Lynx Draft Prospect Profiles


Brittany Boyd

Class: Senior

Height: 5-9

Position: Guard

Hometown: Berkeley, CA

2013-14 (Junior)
- 2014 AP All-American (Honorable Mention)
- 2014 WBCA All-American (Honorable Mention)
- As a Junior in 2013-14, selected by the coaches and media as First All-Pac-12 and a First Team All-Defensive Team selection... one of four players in the country named to the meseason lists for Wade Trophy, Naismith Trophy, Wooden Award, Nancy Lieberman Award and the Dawn Staley Award.
- One of just three players in the country to average at least 14 points, 6 rebounds, and 5 assists.
- With her 14.5 points, 6.8 rebounds, 5.8 assists and 2.9 steals per game... became the 13th player in Pac-12 history and the second in California history to register a triple-double.

2012-13 (Sophmore)
- All-Pac-12 selection by the coaches and media as well as a Pac-12 All-Defensive team selection
- Recorded 4 tiple-doubles during the season and set the record with 10 steals at UCLA
- Averaged 13.0 points, 7.2 rebounds and 6.4 assists during NCAA Tournament play

Crystal Bradford

Class: Senior

Height: 6-0

Position: Guard

Hometown: Detroit, MI

2014-15 (Senior)
- All-MAC Second Team selection... WBCA Region 4 All-American nominee
- Named to the Naismith Trophy Women's 50 Watch List, and named to the John R. Wooden Award Women's Midseason Top 20
- Finshed her career with 2,006 points and became the all-time leading scorer in program history with a 29-point performace against Ohio.
- Topped the record books in three other categories this season, rebounds (1,140), made field goals (805) and blocked shots (177)... she ends her career in steals (278), fourth in assists (384), and tied for sixth in three-point field goals (148)
- She finished her career with 54 double-doubles including two triple-doubles.
2013-14 (Junior)
- All-MAC First team... MAC Player of the Year... MAC Defensive Player of the Year, and WBCA Region 4 All-American nominee
- Set a conference record with eight MAC West Player of the Week honors and set CMU single-season records with 588 points and 226 field goals.
- Led the MAC and ranked 11th in the country with 22 double-doubles... led the MAC and ranked 23rd in the country with 2.66 steals per game
- Pulled down double-digit rebounds in 22 of 29 contests

Cierra Burdick

Class: Senior

Height: 6-2

Position: Forward

Hometown: Charlotte, NC

2014-15 (Senior)
- Dished out a season-high seven assists and tallied 12 points, six rebounds, two blocks and a steal vs. Vancy.
- Notched her sixth double-double of the season after shooting 8-for-13, including two treys, for a game-high 18 points and 10 rebounds at Georgia. Stole a career-high four balls and dished out three assists.
- Carded her fifth double-double of the season with 16 points and 10 rebounds vs. #2/2 S. Carolina. Dished out two assists.
- Burdick is five pts. away from reaching 1,000 career pts.
2013-14 (Junior)
- Started a career-high 25 games and played in all 35 contests for the Lady Vols, posting career-best scoring (8.7) and rebounding averages (7.3).
- Was Tennessee's second-leading rebounder at 7.3 rpg and ranked No. 11 in the SEC.
- Drew starting nods in the first six games and last 17, winding up as Tennessee's second-leading rebounder.
- Grabbed 10 or more rebounds in five of the last eight games of the season and did so nine total times during the 2013-14 campaign.

One of 10 finalists for the 2013-14 Senior CLASS Award, Dolson has been selected to the Wooden Award, Wade Trophy and Naismith Trophy Watch Lists ... Posted UConn's first triple-double since 1989 with a 26-point, 14-rebound, 11 assist effort on November 20 against Oregon ... Honored as the American Athletic Conference Player of the Week on November 25 ... Poised to become only the fourth Husky all-time to score at least 1,000 points and haul in at least 1,000 rebounds.

