Donna Wilkins (nee
Loffhagen) was a dual New Zealand representative in netball and basketball.
impressive career across two sporting codes, Donna competed in three Commonwealth
Games and two Olympic Games resulting in three silver medals.
56 caps for the Silver Ferns, representing New Zealand in netball in the
positions of Goal Attack and Goal Shoot.
in the New Zealand national netball league for the Southern Sting, later the
Southern Steel as the franchise developed and also a member of the Canterbury
a member of the women's netball team to compete at the Kuala Lumpur 1998 and
Manchester 2002 Commonwealth Games, earning a silver medal from each of those
her focus later into basketball, Donna represented Canterbury in the national
league before signing on for two seasons with the Canberra Capitals in the
Donna moved to the USA to play for the Connecticut Suns in the US WNBA.
Collecting 95 caps for the New Zealand women's basketball team, Donna was selected to represent New Zealand at the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games earning another silver medal this time for basketball. She also competed in basketball at two Olympic Games in Sydney 2000 and later in 2004 Athens.
Donna's Games History
Commonwealth Games Melbourne 2006
Gold Medal Game Winner SF1 vs Winner SF2 39-77Semi - Final Game 2nd Pool C vs 1st Pool D 74-67Preliminary Rounds - NGR vs NZL 83-53Preliminary Rounds - NZL vs MAS 113-56Preliminary Rounds - NZL vs MLT 127-472
Olympic Summer Games Athens 2004
Classification 7-8 83-87Quarterfinals 55-94Preliminaries 79-77Preliminaries 57-74Preliminaries 57-91Preliminaries 81-73Preliminaries 47-99
Commonwealth Games Manchester 2002
Olympic Summer Games Sydney 2000
Commonwealth Games Kuala Lumpur 1998