Becky Gottstein Holden Named ACC Legend
Jan. 23, 2014
Chestnut Hill, Mass. -
Former women's basketball player Becky Gottstein Holden has been named Boston College's representative in the 10th annual class of 2014 ACC Women's Basketball Legends, announced Thursday by the conference.
The Legends will be honored at the 2014 ACC Women's Basketball Tournament, which will be held March 5-9 at the Greensboro Coliseum.
The Legends will be honored at the annual ACC Women's Basketball Legends' Luncheon on Saturday, March 8, at 1 p.m., and then will be introduced to the Coliseum crowd at halftime of the first semifinal game that evening. The ACC Women's Basketball Legends program honors both players and coaches from each of the ACC's 15 schools who have contributed to the league's rich tradition.
Holden, a 2002 graduate of the Lynch School of Education, finished her career as one of the top scorers with 1,490 points, which is currently ninth on the all-time list for BC women's basketball. Holden was also one of the top rebounders of all -time as she grabbed 884 boards, currently fourth on the all-time list.
Holden, a 2004 graduate of the Woods College of Advancing Studies, was a Kodak District I All-American and All-Big East First Team member in her final season at BC. She helped the team advanced to the 2003 Sweet Sixteen for the first time in program history. Holden was named Boston College's 2002-03 Female Eagle of the Year, the highest award bestowed upon a student-athlete.
Holden, a native of Albany, N.Y., was inducted into Boston College's Varsity Club Hall of Fame in 2009. She and her husband John have two children, Murphy Jane and Jack.