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As an athlete, I embrace the fact that I am a role model for today’s youth. Whether it is stressing the importance of education and encouraging a love for reading, teaching about nutrition and how to live a healthy lifestyle, or working on a local and global level to help eradicate malaria, I am constantly trying to use the platform basketball has given me to positively influence as many lives as possible.
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.
Becky has emerged on the¬†Women’s¬†National Basketball Association¬†scene as one of the top players in the league, and was named to the All-WNBA Second Team in 2005 and 2006¬†as a member of the New York Liberty.
Played in all 34 games as a rookie … averaged 6.6 points per game, 1.2 rebounds per game and 1.0 assists per game … scored a season-best 18 points in the last game of the season August 12 vs. Phoenix, chipping in three rebounds and two assists was named Peak Performer by the WNBA