ANN MEYERS

DRYSDALE

AWARDS



Teams:

  1. UCLA (Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women -AIAW-): 1974-1978

  2. New Jersey Gems (Women's Professional Basketball League -WBL-): 1979-1980


Club Highlights:

  1. 1977,78,79 AAU National Champions “Anna’s Bananas”

  2. 1978 National Collegiate Champion Basketball Team- UCLA

  3. 1975 National Collegiate Champion Track & Field Team- UCLA


National Team Highlights:

  1. World Champion in Seoul 1979

  2. Olympic Silver medalist in Montreal 1976

  3. Gold medalist in the Pan American Games of Mexico City 1975

  4. Silver medalist in the Pan American Games of San Juan 1979

  5. Silver medalist in the World University Games of 1977 in Sofia


Individual Highlights:

  1. First woman ever to receive a full athletic scholarship from UCLA

  2. 4 times Kodak All-American: 1975, 1976, 1977 and 1978

  3. 1978 Broderick Award Winner (recognizing the best collegiate player in the U.S.A.)

  4. Co-MVP and Top Scorer of the WBL in 1979-1980

  5. Only woman ever to sign a free-agent contract with an NBA franchise (in September 1979, with the Indiana Pacers, but did not make the team and was released)

  6. UCLA retired her #15 jersey on 3rd February 1990

  7. Winner of the 2006 United States Sports Academy's (USSA) Ronald Reagan Media Award after over two and a half decades devoted to sports broadcasting and journalism

  8. President & General Manager of the Phoenix Mercury (WNBA) through 2011 and currently Vice President of the Phoenix Suns (NBA) and Phoenix Mercury.


Halls of Fame

  1. UCLA – 1st Woman, WBB HoF, Naismith BB,  California HS,  National HS,  Cincinnati,  San Pedro Walk of Fame

  2. Enberg Award


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