Rebecca Rose Lobo ( born October 6, 1973 in Southwick, Massachusetts, United States) is a former professional basketball player. She played for the New York Liberty, Houston Comets and Connecticut Sun in the Women's National Basketball Association.
Rebecca Lobo was playing for the Connecticut Huskies, the women's basketball team at the University of Connecticut. In 1995, she won with the Huskies, the NCAA Women's Division I Basketball Championship. This year, she was also elected to the Naismith and College Player of the Year. In addition, she was honored with the Athlete of the Year Award from the Associated Press.
Women's National Basketball Association
Lobo was the New York Liberty allocated for the initial allocation Player 1997. Lobo played a total of five seasons with the Liberty. In the 1999 season she suffered in the first minute in the first game of the season a serious knee injury and had to end the season early. Lobo could not fully recover from this injury and could not therefore build on their previous performance.
After the 2001 season, she was transferred to a second-round pick (26th overall) in the WNBA Draft 2002 on the Houston Comets. In the 2003 season she played for the Connecticut Sun, which was also her last WNBA season.
Lobo took the U.S. women's basketball team at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta, the gold medal.