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Daedra Charles

Full name: Daedra Janel Charles (-Furlow)
Gender: Female
Height: 6-2.5 (190 cm)
Weight: 141 lbs (64 kg)
Born: November 22, 1968 in Detroit, Michigan, United States
Affiliations: University of Tennessee, Knoxville (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Basketball

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Daedra Charles played college basketball at the University of Tennessee. As a 6-3 center, she led the Lady Vols in scoring, rebounding, and blocked shots in both 1990 and 1991. She helped them to the 1989 NCAA title, and was an All-American in both 1990 and 1991, winning the Margaret Wade Trophy in 1991 as the outstanding player in women’s college basketball. Her #32 was retired by the University of Tennessee women’s program.

From 1991-96 Charles played professionally overseas, in France, Italy, Japan, and Turkey. In 1997 she was the eighth overall pick of the WNBA Draft by the Los Angeles Sparks. In addition to her 1992 Olympic appearance, Charles played at the 1994 World Championships, helping the USA to a bronze medal.

Charles went into coaching, starting at the University of Detroit, Mercy from 2003-06. She then was an assistant for two years at Auburn University. In 2008 she returned to her alma mater as an assistant coach, and then in 2010 as the team director of character development.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Basketball Women's Basketball United States USA 3 Bronze

Women's Basketball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result PTS TRB AST STL TOV BLK
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Basketball United States USA Final Round Match 3/4 1 1992-08-07 USA 88, CUB 74 2 0 0 0 0 0
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Basketball United States USA Semi-Finals Match #2 2 1992-08-05 EUN 79, USA 73 2 0 0 0 0 0
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Basketball United States USA Group B Match #1 1 1992-07-30 USA 111, TCH 55 3 2 0 1 0 0
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Basketball United States USA Group B Match #3 1 1992-08-01 USA 93, CHN 67 8 4 3 2 0 0
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Basketball United States USA Group B Match #6 1 1992-08-03 USA 114, ESP 59 16 7 1 1 0 0
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