July 25, 2008

Jennifer Azzi Inducted into Hall of Fame

This summer, Jennifer Azzi received yet another recognition of her extraordinary career - induction into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame. The Class of 2009 also included Cynthia Cooper-Dyke, Jennifer Gillom, Sonja Hogg, Ora Washington and Jill Hutchinson. Ironically, the Hall of Fame is located in Knoxville, Tennessee, not far from Jennifer's hometown of Oak Ridge.

Brooke Scores for the Mercury

Brooke-with-the-Hook Smith is playing with the Phoenix Mercury this season, at least, when the Atlanta Dream is in town. Read about her experiences in the WNBA in these recent articles, from Arizona and from her home town paper, the Marin Independent Journal. After the WNBA season, Brooke will return to Italy to play for the Lake Como team. Until then...buona fortuna, Brooke!

July 17, 2008

Val Whiting, Newspaper Columnist

Several Cardinal alumnae have found careers in the sports world, including Val Whiting, whose GameShape business in Wilmington, Delaware, provides coaching for athletes who want to improve their performance. Val has recently expanded her scope, writing a column for the Wilmington New Journal on athletic performance. Catch a sample of her words of advice in this recent article.