WT Woodson High School Alumni GO CAVALIERS!
Hall of Fame Bio.
Mary Klima Cooper 1990-1994 Basketball & Tennis
Mary Klima Cooper earned seven varsity letters at Woodson
(four in basketball and three in tennis). Mary helped lead the
Cavaliers basketball team to two District titles, a Regional
Title and State runner-up. During her senior year Mary was
named USA Today and Gatorade Circle of Champions
Player of the Year for Virginia in basketball as well as Fairfax
County Female Athlete of the Year. Mary also was named
first team All-State (1994) as well as selected All-Met
(1994), All-Region (1993 & 1994) and All-District (1992,
1993 & 1994). Mary led the Northern Region in scoring
and rebounding in both her junior and senior seasons. As a tennis player, Mary and
her doubles partner were State runners-up (1993), Regional champions and two-time
District champions. Mary attended and played basketball at American University
where she earned Academic All-American, All-CAA and All-CAA/Academic
honors as well as was named the Most Decorated Women’s Basketball Athlete from
American University. After college Mary played overseas in England and Holland. In
2010 Mary was inducted into the American University Hall of Fame.