Year Inducted: 2015
Nominated By: Carole Partin
Sports Competed In: Basketball
Athlete, Coach or Contributor: Athlete
Attended Pueblo South H.S., graduating in 1991.
Roncalli Middle School (1985-88): Girls Basketball: City champs, MVP, 7th & 8th grades... Track: Numerous firsts in middle distance, 6th, 7th, 8th grades.
Mesa State Summer camp (1987-91), Girls Basketball: 1st place league team (4 years)...1st place tournament play (3 years)...All-Star team...all-defensive team...1st place individual scoring twice...1st place assists (three times)...1991 camp - Hustle Award, Team MVP, All-Star team.
South High School (1988-1991): Girls Basketball: Twice first team All South-Central League...reached state semifinals as junior, 20-1 team record, averaged 10.3 ppg and 8 assists per game...Class 5A state champions as senior, 24-1 team record, state tournament MVP, S-CL "Player of Year"...11.8 ppg, 12.8 assists per game, 11.4 steals per game...All-Colorado team...Class 5A Player of theYear. GPSA's Brian Macartney High School "Player-of-the-Year", November, 1991...Playing time limited for 2 quarters for part of junior year and much of senior year because of huge South leads.
Colorado State University-Fort Collins (1992-1996): Division I Women's Basketball: Earnd a full student-athlete scholarship...four-year starter at point guard...Dished out 136 season assists as a freshman ranks 2nd in all-time CSU statistics...Single game assists 15 as junior vs. Long Beach State, remains 1st in all-time CSU statistics...Career high 21 points as junior vs. UC Irvine...All-Western Athletic Conference defensive team as a freshman and senior...Honorable mention WAC senior year...Rams advanced to NCAA tournament for first time in CSU women's history in senior year...won opening game, lost second game to eventual champion Stanford....Broke WAC assist mark as a senior...Playmaker team award, team captain junior and senior years...College career scoring average 5 ppg, average 5.5 assists per game. Played with Becky Hammond of San Antonio Spurs, first woman assistant coach in NBA.
● CSU Women's basketball student assistant coach, working with point guards, assisting with planning & practice (1996-1997).
● University of Denver, Women's Basketball assistant coach, helped the Pioneers' program make transition to Division I. Recruited and developed guards for team (1997-2000).
● Volunteer work at elementary, Junior High and High School teaching fundamental basketball skills (1993-1997).
● Camp counselor: Colorado State girls basketball camp ages 12-18 yrs (1993-1996).
● Camp director: University of Denver girl's basketball camp ages 14-18 yrs (1997-2000).
● Established first University of Denver girls' basketball camp, ages 6-9 yrs (1997-2000).
Lives in Denver, CO.