Jennifer Rizzotti | 21
Season statistics & Notes Season splits Game-by-game stats Bio Printable player file
 PPG 1.8
 RPG 1.30
 APG 2.0
 EFF+ 2.61
Position:  G
Born: 05/15/74
Height: 5-6 /  1,68
Weight: 146  lbs. / 66,2  kg.
College: Connecticut '96
Career Highlights
  • Member of Houston Comets championship team, winning her WNBA second championship ring in as many seasons in the league
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    2001 Playoffs: Averaged 2.0 points, 2.3 assists and 1.0 rebounds during the 2001 Playoffs...Handed-out a playoff-high 6 assists in a playoff-high 22 minutes on August 18 vs. Charlotte.

    2001 Season: One of only four players to play in all 32 games during the 2001 season, averaging 3.7 ppg and 1.6 assists in 14.9 minutes per game during the 2001 season...Had a career-high 3 three-point FGM on July 11 at Indiana while also handing out a career-high 7 assists...On June 12 at Portland, scored 9 points on 4-8 FG (both career-highs)…Acquired on May 27 from the Detroit Shock in exchange for a 2002 third round draft pick.

    2000 Season: Played in all 32 games (2 starts), averaging 13.7 minutes per contest…Averaged 1.9 points and 1.4 assists…Member of Houston Comets championship team, winning her WNBA second championship ring in as many seasons in the league

    1999 Season: Played in 25 games, averaging 9.7 minutes per contest…Averaged 1.7 ppg and 1.1 rpg…Grabbed 25 of her 27 rebounds at the defensive end of the court…Set four of her five season-highs against Eastern Conference opponents.

    Professional Experience: Played three seasons for the New England Blizzard of the ABL….Averaged 9.9 points and 4.3 assists during the 1998-99 season…Ranked seventh in ABL in assists (4.4 apg) during 1997-98 season and tied for eighth in steals (2.3 spg)….1998 All-ABL Honorable Mention….Member of the 1997 and 1998 ABL All-Star Teams…Selected by New England in the fourth round of the 1996 ABL Draft.

    College: Played four seasons at the University of Connecticut…Team went to final four during junior and senior seasons and won the NCAA championship in 1995…Winner of the 1996 Wade Trophy and the Francis Pomeroy Naismith Award (for the best player under 5-6)…1996 Associated Press Player of the Year…Kodak, AP, UPI, and USBWA All-America 1995…Named to the 1996 USA Basketball R. William Jones Cup Team on June 10, her first play in USA Basketball competition…Played in every game possible in her four-year career, starting all 135…Recorded college career averages of 11.4 points and 3.4 rebounds…Established UConn records for career assists (637) and steals (349), single season assists (222) and steals (112)…Earned a B.S. in biological sciences.


  • Last name is pronounced Rizz-ah-tee
  • Was married to college sweetheart William Sullivan on 7/17/99 in Connecticut
  • Named head coach of the University of Hartford in the fall of 1999
  • Youngest Division I coach in the U.S…Husband William coaches with her at the University of Hartford…
  • Favorite basketball moment is UConn’s National Championship in 1995
  • Majored in biology.

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