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Teresa Edwards

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Teresa Edwards

Class of 2010

  • The most decorated player in the history of USA basketball (four gold medals and one bronze) and the only American basketball player, male or female, to compete in five Olympics
  • The youngest (1984) and the oldest (2000) U.S. Olympic basketball player to win a gold medal
  • Played at University of Georgia where she led her team to two final four appearances, three SEC titles and was selected three times in a row for All-SEC First Team Honors
  • Inducted into University of Georgia’s “ Circle of Honor” in 1996 and had her college jersey retired by head coach Andy Landers
  • Named the USA Basketball Female Athlete of the Year a record four times
  • Also a member of the Olympic Hall of Fame, Cairo Hall of Fame, Georgia Hall of Fame and the National High School Hall of Fame.
  • Spent nine seasons playing internationally in Itay, Japan, Spain and France