Vicky Picott

Rutgers University

1992 H First Season at Vanderbilt

Vicky Picott joins the Vanderbilt staff after serving two seasons at Xavier University as assistant coach.

Prior to her two years at Xavier, Picott spent five years at Temple. Picott is a 1992 graduate of Rutgers University where she made her mark in the Lady Knights record book. She is third on the Rutgers All-time List in career points (1,792) and rebounds (1,029) and fifth in steals (225). She was a four-year starter and was named the Atlantic-10 Freshman of the Year. She earned all-conference honors three times and was a two-time team MVP. She also earned the New Jersey Sports Writers Player of the Year and District II Regional All-America honors her senior season.

Picott was selected to two Olympic Festival Teams (1987 and 1989) and the Junior World Championship team in Brazil. She also played in the Women's Professional Basketball Association in Luxembourg (1992-93) where she helped lead the Etzella Team to the Luxembourg Cup Championship. While in Luxembourg, she continued her coaching by working with high school teams.

She served as the freshman coach at her alma mater, Highstown (NJ) High School, where she also assisted with the development of junior varsity and varsity players.

Vicky Picott Facts

Full Name: Victoria Picott
Birthdate: January 28, 1969
Hometown: Trenton, NJ
Family: three brothers, three sisters
High School: Highstown (New Jersey)
College: Rutgers
Year Graduated: 1992
Degree: Bachelor of Science

Coaching Career:
2002-present Vanderbilt Assistant Coach
2000-02 Xavier Assistant Coach
2000-01 Drexel Assistant Coach
1995-2000 Temple Assistant Coach
1994-95 Highstown HS Freshman Coach
1991-92 Rutgers Student Assistant

Playing Career:
1992-93 Etzella Team
Helped lead her team to a first-ever second round appearance in the European Cup Championship...League Champion and earned Team and Tournament
MVP honors...
1987-92 Rutgers University
Four-year starter...named Atlantic 10 Freshman of the Year...three-time All-Conference selection...two-time team MVP...as a senior, she was named the New Jersey Sports Writers Player of the Year and as a District II Regional All-American...was a student assistant while finishing degree in sports management.
1983-87 Highstown High School (NJ) Won state championship and was MVP of the state tournament her senior year...Holds the record for most points scored by a male or female with 2,279 points


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