The followings are the second part of the tallest players in the U.S. Women’s National Basketball Association.
8/ Kara Wolters Drinan (6 ft-7 in)
Called “Big Girl,” Kara Wolters Drinan is the tallest basketball player for the University of Connecticut and one of the tallest female basketball players to play at the WNBA.
With a height of 6 feet and seven inches, Wolters was picked to the third round of the Houston Comets at the 1999 WNBA Draft. Before debuting at the WNBA, she played for the New England Blizzards during the final two seasons of the ABL.
She played four WNBA seasons and became one of ten women to win an NCAA championship, Olympic gold medal, and the WNBA championship.
She won the gold medal at the 2000 Olympics and partly helped the U.S. women’s national basketball team win the gold medal at the 1998 World Championships. Kara Wolters Drinan also gained the AP College Player of the Year in 1997.
7/ Katharen Ruth Mattera (6 ft-7.5 in)
Katharen Ruth Mattera was the seventh tallest basketball player to ever play at the WNBA. She was the tallest player to ever play college ball at Liberty University and the tallest one to play in the history of the Big South Conference.
She became only the second player in NCAA history to lead the nation in the goal percentage goal in the 2004 and 2005 seasons. She was selected by the Connecticut Sun with the 8th overall pick in the 2005 WNBA Draft. During his six-season in the WNBA, she was named to the 2005 WNBA Rookie Team.
Katharen Ruth Mattera won the South Big Conference Player of the Year for three times and the South Big Conference All-time leading shot blocker.
At present, she is the head coach of the Cornerstone University women’s basketball team.