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Bev Smith

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Bev Smith

Class of 2004

  • A two-time Canadian Olympian (1984 in Los Angeles and 1996 in Atlanta)
  • Played on Canadian National Teams, beginning with the junior national squad in 1977, until her retirement in 1996
  • Named to the FIBA All-World Team after helping the Canadian Team claim the bronze medal at the 1979 World Championship in Seoul, Korea
  • Also garnered a bronze medal at the 1986 World Championship in Moscow, Russia
  • Coached the 2000 Canadian Olympic Team to a 10th-place finish in Sydney after guiding the Canadian National Team to its best-ever showing at the 1999 Pan American Games in Winnipeg, where they earned a silver medal
  • Played and coached internationally in Italy for 15 years for teams from Vicenza and Ferrara
  • A two-time Kodak All-American and GTE Academic All-American during her collegiate career at the University of Oregon
  • Currently serves as the head women’s basketball coach at her alma mater, the University of Oregon