Chelsea Gardner

Class: Senior

Height: 6-3

Position: Forward

Hometown: DeSoto, TX

2014-15 (Senior)
- All-Big 12 First Team selection
- Named to the Naismith Trophy Top 50 Watch List
- Big 12 Player of the Ween honors twice
- Led Kansas in scoring with 16.8 PPG, which is good for third in the Big 12
- Team-high rebounds (274) on the season, which equaks 8.6 per game and is the fourth-best mark in the confernce
- Logged 10 double-doubles in her season campaign, third-best mark in the Big 12

2013-14 (Junior)
- WBCA All-Region Team and All-Big 12 First team
- espnW Player of the Week (1/20/14) and Big 12 Player of the Week (12/16/13 and 1/20/14)
- Recorded a Big 12-leading 13 double-doubles, hightest total by a Jahawlk since Shyra Holden (14) in 1978-79
- Led Kansas in scoring with 17.1 PPG, fourth-best mark in the Big 12

Reshanda Gray

Class: Senior

Height: 6-3

Position: Forward

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

2013-14 (Junior)
- All-PAC-12 Selection (Coaches and Media)
- Scored a career-high 43 points against Washington State, four shy of the program record for single-game points.
- Ranks fifth in the NCAA with her 60.4% field goal percentage
- Put up 15 double-doubles, including eight straight to end the regular season...
- Became the 26th Golden Bear to pass the 1,000-point threshold with her 24-point outing at Washington State
2012-13 (Sophmore)
- Averaged 8.3 points and 5.2 rebounds in less than 20 minutes played per game
- Efficient scorer in the post... scored a season high 22 points against Cal Poly behind a 10-for-14 effort from the free throw line.
- Opened the season with four consecutive games in double figures

Dearica Hamby

Class: Senior

Height: 6-4

Position: Forward

Hometown: Marietta, GA

2014-15 (Senior)
- First team All-ACC selection in 2014-15 both the Blue Ribbon Panel and the leagues' head coaches. Also first team All-ACC Tournament.
- Named ACC Player of the week two times during senior year.
- Has 19 double-doubles this season and 44 for her career, the second-most in Wake Forest history.
- Named to Wooden, Wade and Naismith Award Watch Lists. Earned spot on the Wooden Award Midseason Top 20.
- Finished her career as the program's all-time leading scorer (1,801 points) and rebounder (1,021 rebounds). She is just second Demon Deacon to reach 1,000 career points and rebounds along with head coach Jen Hoover. 2013-14 (Junior)
- First team All-ACC selection by both the Blue Ribbon Panel adn the leagues' head coaches. Named second team in the All-ACC Tournament.

Isabelle Harrison

Class: Senior

Height: 6-3

Position: Center

Hometown: Nashville, TN

2014-15 (Senior)
- All-SEC First Team and College Sports Madness All-SEC Team
- John R. Wooden Award Late Season Top-20 List
- Naismith Trophy Women's Midseason 30 List
- Led the team vs Ole Miss with 21 points and 14 points for her seventh double-double of the season. Added an assist and two blocks.
- Became the 39th Lady Vol to reach 1,000 career points after producing 19 points vs Kentucky. Earned her fifth double-double of the season adding 10 rebounds. Also had two blocks and an assist.
- Named one of ESPN's "Need to Know" players the network will promote this season.

2013-14 (Junior)
- Wade Trophy and Naismith Trohpy Watch List
- no. 9 ranked player in 2014 espnW Top 25
- Had a break-out junior season that earned her All-SEC First Team accolades as well as third team All-America regcognition from Full Court and honorable mention status from Associated Press and the WBCA.
- Shot 57.7% from the field and averaged 9.3 rpg and 13.6 ppg to rank first, second and 18th, respectively, in the SEC in those categories

