scoring lis
                                                               points...Ranks seventh for the highest career scoring average wit
                                                               game clip...Finalist for the 2004 James A. Sullivan Award, which
                                                               nation s top amateur athlete.
TAURASI’S CAREER STATISTICS • 6-0 GUARD/FORWARD • CHINO, CALIF./DON LUGO HS
Season GP-GS                      FG-FGA               PCT.             3FG-FGA         PCT.     FT-FTA     PCT      REB-AVG          A         ST          PTS     AVG
2000›01 33›14                     127›286              .444              71›184         .386      36›41     .878      106›3.2        109        39          361     10.9
2001›02 39›38                     200›405              .494              92›209         .440      72›87     .828      158›4.1        208        50          564     14.6
2002›03 37›37                     237›498              .476              70›200         .350     119›146    .815      225›6.1        161        32          663     17.9
2003›04 35›35                     197›432              .456              85›218         .390     89›112     .795      139›4.0        170        53          568     16.2
TOTALS 144-124                    761-1621             .469              318-811        .392     316-386    .819      628-4.4        648        174         2156     15.0


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                                                                                                                        Sue Bird ‘02
                                                   2002 NATIONAL PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Drafted No. 1 in the 2002 WNBA Draft
                                                   by the Seattle Storm...UConn s first No. 1 draft pick...Won the 2004 WN
                                                   with Seattle, becoming just the sixth player to win an NCAA Championshi
                                                   Championship and an Olympic Gold Medal...Three›time All›WNBA First Team
                                                   choice...Three›time WNBA All›Star...2001›02 Wade Trophy National Player
                                                              Associated Press Player of the Year...2001›02 Naismith Player of t
                                                   Year...2001›02
                                                   Year...2001›02 United States Basketball Writers Association Player of t
                                                   NCAA Player of the Year for the state of Connecticut...Winner of the 20
                                                   for Women s Basketball...Recipient of the 2001›02 first annual ›Senior C
                                                   sented to the nation s most outstanding senior basketball player...Thre
                                                   Conseco/Nancy Lieberman›Cline National Point Guard of the Year Award wi
                                                   Kodak All›American...Two›Time ESPN Point Guard of the Year...2001›02 Un
                                                   Basketball Writer’s Association First Team All›American...2002 NCAA Fin
                                                   Tournament Team selection...2002 NCAA Tournament Mideast Region Most Ou
                                                   Player...2001›02 BIG EAST Player of the Year... 2001›02 First Team All›
                                                   BIG EAST All›Tournament Team...member of 2004 & 2008 Olympic Teams, bot

          BIRD'S CAREER STATISTICS • 5-9 GUARD • SYOSSET, N.Y./CHRIST THE KING HS
          Season GP-GS       FG-FGA      PCT.        3FG-FGA        PCT.      FT-FTA                 PCT                 REB-AVG                        A                  ST               PTS    AVG
          1998›99 8›8         16›41      .316          6›19         .316        3›4                  .750                 16›2.0                       25                  15                41     5.1
          1999›00 37›37      140›279     .502         72›145        .497       53›59                 .898                 94›2.5                       160                 69               405    10.9
          2000›01 34›34      137›309     .443         60›139        .432       35›45                 .778                 89›2.6                       169                 63               369    10.9
          2001›02 39›39      198›392     .505         69›148        .466      98›104                 .942                 131›3.4                      231                 96               563    14.4
          TOTALS 118-118     491-1021    .481         207-451       .459      189-212                .892                 330-2.8                      585                 243              1378    11.7




