Suzie Mcconnell Serio

Class of 2008

  • Recently named the best 5-4 basketball player, male or female, of all time by Sports Illustrated
  • The first First-Team All-American in Penn State Women’s Basketball history
  • Holds the NCAA records for career assists (1,307), assists in a season (355) and season assist average (11.8)
  • Four-time All-Atlantic 10 Conference player at Penn State
  • Won two Olympic medals, gold in 1988 and bronze in 1992
  • Played three seasons in the WNBA with the Cleveland Rockers, named WNBA Newcomer of the Year and All-WNBA First Team in 1998
  • Started her coaching career by leading Oakland Catholic (Pittsburgh) to three state titles and four district championships in 13 seasons
  • Coached the WNBA’s Minnesota Lynx to back-to-back playoff appearances and was named WNBA Coach of the Year honors in 2004
  • Completed her first season at Duquesne in 2007-2008