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Michelle Edwards
Michelle Edwards



No. 20 Iowa Opens B1G Road Slate at No. 16 Rutgers

Hawkeyes, Scarlet Knights to meet Sunday at 11 a.m. (CT) on BTN


Michelle Edwards: 'My Time at Iowa was Amazing'

Women's Basketball Hall of Fame inductee looks back on her time in Iowa City


WBB Hall of Fame Induction will be streamed live on ESPN3

Former Hawkeye All-American Michelle Edwards to be inducted on Saturday


Women's Hoops Set for Big Ten Tournament

No. 23 Iowa faces Illinois in first round on Thursday at 1:30 p.m. (CT) on BTN


No. 25 Iowa Concludes Regular Season at Illinois

Hawkeyes, Illini tip at 3 p.m. (CT) on Sunday on BTN

1987-1988 Honors-- Three-time Big Ten Player of the Week...Amana-Hawkeye Classic Most Valuable Player...Northern Illinois Fastbreak Fest Most Valuable Player...Street & Smith Magazine pre-season first team all-American...Naismith Award Nominee...Off the Glass Magazine pre-season honorable mention all-American...pre-season all-Big Ten Conference First Team (unanimous vote)...Participant in the NCAA Drug Education campaign...

1987-1988 Accomplishments-- Iowa's leading scorer, 19.7 ppg, 58% field goal accuracy...Second on Iowa's career scoring charts, 1593 points...Set Iowa record for career assists, 388...Only four steals away from Iowa career record, 206...Leads Big Ten Conference in scoring and steals

1986-1987 Honors-- Preseason first-team all-Big Ten Conference...Preseason honorable mention All-American Street & Smith's...All-Tournament, 1986 Amana-Hawkeye Classic...Two-time Big Ten Conference Player-of-the-Week...All-Tournament, 1986 WRAL-North Carolina State Classic... All-Tournament, 1987 NCAA Midwest Region Championship...1987 All-Big Ten Conference First Team...1987 Kodak District V All-American

1986-1987 Accomplishments-- Team-leading 564 points scored (second highest single-season total in Iowa history)...Team-leading 18.2 ppg , 53.7% field goal accuracy...Team leading 354 points scored in Big Ten Conference games...Team-leading 19.2 points per game average in Big Ten Conference games (top average 87-88 season)...Team-leading .741 free throw percentage...Team-leading 70 steals...123 assists (Second on squad)...119 rebounds (3.8 pg average)...Scored in double figures in all 31 games and the last 41 games played by the Hawkeyes (31 this season, 10 last)...Team-leading scorer 19 games...Team-leading 24 points, 4 assists, 2 steals in 40 minutes played versus Louisiana Tech in the 1987 NCAA Midwest Regional Championship title game...Team-leading 18 points, 5 assists, 3 steals in 36 minutes played versus Georgia in the 1987 NCAA Midwest Regional Championship Semifinal game.Scored 57 points, a 19.0 ppg average, in Iowa's three 1987 NCAA Tournament games...

1985-1986 Accomplishments-- All-Big Ten Conference first team...Named MVP of the Inaugural Amana-Hawkeye Classic...Led Iowa scoring, 12.7 ppg, and in assists 98...Led Iowa scoring in 12 of 29 games... Reached double figures in 19 of 29 games.

1984-1985 Accomplishments-- MVP of the LaSalle Tournament...Averaged 10.3 ppg as a rookie...Led Iowa with 36 steals, second in assists, with 70

Other Basketball Experience-- Participant in the Canadian Invitational Tournament, 1986...Member of the National Sports Festival North Squad, 1985

Personal-- Born--3/6/66...her nickname is "Ice" for her cool on-court demeanor...she didn't play basketball until she was 15...she is fluent in Italian...she majored in General Studies...played in the WNBA Was the first Iowa female athlete to have her number retired and was named University of Iowa Athlete of the Year in 1987-88

WNBA Career Highlights (as of 2000) Totaled a WNBA career-high 24 points (10-13 FB, 3-4 3FG) and 4 assists against Charlotte 7/30/98...Led the Rockers in 97 in assists (4.5 apg, 6th in the WNBA) and ranked 2nd on the team in `98 with 2.8...Has played nine season in Italy for Faenza, Pistoia, Ferrara and Pavia... Was a perennial selection to the Italian League All-Star Team and was named MVP of the 1997 Italian League All-Star Game

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