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Swoopes, Sheryl

Born: 1971 AD
Currently alive, at 50 years of age.
Nationality: American
Categories: Basketball Player

1971 – She was born on the 25th day of March this year in Brownfield, Texas. She played basketball with her two older brothers. She began competing at age seven, in a local children’s league.


1988 – She was a member and senior on this year Texas State Championship team.


1993 – She won the NCAA women’s basketball championship with the Texas Tech Lady Raiders during her senior season. Her jersey was retired by the school the following year, making her one of only two Lady Raiders to be honored in this way.


1997 – She was recruited for the Houston Comets of the WNBA during this year inaugural season.


2002 – She was WNBA MVP and Most Defensive Player for this year, 2002, and 2005.


2005 – She averaged 18.6 points, 85% free throws, 4.3 assists, 2.65 steals, and 37.1 minutes playing time per game.


2006 – She was still a part of the NCAA women’s basketball record books in many categories.