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SEC Women's Legends Spotlight: Nicky Anosike

81 days ago
SEC Staff
Photo: Tennessee Athletics

The Southeastern Conference 2019 Class of Women's Legends showcases former student-athletes and coaches from all 14 SEC member institutions.

Currently serving as a graduate assistant at her alma mater, Nicky Anosike was a four-year starter at center for Tennessee from 2004-08, helping the Lady Vols forge a 131-15 record during her career. She was instrumental in UT's 2007 and 2008 NCAA National Championships and was part of the team's 2007 SEC regular season title and SEC tourney crowns in 2005, 2006 and 2008. Among her career honors, Anosike was a member of the 2007 and 2008 NCAA All-Final Four Teams, a member of the 2005 SEC All-Freshman Team, a 2008 CoSIDA Second-Team Academic All-American, a four-time recipient of SEC Academic Honor Roll distinction, a 2008 SEC Community Service Team honoree, a 2008 Boyd McWhorter Scholar-Athlete Award finalist and the 2008 NCAA Woman of the Year. She was taken in the second round of the 2008 WNBA Draft by the Minnesota Lynx and spent five years in the league, earning 2008 WNBA Rookie of the Year accolades and making the 2009 WNBA All-Star Game.