Liberty legend and Ring of Honor Member Teresa Weatherspoon will be inducted into the 2020 class of the Texas Sports Hall of Fame on Saturday, March 28 at the Waco Convention Center in Waco, Texas.
Teresa Weatherspoon: A native from Pineland, Texas, Weatherspoon led Louisiana Tech to the 1988 NCAA women’s basketball title and brought home plenty of awards and titles. In 1997, she was drafted in the WNBA draft to the New York Liberty and retired as the franchise’s all-time leader in assists and steals. She won a gold medal at the 1988 Olympics and a bronze medal at the 1992 Olympics. Today, Teresa is an assistant coach with the New Orleans Pelicans.
The Texas Sports Hall of Fame announced the seven inductees in a press release on December 12, 2019. The class also includes Robert Griffin III, Baltimore Ravens quarterback and the only Baylor player ever to win the Heisman Trophy, former Texas Rangers all-star Adrian Beltre, soccer great Clint Dempsey, Olympic shot put champion Michelle Carter, former Texas A&M and Houston Texans punter Shane Lechler and legendary track and field coach Francie Larrieu Smith.