Denise M. Curry

A four-year starter and three-time All-America at UCLA, Denise Curry led the Bruins along with Hall of Famer Ann Meyers, to the 1978 AIAW national championship. During her sensational collegiate career, the 6-foot-1 native of Davis, California, averaged a double-double (24.6 ppg, 10.1 rpg) and led UCLA in scoring each of her four varsity seasons. She set 14 school records and at the time of her enshrinement held the school's mark as the all-time leading scorer (3,198 points) and rebounder (1,310). A three-time Western Collegiate Athletic Conference Most Valuable Player, Curry was the 1981 UCLA All-University Athlete of the Year and First Team Academic All-America. On the international level, Curry captured gold medals at the 1984 Olympics, the 1983 Pan American Games, and the 1979 World Championships, and also earned silver medals at the 1983 World Championships, the 1981 World University Games, and the 1979 Pan American Games.