early years

• Native of Beaver, Ohio. Finished her prep career at Eastern High School with 3,514 points — a record for boys and girls in Ohio (LeBron James scored 2,657).

• 1993 Miss Basketball in Ohio.


• Started at Ohio State before transferring.

• Graduated with a B.A. in marketing and a B.S. in sport industry from Ohio University in 1998. First-team All-Mid-American Conference selection after averaging 22.9 points per game as a senior.

• Made 10 three-pointers and scored 41 points in one game as a senior, both Ohio U. records.


• Played one year of professional basketball in Switzerland.

as a head coach

• Named 13th coach in VCU history on June 5, 2012. Was 11-19 in her first season and 22-10 this season. Coached Winthrop in 2011-12, finishing 18-13.