Seattle Gives Anne Donovan 100th WNBA Career Win

August 19, 2005
By ODU Athletics
ODU Sports

Aug. 19, 2005

SEATTLE, WA--The Seattle Storm defeated Minnesota, 76-60 Thursday Night to give head coach and ODU basketball Hall of Famer Anne Donovan ('83) her 100th career win in the WNBA. She's the fourth coach in WNBA history and the first woman to reach that milestone .

The defending league champion Seattle Storm are currently 17-13 and in second place in the WNBA Western Division, behind the Sacramento Monarchs who are led by Lady Monarch alumni Ticha Penicheiro ('98) and Hamchetou Maiga ('01).

Last year, Donovan became the first woman coach to lead a team to the WNBA Title. She is a member of the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame, the Women's Basketkball Hall of Fame, the ODU Sports Hall of Fame, the CoSIDA Academic Hall of Fame and the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame.

The three other WNBA head coaches to have already reach 100 career wins are Van Chancellor, Michael Cooper and Richie Adubato.