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2006: Made 31 appearances and started one game … scored a season-high nine points with two rebounds, two steals and four assists vs. Los Angeles May 25 … averaged 1.4 points per game, 1.3 rebounds per game and 1.6 assists per game … led the team in assists once and steals once.

2005: Played in 30 games, including 14 starts…averaged 2.5 points and 1.7 rebounds in 19.2 minutes…shot .373 (25-67) from the field, .444 (20-45) from beyond the arc and .625 (5-8) from the foul line…led the team in blocks eight times…led the squad in steals six times, including a career-best five steals against Seattle on 6/30…handed out five or more assists six times, tying her career-high of seven assists three times…scored a career-high 14 points (4-5 fg, 2-2 3fg, 4-4 ft) and a career-best five steals in 31 minutes against Seattle on 6/30…Tallied six points, a season-best six rebounds, four assists and two steals vs. Minnesota on 7/26…Missed four games with bilateral patella tendonitis (5/21-5/29).

2003: Played in four games with the Phoenix Mercury, averaging 1.5 points and 1.0 rebounds in 8.5 minutes per game…shot .375 (3-8) from the field.

2000: Appeared in 27 games, including nine starts, for the Starzz, averaging a career-best 3.4 points, 2.0 rebounds and 2.3 assists in 18.1 minutes per game…shot .313 (30-96) from the field, .279 (12-43) from three-point range and .750 (21-28) from the foul line…tallied a career-high 7 assists and a career-high 4 steals while playing a career-high 38 minutes at Seattle on 7/1…finished with a career-high 9 points vs. Seattle on 6/18…grabbed a career-high 7 rebounds vs. Charlotte on 6/15.

1999: Saw action in 14 games, including one start, for the Utah Starzz, averaging 4.8 minutes per game.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: 2004-05: Spent the offseason playing in Hungary for Mizo Pecsi VSK in the FIBA EuroLeague and the Hungarian Women’s League…helped lead Pecs to the EuroLeague Final Four, averaging 11.6 points, 6.1 rebounds and a league-high 7.1 assists per game in 34.7 minutes per game…represented Hungary in the 2005 EuroBasket competition, averaging 9.3 points, 3.8 rebounds and 4.3 assists per game…2004: Played in Hungary for Mizo Pecsi VSK…helped lead the team to the EuroLeague Final Four, averaging 12.5 points, 5.7 rebounds and 5.6 assists per game…2003: Spent the year playing in Hungary for Mizo Pecsi VSK in the FIBA EuroLeague, averaging 9.2 points, 4.9 rebounds, 4.2 assists per game…represented Hungary in the 2003 European Championship for Women, averaging 6.4 points, 6.6 assists and 3.7 assists per game…2002: Played in Hungary for Mizo Pecsi VSK in the FIBA EuroLeague, averaging 9.4 points, 4.9 rebounds and 4.8 assists per game…2001: Spent the offseason playing in Hungary for Mizo Pecsi VSK in the FIBA EuroLeague, averaging 8.7 points, 3.7 rebounds and 4.5 assists per game…represented Hungary in the 2001 European Championship for Women…2000: Played in Hungary for Mizo Pecsi VSK in the FIBA EuroLeague, averaging 6.1 points, 3.6 rebounds and 3.7 assists per game…1997-99: Represented Hungary in the 1997 and 1999 European Championships for Women…1995: Played in Hungary for Mizo Pecsi VSK in the Ronchetti Cup…represented Hungary in the 1995 European Championship for Women.

INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE: Has been a member of the Hungarian National Team since 1995…currently serves as the team captain.

COLLEGE: Named AP All-American Third Team, All-Sun Belt Conference First Team and Sun Belt Defensive Player of the Year in 1999…a two-time selection to the GTE Academic All-District III Second Team (1998, 1999)…other honors include 1998 Kodak and AP All-America Honorable Mention and TransAmerican Athletic Conference Player of the Year…led the NCAA in assists (294) and assists per game (9.5 apg) in 1998…named 1996 TAAC Newcomer of the Year and All-TAAC Second Team.


Personal

  • Full name is Dalma Erika Ivanyi
  • Nickname is ‘Dali’
  • Born in Bekescsaba, Hungary
  • Daughter of Laszlo Ivanyi and Julianna Dombi
  • Both parents played basketball in Hungary
  • Says her mother was inspirational in her basketball career teaching her the basics of the game
  • Has a younger sister, Nora
  • Defining moment in her life was when she left home to attend high school and being on her own
  • In addition to speaking Hungarian, speaks fluent English
  • Hobbies include going to the movies, theater, concerts, the beach, playing tennis, reading and outdoor activities.

  • Career Transactions

    Selected by Utah in the fourth round (39th overall) of the WNBA Draft, May 4, 1999. ...Signed by Phoenix, May 20, 2003. ...Waived by Phoenix, June 2, 2003. ...Signed by San Antonio, March 28, 2003.

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