Michelle  Snow

00Michelle Snow


Pensacola, Florida

High School:
Pensacola H.S.




TENNESSEE 2001-02:
Michelle has been tabbed by a variety of publications for preseason All-America honors...After finishing as one of 15 finalists for the Naismith College Player of the Year award last season, Michelle is a headliner on the 2002 list...Spent the summer serving an internship with the WNBA's Washington Mystics...
TENNESSEE 2000-01:

After dunking in warmups throughout her sophomore year, Michelle didn't wait long as a junior to jam...Her first career dunk in a game came in the third contest of the 2000-01 season when her two-handed slamming, hanging on the right side of the rim jam, occurred with 10 seconds left before halftime of the title game at the Women's Maui

Points: 24 vs. South Carolina (1-14-00)*
Rebounds: 17 vs. Mississippi State (2-6-99)
Assists: 5 vs. Mississippi (2-8-01)
Steals: 4 vs. Louisiana State (1-6-00)
Blocks: 7 vs. Rutgers (3-31-00)
*Indicates most recent high
Points: 21 vs. Kentucky (1-21-01)
Rebounds: 14 vs. Arizona State (12-27-00)
Assists: 5 vs. Mississippi (2-8-01)
Steals: 3 vs. Vanderbilt (2-22-01)*
Blocks: 5 vs. Memphis (12-15-00)
* Indicates most recent high
Tournament Highs
Points: 16 vs. St. Mary's (3-18-01)
Rebounds: 9 vs. Virginia (3-25-00)
Assists: 1 vs. St. Mary's (3-18-01)*
Steals: 2 vs. Appalachian St. (3-13-99)
Blocks: 7 vs. Rutgers (3-31-00)
* Indicates most recent high
Tournament against Illinois on Nov. 25, 2000...She stepped up to steal the ball at the high post and sailed all the way to the bucket...In flight, she jammed the ball through the hoop with both hands and then hung on the rim to put an exclamation point on the dunk...The dunk was the first by a woman captured on live television...The junior post became just the second women's player to record two dunks in a season when she threw one down against Vanderbilt in Nashville on Jan. 23, 2001...Her second jam came with seven seconds remaining in a game that the Lady Vols led, 68-61, prior to the slam...In the designed play to either a post or a guard, Kara Lawson took the ball out on Vandy's baseline and rifled a 60-foot Peyton Manning-type pass to Michelle who was breaking to the basket from halfcourt...She deposited the two-handed slam, sent the crowd into a frenzy, and then was whistled for a technical foul by official Patty Broderick for lingering on the rim too long...With that dunk, she joined 6'7" Georgeann Wells from the University of West Virginia as the only women to dunk twice during a season (Wells dunked first on Dec. 21, 1984, and again later that same month)...As a junior, Michelle played in 33 games and started 28...She averaged 11.1 ppg, 6.8 rpg and blocked 1.4 shots per contest...UT's most accurate shooter at .572 from the field...Turned in 20 games in double-figures scoring and six games of extra-digit rebounds...Her five double-doubles as a junior gives her 11 for her Lady Vol career...Became the 25th Lady Vol all-time to register 1000 career points...Joined the exclusive club with a 19-point performance in her home state of Florida with a 103-73 victory over the Lady Gators...Had her first collegiate buzzerbeater with the game-winning shot with 0.1 of a second remaining to help the Lady Vols to defeat LSU, 75-73...Called her 18 point, 11 rebound performance against Stanford as her best all-around game of the season...Snagged 14 rebounds in the outdoors game against Arizona State at the BankOne Ballpark "to stay warm"... Michelle was named as an Honorable Mention All-America by the Associated Press...Selected by the coaches to the first team All-SEC...She was one of three finalists for the "Women's Center of the Year" as presented by ESPN: The Magazine... Was a finalist for the Naismith College Player of the Year award...
TENNESSEE 1999-00:
Michelle played in 37 games and recorded 33 starts...Averaged 11.8 ppg, grabbed 6.3 rpg and rejected 1.3 shots per contest... Tallied 25 games in double-figure scoring and three games in extra digit rebounding...Now has six career doubledoubles... Best all-around game as a sophomore came against UConn in Knoxville as Michelle tossed in 21 points and grabbed a dozen rebounds...Recorded a "mini-dunk" in the NCAA Mideast Regional Championship game versus Texas Tech...Opted for the safer finger roll at the last second...In one stretch in January 2000, Michelle scored more than 20 points in four back-to-back games: tallying 22 versus LSU, 21 against UConn and a career high 24 apiece versus Arkansas and South Carolina...Calls her effort in the 2000 SEC Tournament her best career stretch of games as she earned a spot on the All-SEC Tournament team... Connected on 75% of her shots from the floor (24-32) while averaging 12.3 ppg in the tourney...Was voted to the All-SEC second team for the regular season... Swatted an NCAA Final Four semifinal record seven shots against Rutgers... Ranked third in the SEC in blocked shots for 2000...Finished her sophomore campaign ranked fourth all-time on the UT lists in field goal percentage (.572) and eighth in blocked shots (93)...
