Lauren Jackson Sports Centre
The former Albury Sports Stadium was renamed the Lauren Jackson Sports Centre on Saturday 22 October 2011, in honour of home grown women's basketball superstar Lauren Jackson.
Lauren unveiled new signage and officially open the Lauren Jackson Sports Centre herself.
"I'm very excited but humbled to have the sports centre named in my honour. I'm grateful to the AlburyCity Council and people of Albury for this recognition.
Wherever I go in the world I always consider myself a country girl from Albury and it will indeed always be my home. I'm very proud to have this connection to a city I love and can represent", Lauren said.
Lauren Jackson's achievements on an international stage speak for themselves. She is considered the best female basketballer Australia has ever produced and currently the best basketball player in the world. Australia's Women's National Basketball
Lauren Elizabeth Jackson was born in Albury on 11 May 1981. Both of Jackson's parents, Gary and Maree, represented Australia in basketball and she took up the game at the age of four. A teenage prodigy at Murray High School, Albury, she moved to the