2023 Pac-12 Hall of Honor Inductee: Kim Gaucher
Mar 2, 2023
Kim Gaucher starred at Utah from 2002-06, earning Player of the Year accolades in the Mountain West Conference all four years and notching AP Third-Team All-America honors as a senior. She’s the Utes’ all-time leading scorer with 2,281 points and led the program to NCAA Tournament appearances in 2003, 2005, and 2006, becoming the first female student-athlete at Utah to have her jersey retired in the Jon M. Huntsman Center. Formerly Kim Smith, Gaucher was a first-round selection in the 2006 WNBA draft, going to the Sacramento Monarchs with the 13th overall pick. She was later acquired by the Phoenix Mercury in 2009 and also enjoyed a professional career overseas. Gaucher was a nine-year captain of the Canadian National Team and played in the 2012, 2016, and 2020 Olympic Games. She was inducted into the Utah Athletics Hall of Fame in 2018.