Tina Gunn Robison
The jersey of former four-time All-America Tina Gunn Robison was retired at the Marriott Center on Jan. 31, 2004. The number 44 jersey is the first to be retired by the women’s basketball program.
Gunn led the nation in points per game with a 31.2 average her senior year in 1980. She also ranked fourth nationally in rebounds with an average of 14.9 boards per game. As a senior she was named the Women’s Sports Federation National Player of the Year.
She was also named Kodak All-America First Team, American Women’s Sports Federation First Team All-America, and was an Honorable Mention All-America for the Women’s Basketball News Service.
During her career, the 6-3 center led BYU to three 20-plus-win seasons, and three consecutive Intercollegiate Athletic Conference titles. She was twice named to the National Scouting Association All-America Team and was a two-time Wade Trophy Finalist. She was a first round draft choice for the Milwaukee WBL team.
The Cougar Club bestowed three prestigious awards to Gunn while at BYU. She received the Crowd Pleaser Award in 1979, the Outstanding Senior Award in 1980 and was inducted in the Cougar Club Hall of Fame in 1990. Gunn graduated from BYU with a B.S, degree in chemical engineering.
She works in the aerospace industry and lives in Syracuse, Utah with her husband Scott and their three children Larry, Justin, and Kate.