Cheryl Cook
Cheryl Cook

Position:
Basketball

Inducted:
1995


Cheryl Cook

  • Established herself as the program's greatest player, and one of the top performers in the nation, during her four-season career.
  • Team scoring leader in each of her final three seasons.
  • Also led the team in rebounding as a senior (7.9) and was the assists leader her sophomore season (4.5).
  • Was the No. 6 scorer nationally as a junior (27.4) and No. 2 as a senior (27.5), during which she recorded the top two season point totals by a Bearcat.
  • Closed her career No. 7 on the NCAA career scoring list with 2,367 points.
  • Metro Conference Player of the Year in each of her final two seasons.
  • Earned honorable mention All-American honors (American Women's Sports Federation) in 1984 and was a second team All-American (American Women's Sports Federation) in 1985.
  • Played on the U.S. Gold Medal-winning team in the Pan American games in 1983 and was a finalist for the 1984 U.S. Olympic Team.
  • UC Athletic Hall of Fame 1995.