Athletic Hall of Fame

Laurie Ann Byrd

Laurie Ann Byrd

Sport(s): Basketball

Graduating Class: 1984

Induction Class: 1993

Olympic Team at the 1979 National Sports Festival... Went on to play professional basketball in Switzerland, Sweden, Italy, and Spain as well as one year in the WNBA in the United States... Names the Most Valuable Player of the Suisse Cup as a member of the championship team in Switzerland in 1985-86... Selected Most Valuable Player in Sweden in 1987-88... Inducted into the AAU Hall of Fame in 1993... Played in the WBL, WBA and ABL U.S. professional women's basketball leagues... Inducted into the Greater Flint Afro-American Hall of Fame.

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