Basketball Player Rebecca Lobo's Olympic Jersey

USA basketball jersey worn by Rebecca Lobo during the 1996 Olympic games, National Museum of American History

September 30, 2004 – January 27, 2005
National Museum of American History
1300 Constitution Ave., NW
Washington, DC
3rd Floor, West Wing, near Icons of Popular Culture

On view is Rebecca Lobo's basketball jersey from the 1996 Summer Olympic Games, where she won a gold medal as part of the U.S. women's team. In college, she played for the University of Connecticut Lady Huskies, winners of the 1995 National Championship. In 1997, she was drafted into the newly formed Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) as a member of the New York Liberty.