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USA Basketball

UGA & The USA: A Golden Combonation

H I S T O R y

Rarely over the past two decades has a United States National Team entered a major international competition without one or more Georgia Lady Bulldogs leading the way. Teresa Edwards and Katrina McClain headline an impressive list of 25 current and former Lady Dogs who have represented USA Basketball in more than 40 different competitions worldwide. Edwards and McClain were the backbone of virtually every U.S. team fielded for a major competition from 1986-96 and compiled a 109-4 (.965) record in USA Basketball competitions. Edwards, who first played at the national level during the summer after her junior season of high school, is the only basketball player to represent the U.S. in five Olympic Games. All told, she was a member of 22 different USA Basketball teams, compiling an overall record of 205-14 (93.6). Along the way, Edwards compiled some incredible statistics – 2,008 points, 890 assists, 576 rebounds and 372 steals. McClain is perhaps the most decorated international performer other that Edwards. In fact, they first played together during the summer before McClain’s arrival at Georgia, leading the South to a Gold Medal at the 1983 U.S. Olympic Festival. McClain capped her international career at the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games in Atlanta by averaging 14.1 points and posting team-bests of 8.3 rebounds per game and 63.9 percent field goal percentage.

Katie Abrahamson

1985 – National Sports Festival

Barbara Bootz

1985 – National Sports Festival U.S. Junior Pan Am Team 1987 – Seoul Pre-Olympic Invitational

Kara Braxton

2002 – U.S. Young Women National Team 2006 – U.S. Senior National Team

Kiesha Brown

1995 – U.S. Olympic Festival 1996 – U.S. Junior National Team

1994 – 1996 – 1997 – 1998 – 1999 – 2000 –

FIBA World Championships U.S. Olympic Team U.S. Senior National Team U.S. Senior National Team U.S. Senior National Team U.S. Olympic Team

1994 – 1995 – 1997 – 1998 –

R. William Jones Cup Team World University Games World University Games U.S. Senior National Team (Goldmark Cup)

La’Keshia Frett

Stacey Ford

Cori Chambers

1988 – U.S. Junior National Team

Teresa Edwards

1983 – National Sports Festival 1986 – Canadian Invitational Tournament

2002 – U.S. Youth Development Festival 1981 – National Sports Festival 1982 – National Sports Festival U.S. Junior Pan Am Team 1983 – National Sports Festival 1984 – U.S. Olympic Team 1986 – Goodwill/FIBA World Championships 1987 – Pan American Games 1988 – U.S. Olympic Team 1990 – Goodwill/FIBA World Championships 1991 – Pan American Games 1992 – U.S. Olympic Team

Susie Gardner Carla Green

1986 – U.S. Olympic Festival 1987 – U.S. Olympic Festival 1989 – World University Games

Lady Hardmon

1989 – U.S. Junior National Team 1992 – R. William Jones Cup Team 1993 – World University Games

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2009-10 Lad y Bulldo G Basketball

Ashley Houts started three of seven games during the 2009 World Univerity Games, averaging 8.3 points per game by connecting on 52.6 percent of her FGs, 47.1 percent of her 3FGs and 90.9 of her FTs.

Janet Harris

1981 – National Sports Festival 1982 – National Sports Festival

Coco & Kelly Miller – 1999 World Univ. Games

2009-10 Women's Basketball Media Guide  

Bios, stats, and photos of the Georgia Lady Bulldogs.