WNBA Prospect Profile
(Photo courtesy of Purdue)
Drey Mingo - Purdue
Position:
Forward
Height:
6'2"
Birthdate:
07/14/89
Birthplace:
Atlanta, GA
High School:
Marist
College Highlights
Three-time team captain overcame multiple obstacles in six seasons. After moving to Purdue from Maryland and sitting out 2009-10 season due to transfer rules, missed 4 games the next year due to life-threatening bacterial meningitis that left her with 10% hearing in her left ear, 80% in her right. Then missed the 2011-12 season after tearing her right ACL in an Oct. scrimmage at Indiana State. 2012-13: The grad student capped her career as Big Ten Tournament MOP; guided Purdue to title game vs. Mich. State in which she set a tournament record for single-game FG percentage (.909 on 10-of-11). Also voted All-Big Ten Third Team by coaches and was finalist for Coach Wooden Citizenship Cup and Senior CLASS Award. 2010-11: All-Big Ten Third Team (Coaches) and a finalist for the V Foundation Comeback Award. No. 1 on team in rebounding, was second in scoring and set school mark for 3-pt. FG % despite a Nov. hospital stay with bacterial meningitis. MISC: Full name is Andrea Mingo. Started a non-profit, Sounds of Serenity to raise funds for children with hearing loss; has partnered with the Indiana School for the Deaf in Indianapolis and Purdue Audiology Clinic. Graduated with degree in biology.
College Statistics
Maryland
Season G FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2008-09 33 40 94 .426 34 41 .829 7 22 .318 68 9 9 4 121 3.70
Purdue
Season G FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2010-11 29 115 224 .513 90 113 .796 27 56 .482 168 34 16 23 347 12.0
2012-13 34 152 322 .472 93 110 .845 18 58 .310 204 38 14 37 415 12.2
Career
Season G FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
totals 96 307 640 .480 217 264 .822 52 136 .382 440 81 39 64 883 9.20