                                                                              Kara Wolters ‘97
                                                  1997 NATIONAL PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Member of 2000 Olympic Gold Medal
                                                             Associated Press National Player of the Year...Named to 1997 USA Bas
                                                  Team...1996›97
                                                  National Team...1998 USA Basketball University Games Gold Medalist...Alte
                                                  USA Olympic Team...Signed with the ABL’s New England Blizzard in 1998...
                                                  Ban/Naismith Women’s Basketball Player of the Year Finalist...1996›97 Ma
                                                  National Player of the Year Finalist...1996›97 United States Basketball W
                                                  Team All›America...1996›97 & 1995›96 Victor Award Recipient National Play
                                                                                                  Associated
                                                  1996›97 Kodak First Team All›America...Two›Time Press First Team All›
                                                  American...1994›97 NCAA All›Regional Team...1996›97 BIG EAST Conference
                                                  Year... 1996›97 ECAC Conference Player of the Year...1996›97 ECAC Confere
                                                  All›Star...Two›Time All›BIG EAST Conference First Team...Played five sea
                                                  with Houston, Indiana, Sacramento and Charlotte...Currently does color co
                                                  UConn Radio Network.
          WOLTERS' CAREER STATISTICS • 6-7 CENTER • HOLLISTON, MASS./HOLLISTON HS
          Season GP-GS       FG-FGA       PCT.       3FG-FGA        PCT.      FT-FTA                 PCT                 REB-AVG                         A                 BL               PTS    AVG
          1993›94 33›6       168›264      .636         0›0           ›››       29›57                 .509                 159›4.8                        9                 75               365    11.1
          1994›95 33›29      222›354      .627         0›0           ›››       59›89                 .663                 204›6.2                       38                 94               503    15.2
          1995›96 37›37      306›486      .630         0›0           ›››      82›142                 .577                 291›7.9                       37                 105              694    18.8
          1996›97 34›34      251›403      ,623         0›0           ›››      77›135                 .570                 273›8.0                       46                 96               579    17.0
          TOTALS 137-106     947-1507     .628         0-0           ---      247-423                .572                 927-7.0                       130                370              2141    15.6


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                                                                                                                             NATIONAL PLAYERS OF THE YEAR

Jennifer Rizzotti ‘96
1996 NATIONAL PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Drafted by the ABL’s New England Blizzard in
            Associated Press National Player of the Year... 1995›96 Ban/Naismith Women’s
1997... 1995›96
Basketball Player of the Year... 1995›96 Francis Pomeroy Naismith Award as National Female
Player of the Year... 1995›96 Honda Broderick Cup Award as National Player of the Year...
1995›96 Honda Cup Collegiate Woman Athlete of the Year... 1995›96 Margaret Wade Trophy
recipient as National Player of the Year... 1995›96 United States Basketball Writers Association
First Team All›America... Two›Time Kodak First Team Associated Press First 1995›96
                                                            All›America...
                             United Press
Team All›America... 1995›96 International First Team All›America... 1995›96 WBCA
Senior All›Star Team... 1995›96 NCAA Post›Graduate Scholarship...Two›Time GTE/CoSIDA
Academic All›America... 1995›96 BIG EAST Basketball Scholar›Athlete of the Year... 1996
NCAA Mideast Regional Most Outstanding Player ... 1996 NCAA Mideast Regional All›
Tournament Team... 1995›96 BIG EAST Conference Player of the Year... 1995›96 ECAC
Conference Player of the Year... 1995›96 ECAC Conference First Team All›Star... 1995›96 All›
BIG EAST Conference First Team... Member of 1996 USA Basketball R. William Jones Cup
Team... Former member of the WNBA Cleveland Rockers and Houston Comets and current
head coach of the University of Hartford women’s basketball team.

RIZZOTTI'S CAREER STATISTICS • 5-6 GUARD • NEW FAIRFIELD, CONN./NEW FAIRFIELD HS
Season GP-GS                      FG-FGA               PCT.             3FG-FGA         PCT.     FT-FTA     PCT      REB-AVG          A        ST           PTS     AVG
1992›93 29›29                     116›288              .403              53›142         .373     73›118     .619      125›4.3        104       60           358     12.3
1993›94 33›33                     110›239              .460              54›126         .429      52›78     .667      111›3.4        150       79           326      9.9
1994›95 35›35                     156›308              .506              57›138         .413      69›94     .734      97›2.8         161       98           438     12.5
1995›96 38›38                     148›335              .442              43›158         .272     79›112     .705      126›3.3        222       112          418     11.0
TOTALS 135-135                    530-1170             .453              207-564        .367     273-402    .679      459-3.4        637       349          1540     11.4




