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Ann Meyers

Chronology

1955 Born March 26 in San Diego, California
1974 First high school player ever to join the U.S. national team;becomes first woman to receive a basketball scholarship to UCLA
1978 Leads University of California at Los Angeles to the national championship; is drafted by Houston as the first-ever WBL draftee
1979 Graduates with B.A. in sociology; signs as a free agent with the Indiana Pacers but fails to make the cut; signs for $145,000 for three seasons with the New Jersey Gems
1980-82 Takes first place in the ABC superstars competition; meets future husband, Don Drysdale; enrolls at broadcasting school and embarks on a new career
1986 Marries Drysdale in November
1994 First woman to play in Celebrity Golf Association Championship

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