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Category: News

ODU Unveils Statue Honoring Nancy Lieberman

PUBLISHED November 14, 2022 | News

Most of the Old Dominion University community knows Nancy Lieberman as a self-assured, outgoing woman who speaks her mind. The former basketball star-turned-entrepreneur has been a coach, broadcaster, businesswoman and a passionate and articulate voice for women’s sports. But she was not that way when she came to ODU in 1976 as an 18-year-old freshman. […]

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Nancy Lieberman unveils her statue and dedicates “Dream Court” in historic weekend

PUBLISHED November 9, 2022 | News

Lieberman’s impact and legacy lives on in Norfolk NORFOLK, Va. — On an unseasonably warm November morning, people clad in shades of blue gathered underneath a pale blue sky. The crowd huddled between the Mitchum Basketball Performance Center and Chartway Arena, waiting for two navy drapes to be cast aside, unveiling a statue of Nancy […]

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Former ODU Women’s Basketball Great Nancy Lieberman Immortalized With Statue on Campus

PUBLISHED November 6, 2022 | News

The statue will sit between the Mitchum Basketball Performance Center and Chartway Arena. NORFOLK, Va. — Former Old Dominion women’s basketball All-American Nancy Lieberman, who led the Monarchs to two national titles and is one of the nation’s most well-known women’s sports figures, recently became the first person immortalized with a statue on ODU’s campus. […]

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Old Dominion unveils statue of women’s basketball luminary Nancy Lieberman

PUBLISHED November 5, 2022 | News

Old Dominion unveiled a statue of Naismith Hall of Famer Nancy Lieberman on Saturday, the first time the school has so honored a former athlete. Lieberman played for ODU from 1976 to 1980, helping lead the Monarchs to AIAW national championships in 1979 and 1980. The statue is located between the school’s Mitchum Basketball Performance […]

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Another ‘Dream’ court for Norfolk, Lieberman to get statue at ODU

PUBLISHED November 4, 2022 | News

RFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Norfolk has a fresh new outdoor basketball court for the Ocean View area, courtesy of Old Dominion legend Nancy Lieberman’s charity. The “Dream Court” through Nancy Lieberman Charities will have an opening ceremony Friday at 4 p.m. at the East Ocean View Recreation Center at 9520 20th Bay Street. Lieberman says partner PepsiCo […]

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A ‘Dream Court’ Comes to Ocean View

PUBLISHED November 3, 2022 | News

Second basketball court ribbon cutting in partnership with Nancy Lieberman Charities and Pepsi Stronger Together NORFOLK, VA – The City of Norfolk’s Parks & Recreation Department, in partnership with Nancy Lieberman Charities and Pepsi Stronger Together, will open a Dream Court™ at the East Ocean View Recreation Center, 9520 20th Bay Street, on Friday, Nov. 4, at 4 […]

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Basketball legend Nancy Lieberman praises the new SEQL app and its co-founders

PUBLISHED October 30, 2022 | News

SEQL is a social impact platform looking to level the playing field for all athletes. Co-founded by former college football players Robert de Wolff (Virginia Military Institute) and Bryant Drayton (Ferrum College) who were teammates at Trinity Espiscopal School in Richmond, Virginia. Drayton and de Wolff are also the CEOs of the free app for sports equality that is backed […]

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Former ODU Women’s Basketball Great Nancy Lieberman to be Immortalized With a Statue on Campus

PUBLISHED October 8, 2022 | News

NORFOLK, Va. – Former Old Dominion women’s basketball All-American Nancy Lieberman, who led the Monarchs to two national titles and is one of the nation’s most well-known women’s sports figures, will become the first person immortalized with a statue on ODU’s campus. Old Dominion will unveil a six-foot bronze statue of Lieberman atop a two-foot base […]

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Statue of ODU legend Nancy Lieberman coming to school’s campus

PUBLISHED October 7, 2022 | News

Since the late 1970s, Nancy Lieberman’s influence has been visible around Old Dominion. Soon, there will be tangible proof — a statue of her is coming to the university. ODU announced Friday that it will unveil a 6-foot bronze statue of the former basketball All-American, who has been one of the best-known figures in women’s […]

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NANCY LIEBERMAN & HER FOUNDATION RAISE $1.1 MILLION AT DREAM BALL GALA

PUBLISHED September 23, 2022 | News

Last Tuesday, 2018 BIG3 Champion/ Coach of the Year Nancy Lieberman and her foundation celebrated the anniversary of TitleIX with an amazing roundtable panel of trailblazing female athletes including – Nancy, Martina Navratilova, Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Julie Foudy, Tamika Catchings and Ticha Penicheiro. At the end of the night, $1.1 million was raised to help fund programs to […]

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