Lynette Woodard

1959 - Today

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Lynette Woodard (born August 12, 1959) is a retired American basketball Hall of Fame player and former head women's basketball coach at Winthrop University. Woodard made history by becoming the first female member of the Harlem Globetrotters and who, at age 38, began playing as one of the oldest members in the newly formed American women's professional basketball league, the WNBA. While at Wichita North High School, Woodard won two state basketball titles.Woodard went on to play college basketball with the University of Kansas (KU) in 1978, playing there until 1981. She was a four-time All-American at KU, and she averaged 26 points per game and scored 3,649 points in total during her four years there, and was the first KU woman to be honored by having her jersey retired. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lynette Woodard has received more than 126,987 page views. Her biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Lynette Woodard is the 908th most popular basketball player, the 14,627th most popular biography from United States and the 513th most popular American Basketball Player.

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Among basketball players, Lynette Woodard ranks 908 out of 1,264Before her are Tamika Catchings, Jānis Strēlnieks, Nemanja Nedović, Gary Neal, Samuel Dalembert, and Sasu Salin. After her are Nathan Jawai, Viktor Sanikidze, Malcolm Brogdon, Bojan Dubljević, Andrew Albicy, and Antanas Kavaliauskas.

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Among people born in 1959, Lynette Woodard ranks 601Before her are Chandra Cheeseborough, Victoria Jackson, Rowdy Gaines, Brian Goodell, Steve Whitmire, and Keith Olbermann. After her are John Whittingdale and Aileen Baviera.

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Among people born in United States, Lynette Woodard ranks 14,627 out of 15,968Before her are Josh Hamilton (1981), Kehlani (1995), Dustin Pedroia (1983), Edward Moss (1977), Sara Evans (1971), and Sarah Hendrickson (1994). After her are Margaret Spellings (1957), Greg Cipes (1980), Dana Snyder (1973), Torri Edwards (1977), Carin Jennings-Gabarra (1965), and Galen Rupp (1986).


Among basketball players born in United States, Lynette Woodard ranks 513Before her are Jeff Teague (1988), Charlie Villanueva (1984), Taj Gibson (1985), Tobias Harris (1992), Tamika Catchings (1979), and Gary Neal (1984). After her are Malcolm Brogdon (1992), Elena Delle Donne (1989), Jordan Hill (1987), Drew Nicholas (1981), Drew Gooden (1981), and James Posey (1977).