Women’s basketball alum Christa Evans takes lessons learned from Rutgers and C. Vivian Stringer to her job as a critical care nurse in an ICU during the pandemic. Thirty-three Rutgers women’s basketball players who have gone on to play professionally in the WNBA proudly remember Rutgers as their home base while training to reach stardom.
The world’s superstars of 2020 are on a different playing field. Healthcare professionals and frontline workers battling COVID-19 epitomize heroism and altruism in the face of crisis. One of these selfless superstars received her training on the same grounds as the 33 future WNBA players from the Scarlet Sisterhood.
Christa Evans characterized the core values of a Scarlet Knight – specializing in grit, accountability, and respect. A four-year mainstay on the hardwood for the Scarlet Knights from 2011-15, she was as tenacious as they come for a 6-foot-3 center. She fought through injuries and pain to support her teammates through 131 career games, a remarkable number considering a lingering fight with quadriceps tendonitis. To read the full story.