Monica Lamb-Powell

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Monica Lamb-Powell
Personal information
Born (1964-10-11) October 11, 1964 (age 52)
Houston, Texas
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight 206 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High school Yates (Houston, Texas)
WNBA draft 1998 / Round: 4 / Pick: 40th overall
Selected by the Houston Comets
Position Center
Number 40
Career history
1998–2000 Houston Comets

Monica Lamb-Powell or Monica Lamb (born October 11, 1964) is an American former basketball player. She played for the Houston Comets in the WNBA[1] and US National Teams. She is now the founder and president of the Monica Lamb Wellness Foundation.

Lamb played on the 1983 World University games team, coached by Jill Hutchison. She helped the team win the gold medal for the USA team.[2]

Lamb was selected to be a member of the team representing the USA at the 1987 World University Games held in Zagreb, Yugoslavia. The USA team won four of the five contests. In the opening game against Poland, Lamb was the second leading scorer for the USA with 16 points. After winning their next game against Finland, the USA faced the host team Yugoslavia. The game went to overtime, but Yugoslavia prevailed, 93–89. The USA faced China in the next game. They won 84–83, but they needed to win by at least five points to remain in medal contention. The won the final game against Canada to secure fifth place. Lamb averaged 11.4 points per games, tied for first on the team. She averaged 4.6 rebounds per game, second most on the team.[3]


  1. ^ Monica Lamb.
  2. ^ "Twelvth [sic] World University Games -- 1983". USA Basketball. Retrieved 3 May 2013. 
  3. ^ "Fourteenth World University Games -- 1987". USA Basketball. Retrieved 11 Nov 2013. 

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