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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