Bridgette Gordon

Class of 2007

  • Made an NCAA-record four consecutive trips to the Final Four at the University of Tennessee
  • Won two national championships (1987 and 1989); tallied an overall record of 115-21
  • One of only 20 players recognized as Legends of the Final Four in 1996
  • Two-time Kodak, Naismith and USBWA All-American (1988, 1989)
  • Women’s Final Four Most Valuable Player in 1989; Final Four All-Tournament team member in 1987 and 1989
  • Two-time Kodak, Naismith and USBWA All-American (1988, 1989)
  • Co-SEC Rookie of the Year in 1986; All-SEC team (1986-1989); SEC Player of the Year and Female Athlete of the Year in 1989; Led the SEC in scoring in 1988 & 1989
  • One of two collegiate members of gold-medal winning USA Olympic women’s basketball team in 1988
  • Still holds record for most career steals (338) and is second all-time leading scorer in school history (2,450 points) after averaging 18 points and 6.7 rebounds in 137 games at Tennessee .
  • One of only five Lady Vols to have her number (30) retired, and was a member of the inaugural class of 2001 into the Tennessee Lady Vols Athletic Hall of Fame
  • One of five players named to the NCAA’s 25 th Silver Anniversary team in 2006
  • Played for the Sacramento Monarchs in 1997-1998; also played professional basketball in Italy (1989-1997) and Turkey (1999-2000); won seven Italian Championships as an All-Star performer
  • Worked as a broadcaster covering the Lady Vols for Fox Sports South; Was an Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach at Stetson University (2001-2006); Currently working as a scout for the WNBA