Donovan To Coach WNBA Western All-Stars
By ODU Athletics
July 5, 2005
NORFOLK, VA-- Former Lady Monarch great and basketball Hall of Fame member Anne Donovan ('83) will be the head coach of the Western Conference at the WNBA All-Star game Saturday. The game will be televised at 4 p.m. on ABC.
Two-time All-American Ticha Penicheiro ('98) currently ranks fourth in the WNBA in free throw percentage at .917. She ranks tenth in the league in assists at 4.1 and is averaging 6.5 points per game. Sacramento leads the Western Conference with an 11-5 record. Earlier this season, Ticha tied her single game career high with 16 against Los Angeles.
Adrienne Goodson ('88) is averaging 3.8 points per game and 2.0 rebounds per game for the Houston Comets. Houston is in second place with an 8-5 record. Earlier this year Goodson scored her 1,500th career point on June 25 against her old team, San Antonio.
Hamchetou Maiga ('03) is averaging 2.8 points per game and 1.1 rebounds for Sacramento.
Anne Donovan's defending WNBA champion Seattle Storm are currently 8-8 and tied for fourth in the Western Conference.