Class of 2022

  • A graduate and member of the University of Florida women’s basketball program, helping the Gators to four straight NCAA tournament appearances, and ending on one of the most remarkable collegiate careers at Florida totaling 1,858 career points.
  • In 1997, was the winner of the Wade Trophy, Honda Sports Award for Basketball, SEC Player of the Year, and SEC First-team All-American
  • Recognized as an All-American by the Associated Press, Kodak, and the Basketball Times as a senior at the University of Florida
  • Inducted into the University of Florida Athletics Hall of Fame in 2007
  • Played professionally for 17 years in the WNBA with the Washington Mystics, Los Angeles Sparks, San Antonio Stars, and New York Liberty
  • Set a WNBA league history for most games played in the league with 499, which was later broken by current WNBA player Sue Bird
  • Helped lead the Los Angeles Sparks to back-to-back WNBA Championships (2001,2002)
  • Named a 3-time WNBA All-Star (2000, 2004, 2007) and currently ranked as the 16th player in WNBA history with 5,571 career points
  • Two-time Olympic Gold Medalist, first gold medal won in Sydney, Australia (2000), and second gold medal in Beijing, China (2008)
  • A two-time FIBA World Championship Gold Medalist (1998,2002), and a Bronze Medal in the FIBA World Championship (2006)
  • Earned gold medals in the U.S. Olympic Festival (1994), U.S. Olympic Cup (1999), the World University Games in 1997
  • Aside from her professional playing career with the WNBA, Milton-Jones also made numerous stops internationally in Spain, Italy, Turkey, South Korea, the Czech Republic, and Russia
  • Awarded the Kim Perrot Sportsmanship Award during her professional career
  • Milton-Jones retired from playing in 2016 and is currently the head coach for Old Dominion University women’s basketball program