Hortencia Marcari

Class of 2002

  • A basketball icon in her homeland of Brazil
  • Has earned international acclaim and adoration throughout her country as one of the sport’s all-time greats
  • A two-time Olympian, guiding Brazil to a silver medal in the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta after posting a seventh-place showing in 1992 in Barcelona
  • Played a dominant role in Brazil claiming the title of World Champion in 1994, garnering recognition as the best guard in the world
  • Has also collected three medals in Pan American Games competitions with a gold in 1991, a silver in 1987, and a bronze in 1983