In the opening game of the three-game first round series with the Liberty, she scored six points with two assists...she had five points and seven rebounds in Game 2 at New York, 8/18...she hit her only 3-pt FG of the series in Game 3 at New York, 8/20, as she totaled five points in that final game...for the series, she averaged 5.3 ppg and 3.0 rpg.
She saw action in all 32 games for the Fever...averaging 3.5 ppg, she scored 10+ points three times, all in a seven-game span from 6/25 to 7/10...she led the Fever in scoring with 13 points at New York, 6/25; scored a season-high 15 points vs. Utah, 7/10; she scored 11 points vs. Cleveland, 7/8...her best outing in the season’s last 14 games was an eight-point performance in the Fever’s final home game, 8/11, vs. Miami...her 3-pt FG with 3:35 left in the first half against the Sol gave the Fever a two-point lead and proved to be the game-winner, as Indiana never trailed the rest of the contest...averaging 11.7 minutes per game, she played 20+ minutes four times...she logged a season-high 29 minutes vs. Cleveland, 7/8, and followed that with 28 minutes vs. Utah, 7/10...after collecting just one steal in the season’s first 26 games, she had seven thefts in the last six games...Pettis committed just 24 turnovers for the season with only five miscues in the last 10 games...she shot 35.5 percent from the floor for the season...her team-high 13 points vs. the Liberty, 6/25, featured a season-high 5-6 FT.
Appeared in all 32 games for the Mercury in 2001...started the first game of the season and put up five points and four rebounds...tossed in 11 points and eight rebounds on 5/31...exploded for 26 points off the bench on 6/2 at Minnesota, setting the Mercury record for most points off the bench in franchise history...it also was the highest point total by a Mercury player in 2001...this included 4-for-6 from three-point land and a perfect 8-for-8 at the charity stripe...posted 15 points on 6/5 vs. Charlotte…had 14 points and three assists on 6/16 vs. Orlando...contributed 12 points vs. New York on 6/21...had 12 points and four assists on 7/13 at Cleveland...had four rebounds and four points against Minnesota on 8/1...recorded four points, four rebounds and two steals on 8/11 vs. Portland.
Finished her fourth WNBA season averaging 5.9 points, 1.9 rebounds and 18.3 minutes in 32 games, including six starts…reached the 200 career assists plateau with a season-high-tying five assists on 6/25 at Cleveland…led the bench in scoring in 11 games and the Mercury was 7-4 when she led all Mercury reserves... ranks as the only player to have played in every Mercury game since the team’s inaugural season in 1997… tied for 1st in the WNBA with 122 consecutive games played…scored her 1,000th career point on 7/19 vs. Utah.
Averaged 5.7 ppg, 1.8 rpg and 16.9 mpg in 32 games…started seven games and averaged 5.6 ppg, 3.0 rpg and 22.8 mpg…averaged 5.7 ppg, 3.0 rpg and 15.0 mpg coming off the bench in 25 games…led the bench in 3-point shooting (22-93, .224)… was one of only two Mercury players (Jennifer Gillom) to have appeared in all 90 games over first three seasons.
Averaged 11.3 ppg, 3.4 rpg, 2.1 apg and 28.3 mpg in 30 game…ended the season ranked 3rd in the WNBA in free throw percentage (.865)... scored 10-plus points on ten occasions…led the team in scoring five times.
Averaged 12.6 ppg, 3.8 rpg, 2.8 apg, 1.8 spg and 30.1 mpg in 28 games…was one of only three players to have started in every game in the Mercury’s inaugural season…scored in double figures in all but seven games…led the team in scoring eight …led the league in free throw percentage shooting .898 from the line…was tied for 9th in the league in assists (2.8 apg)…had 14 games when she was perfect from the line, including a 10-for-10 performance on 8/4 against Sacramento.
OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Has played overseas since 1993… teams include Fenerbache (1993-95) and Antalya Koleji (1995-96) in Turkey and Faenza in Italy (1996-97)…first season in Turkey, averaged 26.8 points and 5.3 assists, both second in the lead, and also collected 11.2 rebounds… in second pro season, averaged 25 points, second in league, 6.3 assists, first in the league, and 10 rebounds…league MVP in 1995… played for Faenza in Italy during the 1996-97 season… was selected to the Italian League All-Star Team for that season…spent 1997-99 playing for Delverde Chieti in Italy... led the Italian League in scoring 26.3 ppg playing for Villa Pini Chieti during 2000 off-season… had back-to-back games scoring 39 and 37 points respectively in 2000.