WNBA Prospect Profile
(Photo courtesy of Kentucky)
A'dia Mathies - Kentucky
Position:
Guard
Height:
5'9"
Birthdate:
03/18/91
Birthplace:
Louisville, KY
High School:
Iroquois
College Highlights
Leaves Kentucky as the first Wildcats' player (male or female) to post 1,900 points, 600 rebounds, 300 assists, 300 steals in a career. Also sits atop the school's list for career steals and ranks second in career points. 2012-13: As of Mar. 14 was one of 15 nominees for The Wooden Award given to nation's best player. Voted SEC Co-Player of the Year by coaches along with Tennessee's Meighan Simmons; in the process, became first SEC player to win back-to-back conference POY honors from coaches since LSU's Seimone Augustus ('05, '06). Led top-10 ranked ‘Cats to fourth straight 25-win season. In SEC games, ranked second in both scoring and 3-pt FG %, third in 3-pt. FGs, fifth in FT %, and eighth in FG %. As of March 14, is the SEC's active career scoring leader. 2011-12: Voted SEC Player of the Year in a season followed by conference players being taken second (Shekinna Stricklen) and fourth overall (Glory Johnson) in the WNBA Draft. Also named All-SEC First team (by Coaches and AP) and SEC All-Defensive Team after ranking third in conference in scoring and fourth in both steals per game and 3-pt FG percentage. 2010-11: An SEC All-Defensive team and All-SEC Second Team (Coaches), she led UK in assists, ranked second in both steals (5th SEC) and scoring (9th). 2009-10: Voted SEC Freshman of the Year (Coaches) and Freshman All-America. PREP: 2009 Gatorade Player of the Year in Kentucky.
College Statistics
Kentucky
Season G FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2009-10 36 178 439 .405 104 149 .698 31 107 .290 174 87 93 22 491 13.6
2010-11 34 146 337 .433 121 178 .680 22 66 .333 159 89 71 12 435 12.8
2011-12 34 181 424 .427 96 141 .681 51 135 .378 175 93 87 21 509 15.0
2012-13 36 207 487 .425 92 122 .754 73 173 .422 162 80 69 15 579 15.9
totals 140 712 1687 .422 413 590 .700 177 481 .368 670 349 320 70 2014 14.4