Compiled the most wins in NCAA basketball history and coached Tennessee to eight women’s national college basketball titles between 1974 and 2012.
Her family moved so she could play high school basketball.
A diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease forced her to retire in 2012.
She had three older brothers named Tommy, Charles, and Kenneth. She was married to R.B. Summitt from 1980 to 2008 and they had a son named Tyler together.
She is to women’s college basketball as John Wooden is to men’s.
Pat Summitt Age
How old is Pat Summitt? She was born in 1952, she was 71 years old at the time of her death.
Pat Summitt Height & Weight
How tall was Pat Summitt? She stood 5 feet 11 inch (180 cm) tall.
No weight data is available right now.
Pat Summitt Wiki
|Famous as||Basketball Coach|
|Age||71 years old|
|Birthday||June 14, 1952|
|Date of Death||June 28, 2016|
|Height||approx. 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)|
Quotes by Pat Summitt
I remember standing on a medal podium at the 1976 Montreal Olympics, imbued with a sense that if you won enough basketball games, there was no such thing as poor, backward, country, female, or inferior.— Pat Summitt
Have you ever walked along a shoreline, only to have your footprints washed away? That’s what Alzheimer’s is like. The waves erase the marks we leave behind, all the sand castles. Some days are better than others.— Pat Summitt
In my case, symptoms began to appear when I was only 57. In fact, the doctors believe early-onset Alzheimer’s has a strong genetic predictor, and that it may have been progressing for some years before I was diagnosed.— Pat Summitt
I’ve got a great staff and great support system, and I’m going to stick my neck out and do what I always do.— Pat Summitt
The game is never over. No matter what the scoreboard reads or what the referee says, it doesn’t end when you come off the court.— Pat Summitt