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Alysha Clark #32 Forward

Alysha Clark

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Background

CAREER:
Led NCAA in scoring and set a school record with 27.5 points per game as a senior at Middle Tennessee State University
Drafted 17th overall in the 2010 WNBA Draft by San Antonio
Named Player of the Year during all four years of college, twice in Atlantic Sun and twice in Sun Belt - She's believed to be the first NCAA basketball player, men's or women's, to earn player of the year accolades from two different conferences

2013:
Finished the 2013 season ranked No. 4 in the WNBA in three-point field goals per 40 minutes (2.2); No. 7 in defensive rebounds per 40 minutes (10.9) and No. 13 in efficiency ranking per 40 minutes (19.6)
Set career highs in four new categories, including: points with 11 vs. Tulsa on Sept. 14, 2013; field goals attempted with 9 vs. Tulsa on July 17, 2013; three-point field goals made with 3 vs. Minnesota on Sept. 10, 2013 and free throws attempted, 5 vs. Tulsa on 6/22/13.
Played a season-high 26 minutes, one shy of her career high, in the teamís 86-59 loss on July 17, 2013 vs. Tulsa.
Logged nine games of 20+ minutes played

2012:
Checked into her first WNBA game at home against Tulsa, June 1
Scored her first point in the WNBA June 1 at the free throw line
Three consecutive solid games of 10+ minutes played (7/7-7/11)
Recorded a career high 7 points against the Atlanta Dream, July 8
Topped her career high from two nights earlier with 9 points and 8 rebounds at Phoenix, July 13
2012 Averages: 3.4 ppg, 2.0 rpg in 23 games played.

OVERSEAS:
Spent 2010-11 playing for Hapoel Rishon LeZion in Israel
Joined Ramat Hasharon, also in Israel, for 2011-12 season
Named Domestic Player of the Year by Eurobasket.com and All-Israeli First Team after averaging 14.0 points and 7.4 rebounds per game.

COLLEGE:
Transferred from Belmont to Middle Tennessee State after her sophomore season
Named Player of the Year during all four years of college - twice in Atlantic Sun and twice in Sun Belt. She's believed to be the first NCAA basketball player, men's or women's, to earn player of the year accolades from two different conferences
Also became the first A-Sun player to win Freshman of the Year and Player of the Year in the same season
Led NCAA in scoring and set a school record with 27.5 points per game as a senior
Scored 48 points and hit the game-winning shot in the Sun Belt Championship game as a senior.

Personal

Born Alysha Angelica Clark on July 7, 1987, in Denver, Colo.
Daughter of Kenneth and Jan Clark
Has five siblings, Tonya, Kenneth Jr., Corey (29), Ajia and Arlisha
Majored in electronic media journalism.
Spent the 2013 offseason as a first-year assistant coach at her alma mater, Middle Tennessee State.

Career Transactions

Drafted by the San Antonio Silver Stars in the second round (17th overall) of the 2010 WNBA Draft
Waived by the Silver Stars on May 14, 2010
Signed by the San Antonio Silver Stars as a free agent on May 16, 2011
Waived by the Silver Stars on June 2, 2011
Signed by the Seattle Storm as a free agent on March 9, 2012