WNBA Prospect Profile
Layshia Clarendon - California
Position:
Guard
Height:
5'9"
Birthdate:
05/02/91
Birthplace:
San Bernardino, CA
High School:
Cajon
College Highlights
It wasn't just her golden Mohawk but Clarendon herself who excelled on an off the court as a senior. Earned All-Pac-12 First Team honors from media and the league's coaches, and was as a candidate for national honors such as the Naismith Award and Wade Trophy. The Pac-12 women's basketball Scholar Athlete of the Year, she also is a contender for the prestigious Senior CLASS Award with a 3.47 GPA as an American Studies major. Her 27 points vs. South Florida propelled Cal to Sweet 16 for just second time ever. Also helped Golden Bears post first 30-win season in school history and snap rival Stanford's 81-game conference winning streak. 2011-12: Earned All-America honorable mention (WBCA) and All-Pac 12 honors (media and coaches) after leading Cal in points per game. Capped season with 17-point effort in NCAA Tournament game vs. eventual Final Four team Notre Dame. 2010-11: An All-Pac-10 honorable mention pick after leading Cal in assists (6th in conference) and ranking second in scoring (9th, Pac-10). PREP/MISC: 2009 MaxPreps California Player of the Year, she was a reserve for Team USA in the U19 FIBA World Championship in Thailand, playing behind Skylar Diggins and Samantha Prahalis.
College Statistics
California
Season G FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2009-10 37 128 354 .362 48 61 .787 27 103 .262 165 84 29 4 331 8.90
2010-11 34 163 407 .400 94 135 .696 30 89 .337 182 119 51 3 450 13.2
2011-12 35 166 402 .413 81 116 .698 36 110 .327 135 91 51 4 449 12.8
2012-13 25 212 469 .452 109 163 .669 40 123 .325 139 100 61 2 573 16.4
totals 131 669 1632 .410 332 475 .699 133 425 .313 621 394 192 13 1803 13.8