Kara Wolters

Class of 2017

  • Wolters helped guide USA Basketball to a gold medal in the 2000 Olympic Games • She won gold medals at the 1997 World University Games, 1998 World Championships, and 1999 US Olympic Cup
  • She helped guide the Houston Comets to the 1999 WNBA Championship
  • Wolters helped guide the University of Connecticut to the school first NCAA National Championship in 1995
  • She was on the All-Final Four Team and averaged 20.5 ppg in the 1995 Women’s Final Four
  • In 1996, Wolters received the Victor Award as the nation’s top female collegiate player
  • She was named the 1997 AP National College Player of the Year and was runner-up for the Naismith National Player of the Year
  • Wolters was named on the Big East All-Tournament Team four times
  • She holds the rebounding record (1286) and shot’s blocked record (396) at the University of Connecticut
  • Wolters is one of only a few women to receive a gold medal in the Olympics, an NCAA Championship and a WNBA Championship