Brittany Hrynko

Class: Senior

Height: 5-8

Position: Guard

Hometown: Philadelphia, PA

2013-14 (Junior)
- Associated Press and WBCA Honorable Mention
- First-team unanimous All-BIG EAST selection... first DePaul player to earn first team honors in back-to-back seasons
- BIG EAST All-Tournament team... espnW.com National Player of the Week
- Career assist average of 4.81 assists per game ranks eighth amoung active Division 1 players
- Reached double-figures in 25 games, including four of her last five in a 69 career games
2012-13 (Sophomore)
- Co-Most Improved Player in the BIG EAST Conference with Connecticut's Kelyl Faris
- Became DePaul's fifth, first-team All-BIG EAST selection and earned DePaul's Defensive Award for being the team's top defensive stopper
- Season scoring average of 14.7 ranked 10th in the league... reached double-digits in 26 of DePaul's 33 games with a career-high 35 points at Marquette.
- 82 3-pointers is the fifth most in a single season by a Blue Demon player... most by a Blue Demon since Ashley Luke

Elem Ibiam

Class: Senior

Height: 6-4

Position: Center

Hometown: Fayetteville, GA

2013-14 (Junior)
- 2014 SEC All-Defensive Team
- 2014 SEC Community Service Team
- Ranked among the nation's top 25 and second in the SEC with 2.44 blocks per game... lifted that number to 2.8 blcosk per SEC contest
- Averaged team high 14.0 points on 76.5% shooting in SEC Tournament
- Became just ninth Gamecock all-time to reach 100 career blocks with her five against Ole Miss
2012-13 (Sophomore)
- Led the team in scoring two times and rebounding four times... scored in double figures seven times and grabbed double-digit rebounds twice
- Tied for team-high honors with eight boards, including four offensive end

"Elem is a fundamental post player who is probably our best post-up offensive payer. She is someone that, you have to play her honest. If she has two feet in the paint, she’s going to deliver. She’s very efficient out there on the block. She can also hit shots out to 15 feet very comfortably, and then she’s a shot blocker. She’s a natural shot blocker who plays the second and third line of our defense extremely well. "

South Carolina Head Coach Dawn Staley

Betnijah Laney

Class: Senior

Height: 6-0

Position: Forward

Hometown: Clayton, Del

2014-15 (Senior)
- Named First Team All-Big Ten by both media and coaches
- Earned 6 weekly honors from the Big Ten Conference Office including 3 Player of the Week selections
- Averaged 15.9 PPG and 10.9 RPG
- Ranks 14th on RU's all-time scoring leaders list with 1,373
- Has posted 19 double-doubles on the season, ranking 10th nationally and third in the Big Ten

2013-14 (Junior)
- Second Team All-American Athletic Conference
- Rutgers third leading scorer and ranked 13th in the conference at 11.8 PPG
- Recorded 15 double-doubles, including a streak of seven straight

Samantha Logic

Class: Senior

Height: 5-9

Position: Guard

Hometown: Racine, WI

2014-15 (Senior)
- 2015 unanimous first team All-Big Ten selection; becomes the first Hawkeye since Kachine Alexander to earn multimple first-team All-Big Ten honors, and the ninth in program history.
- 2015 Capital One Academic All-American
- Only player in NCAA histroy to accumulate at least 1,400 career points, 800 rebounds, 800 assists, and 200 steals.
- NCAA's active career assists leader (869); Ranks first in program history in career assists, stars (132), second in steals (255), third in rebounds (896), and 10th in scoring (1,507).
2013-2014 (Junior)
- Unanimous first team All-Big Ten selection by the coaches, and a first team selection by the media; became the 18th Iowa player to garner first-team All-Big Ten honors, marking the most of any Big Ten program
- Named 1-of-22 watch list finalists for the 2014 Nancy Lieberman Award
- First Big Ten player to record three triple-doubles in a single season
- Surpassed Cara Consuegra (1997-2001; 576 assists) as Iowa's all-time assists leader during Iowa's win at Illinois on March 2.

Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis

Class: Senior

Height: 5-9

Position: Guard

Hometown: Mission, OR

2013-14 (Junior)
- 2014 NCAA Tournamant Lincoln Regional MOP and American Conference All-Tournament Team after averaging 17.3 points, 9.5 rebounds, and 4.8 assists per game while shooting 51.0% in the Huskies first four NCAA Tournament victories.
- Played in 28 games and started in 26 contests... forced to sit out a total of 12 games due to injury.
- Scored in double-figures in 19 games, including UConn's last 10 of the season.
- Posted three double-doubles and one triple-double in the Huskies' NCAA Second Round victory against Saint Joseph's
2012-13 (Sophmore)
- WBCA/State Farm All-American Team and USBWA All-American Team
- Posted the second-highest rebounding average at 6.3 rebounds per contest and shot 52.8% from the floor
- Led the country in 3-point field goal shooting at a scintillating 49.2%
- Soured in double-figures 31 times and led the team by scoring 20 or more points on 11 occassions.

Kiah Stokes

Class: Senior

Height: 5-9

Position: Guard

Hometown: Cibolo, TX

2013-14 (Senior)
- Coaches All-SEC First Team
- 29 games scoring 20+ points this season
- Led the average points per game (16.2)
- Ranked second in season steals (38)
- Ranked fourth in three-point percentage (.359)
2012-13 (Junior)
- Associated Press Third-Team All-American
- Full Court Third-Team All-American
- WBCA Honorable Mention All-American, All-Region 3 Nominee
- Coaches SEC Co-Player of the Year, and First-Team All-SEC

Aleighsa Welch

Class: Senior

Height: 6-0

Position: Forward

Hometown: Goose Creek, SC

2014-15 (Senior)
- 2015 SEC Scholar-Athlete of the Year
- Two-time All-SEC 1st Team (Coaches - 2014, 2015)
- Stands 14th in program history with 1,404 career points, and 3rd in school history with 920 total rebounds and holds the school record in career offensive rebounds with 435
- Is among SEC's top-20 rebounders (14th), offensive rebounders (9th, 2.9) and shot blockers (6th, 1.1)
- Has scored in double figures 15 times adn grabbed double-digit rebounds six times

2013-14 (Junior)
- All-America Honorable Mention (AP, WBCA)
- 2014 WBCA All-Region 3
- 2014 Naismith Trophy Early Season Watch List
Slated to graduate May 2014 ... Attended USA Basketball's National Team mini-camp in early October ... Earned her second World University Games gold medal and was named the tournament's most valuable player when the USA Basketball squad defeated Russia, 90-71, in the gold medal game at the 2013 World University games in Russia ... By earning her second championship, Sims became the first women's basketball two-time gold medalist for the USA at the World University Games.

Elizabeth Williams

Class: Senior

Height: 6-3

Position: Center/Forward

Hometown: Virginia Beach, VA

2013-14 (Senior)
- Voted ACC Player of the Year for the 3rd straight year by Blue Ribbon Panel
- Became the 9th player in history with jersey honored in the rafters
- 23 double-doubles (4 triple-doubles) in 29 games, 60 career double-doubles
- Leader in points per game (18.9) and rebounds per game (10.8)
2012-13 (Junior)
- WBCA Coaches' All-American, and All-Region Team
- ACC Player of the Year, Player of the Week (9x), Tournament MVP, and Rookie of the Year
- Scored in double digits in 90 of 100 games in her career
- Notched 20 double-doubles, including two triple-doubles in her career. Voted ACC Player of the Year for the third straight year by the Blue Ribbon Panel and to the All-ACC First Team...named the Preseason ACC Player of the Year...named Preseason AP All-American...has started in every game...became ninth player in program history with jersey honored in the rafters on March 2...has 23 double-doubles (four triple-doubles) in 29 games...60 career double-doubles broke Crystal Langhorne's record of 59 on Feb. 23.

"Elizabeth is just a consummate student-athlete in every sense of the word. I mean she commits to what she’s doing whether it’s athletically or academically. She is eager to learn, eager to get better, not afraid of challenges, and somebody who has enjoyed developing her game throughout her career. I think she is truly looking forward to the professional opportunity and bringing her speed and athleticism to that game."

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