Tamika Catchings through the years

Tamika Catchings played for Tennessee from 1997-2001, winning the 1998 national championship.

In 2000, she earned the Naismith College Player of the Year award, the AP Player of the Year award, the USBWA Women’s National Player of the Year award and the WBCA Player of the Year award.

Catchings was selected No. 3 overall in the first round of the 2001 WNBA draft by Indiana. The former Lady Vol was named the WNBA’s rookie of the year in 2002.

She played for the Fever from 2002-16, winning the 2012 WNBA championship and was named the WNBA Finals most valuable player.

Catchings won four gold medals in the Olympics with Team USA (2004, 2008, 2012, 2016).

The Fever retired Catchings’ jersey No. 24 on June 24, 2017. Tennessee retired Catchings’ jersey No. 24 on Dec. 7, 2003.

Below are photos of Catchings through the years.

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