Rebecca Lobo ‘95
1995 NATIONAL PLAYER OF THE YEAR: 1996 U.S. Olympic Gold Medalist... No. 1 pick of WNBA’s New
                                          Associated Press Player of the Year... 1994›95 NCAA
York Liberty & ABL’s New England Blizzard... 1994›95
"Today’s Top Eight" Award recipient... 1994›95 Ban/Naismith Women’s Basketball Player of the Year...
1994›95 Honda Broderick Cup Award as National Player of the Year... 1994›95 Honda Cup Collegiate
                                                                                      ›
Woman Athlete of the Year... 1994›95 NCAA Woman of the Year... 1994›95 Margaret Wade Trophy recipi
ent as National Player of the Year... 1994›95 Victor Award Recipient National Player of the Year... 1994›95
Women’s Basketball Coaches Association National Player of the Year... 1994›95 United States Basketball
                                           College Sports Magazine National Player of the Year...
Writers Association National Player of the Year... 1994›95
1994›95 Women’s Basketball News Service National Player of the Year... Two›Time Kodak First Team All›
                Associated
American... 1994›95 Press First Team All›America... 1995 NCAA State of Connecticut Woman of the
Year... 1995 NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player... 1995 NCAA East Regional All›Tournament Team...
Two›Time BIG EAST Conference Player of the Year... 1994›95 ECAC Conference Player of the Year... 1994›
95 New England Div. I Female Athlete of the Year... 1994›95 NCAA Post›Graduate Scholarship... Two›Time
GTE/CoSIDA Academic All›American... 1995 GTE/CoSIDA National Academic Team Member of the Year...
Two›Time BIG EAST Basketball Scholar›Athlete of the Year... Played in the WNBA for the N.Y. Liberty,
Houston Comets and Connecticut Sun...Currently a commentator for ESPN.

LOBO'S CAREER STATISTICS • 6-4 CENTER • SOUTHWICK, MASS./SOUTHWICK-TOLLAND HS
Season GP-GS                      FG-FGA               PCT.             3FG-FGA         PCT.     FT-FTA     PCT      REB-AVG          A        BL           PTS     AVG
1991›92 29›12                     167›338              .494                0›1          .000     82›117     .701      228›7.9        26        46           416     14.3
1992›93 29›29                     189›421              .449               29›85         .341     77›119     .647     326›11.2        37        97           484     16.7
1993›94 33›33                     243›445              .546               11›34         .324     138›187    .738     371›11.2        68        131          635     19.2
1994›95 35›35                     238›476              .500               18›51         .353     104›154    .675      343›9.8        129       122          598     17.1
TOTALS 126-109                    837-1680             .498               58-171        .339     401-577    .695      1268-10.1      260       396          2133     16.9

