Both Bird and Jackson led the Storm to their first playoff appearance.
She was selected as a starter on the 2002 WNBA Western Conference All-Star team.
Bird was the runner-up for the Rookie of the Year award, and one of only two rookies to make the All-WNBA First Team.
During her junior year, Bird played in a game against Notre Dame referred to as "the best women's basketball game ever played".
The game was memorialized in a book, Bird at the Buzzer, in which Bird took the eponymous shot at the buzzer to win the game.
In 2011, she was voted by fans as one of the WNBA's Top 15 Players of All Time and was voted into the WNBA Top [email protected] as one of the league's Top 20 Players of All Time.
Sue became a very good player and started playing AAU basketball in the sixth grade.
She has also been selected to nine WNBA All-Star teams and seven All-WNBA teams.
Bird is one of nine women to win an Olympic Gold Medal, an NCAA Championship, and a WNBA Championship.
She won two National Championships, three Big East Championships and Big East regular season titles.