ATHENS, Ga. -- Katrina McClain Johnson will become the first
former Georgia player to be inducted into the Women's Basketball
Hall of Fame Saturday night in Knoxville, Tennessee.
McClain was the 1987 national player of the year and a
three-time Olympian. As a starter for every major U.S. national
team from 1986 through 1996, she usually played with former Georgia
teammate Teresa Edwards.
Edwards, who retired from her professional career last year, is
not yet eligible for the Hall of Fame.
McClain helped Georgia compile a 116-and-15 record while
finishing as NCAA runner-up in 1985. She played on Georgia's
1984 and 1986 Southeastern Conference championship teams.
McClain was the leading scorer for the 1988 U.S. gold medal
Olympic team. She also won gold in Atlanta in 1996, when she was
the team's leading reboundander and second-leading scorer.