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recorded her 1,000th point as a Spartan. Both Boone and Byrd earned AllConference honors for the second consecutive year. Lynne Agee also picked up her 500th win on the UNCG sidelines and earned her 550th career win during the season. The Spartans also honored one of the most decorated players in the history of the women’ s program. On February 10, 2007, former Spartan Melinda Goodson had her jersey retired, becoming just the second female and the fourth player in school history to have their jersey retired. In closing, Angie Polk, Wendy Engelmann, Renee Coltrane and Carol Peschel are the only players to have been named AllAmerica during their UNCG careers.

UNCG picked up a win over ACC opponent Wake Forest.

During the 2006-07 season Lynne Agee picked up her 500th win at UNCG and tallied her 550th career victory.

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play, especially at home where they posted a 7-3 showing. The 2003-04 season was highlighted by a 63-30 win over Furman on January 3, 2004, giving Lynne Agee her 500th career victory. Agee is one of 21 active coaches to produce 500 wins. Jacinda Lamber t led the Spar tans in scoring for three consecutive years and finished her career in 2003-04 with 1,227 points, the eighth best total in program history. The2004-05seasonsawKristen Boone lead the country in steals and EHFRPHWKHÀUVWSOD\HULQSURJUDP history to be named conference Freshman of the Year. The 2005-06 season was a lackluster beginning for UNCG after starting the year without Boone, who sat out the first four games of the season with a pre-season injury. She made a triumphant return against West Virginia and orchestrated a win for the ages, 72-70, over the 0RXQWDLQHHUVIRUWKH6SDUWDQVÀUVW ever win over a team from the BIG EAST Conference. Only 11 days later, UNCG made the short trip down I-40 to play Wake Forest and once again the Spartans were up to the task. They pulled off an impressive 70-64 victory at Lawrence -RHO&ROLVHXPIRUWKHLUÀUVWZLQRYHU the Demon Deacons since 1977. UNCG earned the second seed in the SoCon Tournament and cruised LQWRWKHÀQDOVZLWKZLQVRYHU*HRUJLD Southern and Davidson, which set up a meeting with top-seeded Chattanooga for the fourth time in WKHFRQIHUHQFHÀQDOH7KH6SDUWDQV ultimately fell 91-79, but order was restored as the Spartans once again found themselves among the elite teams in their conference. A place this proud program has became all too familiar with over the years. %RRQH ZDV QDPHG D ÀUVW WHDP All-SoCon performer in leading the Spartans to an 18-12 overall record and a 12-6 slate in the conference. For their efforts in the SoCon tourament, Boone, Irene Otamiri and KaLeah Latham were selected to the AllTournament team. Last season’s squad posted a 20ZLQVHDVRQIRUWKHÀUVWWLPHVLQFHWKH 2001-02 seaosn and saw standout Kristen Boone become UNCG’s alltime steals leader with 313 steals while senior guard Jasmine Byrd

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Goodson scored her 1,000th career point, becoming the fastest UNCG player to accomplish that feat. In the 1999-00 season, UNCG became just the second program in North Carolina to reach the 500win plateau with a 77-71 victory at Appalachian State on February 5. 81&*ÀQLVKHGWKHVHDVRQZLWKDQ 11 mark, 11-7 in the conference, and UHDFKHGWKH6R&RQ7RXUQDPHQWÀQDOV as the fourth seed in the tournament. ChoRhonda Gwaltney was named AllSoCon, and was also named to the AllTournament team, along with Samika Foster and Brianne Dodgen, who took home Tournament MVP honors. The Spartans set a new Division I record for wins in 2000-01 with its 22-8 record. UNCG advanced to the SoCon Championship game for the second straight season, falling by one point to Chattanooga. The Spartans had the tournament MVP for the second straight year in Gwaltney, while Dodgen, Foster and Sandi Reid were second team All-SoCon Tournament selections. Dodgen and Gwaltney also earned all-conference honors. In 2001-02, the Spartans went 21-10 (14-4 SoCon) and claimed a share of the SoCon regular season championship and advanced to WKH:1,7IRUWKHÀUVWWLPHLQVFKRRO history. The Spartans defeated College of Charleston, 77-51, and Furman, 71-62, en route to a third straight championship game appearance. The Spar tans fell just shor t of the tournament title, losing to Chattanooga for the second straight season. UNCG took on a strong Virginia Tech squad in the WNIT. The Spartans lost to the Hokies, 51-46, in a very close opening round match. Despite missing the 20-win plateau in 2002-03 for the first time in three season, the Spartans managed to put together a 14-13 overall mark, which included a 10-8 showing in Southern Conference play. Their season mark extended UNCG’s streak to 22 consecutive winning seasons, which began in Lynne Agee’s ÀUVW\HDUDW81&* The winning season streak came to a halt in 2003-04, as the Spartans battled through injuries and a rigorous schedule to produce a 9-19 record. Despite the record, the Spartans remained tough in SoCon

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