Patricia Roberts

Class of 2000

  • Earned a silver medal at the 1976 Olympics, representing the United States in the first Olympic basketball competition for women
  • Also participated in the 1978 World University Games and was captain of the 1979 U.S. National Team
  • Played professionally for three seasons (1978-1982) in the Women’s Basketball League with the Minnesota Fillies and the St. Louis Streak
  • Began her collegiate career at North Georgia College where she played for one season before transferring to Emporia State (Kansas) College for two seasons
  • Played just one season at the University of Tennessee but set nine marks which still stand as Lady Vol records, including points in a game (51), rebounds in a game (24), and points in a season (987)
  • Became the University of Tennessee’s first Kodak All-American in 1977