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Women's Basketball Almanac

Ryneldi Becenti
Women's Basketball /1992-93
/ Inducted 2004
Ryneldi Becenti was a two-time honorable mention All-America honoree while also becoming one of only three Sun Devils to earn All-Pac-10 first team honors twice in a career. Following two successful seasons at Scottsdale Community College, she took to the hardwood with the Sun Devils and in two seasons, recording the second-most assists in an ASU career with 396. The school record holder with 17 assists in one game, her 7.1 helpers per contest stands as the best average all-time in the Pac-10 Conference. With 15 points, 10 rebounds and 12 assists in a Jan. 25, 1992 game with Oregon State, Becenti became the first player in school history to record a triple-double and also was the lone player in the NCAA, including the men, to record the feat that season. A member of the American Indian Athletic Hall of Fame, she earned her bachelor's degree in sociology in 1997.

Kym Hampton
Basketball / 1980-1984
/ Inducted 1989
Hampton was the first ASU women's basketball player to earn all-America honors (1981-1982). She owns eight career and season women's basketball records at ASU, including most points (683), rebounds (413), field goal percentage (.570), and blocked shots (55). Her career records include points (2,361), rebounds (1,415), field goal percentage (.545), and blocked shots (178). Hampton was also among ASU career leaders in steals (187, 3rd), free throw percentage (.696, 8th) and assists (116, 10th). She led ASU to a four-year record of 76-34, including two NCAA tournament appearances and one NIT post-season. She was selected the Sun Angel Athlete of the Year in 1984, honoring academic and athletic excellence. Hampton currently plays professional basketball in Barcelona, Spain.

Cassandra Lander
Basketball / 1979-1983
/ Inducted 2006
Lander scored 1,670 career points which ranks second on ASU's all-time list (14.1 avg.)...remains as ASU's all-time leader in steals (294)...ranks eighth all-time in assists (339), second all-time in field goals made and attempted (660-1470) and third all-time in free throws made and attempted (340-471)...her 94 steals in 1980-81 is the third-best single season total by a Sun Devil...established the Sun Devil freshman mark in steals (76), and had the fourth-highest assists total by an ASU record (71)...had career-highs of 35 points and 12 rebounds...earned her bachelor's degree in public programs in 1983.

Amanda Levens
Basketball / 2000-02/ Inducted 2012

Levens transferred to ASU from Old Dominion andplayed two seasons for the Sun Devils from 2000-2002. A starter in all 64 games she played in, Levens earned First-Team All-Pac-10 honors during each of her two seasons and was named an AP Honorable Mention All-America in 2002. She played a central role in building the foundation for what would eventually become the most successful decade in ASU's women's basketball history, and helped lead the Sun Devils to back-to-back NCAA Tournament appearances, including the teams first since 1992. In addition, she guided the Sun Devils to a share of the 2001 Pac-10 title. The Sun Devils tied the then-single-season school record for wins (25) in 2002 en route to the inaugural Pac-10 Tournament title in 2002. When ASU returned to NCAAs in 2002, it represented only the second time in school history that the Sun Devils made back-to-back NCAA Tournament appearances. She led the team in scoring in both 2001 (15.2 ppg) and 2002 (16.7 ppg), and was also the team leader in assists in 2002 (4.4 apg).Among ASU's all-time leading scorers, only Kym Hampton (19.7 ppg) and Olivia Jones (16.7) had a better career scoring average than Levens' 15.9 points per game. She concluded her Sun Devil career as the No. 2 all time in three-point field goals with 117 and in 2001 she set the then-single-season school record with 60 3-point field goals. She still holds the top two spots on ASU's all-time list for most free throws made in a season (167 in 2002 and 146 in2001), and became only the third player in school history to score 1,000 points in two seasons. Levens was named ASU women's basketball associate head coach this April after she was named the 2012 Ohio Valley Conference Coach of theYear as head coach for Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.

Mary Bea Porter
Golf, Basketball, Volleyball, Softball / 1968-1973
/ Inducted 2001
Porter competed in four sports from 1968-73. In her senior season, Porter was a first-team All-American in golf and was named the College Athlete of the Year before joining the LPGA in 1973. She played on two NAIA women's golf national championship teams in 1970 and 1971.

Jodi Rathbun
Basketball and Softball / 1983-1987
/ Inducted 2000
A standout performer in both women's basketball and softball, Rathbun (1983-87) garnered postseason honors in each sport. In 1987 she was named co-Pac-10 Player of the Year in softball en route to earning Second Team All-America recognition. Her career (.361) and 1986 single-season (.416) batting averages both rank fourth all-time at ASU. On the hardwood Rathbun was named honorable mention All-Pac-10 in 1984 and 1986. She is the Devils' career assist leader with 441 and also ranks seventh in school history with 1,194 points scored.

Molly Tuter
Basketball/ 1994-1997
/ Inducted 2011
Molly was is the third leading scorer in program history with 1,374 career points in four seasons as a Sun Devil. She also ranks fifth all-time in school history in field goals made (504), fifth in 3-point field goals made (116) and fourth in steals (221). Her career average of 13.9 points per game was the team's leading rebounder all four years she played at ASU and led the team in scoring as a sophomore, junior and senior. Tuter led the Sun Devils in steals as a junior and senior, in field goal percentage as a sophomore and senior and in 3-point field goal percentage as a junior and senior. She was honorable mention All-Pac-10 in 1996 and 1997.

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