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Polk remembered as having warm, direct disposition

Updated: September 29, 2005, 1:16 AM ET
Associated Press

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Arizona center Shawntinice Polk, who died of a pulmonary blood clot Monday after collapsing on campus, was remembered Wednesday night as strong athlete who had a warm and direct disposition.

More than 1,000 students, coaches, school administrators and fans attended a memorial service for the 22-year-old player at the McKale Center, the university arena where she collapsed. She wasn't working out or practicing at the time of her death.

The 6-foot-5, 225-pound ...

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