WNBA Prospect Profile
(Photo courtesy of Kentucky)
Samarie Walker - Kentucky
Position:
Forward/Center
Height:
6'1"
Birthdate:
9/15/1992 12:00:00 AM
Birthplace:
Danville, IL
High School:
Chaminade-Julienne
College Highlights
Transferred to UK after one semester at UConn. Finished Wildcats’ career ranked 3rd on UK’s rebounds per game list, 5th in double-doubles (20), seventh in total boards and blocks. 2013-14: Led ‘Cats in rebounding (4th, SEC), double-figure scoring games and double-doubles. 2012-13: All-SEC Second Team and SEC All-Defensive Team by league’s coaches. Led Kentucky in rebounding, steals, FG%, and blocks. 2011-12: After sitting out first 10 games due to transfer rules, went on to lead UK in rebounding and earn spot on NCAA Tournament All-Regional Team. 2010-11 UConn: Played in 17 games before departing Huskies team that would reach Final Four. MISC: Set to graduate in May with degree in merchandising, apparel, and textiles and aspirations of becoming a celebrity stylist. Father Samuel Walker played at the New Mexico (1980-1985).
College Statistics
Connecticut
Season G FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2010-11 17 44 75 .586 17 32 .531 0 0 .000 99 13 17 5 105 6.17
Kentucky
Season G FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2011-12 25 88 182 .483 42 72 .583 0 0 .000 179 12 34 22 218 8.72
2012-13 36 122 233 .523 69 110 .627 0 0 .000 293 44 72 56 313 8.69
2013-14 35 129 262 .492 47 76 .618 1 1 .000 305 40 41 18 306 8.74
totals 113 383 752 .509 175 290 .603 1 1 .000 876 109 164 101 942 8.33