JockBio Vital Stats
  • Sacramento Monarchs
• Center/Forward • #33
  • Height: 6' 3"
• Weight: 175 • Born: 3/1/70
  • Yolanda was named a Kodak Division II All-American in her one season at Florida Atlantic.
  • In a game in July of 1999, Yolanda pulled down 19 boards, one more than the total of Sacramento’s opponent that night, the New York Liberty.
  • Yolanda was selected to play in the inaugural WNBA All-Star Game in 1999.
  • Yolanda has spent every off-season since 2002 playing for UMMC Ekateinburg in Russian. In her first season, she led the team to the EuroLeague Championship.
  • During Game 4 of the 2005 WNBA Finals, a fan threw something on to the court. Yolanda made a beeline to the scorer’s table, stared up into the crowd and yelled, “Don’t be stupid.”
  • After the Monarchs 2005 title, Wheaties issued a special commemorative package honoring the team.
  • Yolanda is often compared to Alonzo Mourning or Karl Malone, but she most admires the all-around game of Scottie Pippen.
  • Yolanda’s favorite type of music is R&B.
  • Yolanda plans to pursue a career in law enforcement after her playing days are over.
  • Yolanda is a devoted fan of “The Andy Griffith Show.” She watches it every morning.
  • Yolanda was immortalized as part of a 12-poem collection called Hoop Queens written by children's author and photographer Charles R. Smith Jr. The poem dedicated to her is called “Double Trouble.”





Scottie Pippen, 1996 SLAM

Alonzo Mourning, 1994 SCD


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