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Becky Hammon
 Becky Hammon


Becky Hammon

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Hall of Fame Class of 2004

Women's Basketball (1996 to 1999)

Becky Hammon remains as the most decorated CSU women's basketball player in school history. Her career at CSU was one of great excellence, winning 14 conference player of the week awards, four first-team all-Conference awards and an Associated Press first-team All-American Award in 1999. Hammon also won WAC Mountain Division player of the year in 1998 and 1999, WAC Pacific Division player of the year in 1997 and WAC freshman of the year in 1996. Hammon holds the school career record for points, points per game, field goals, field goal attempts, free throws made, free throw attempts, three pointers, three point attempts, steals and assists. She also holds nine single season records including points, free throws and assists. She led her teams to the WNIT in 1998 and NCAA tournament appearances in 1996, 1998 and in 1999 when the Rams made it to the Sweet 16. She led the Rams to WAC Mountain Division Championships in 1998 and 1999 along with a WAC Championship in 1996.

After graduation, Hammon went on to play in the Women's National Basketball Association with the New York Liberty and the San Antonio Silver Stars of the WNBA. She played on the Russian national team winning a Bronze Medal in the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. She has over 3,000 career points in the WNBA and 800 assists, earning the nickname "Big Shot Becky" and has also been named to WNBA All-Star teams too. She has played in Spain during the off-season of the WNBA helping her team win the Queen's Cup and remains as a member of the San Antonio Silver Stars as of 2012.

Other Accomplishments:

  • Frank Award (1998)
  • Kodak 1st Team All-American (1999)
  • Four-time All District
  • All-Tournament (1998 & 1999)
  • Francis Pomeroy Naismith Award (1999)
  • Uniform Number 25 retired at Colorado State