Voted in as a starter for the 2014 WNBA All-Star Game
WNBA Player of the Week (Aug. 18, 2014)
WNBA TRANSACTIONS: Selected by the Atlanta Dream with the No. 8 overall pick in the 2014 WNBA Draft.
2014 WNBA SEASON: Voted in as a starter for the WNBA All-Star Game … All-Star Game MVP after scoring All-Star Game record with 29 points plus eight assists … WNBA Player of the Week for games played Aug. 11-17 … Set WNBA record for most assists in her first four games in the league (37) … 15th in the WNBA in assists (3.6) and sixth in assists per 40 minutes (6.9) … 53 made three-pointers was sixth most in the league … Sixth among rookies in scoring (8.3) … Averaged 14.3 points over her last seven games … Played in all 34 games with two starts … Fifteen double-figure scoring games … In her WNBA debut, tied a team record with 11 assists … 11 assists is second most in a debut in WNBA history, and just the fourth time ever – and first since 1999 – that a player had at least 10 assists in a WNBA debut … Posted a double-double with 17 points, 10 assists in road opener at Indiana 5/17 … Scored career-high 24 points with six boards 8/13 vs. Phoenix, and had just the sixth 20-point quarter in WNBA history, outscoring the Mercury 20-14 in the second quarter … Averaged 6.3 points and 5.7 assists in three playoff games.
COLLEGE CAREER: Ranks fifth in NCAA Division I history with 387 career three-pointers, just five off the record of 392 … Became the first Louisville player ever to accumulate career totals of at least 2,000 points and 500 assists, finishing with 2,174 and 600, respectively … Led the Cardinals in scoring and assists in each of her last three seasons … Career point total ranks second in school history, trailing only teammate Angel McCoughtry’s 2,779 career points … Named a Wooden Award finalist during her senior season, an All-American by the USBWA and earned Second Team All-American honors by the Associated Press and ESPNW after averaging 17.4 points, 4.5 rebounds and 3.8 assists per game … Was a first-team All-Conference honoree each of her last three seasons … Named the Most Outstanding Player of the Oklahoma City Regional in 2013 after leading Louisville past defending champion Baylor into the Final Four, where the Cardinals ultimately reached the national championship game … Helped guide Louisville to the Elite Eight in 2014 while setting the school single-season record for threes (118), including a school-record nine in a game against Memphis.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Rick Schimmel and CeCilee Moses … Has a sister, Jude, who was her teammate at Louisville in each of her last three seasons … Majored in communications … The No. 8-ranked recruit in the nation by ESPN Hoop Gurlz … Named a First-Team Parade All-American, an ESPN Rise First Team All-American and selected to the WBCA All-American team as a senior … Finished her senior year averaging 29.8 points, 9.0 rebounds, 7.3 assists and 5.5 steals … Finished her career with 2,120 points, ranking her sixth on Oregon’s all-time scoring list.