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Matee Ajavon
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Matee Ajavon's Bio

About Matee Ajavon

WNBA TRANSACTIONS: Selected in the first round by the Houston Comets with the No. 5 overall pick in the 2008 WNBA Draft … Selected second overall by the Washington Mystics in the dispersal draft following the 2008 season … Re-signed by the Mystics on March 6, 2012 … Traded to the Atlanta Dream on March 12, 2014 … Re-signed by the Dream on May 6, 2015.

2017 WNBA Season: The veteran played in 31 games and started two for the Dream…Averaged 2.4 points and 1 assist in 8.1 minutes per contest…Recorded six points, five rebounds and four assists in 25 minutes vs. Dallas on Aug. 19…Scored a season-high eight points, going six-of-seven from the free-throw line in win over Dallas on July 9…Finished with eight points in 10 minutes to help the Dream defeat Indiana on July 7.

2016 WNBA Season: Played in 32 games and started two… Averaged 3.3 points and 1.2 assists…Finished with a season-high six assists vs. Mystics on Sept. 15… Passed the 500 career rebound milestone at Connecticut (7/10)… Scored a season-high 12 points on May 20 at Indiana.

2015 WNBA SEASON:  47 steals was 6th most in the league tied with Epiphanny Prince…Played in 33 games…Season high 21 points at Chicago (7/21)…Season high 7 rebounds (8/28)… Single season career-high 61 defensive rebounds…Career-high 9 assists at Connecticut (8/23).

2014 WNBA SEASON: Played in 24 games, including one start … Had missed just one game in her career prior to missing six straight games from June 7-22 … Averaged 2.2 points, 0.8 rebounds and 0.7 assists …  Season-high eight points with three assists and two rebounds Aug. 10 at Chicago.

2013 WNBA SEASON: Played in all 34 games, starting 27 … Averaged 8.9 points and 2.9 assists … Scored in double figures 13 times, including a season-high 20 July 31 vs. New York … had a career-high eight assists Aug. 11 vs. Connecticut.

2012 WNBA SEASON: Played in 33 games, starting 22 … Averaged 7.9 points, 2.0 assists and 1.6 steals per contest … Ranked ninth in the league in steals, and had a career-best seven May 30 at Minnesota … Led team and ranked 17th in the league in free throw percentage (.827).

2011 WNBA SEASON: Ranked second on the team and 11th in the league in scoring with 14.7 points per game … Scored in double figures in all but seven games, including seven games with 20+ points and one with 30+ …Led the Mystics in scoring in eight games and assists in 15 games … Contributed 3.1 assists per game … Finished seventh in the league collecting 1.68 steals per game and set a then-career high with five steals against Phoenix on July 15…Finished 17th in the league in free throw percentage (.829) … Scored her 1,000th career point in a 91-81 win over New York on August 6.

2010 WNBA SEASON: Appeared in every game … Averaged 5.9 points per game in the regular season … Ranked third in the league in steals per 40 minutes (3.06) … Averaged 18.0 points in the post-season in two games, shooting .440 from the field and .750 from the free throw line.

2009 WNBA SEASON: Played in every game … Started in four games … Averaged 8 .0 points per game … Averaged 17.3 minutes per game … Scored a new career high 32 points against the Chicago Sky on Sept. 4…Shot 83.3 percent from the free throw line during her first playoffs appearance.

2008 WNBA SEASON: Played in every game … Averaged 8.0 points and 1.7 assists per game … Scored a then-career high 24 points June 28 against the Indiana Fever … Was ranked in the top ten of numerous rookie categories such as points (7th), assists (7th) and steals (8th).

COLLEGE CAREER: Completed her Scarlet Knight career with a 109-32 team record … Earned Honorable Mention All-American honors in 2007 and 2008 … Helped lead her team to four NCAA tournament appearances, including a trip to the 2007 national championship game and two other regional finals appearances … Named to the All-Big East First Team in 2006 and 2008, and was a second-team pick in 2005 and 2007 … Named the Greensboro Regional Most Outstanding Player in 2007 and to the Greensboro Regional All-tournament team in 2008 … Ranks eighth in school history with 1,622 career points, and fourth in assists (556) and steals (275).

PERSONAL: Born in Monrovia, Liberia … Daughter of Patience Wilson…Has one brother and two sisters…Enjoys playing ping pong, writing and reading poetry.

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