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Vowelguy

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How many CT players have started a NC game and *not* gone on to a professional BB career?
 

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How many CT players have started a NC game and *not* gone on to a professional BB career?

1995 - Pam Webber
Jamelle Elliot

2000- Shea Ralph

2003, 2004 - Maria Conlon

2009 - Tiffany Hayes !!!!!
Caroline Doty!!!!!

That makes 6
 

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Correct!

Though there have been 7 titles, there have been just 24 starters over those games. Of the 22 that have graduated, 18 have gone on to play in the WNBA (82%).
 

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Correct!

Though there have been 7 titles, there have been just 24 starters over those games. Of the 22 that have graduated, 18 have gone on to play in the WNBA (82%).
i would never have guessed that. Shea Ralph and Maria Conlon i would have gotten, but not Pam Webber...or Jamelle Elliott...
 

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From Maria's Bio:
"Maria played in Germany, then Iceland where she helped her team to win the Icelandic Cup Tournament receiving first team Icelandic Honors and Most Valuable Player of the Cup Championship Game. Sadly during one of the playoff games, Maria, while contesting a shot, injured her ankle splitting it in half. She needed reconstructive surgery."

Doesn't that count as professional?
 

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How did that 2002 group do? Oh, 80% are in the WNBA playoffs 9 years later.

How about the 2009 group? Also 80% and Tiff is still a collegian. Impressive.
 

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From Maria's Bio:
"Maria played in Germany, then Iceland where she helped her team to win the Icelandic Cup Tournament receiving first team Icelandic Honors and Most Valuable Player of the Cup Championship Game. Sadly during one of the playoff games, Maria, while contesting a shot, injured her ankle splitting it in half. She needed reconstructive surgery."

Doesn't that count as professional?

Plus Shea had her chance but went down to injury, most sadly.
 

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From Maria's Bio:
"Maria played in Germany, then Iceland where she helped her team to win the Icelandic Cup Tournament receiving first team Icelandic Honors and Most Valuable Player of the Cup Championship Game. Sadly during one of the playoff games, Maria, while contesting a shot, injured her ankle splitting it in half. She needed reconstructive surgery."

Doesn't that count as professional?

OMG - did we know that she spit her ankle in half? good god - that sounds horrible. how long ago was this? i assume/hope she's fully recovered?
 
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