Did you know that former WNBA player Wendy Palmer is a member of Zeta Phi Beta? Palmer pledged the Tau Theta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.
Wendy Palmer was born in Timberlake, North Carolina. She graduated from the University of Virginia in 1996. Palmer won gold after representing the US at the 1994 William Jones Cup competition in Taipei, Taiwan. Palmer’s professional basketball career lasted from 1997 to 2007. She was drafted by the Utah Starzz in the 2nd round of the 1997 draft.
Palmer played for the Starzz until 1999 when she became a member of the Detroit Shock. She began coaching at Virginia Commonwealth University while playing professional basketball. She later transferred to the University of Kentucky before moving to the University of Virginia as an assistant coach. She retired after serving as the head coach at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.