Denise Curry

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Denise Curry


Class of 1999


• A two-time Olympian (1980, 1984), earning a gold medal in 1984

• Tallied 3,198 points during her collegiate career, scoring the most points ever by a UCLA Bruin, male or female

• Scored in double figures in all 130 games which she played at UCLA

• A three-time Kodak All-American (1979, 1980, 1981) and Academic All-American (1981)

• Teamed with fellow Women’s Basketball Hall of Famer Ann Meyers in leading UCLA to an AIAW National Championship in 1978

• Represented the USA at the World Championships and Pan American Games in both 1979 and 1983 at the World University Games in 1981

• Named USA Basketball Player of the year 1981

• Played eight professional seasons in Germany, France and Italy

• Won three national championships in Germany (1983, 1984, 1985)

• Led Stade Francais Versailles to a pair of French national championships in 1986 and 1987 and was named “French Player of the Decade” for 1980s


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