Congrats to former Hoopster Ann Strother. Ann is a 2002 graduate of Highlands Ranch High School, where she was a two-time CHSAA 5A girls basketball state champion. During her time at Highlands Ranch, Ann was named the Naismith National Player of the Year and the Gatorade National Player of the Year. She played in the inaugural McDonald’s All-American Game, where she was named Co-MVP. Ann was the second high school player in USA Basketball history to play for the Junior World Championship Team. Ann earned a scholarship to the University of Connecticut, where she guided the program to two NCAA National Championships. During her time at UConn, Ann played in 143 games, starting in 142 of them. Ann was drafted into the WNBA by the Houston Comets.