UTE LEGENDS

Michelle Plouffe

Center – 2010-14

  • Three-time honorable mention AP All-America
  • Two-time All-Pac-12 team selection, honorable mention once
  • First in career rebounds (1,155), second in points (2,100) and second in blocked shots (149)
  • WNBA second round draft pick in 2014 

Kalee Whipple

Forward – 2006-10

  • 2010 honorable mention AP All-America
  • Four-time All-MW (first-team in 2009 and 2010)
  • Fifth all-time in career points (1,964) at Utah

Morgan Warburton

Guard – 2005-09

  • 2009 Honorable Mention AP and WBCA All-America, and three-time first team all-MW
  • 2009 MW Player of the Year after leading league in scoring (18.5 ppg)
  • Second in the NCAA in free-throw shooting in 2009 (90.4)
  • WNBA third round draft pick in 2009

Leilani Mitchell

Point Guard – 2006-08

  • 2008 third-team AP and CBSSports.com All-America
  • 2008 MW Player of the Year and Lieberman Award Finalist
  • Ranked fourth nationally in assists in (7.5 average) ranked and eighth in assist-to-turnover ratio (2.22) in 2008
  • WNBA second round draft pick in 2008

Kim Smith

Forward – 2002-06

  • 2006 third-team AP All-American and four-time WBCA/Kodak honorable mention All-America
  • Four-time MW Player of the Year and is only the second player in NCAA history to win a league award four times
  • School’s career scoring leader (2,281) and fifth in career rebounds (1,015)
  • WNBA 13th overall draft pick in 2006

Shona Thorburn

Point Guard – 2001-06

  • 2005 and 2006 Kodak/WBCA honorable mention All-America
  • 2005 MW Co-Player of the Year
  • School-record 242 assists ranked second nationally in assists (7.1) in 2006
  • WNBA seventh overall draft pick in 2006

Lauren Beckman

Center – 1998-2002

  • 2001 WBCA/Kodak honorable mention All-America
  • Utah career leader in blocks (225)
  • Ranks 10th in school history in career rebounds (827) and points (1,347)

Amy Ewert

Forward – 1997-2001

  • 2001 WBCA/Kodak Honorable Mention All-America
  • 2001 MW Co-Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year
  • 2001 first-team All-MWC and 2000 second-team All-MWC

Julie Krommenhoek

Guard – 1994-98

  • Three-time honorable mention All-America
  • First in career scoring average (17.8 ppg)
  • Led nation in 3-point field goals (3.6 per game) in 1997-98

Utah’s WNBA Draft picks since 2006.


Shona Thorburn 7th Overall Minnesota 2006
Kim Smith 13th Overall Sacramento 2006
Leilani Mitchell 2nd Round Phoenix 2008
Morgan Warburton 3rd Round Sacramento 2009
Michelle Plouffe 2nd Round Seattle 2014

Shona Thorburn

Kim Smith

Leilani Mitchell

Morgan Warburton

Michelle Plouffe