Teresa Edwards

Georgia native Teresa Edwards has been recognized as one of the greatest American female athletes of the twentieth century. After beginning her career playing for the University of Georgia, she went on to play basketball in the WNBA as well as international leagues. Edwards is the first basketball player to have played in five Olympics, and she won gold in the 1996 Atlanta games.

Reprinted with permission from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Courtesy of Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries