Images of the London Olympics participants with UConn ties.
Became UConn's first two-time national player of the year
in 2004 ... Guided the Huskies to three consecutive national
championships ... UConn boasted an overall mark of 139-8
during Taurasi's tenure in Storrs ... Three-time Kodak AllAmerica selection ... Two-time Associated Press First Team
All-America choice ... First player in UConn history to total 2,000 points, 600
assists and 600 rebounds in a career ... No. 1 overall Draft Pick in the 2004
WNBA Draft by the Phoenix Mercury ... Member of the 2004 and 2008 U.S.
Olympic Basketball Team which captured the gold medal at the Athens and
Beijing Olympics respectively ... Named 2004 WNBA Rookie of the Year ...
Seven-Time WNBA All-Star ... Honored as an All-WNBA selection in 2004,
2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010 and was voted as the league's Most Valuable Player in 2009 ... Led WNBA with a league-record 25.3 ppg average in
2006 ... Ranks fifth all-time on UConn's scoring list with 2,156 career points
... Ranks seventh for the highest career scoring average with a 15.0 points
per game clip.