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WNBA CAREER

2007:

Averaged 2.3 ppg for the Indiana Fever… Shot 40% from 3-point range… Helped the Fever to a 21-13 record and a spot in the Eastern Conference Finals

2006:

Second-round draft pick by the Houston Comets… Acquired by Phoenix in a draft-day trade… Played in 8 games with the Mercury as a rookie… In the Mercury’s fi rst regular season game, she came off the bench to score 12 points on 4-6 from 3-point range in 17 minutes vs. Sacramento.

COLLEGE CAREER

Averaged 12.9 ppg during her collegiate career… Seventh all-time leading scorer in Uconn history with 1,699 career points… Second all-time in career three-point fi eld goals with 290… Two-time All-Big East and WBCA All-District performer… Led UConn to a 125-18 record and two NCAA championships in her four years… Played in all 143 games of her collegiate career… Three time Big East Academic All-Star and a 2006 CoSIDA Academic All-American.

INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE

Competed on the 2003 USA Pan-American Games team that compiled a 5-2 record and earned the silver medal in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic… She averaged 7.9 ppg and 2.1 rpg and scored a tournament-high 12 points in a 109-54 victory over Dominican Republic… Youngest player of the 2001 USA Junior World Championship team that posted a 6-1 record and earned the bronze medal… Only the second high school player to be named to a USA Junior World Championship team, joining Lisa Leslie, who was a member of the 1989 USA Junior World Championship team.


Personal

  • Daughter of Kenneth and Janit Strother
  • Full name is Ann Elise Strother
  • Graduated from the University of Connecticut in December 2006 with a degree in psychology
  • Has one brother (Jon) and one sister (Britta)

  • Career Transactions

  • Acquired by the Atlanta Dream from the Indiana Fever in the 2008 expansion draft.
  • Selected by Houston in the second round (15th overall) of the WNBA Draft on April 5, 2006.
  • Draft rights traded by Houston to Phoenix for the draft rights of Liz Shimek and Mistie Williams, April 5, 2006.

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