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Ann Wauters #12 Center

Ann Wauters
2012 Playoff Statistics
PPG2.7
RPG2.3
APG1.0
EFF +3.00

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2008: Appeared in 32 games for the Silver Stars, making 31 starts and averaging 14.7 points and 7.5 rebounds per game ... Earned Western Conference Player of the Week honors Sept. 15 ... Posted double-digit points in all but four regular-season games ... Posted nine double-doubles ... Tied a career-high with 24 points at Minnesota on June 8, also picking up her first double-double of the year, chipping in 10 rebounds ... Grabbed a career-best 15 rebounds against Connecticut on Sept. 11 ... Recorded 11 points, 10 rebounds and four blocks at New York on Sept. 9 ... Recorded at least one blocked shot in 22 games, including a streak of 14 straight games with at least one block (6/8-7/10) ... Tallied 38 blocks and 36 steals on the year, as well as 56 assists ... Shot .533 from the field, making 195 of 366 attempts ... During the playoffs, started all nine games and averaged 13.4 points and 5.8 rebounds per game ... Picked up a double-double against Sacramento on Sept. 22 with 15 points and 12 rebounds ... Had 19 points, nine rebounds, three assists and two steals Oct. 5 against Detroit in the last game of the WNBA Finals.

2005: Appeared in and started 28 games for the New York Liberty ... Averaged 13.7 points, 6.6 rebounds, 31.4 minutes and 1.6 assists per game ... She led the Liberty in scoring eight times, including a 24-point, nine-rebound performance against Indiana on July 31 ... She scored 20-plus points three times and grabbed double-figures rebounds four times, leading the squad on six occasions ... Named a WNBA All-Star for the first time.

2004: Appeared in 13 games and started four for the Liberty, averaging 6.3 points and 3.1 rebounds per game along with 1.6 assists ... Logged 15 points and five rebounds against Seattle on June 15 ... Averaged 20.8 minutes per game ... Went 29 for 66 from the field on the season and recorded eight blocks.

2002: Started 25 games and appeared in 28 for the Cleveland Rockers ... Averaged 28.6 minutes, 11.2 points and 5.0 rebounds per game ... Shot .439 from the field on 120-217 shooting ... Tallied 21 blocks and 16 steals on the year.

2001 Playoffs: Averaged 11.3 points 3.3 rebounds and 1.00 bpg during the 2001 Playoffs...Scored a playoff-high tying 12 points in a playoff-high 33 minutes on Aug. 16 at Charlotte...Also scored a playoff-high tying 12 points on Aug. 20 vs. Sting.

2001 Season: Played in 24 games (14 starts) during the 2001 season, averaging 9.8 ppg and 4.8 rpg per game ... As a starter averaging 13.0 ppg (182 points) on .616 (69-112) FG% and 6.1 rpg (85 rebounds) ... .Handed-out a career-high 5 assists on August 10 vs. Charlotte...Pulled-down a career-high tying 10 rebounds (career high tying 4 offensive) vs. Charlotte on August 10 and also vs. Miami on July 25...Grabbed a career-high 8 defensive rebounds on July 28 at Detroit ... Scored a career-high 19 points on 9-13 FG (both career highs) on July 19 vs. New York...Played in a career-high 37 minutes and made 6-7 free throws (both career highs) vs. Phoenix on July 13 ... Rejoined the team prior to the Rockers game at Washington on June 17, 2001 following her postseason play in Europe.

2000 Season: Scored 6 points at New York in Game 3 of 2000 WNBA Playoffs ... In Game 3 vs. Orlando, scored a team-high 12 points on 5-7 FG with 3 rebounds ... Averaged 4.7 points and 3.0 rebounds during the 2000 Playoffs ... Played in all 32 regular season games ... Averaged 6.2 points on .523 (78-149) FG% with 4.0 rebounds on the season...Scored a career-high 17 points vs. Utah (8/3) on 6-12 FG with 8 rebounds ... In her best game of the season vs. Detroit (7/28), had 15 points with career-highs of 9 rebounds, 4 assists and 4 blocks (tying the franchise single-game record) ... Over her last 10 games, averaged 9.2 points on .580 (47-81) FG% with 5.2 rebounds and 1.10 blocks ... Led the Rockers in scoring on two occasions...Had four games of 10+ points ... Grabbed team-high rebounds seven times.

INTERNATIONAL PLAY: All-time leading scorer in the history of the EuroLeague Women format ... Three-time EuroLeague All-Star (2006, 2008 and 2009) ... Spent 2011-12 playing for Ros Casares Valencia with future Storm teammates Silvia Dominguez and Lauren Jackson ... Helped Ros Casares to EuroLeague championship ... Spent 2009-10 and 2010-11 with UMMC Ekaterinburg ... Played for CSKA Moscow in the EuroLeague from 2006-07 through 2008-09 ... Wauters has won four national French titles (2001-04), four French Cups (2001,2002, 2003, 2004), three French Federation tournament titles (2002-03,04) and four EuroLeague Women crowns (2002, 2004, 2005, 2012 ). In her first EuroLeague Women campaign in 2001, she finished as the top scorer with 20.9 points per game. She has twice been named the Best Foreign Player of the French League and finished fourth in the FIBA Europe Player of the Year award voting in 2005 and second in 2006 ... Named European Player of the Year by Italian newspaper Gazetto Dello Sport four times (2001, 2002, 2004, 2005) ... Won two Russian national titles (2005-06), three Russian Cups (2006, 2007, 2008) and a FIBA World League Title (2008).

Personal

Full name is Ann Hilde Willy Wauters ... Began playing basketball at age 12 ... Speaks Dutch, French and English ... Has a sister named Ilse and is daughter of Roger Wauters and Frieda van Landeghem.

Career Transactions

Selected by Cleveland Rockers in the first round (first overall) of the 2000 WNBA Draft ... Selected by the New York Liberty with the fourth pick of the Cleveland Rockers Dispersal Draft on Jan. 6, 2004 ... Selected by the Atlanta Dream in the Expansion Draft on Feb. 6, 2008 ... Traded by the Dream with the draft rights to Morenike Atunrase and a 2009 second-round draft pick to the San Antonio Silver Stars in exchange for Camille Little, the draft rights to Chioma Nnamaka and San Antonio's 2009 first-round draft pick on April 9, 2008 ... Signed with the Seattle Storm as a free agent on Feb. 6, 2012.