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Background

WNBA TRANSACTIONS:
4/9/08: Selected in the third round (38th overall) of the 2008 WNBA Draft.

COLLEGE:
Finished her career ranked third all-time at A&M and fifth best in the Big 12 record books with 627 assists…Also ranks 12th all-time in career scoring (1,115), second all-time in career three-points made (157), sixth all-time in career steals (209) and led the Big 12 in assist-to-turnover ratio for four-straight seasons…2007-08: Associated Press All-America Honorable Mention and All-Big 12 Second Team honoree…Started all 36 games and averaged 8.0 points per game…Scored a season-high 19 points twice…Dished out a career-high 12 assists vs. Oklahoma State (1/19)…2006-07: All-Big 12 First Team selection…Became only the second A&M player in school history to be selected as an Associated Press All-America Honorable Mention…Recorded her third-straight 100+ assist season to become the third player in school history to do so…Started all 32 games and averaged the most minutes on the team (34.9)…Named to the Loyola Marymount Ayres Hotel Thanksgiving Classic All-Tournament Team...Reached double figures 15 times during the season…Named Big 12 Player of the Week for the first time of her career (2/12)…Ranked fifth in the Big 12 in assists (4.7) and tied for ninth in three-point field goals made (48)…Led the league in assist-to-turnover ratio (1.91) for the third-straight year…2005-06: All-Big 12 Honorable Mention selection by the league’s head coaches…Named to Big 12 All-Underrated Team by the Kansas City Star…Led the Big 12 Conference in assist-to-turnover ratio (2.21)…Ranked in top 10 nationally in assist-to-turnover ratio…Shortest player in the Big 12…Averaged a team-leading 4.7 assists per game…Second on the team in three-point field goals made (34)…Third on the team averaging 9.3 points per game and third in steals (50)…Led the team in minutes played…2004-05: Three-time Big 12 Rookie of the Week honoree (2/21, 2/28 and 3/3)…Named to the All-Big 12 Freshman Team by the Waco Tribune-Herald…The Big 12’s only freshman starting point guard…Ranked second in the Big 12 Conference in assist-to-turnover ratio…Dished out the second-most assists by a freshman in school history with 155 and also was the Big 12’s freshman leader in assists…Ranked second among Big 12 freshmen in steals and sixth overall in total assists.


Personal

  • A’Quonesia Krashun Franklin
  • Goes by Aqua
  • Daughter of Velesha McCalister
  • Recreation, park and tourism sciences major at Texas A&M with aspirations of owning her own recreation center in the future
  • Began playing basketball at the age of five at the local YMCA…Her childhood idols were Michael Jordan and Sheryl Swoopes
  • Earned First Team All-State, First Team All-East Texas and First Team All-Regional honors during her senior campaign at John Tyler High School
  • Two-time District MVP as a senior and junior
  • East Texas MVP as a senior
  • Team captured district championship in 2004
  • Played in the Texas Girls Coaches Association Texas-Oklahoma All-Star Game.

Career Transactions

4/9/08: Selected in the third round (38th overall) of the 2008 WNBA Draft.

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