Alex Bentley #2 Guard
|Born:||Oct 27, 1990|
|Height:||5-7 / 1,70|
|Weight:||152 lbs. / 68,9 kg.|
COLLEGE CAREER: Just the fourth player in Big Ten history to amass career totals of at least 1,500 points, 500 assists and 300 steals, joining a group that includes WNBA vets Katie Smith and Tamara Moore ... Named honorable mention All-American by the WBCA and Associated Press as a senior after averaging 14.1 points, 3.5 assists, 3.4 rebounds and 3.4 steals per game, leading the Big Ten and ranking sixth nationally in steals ... Named one of seven finalists for the Lieberman Award, given to the nationís top Division I point guard ... Won the Frances Pomeroy Naismith Award, presented by the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame to the nationís outstanding female collegian 5-8-and-under who excels athletically and academically ... Also led the league in steals as a junior en route to earning honorable mention All-American honors ... Three-time First-Team All-Big Ten selection ... Two-time member of the leagueís All-Defensive team ... Averaged more than 14 points per game in each of her final three seasons at Penn State, finishing her career with 1,786 points scored, which is eighth in program history ... Also finished her career ranked second in school history in steals (325) and tied for sixth in assists (567).
Full name is Alexandria Marie Bentley ... Daughter of Jeff and Marie Wilson ... Has one brother, Jeff Wilson II, and a sister, Alana Bentley ... Broadcast journalism major with a minor in sociology at Penn State ... In high school led Ben Davis (Indianapolis) to a 30-0 record, a state championship, and a No. 1 ranking in the USA Today Super 25 poll ... Was named a Third Team Parade Magazine High School All-American.
Selected by the Atlanta Dream with the No. 13 overall pick in the 2013 WNBA Draft.