19 Facts About Adrienne Goodson


Adrienne Goodson was born on October 19,1966 and is an American former basketball player, a 6-foot forward noted for her exceptional rebounding ability, especially on the offensive glass.


Adrienne Goodson played for Bayonne High School, where she was a consensus high school All-American, named as such by Parade Magazine, Adidas, Coach, Converse, the Amateur Athletic Union, and USA Today.


Adrienne Goodson went on to attend Old Dominion University, where she graduated in 1988 with a degree in secondary education.


Adrienne Goodson finished her college career with 1,574 points and 863 rebounds.


Adrienne Goodson was inducted into the Old Dominion University Hall of Fame in 1999.


Adrienne Goodson was named to the team representing the US at the 1993 World University Games competition in Buffalo, New York.


Adrienne Goodson was the captain of the USA team, and led the team in scoring with 20 points, in the game against Russia.


Adrienne Goodson was the second leading scorer on the USA team, averaging 13.1 points per game over the eight games.


Adrienne Goodson won five championships in the run-and-gun Brazilian league, learned to speak Portuguese, and left many friends behind at the end of her career there, but the lure of playing back home was too good to pass up, even with the pay cut she took.


In 1996, Adrienne Goodson left a successful career in Brazil in 1996 to play in the inaugural season of the now-defunct American Basketball League.


Adrienne Goodson finished her first US pro season with averages of 17.7 points and 7.7 rebounds per game.


Adrienne Goodson was an ABL All-Star both years, and is one of only five players twice named to the All-ABL Team.


Adrienne Goodson averaged 17.5 points and 7.9 rebounds per game in the ABL.


Adrienne Goodson was selected in the third round in the 1999 WNBA consolidation draft.


Adrienne Goodson averaged 12.5 points, 5.2 rebounds and 2.0 assists in her WNBA career.


Adrienne Goodson is only the third Woman in the history of the WNBA to score over 4000 points with over 1500 rebounds.


Adrienne Goodson has been named the best six foot and under rebounder in the world by several basketball experts.


Adrienne Goodson received the 2003 WNBA Off-Season Community Assist Award, and she continues to give back to her community.


Adrienne Goodson believes the strongest assets she brings to a team are her leadership ability, work ethic and dedication.