TENNESSEE 1998-99:
As a rookie, Michelle played in all 34 games and earned 16 starts...She averaged 8.5 ppg and 6.4 rpg...Also added 1.4 blocks per game... Turned in 13 games of double-figure scoring and four games with extra-digit rebounds...Tallied three double-doubles in her first campaign...Grabbed a career-high 17 rebounds against Mississippi State, which was the third-best performance by a Lady Vol freshman...With her arms stretched above her head, Michelle extends to a full 7'10" - it is no wonder that she rejected five shots against Boston College in the NCAA Tournament...That mark is second-best ever by a Lady Vol rookie and ranked her fifth in blocks in the Southeastern Conference...Connected on 60% of her field goal tries which ranked her third in the SEC...Michelle ranks fifth alltime in a single season for field goal accuracy with that mark...Earned her first UT career start at Ole Miss when Teresa Geter was injured...Was a shoo-in for All-SEC Rookie honors but the conference did not pick a team in 1999...Michelle did earn a spot on the All-SEC Tournament team...Shot 66% from the floor in three games and capped off her tournament showing with a 14-point and nine-rebound effort in the title game versus Georgia...Third tallest player ever for UT.
Michelle was a four-year letterwinner at Pensacola and was team captain her senior year...Also participated on the track team, placing in regionals her junior year, and played handball...Voted Florida's "Miss Basketball" for 1998...Averaged 22.0 points, 15.7 rebounds, 3.7 assists, 4.8 blocks and 3.6 steals her senior season... Finished her high school career with 2,449 points and 1,456 rebounds to average 23.3 points and 13.9 rebounds per game...Helped Pensacola to a 26-2 record her senior year, reaching the state semifinals before losing to eventual champion Lake Mary...Squad listed as high as 10th in the USA TODAY poll...Named state's Class 6A Player of the Year...Garnered Street & Smith's All-America honors... A Parade All-America selection and played in the 1998 NIKE/WBCA High School All-America game...Collected MVP honors at the 1997 Florida State Tournament and was named first-team all-state after leading Pensacola to the state title and a 26-0 record...Recorded a triple-double at the regional tournament (24 points, 18 rebounds and 12 blocked shots)...Team claimed back-to-back district championships, 1997 and 1998, and back-to-back regional titles, 1996 and 1997...Pensacola squad remained undefeated at home throughout her final two seasons... Twice selected as All-Northwest Florida Player of the Year and earned all-state honors throughout her high school career...Selected to the Boo Williams All-State basketball team three times.
Played on the 2000 USA William R. Jones Cup Team that won the gold medal in Taipei, Taiwan...Michelle came up big with 11 points off the bench in the win over Japan in the semifinal game and tallied 11 rebounds in the gold medal game over Malaysia...Was invited to the 1999 U.S. Junior National Team trials but did not make the team...Member of USA Basketball's 19-and-under squad that claimed the 1998 world championship, held in Shreveport, La., in July...USA team posted victories over Canada, Haiti and Antigua before topping Estonia in the title game.
Michelle plans on pursuing a degree in psychology...Credits high school coach Alison Davis as being her biggest sports influence...Listed on Pensacola's honor roll her sophomore through senior years...Graduated in top 15 percent of her class with a 3.6 grade point average...Graduated from Pensacola's Health Academy with high honors... Received recognition in English and American history... Was member of school's student government, student advisory committee and part of Pensacola's Phi Slamma Jamma slam dunk club, and was active in the Health Services program and Future Business Leaders of America...Lists winning the state tournament her junior year as her biggest sports thrill...Enjoys reading, sleeping, eating, poetry, sports and spending time with friends...Has patterned her career after Chamique Holdsclaw and Vicky Bullett...Plays the trombone...Oldest of five siblings, including two brothers, Michael, 20, and Desmond, 12, and two sisters, Rosalyn, 16, and April,15...Donette JéMichelle Snow was born on March 20, 1980, in Pensacola, Fla....Goes by Michelle or nickname "Shell"...Her parents are Michael and Rosa Snow.

Texas Christian88120
*Boston College99100
*Louisiana Tech104000
*Arizona State614330
*Louisiana St.85000
*South Carolina1010210
*Mississippi St.104010
*Old Dominion198111
*Louisiana St.149000
*Austin Peay15010
*St. Mary's168120
*Louisiana Tech26003
*St. Joseph's105011
*Old Dominion167021
*Louisiana State226104
*South Carolina247023
*N.C. State85001
*Mississippi State128220
*Louisiana State88210
*Mississippi State154130
*Texas Tech126010
St. Joseph's188130
Louisiana Tech85020
*South Carolina77000
Old Dominion44000
Mississippi State1417110
*Appalachian State73022
*Boston College126050
*Virginia Tech67031

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