Cheryl Swaps, a basketball player, was born on March 25, 1971 in Brownfield, Texas. Best known as the star of the Houston Comets team of the Women’s National Basketball Association.
Cheryl Swaps began to play for the team of the Texas Technical University in 1993. She scored 47 points in the national championship game. After college, Swaps began to compete internationally. In 1996, as a member of the US team, she won a gold medal at the Olympic Games. The athlete also won the medal in 2000, 2004.
Cheryl was the first woman who moved from WNBA to professional basketball in 1997, signing a contract with Houston Comets. She helped the Houston team to “repeat four times”: the team won the title four times in succession. The basketball player was one of the best in the team. In the biography of Cheryl Swaps, the title of the most valuable player of the league was won in 2000, 2002, 2005.
Additional information: Swups was the first WNBA player to complete a triple-double. Cheryl has a son from a marriage that broke up in 1999.