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          ACADEMIC HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES
           Rebecca Lobo '95                                                                                                Dr. Leigh Curl '85
          2008 ACADEMIC ALL-AMERICA HALL OF                                                                               1998 ACADEMIC ALL-AMERICA HALL OF
          FAME INDUCTEE:     Former University of                                                                         FAME INDUCTEE:     Dr. Leigh Curl was
          Connecticut women s basketball standout                                                                         inducted into the GTE/CoSIDA Academic All
          Rebecca Lobo was inducted into the College                                                                      America Hall of Fame on June 10, 1998.
          Sports Information Directors of America                                                                           Curl, a two›time Academic All›America
          (CoSIDA) Academic All›America Hall of Fame on                                                                   choice, was a basketball standout at the
          Monday, June 30.                                                                                                University of Connecticut (1981›1985). C
            Lobo becomes the second former›UConn stu                                                                      who scored 1,388 points in her career, wa
          dent›athlete to earn this honor as former                                                                       the third woman in Connecticut history to
          women s basketball standout Leigh Curl, who                                                                               nd a
                                                                                                                          1,000 pointsis currently No. 18 at UConn
          played from 1981›85, was inducted in 1998.                                                                      career points.
            A two›time All›America selection Leigh Curl is presented with an
                                              and a WNBA                                                                    The four›year starter and two›year capt
                                              award to
          all›star, Lobo revolutionized the way thatcommemorate her induction
                                                         the                                                              was also Summa Cum Laude in biology and
                                              into the Academic Hall of Fame.
          public views women s basketball during her                                                                      the valedictorian of her graduating class
          career at UConn. On the court, Lobo guided the                                                                  UConn. Curl was also the 1985 BIG EAST
          Huskies to a perfect 35›0 mark during her sen
                                           ›                                                                              Scholar›Athlete and the UConn Women s
          ior campaign, a year that was capped with the                                                                   Basketball Scholar›Athlete.
          1995 NCAA national championship, and as one                                                                       One professor at Connecticut saw her
          of the first players in WNBA history she helped                                                                                                  ›
                                                                                                                          potential and thought she was bound for b
          guide the New York Liberty to the 1997 league                                                                   ger and better things › Dr. Ted Taigen.
          title game.                                                                                                     did her honors thesis in Taigen s lab and
            A Rhodes Scholar candidate, Lobo was the                                                                      there he noticed her talent and aptitude
          1995 Academic All›America of the Year in                                                                        biology. Taigen talked her into applying
          women s basketball and the Co›Academic All›                                                                     medical school.
          America of the Year for all teams in the                                                                          Curl was accepted into Johns Hopkins
          University Division. A two›time pick as the BIG                                                                 School of Medicine where she got her degr
          EAST Conference Women s Basketball Scholar›                                                                     while volunteering as a team physician fo
          Athlete of the Year, Lobo was named as the                                                                      USA Basketball and the New York City publ
          NCAA Woman of the Year in 1995 while also                                                                       schools recreation program.
          receiving the NCAA s Today s Top Eight Award .                                                                    Currently the head team physician for t
          She is the only player in BIG EAST history to                                                                   2001 NFL Super Bowl Champions Baltimore
          earn both Player of the Year and Scholar›Athlete                                                                Ravens, Curl is only the sixth woman ever
          of the Year honors.                                                                                             be inducted into the Hall of Fame. The o
            Lobo earned her degree in liberal arts and sci
                                           ›                                                                              1998 inductees were: Bernie Kosar (Miami)
          ences from UConn, posting a 3.638 cumulative                                                                    Jack Mildren (Oklahoma), Jack Sikma (Illi
          grade point average along the way, and she                                                                      Wesleyan) and Marv Levy (Coe College).
          helped the United States capture the Olympic
                                              Geno Auriemma (right), Dick Vitale
                                              (center) After
          gold medal at the 1996 Games in Atlanta. and Rebecca Lobo at the
          a very successful seven›year career in the
                                              2008 CoSIDA Academic Hall of Fame
                                              Induction.
          WNBA, Lobo now serves as an analyst with
          ESPN. She is also a member of the UConn Board
          of Trustees and was the graduation speaker for
          UConn’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences in
          2008.
                                           ›
            Lobo has been actively involved in the com
          munity, founding The RuthAnn and Rebecca
          Lobo Scholarship in Allied Health at UConn while
          serving as a spokesperson for Hispanic
          Scholarship Fun, Teach for America and Save
          Lids To Save Lives , which is a breast cancer
          fundraising campaign.
            Other members of the Class of 2008 were:
          Dr. Kenneth Caldwell (The Citadel, Class of
          1979), Nancy Hogshead›Makar (Duke
          University, Class of 1986), Karen Jennings
          (University of Nebraska, Class of 1993), Amy
          Privette Perko (Wake Forest University, Class of
          1987), the first female Academic All›America in
          school history and current Executive Director of

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   ❱ 20 WNBA DRAFT PICKS       ❱ 10 FINAL FOURS        ❱ 15 BIG EAST TOURNAMENT TITLES



