Snow in 2011.
|Position||Power forward / Center|
March 20, 1980 |
|Listed height||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
|Listed weight||170 lb (77 kg)|
|High school||Pensacola (Pensacola, Florida)|
|WNBA draft||2002 / Round: 1 / Pick: 10th overall|
|Selected by the Houston Comets|
|2010||San Antonio Silver Stars|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at WNBA.com|
High school years
Born and raised in Pensacola, Florida, Snow led Pensacola High School to the state championship and was named "Miss Basketball" in 1998. Snow was named a WBCA All-American. She participated in the WBCA High School All-America Game
Snow was a psychology major at the University of Tennessee. She played alongside Tennessee graduates like Kara Lawson. On November 30, 2000, Snow became just the third woman in NCAA college basketball history to dunk during a game. She did so against the University of Illinois, University of South Carolina and Vanderbilt University.
Snow was named to the National Team representing the USA at the 2006 World Championships, held in Barueri and São Paulo, Brazil. The team won eight of their nine contests, but the lone loss came in the semifinal medal round to Russia. The USA beat Brazil in the final game to earn the bronze medal. Snow averaged 2.8 points per game and was second on the team with six blocks.
Snow was drafted 10th overall in the 1st round of the 2002 WNBA Draft. Her nickname is "Shell". Snow has a 7'1" reach which helped her to become one of the best shot blockers in the WNBA.
In 2003, Snow was named most improved player of the year.
In the 2006 WNBA all-star game, Michelle Snow became the second WNBA player to dunk in an all-star game.
Snow played on the championship team of the 2003 Houston Stealth in the NWBL.
She played for Ramla in Israel during the 2007-08 WNBA off-season. She had been playing for Salamanca in Spain during the 2008-09 WNBA off-season. During the 2009-2012 off-seasons she has been playing for Dynamo Kursk in the Russian Superleague A.