Ruthie Bolton

High School

• Led McLain High School to state championship.



• Helped Auburn to a 119-13 record and four NCAA Tournament berths over her four seasons.

• Scored 1,176 points and dished out 526 assists at Auburn and played a record 132 games.

• Led Auburn to three SEC Championships and the Final Four twice.



• Played on 10 Team USA basketball teams, including two gold medal-winning teams (1996, 2000).

• Averaged 12.8 points a game and was the defensive stopper for the 1996 Atlanta Games.

• Dedicated the 1996 Oympics performance to her recently deceased mother.



• Played professionally for 15 years, internationally and in the WNBA.

• One of the Olympic stars allocated to WNBA teams when the league opened play in 1997.

• Made All-WNBA twice and averaged 10 poiints per game for her eight-year WNBA career.


Did You Know?

Ruthie Bolton was the 16th of 20 children born to the Rev. Linwood and Leola Bolton. The Sacramento Mobarchs retired her jersey.