All Big Sky Conference Basketball Player, Boise State 1991-96
Inducted into the Boise State Hall of Fame in 2001
Tricia Bader was a member of the Boise State women’s basketball team from 1991 through 1996. She was a four-year starter at point guard, a three time All-Big Sky Conference first team (1993, 1994 and 1996) selection and a four-time Big Sky Conference All-Academic honoree (1992, 1993, 1994 and 1996). She was selected as Boise State’s NCAA Woman of the Year in 1996. In the four seasons she started at point guard for the Broncos (she missed the 1994-95 season with a knee injury), Bader helped the team to an overall record of 76-36 (67.9%), two Big Sky Regular Season Championships (1992 and 1994), and the program’s first appearance in the NCAA National Women’s Basketball Championships (1994). At the time of her induction, Bader ranks in the top 10 of 13 different statistical categories at Boise State, and holds the school record for assists in a season with 139, and in a career with 448. Bader continued playing basketball following her career at Boise State. She played professionally in Australia for two years and had played five years in the WNBA at the time of her induction. Bader graduated from Boise State with a degree in Criminal Justice.