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Bonnie Tate Goff to be Honored at 2008 ACC Championship

Jan. 23, 2008

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Former Georgia Tech great Bonnie Tate Goff is among the fourth annual class of Atlantic Coast Conference Women’s Basketball Legends to be honored at the 2008 ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament, held in Greensboro, North Carolina, March 6-9, at the Greensboro Coliseum. The Legends will be recognized during the annual ACC Legends Luncheon on Friday, March 7, as well as on the court at halftime of the first semifinal game on Saturday, March 8. The ACC Women’s Basketball Legends program honors past players from each of the ACC’s twelve schools who have contributed to the league’s rich tradition.

GEORGIA TECH – Bonnie Tate Goff (1975-79)
Three-year letterwinner, who played in 75 games for the Yellow Jackets, recording 476 made field goals from her center position…Goff scored 1,088 career points and is one of just 22 players to have reached the 1,000 point plateau in a Yellow Jacket uniform…Shot 60 percent from the field her senior year, leading Tech to an 18-8 record …Holds Georgia Tech records for career rebounds (1,039), career rebounding average (13.9), rebounds in a game (29) and steals in a game (11)…Set two school single-season records in 1977, which still stand today, with 420 total rebounds and a 16.2 rebounds per game average…A 1991 inductee into the Georgia Tech Athletic Hall of Fame…Tate Goff has enjoyed over 28 years manufacturing experience, while is presently responsible for close to 300 electrical equipment assemblers building product shipping nearly $160 million annually.

Included in the class are 11 former student-athletes and two former coaches that represent five decades of ACC Women’s Basketball competitors. Below is a complete list of this year’s legends.

BOSTON COLLEGE – Kerry Curran DeShazo (1990-94)
CLEMSON – Mary Anne Cubelic-Grant (1979-83)
DUKE – Calla Raynor and Lorraine Woodyard (Co-Coaches 1968)
FLORIDA STATE – Wanda Burns-Jackson (1987-91)
GEORGIA TECH – Bonnie Tate Goff (1975-79)
MARYLAND – Jasmina Perazic (1979-83)
MIAMI – Octavia Blue (1994-98)
NORTH CAROLINA – Tresa Brown-Tomlinson (1980-84)
NC STATE – Linda Page (1981-85)
VIRGINIA – Heather Quella (1989-93)
VIRGINIA TECH – Amy Doolan (1996-2001)
WAKE FOREST – Tracy Connor-Riddick (1992-97)

For information and tickets to this year’s ACC Women’s Basketball Legend’s Luncheon, please call 1.336.854.8787 extension 236 or go to TheACC.com.

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