Pro Basketball Players
On April 4, 2007 she was drafted by the Seattle Storm in the WNBA draft. In her rookie season she has been quoted as being one of the best pure shooters of the game. Many have compared her to other Indiana greats such as Larry Bird and Katie Douglas. Upon her return to Indiana to verse the Indiana Fever on June 13,2007 Beech Grove honored Gearlds for her achievements and representation of their city.
The Lennox Foundation 22 was founded by WNBA (formerly with the Seattle Storm now with the Atlanta Dream Team) #22 Betty Lennox to support kids in all communities that battle with the horrors of neglect and abuse.¬† The money raised by The Lennox Foundation 22 will assist different shelters and homes to enrich their programs and educational needs for their communities.
You may not be able to grab one off the glass in a professional basketball game, but you can participate in the Rebounds for Research program and know that your efforts (just like Cheryl’s!) are going to fund research to cure painful and disfiguring tumors. You can make a pledge for every rebound Cheryl makes during the entire WNBA basketball season.
Fran Harris traveled to over 30 countries, played professional basketball in Italy and Switzerland, and has endured her own share of highlights and lowlights including being on NCAA (University of Texas at Austin) and WNBA Championship (Houston Comets) teams to losing her mother at age 16 — experiences for which she is profoundly grateful.