Dawn Staley

Class of 2012

  • During college, she led her team to three Final Fours, en route to being named the 1991 NCAA Tournament Most Outstanding Player
  • She was a two-time ACC Player of the Year, two-time National Player of the Year, and three-time Kodak All-American
  • She is the only player in ACC history to finish her career with more than 2,000 points, 700 rebounds, 700 assists, and 400 steals
  • Named the 1991 Sports Illustrated Player of the Year and the 1991 Honda-Broderick Cup Award for Collegiate Female Athlete of the Year
  • In 2002, she was named to the ACC’s 50th Anniversary Women’s Basketball Team
  • She was a five time WNBA All-Star and was named to the WNBA All-Decade Team
  • Helped lead the USA Women’s Basketball Team to three gold medals in 1996, 2000, and 2004
  • She was named the 1994 and 2004 USA Basketball Female Athlete of the Year
  • In 2008, she was inducted into the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame
  • Currently, she is the head women’s basketball coach at the University of South Carolina