Adrienne Goodson earned Kodak All-District All-American honors and was a member of the 1985 NCAA National Championship women's basketball team.
As a senior in 1988, Goodson was named Player of the Year in the Sun Belt Conference and in the State of Virginia. In 1987, she was named the Conference Tournament Most Valuable Player. During her career at Old Dominion, Goodson was a two-time second team All-Sun Belt performer in 1986 and 1987, and was also on the Sun-Belt All-Tournament squad in 1987.
As a freshman, Goodson was a member of the 1985 NCAA National Championship squad. She averaged 9.5 points per game in 1985, as she scored 323 points which is the sixth most points scored in Lady Monarch history for a freshman. In the NCAA title game, Goodson scored nine points and hauled in six rebounds to help the Lady Monarchs defeat Georgia, 70-65 in Austin, Tx. Old Dominion rolled to a 31-3 record.
The Lady Monarchs won the Sun Belt Conference title in 1985 and in 1987. Goodson helped lead Old Dominion to three NCAA tournaments.
As a sophomore, she averaged 14.4 points, as a junior 13.9 and 17.2 points per game as a senior. Goodson closed out her career with 1,574 career points and 863 career rebounds. She ranked tenth all-time in scoring and rebounding at Old Dominion.
After graduation, Goodson captained the 1993 USA National Basketball team and was a two-time All-Star in the American Basketball League for the Richmond/Philadelphia Rage.
Goodson graduated in 1988 with a degree in secondary education.