                                                                                                                                                    ACADEMIC HONOR ROLL
                                               . ..
                                                .
                                      Maya Moore..2008›09 (First Team)
BIG EAST Academic All-Stars           Ann Strother
                                                 .2005›06 (Third Team)
                                                  .
                                                                                                                               NCAA Post-Graduate Scholarship
              . ...............
               .
Heather Buck...............2009                                                      .........1995›96
                                                                                      ....
                                                                      Jennifer Rizzotti.....
                                                    1995›96 (First Team)
                                      Jennifer Rizzotti
                .. .............
                 ..
Meghan Gardler.............2008                                                  ...........1994›95
                                                                                  .
                                                                      Rebecca Lobo..........
                                                  ..
           .............2008, 2009 Rebecca Lobo1994›95 (First Team)
Maya Moore.............                                                          ...........1992›93
                                                                      Wendy Davis...........
           . .. .
Mel Thomas...2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
            .                                      1994›95 (Second
                                      Jennifer Rizzotti
                                                                             ..............1984›85
                                                                              ..
                                                                      Leigh Curl............
Brittany Hunter............2008 Team)
                 ...
                ... ............
                                                  ..
Renee Montgomery...........2008 Rebecca Lobo1993›94 (First Team)
                      .
                     . ...........
Tahirah Willaims.......
                 ..........2008, 2009 Wendy Davis991›92 (Second Team)
                  ...                           1                                                                              CoSIDA District I All-Academic Team
                .. ...... .......
Charde Houston.............2007 Leigh Curl..1984›85 (First Team)
                 ..                             .
                                               . ..                            . ..
                                                                                .
                                                                      Maya Moore..2008›09 (First Team)
            .. ......
             ..
Cassie Kerns......2007, 2008, 2009             . ..
                                                .
                                      Leigh Curl..1983›84 (First Team) Thomas..
                                                                      Mel      ..2007›08 (Third Team)
            ........2003, 2005, 2006
             ..
Ann Strother ......
Nicole Wolff.2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
           ... .
            ...                                                       Mel Thomas2006›07 (Second Team)
              ..
Stacey Marron2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
               ..                                                                 ..
                                                                                 ..
                                                                      Ann Strother2005›06 (First Team)
       ...........2000, 2001, 2002
Sue Bird..........
        .                                                                       2003›04 (Second Team)
                                                                      Ann Strother
         . .... ..............
Swin Cash..................2002
          .                                                                     ..
                                                                               .. .
                                                                      Asjha Jones.2001›02 (First Team)
          .. ..
           ..
Asjha Jones..1999, 2000, 2001, 2002                                                  1995›96 (First Team)
                                                                      Jennifer Rizzotti
               ...........2002, 2003
                .
Stacey Marron..........                                                            ..
                                                                      Rebecca Lobo1994›95 (First Team)
                ... ............
                 ...
Tamika Williams............2002                                                      1994›95 (First Team)
                                                                      Jennifer Rizzotti
              .......1999, 2000, 2001
S. Abrosimova .....
               ..                                                                  ..
                                                                      Rebecca Lobo1993›94 (First Team)
           .. ................
            ..
Paige Sauer................2000
                                                                                  1993›94
                                                                      Jennifer Rizzotti (Second Team)
                  ... ...........
                   ...
Keirsten Walters...........2000
Amy Duran .........
          .........1997, 1998, 1999                                               .
                                                                                 ..
                                                                      Wendy Davis.1991›92 (First Team)
Courtney Gaine  .1996, 1997, 1998, 1999
                 .                                                                .
                                                                                 ..
                                                                      Wendy Davis.1990›91 (First Team)
                   .. ...........
                    ..
Kelly Schumacher...........1999
        ..............1997, 1998
         .
Shea Ralph.............
              ...........1996, 1998
               .
Nykesha Sales..........
           ........1994, 1996, 1997
            ..
Carla Berube ......
          .. ................
           ..
Kelley Hunt................1997
                ..........1996, 1997
                 .
Sarah Northway.........
        ..............1996, 1997
         .
Missy Rose.............
           .. ... ............
Kara Wolters...............1997
            ..
             .... ............
              ....
Jamelle Elliott............1996
Amy Hughes.................1996
            .................                                                                                                  United States Basketball Writers
Jennifer Rizzotti .
                .....1994, 1995, 1996
                 ... .                                                                                                         Association Women's
             .......1993, 1994, 1995
              .
Rebecca Lobo ......                                                                                                            National Scholar-Athlete of the Year
           ........1993, 1994, 1995
Pam Webber ........
              .............1994›95
Nykesha Sales............
               .                                                                                                                          .
                                                                                                                                         ...........1994›95
                                                                                                                               Rebecca Lobo..........
            ..............1993›94
Carla Berube.............
             .                                                                                                                            .
                                                                                                                                         ...........1993›94
                                                                                                                               Rebecca Lobo..........
             .. ..............
Colleen Healy..............1993
              ..
           ........1990, 1991, 1992
            .
Wendy Davis .......
Stacey Wetzel .....
             .......1990, 1991, 1992
              ..
                                                                                                                               ECAC Division I Female
Diane Madl.................1988
         . .................
          .                                                                                                                    Scholar-Athlete of the Year
        .. .................
         ..
Lynne Reif.................1988                                                                                                          ...........1994›95
                                                                                                                                          .
                                                                                                                               Rebecca Lobo..........
                                                                                                                                         ...........1993›94
                                                                                                                                          .
                                                                                                                               Rebecca Lobo..........
UConn Club Outstanding Senior
Scholar-Athlete of the Year                                                                                                    BIG EAST Female
Mel Thomas.........2008›09
          . .........
           .                                                                                                                   Scholar-Athlete of the Year
          ... .......
           ...
Nicole Wolff.......2005›06                                                                                                            ..............1984›85
                                                                                                                                       ..
                                                                                                                               Leigh Curl............
            .. .......
             ..
Ann Strother.......2005›06
          .. ........
           ..
Asjha Jones........2001›02
Amy Duran..........1998›99
           ....... ...
                                                                                                                               BIG EAST Basketball
Jennifer Rizzotti..1995›96
                ..... ..
                 .....                                                              Nicole Wolff was a four-time BIG EAST
                                                                                                                               Scholar-Athlete of the Year
               .
              . .......
Rebecca Lobo.......1994›95                                                          Academic All-Star.                                        ....
                                                                                                                                             .........1995›96
                                                                                                                               Jennifer Rizzotti.....
Pam Webber.........1994›95
             .........                                                                                                                     .
                                                                                                                                          ...........1994›95
                                                                                                                               Rebecca Lobo..........
            . ........
Wendy Davis........1991›92
             .                                                                                                                             .
                                                                                                                                          ...........1993›94
                                                                                                                               Rebecca Lobo..........
                .. .....
Audrey Epstein.....1985›86
                 ..                                                                                                                       ...........1991›92
                                                                                                                               Wendy Davis...........
Leigh Curl.........1984›85
        .. .........
         ..                                                                                                                           ..............1984›85
                                                                                                                               Leigh Curl............
                                                                                                                                       ..
CoSIDA Academic All-America
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          NATIONAL LEADERS IN ATTENDANCE                                                                                                                                              ANNUAL
                                                                                                                                                                                 ATTENDANCE FIGURES
                                                                                                                                                                                      2008-09
                                                                                                                                                                                     210,273
                                                                                                                                                                                 No. 2 Nationally
                                                                                                                                                                                      2007-08
                                                                                                                                                                                     178,917
                                                                                                                                                                                 No. 2 Nationally
                                                                                                                                                                                      2006-07
                                                                                                                                                                                     237,642
                                                                                                                                                                                 No. 2 Nationally
                                                                                                                                                                                      2005-06
                                                                                                                                                                                     253,465
                                                                                                                                                                                 No. 3 Nationally

