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Michele Van Gorp
Van Gorp Named 2014 ACC Women's Basketball Legend
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Release: 01/23/2014
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GREENSBORO, N.C. - The Atlantic Coast Conference Wednesday announced its 10th annual class of ACC Women's Basketball Legends. The Legends will be honored at the 2014 ACC Women's Basketball Tournament, which will be held March 5-9 at the Greensboro Coliseum.
The Legends will be honored at the annual ACC Women's Basketball Legends' Luncheon on Saturday, March 8, at 1 p.m., and then will be introduced to the Coliseum crowd at halftime of the first semifinal game that evening. The ACC Women's Basketball Legends program honors both players and coaches from each of the ACC's 15 schools who have contributed to the league's rich tradition.
Tickets to the Legends Lunch are priced at $35 each and can be obtained by calling 1-336-369-4673. Quantities are limited.
Included in this year's class are 13 former-student-athletes and two former head coaches who represent four decades of women's basketball. Below is a complete list of this year's Legends, and the accolades from their playing and coaching careers.

2014 ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament Legends Roster
Name                                                    School                   Years                     Position                Hometown (Current Hometown)
Becky Gottstein Holden                     Boston College     1998-2003            Forward                Albany, N.Y. (Beverly, Mass.)
Bobbie Mims Felder                           Clemson                1976-80 Guard                     Bowman, S.C. (Bowman, S.C.)         
Michele Van Gorp                               Duke                      1997-99 Center                    Macomb, Mich. (Durham, N.C.)
Alicia “Ice” Gladden                            Florida State         2003-07 Guard                     Orange Park, Fla.
Agnus Berenato                                   Georgia Tech        1989-2003            Head Coach           Gloucester City, N.J. (Pittsburgh, Pa.)
Laura Harper                                        Maryland              2004-08 Forward/Center    Elkins Park, Pa. (Bowie, Md.)
Lin Dunn                                               Miami                    1978-87 Head Coach           Dresden, Tenn. (Dresden, Tenn.)
Marion Jones                                        North Carolina     1993-95, 97          Guard                     Thousand Oaks, Calif. (Austin, Texas)
Sharon Manning                                  NC State                 1987-91 Forward/Center    Emporia, Va. (Emporia, Va.)           
Ruth Riley                                             Notre Dame          1997-01 Center                    Macy, Ind. (Miami Beach, Fla.)
Jennifer Bruce                                      Pittsburgh             1981-85 Forward                Pittsburgh, Pa. (Monroeville, Pa.)
Sue Ludwig                                           Syracuse                1984-88 Guard                     Whitehall, Pa. (Clay, N.Y.)
DeMya Walker                                     Virginia                 1995-99 Forward                Mount Holly, N.J. (Katy, Texas)
Carrie Mason                                        Virginia Tech       2002-06 Guard                     Seneca, Pa. (Cranberry, Pa.)
Lisa Dodd                                             Wake Forest         1986-91 Center                    Long Beach, N.Y. (Elk Grove, Calif.)
DUKE -  Michelle Van Gorp, Center, Macomb, Mich. (1997-99)
Michelle Van Gorp played just two seasons at Duke in 1997-99, but quickly became one of the ACC’s best centers. Van Gorp spent her freshman and sophomore years at Purdue University playing for Lin Dunn before transferring to Duke to play her final two seasons under Gail Goestenkors. The 6-5 center earned 1999 NCAA Final Four All-Tournament team honors after helping lead the Blue Devils to their first Final Four. In two years at Duke, Van Gorp played in 68 contests, starting 58.  Van Gorp averaged 16.9 points, 5.5 rebounds and 1.0 blocks as a senior, while hitting 62.0 percent of her field goals.  Over her career, she averaged 13.9 points, 4.8 rebounds and blocked 58 shots.  She was a 1999 third team Associated Press and Kodak All-American and a First Team All-ACC honoree. Following her collegiate career, Van Gorp became the first Blue Devil drafted in the WNBA when the New York Liberty selected her in the second round of the 1999 WNBA Draft. She played six seasons in the WNBA with three teams and played internationally in France, Greece, Italy, Russia and Spain. Van Gorp graduated from Duke in 1999 and is currently on head coach Joanne P. McCallie’s staff as the Blue Devils’ Director of Women’s Basketball Recruiting Operations.