Michelle Snow


Michelle Snow
Michelle Snow
WNBA's Chicago Sky  – No. 2
Forward/center
Born March 20, 1980 (1980-03-20) (age 31)
Pensacola, Florida
Nationality United States American
Height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight 170 lb (77 kg)
College Tennessee
Draft 10th overall, 2002
Houston Comets
Profile WNBA Info Page
WNBA Teams
Houston Comets (2002–2008)
Atlanta Dream (2009)
San Antonio Silver Stars (2010)
Chicago Sky (2011-present)
Awards and Honors
2× WNBA All-Star (2005, 2006)

Donnette Jé-Michelle Snow (born March 20, 1980 in Pensacola, Florida, U.S.) is an American professional basketball player from the WNBA. She currently plays the center position for the Chicago Sky.

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High school years

Snow led Pensacola High School to the state championship and was named "Miss Basketball" in 1998. Snow was named a WBCA All-American.[1] She participated in the WBCA High School All-America Game

College years

Snow was a psychology major at the University of Tennessee. She played alongside Tennessee graduates like Kara Lawson. On November 30, 2000, Snow became just the third woman in NCAA college basketball history to dunk during a game. She did so against the University of Illinois, University of South Carolina and Vanderbilt University. She competed with USA Basketball as a member of the 2000 Jones Cup Team that won the Gold in Taipei.[2]

WNBA career

Snow was drafted 10th overall in the 1st round of the 2002 WNBA Draft. Her nickname is "Shell". Snow has a 7'10"[citation needed] reach which helped her to become one of the best shot blockers in the WNBA.

In 2003, Snow was named most improved player of the year.

In the 2006 WNBA all-star game, Michelle Snow became the second WNBA player to dunk in an all-star game.

After the Comets disbanded in late 2008, she later played for the Atlanta Dream. In the 2010 offseason, she was traded to the San Antonio Silver Stars.

NWBL career

Snow played on the championship team of the 2003 Houston Stealth in the NWBL.

Overseas career

She played for Ramla in Israel during the 2007-08 WNBA off-season.[3] She is currently playing for Salamanca in Spain during the 2008-09 WNBA off-season.[4]

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