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Inge Nissen

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Inge Nissen

Class of 2012

  • A four year starter at Old Dominion University, she led her team to two AIAW National Championships in 1979 and 1980
  • She was ODU’s team MVP for three years (1978, 1979, 1980)
  • A 1980 Kodak All-American and a two-time finalist for the Wade Trophy
  • She finished her career at Old Dominion as the school’s all-time leader in points with 2,647 and rebounds with 1,459
  • She was one of the top amateur players in Europe, winning 5 national championships {Denmark (1972), Norway (1973), France (1974, 1975, 1985)}
  • Played professionally in the WBL in 1980
  • Inducted into the Old Dominion Hall of Fame in 1985
  • She was selected to ODU’s All-Time Lady Monarchs squad, and her jersey, #42, is one of only five numbers to be retired at ODU
  • She was honored as ESPN.com’s top 25 players of the pre-NCAA era in 2006