Former New York Liberty Player to be inducted on June 13
The Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame announced on Monday that Swin Cash was selected for induction into its Hall of Fame Class of 2020. Cash is joined in the Class of 2020 by Lauren Jackson (Player), Debbie Brock (Veteran Player), Carol Callan (Contributor), Tamika Catchings (Player), Sue Donohoe (Contributor) and Carol Stiff (Contributor).
Cash, originally acquired by New York from the Atlanta Dream in exchange for DeLisha Milton-Jones during the 2014 season, appeared in 80 games for the Liberty.
A three-time WNBA Champion (2003, 2006, 2010) and four-time WNBA All-Star (2003, 2005, 2009, 2011), Cash has also won two Olympic gold medals with the U.S. Women’s Basketball National Team (Athens 2004, London 2012).
The 1980 United States Olympic Women’s Basketball Team will receive the “Trailblazers of the Game” award from the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame. “Trailblazers of the Game” is awarded to teams or organizations for their contributions to the game of women’s basketball. The 1980 Team USA roster included the late Anne Donovan (Class of 1999), who served as head coach of the New York Liberty during the 2009 (half season) and 2010 seasons.
The Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame Induction of the Class of 2020 and recognition of the 2020 Trailblazers of the Game Award recipient will take place on June 13 in Knoxville, Tennessee. For more information, visit https://www.wbhof.com/.