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Ann Meyers Drysdale Speaker Profile

Retired Basketball Player and Sportscaster

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Ann Meyers Drysdale Biography

Born on March 26, 1955 Ann Meyers Drysdale is a retired American basketball player and sportscaster.

She attended Sonora High School in La Habra, California and earned thirteen Most Valuable Player awards. In 1974, she became the first high school student to play for the U.S. national team. She became a member of the US team that won the 1975 Pan American Games Gold medal. She was playing for the US Olympic basketball team that won a Silver Medal in the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal. She was also a participant on the US team that won the 1979 FIBA World Championship for Women Gold medal. She won silver medals during the 1979 Pan American Games and 1977 World University Games. She was the first woman player drafted by the Women's Professional Basketball League to the New Jersey Gems in 1978 and the only woman to sign a contract with a National Basketball Association team, the Indiana Pacers in 1979. From the year 1976 until 1979, she was a four-year athletic scholarship player for the UCLA Bruins women's basketball team and the first woman to be so honored at any university. In 1978, she won the Honda Sports Award as outstanding women's college basketball player of the year and the Broderick Cup for outstanding woman athlete of the year.

In the year 1985, she was inducted into the International Women's Sports Hall of Fame for basketball, UCLA Athletic Hall of Fame in 1988 and in 1993


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Hall of Famer Ann Meyers named Keynote Speaker for the UCLA College of Letters and Science's Ceremony

Posted on 20 February 2013 | 3:41 pm

Booking-Ann-MeyersHall of Famer Ann Meyers has been chosen as the keynote speaker for the UCLA College of Letters and Science's dual commencement ceremonies on Friday, June 14. Her return to the University is rather significant as she was the first woman to receive a full athletic scholarship to UCLA and one of the first women inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Ann Meyers...[Read More]

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