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Birth name: Swintayla Marie Cash.
Born: September 22, 1979
Swin Cash biography (bio):
Swintayla Marie Cash is better known as Swin Cash is an American WNBA player who plays for the Detroit Shock. A prolific scorer and rebounder, as well as a capable ball handler and defender, she helped lead the University of Connecticut women's basketball team to national titles in 2000 and 2002. In her second WNBA season, she led the Detroit Shock to their first ever WNBA title.
Cash was born in the Pittsburgh suburb of McKeesport, Pennsylvania and raised by her mother, Cynthia. She has a brother named Kevin Menifee. She holds basketball camps and clinics under her company, Swincash LLC, and is involved in charity events through the WNBA.
Cash was an All-American at the University of Connecticut (UConn). She won the NCAA Women's Division I Basketball Championship with the UConn Huskies in 2000 and 2002. She also helped lead UConn to an undefeated 39-0 season in 2002.
Cash was selected by the Detroit Shock in the 2002 WNBA Draft, second overall. After leading the Shock's resurgence in the second half of her rookie season, she then led the Detroit Shock to their first WNBA Championship title in 2003. She played in the 2003 WNBA All-Star Game and won the gold medal with the U.S. women's basketball team at the 2004 Olympic Games.
In the off-season, Cash has appeared as a studio analyst on ESPN's NBA Fastbreak, according to ESPN.com.
Cash received the Dapper Dan Sportswoman of the Year award in April 2007 . This is an award given to someone who shows excellence to the Pittsburgh area. She was also honored with Sidney Crosby and Dan Rooney.