                                                                                                                                                                                      2004-05
                                                                                                                                                                                     257,054
                                                                                                                                                                                 No. 3 Nationally

                                                                                                                                                                                      2003-04
          UCONN TOPS AMONG ATTENDANCE LEADERS           "Connecticut women's basketball
                                                        is unique. The Huskies have a bond
                                                                                                                                                                                     201,521
                                                                                                                                                                                 No. 3 Nationally
           The Connecticut women s basketball program has played state allowing
                                                        between the entire
          before over 3 million fans at home during the us to sell out game after game like
                                                          past 15 years,                                                                                                              2002-03
          by far one of the highest totals nationally. no otherHuskies We definitely
                                                          The team can. have                                                                                                         192,888
          held one of the top›3 spots in average attendance nationally team in                                                                                                   No. 3 Nationally
                                                        have the best fans of any
                                                          basketball
          for the last 15 years and is the ONLY women’s the country. The numbers don't lie.                                                                                           2001-02
                                                        Our fansin special to us and we
          team to consistently boast sellout crowds (10,167 are Gampel                                                                                                               238,142
          Pavilion and 16,294 in the XL Center).        love playing to a full house."                                                                                           No. 1 Nationally
           With numerous sellouts throughout every home season,
                                                                                    2000-01   Head Coach Geno Auriemma
          UConn’s attendance numbers should remain consistent for years
                                                                                   171,713
          to come.                                                             No. 3 Nationally
           Since the 1993›94 season, UConn has played before 3,051,165 fans in 297 home
                                                                                    1999-00
          games (203 in the Harry A. Gampel Pavilion and 94 in the Hartford Civic Center).
                                                                                   224,614 led the n
           UConn has led the nation in average attendance during three seasons and has
                                                                               No. 2 since
          in games played before the highest percentage of capacity in every seasonNationally 1995
                                                                        .
                                                                                                                                                                                      1998-99
                                                                                                                                                                                      162,939
                                                                                                                                                                                 No. 2 Nationally

                                                                                                                                                                                      1997-98
                                                                                                                                                                                      204,132
                                                                                                                                                                                 No. 2 Nationally

                                                                                                                                                                                      1996-97
                                                                                                                                                                                      198,998
                                                                                                                                                                                 No. 1 Nationally

                                                                                                                                                                                      1995-96
                                                                                                                                                                                      155,470
                                                                                                                                                                                 No. 1 Nationally

                                                                                                                                                                                      1994-95
                                                                                                                                                                                      143,211
                                                                                                                                                                                 No. 1 Nationally
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