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    Kisha Ford | 5
    Season statistics & Notes Season splits Game-by-game stats Bio Printable player file
    2001
    Statistics
     PPG 2.4
     RPG 2.2
     APG .7
    Position:  G-F
    Born: 04/04/75
    Height: 5-10 /  1,78
    Weight: 153  lbs. / 69,4  kg.
    College: Georgia Tech '97
    Career Highlights
  • Five-year WNBA veteran has been a valuable contributor off the bench for the SOL
  • Aggressive defender is ranked third in the WNBA in career steals-to-turnover ratio (1.11)
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  • BACKGROUND

    2001 Playoffs: Appeared in all three Eastern Conference semifinal games vs. New York

    2001: Made 30 appearances and one start ... Made first start of as a member of the SOL on Aug. 5 vs. Washington, scoring six points...Dished out season-high three assists July 22 @ New York...Scored a season-high seven points off the bench July 14 vs. Detroit ... Set a career-high with seven rebounds June 21 @ Washington, also recording six points and two assists

    2000: Played in 28 games for the SOL after missing the first four games of the season with a fractured finger on her left hand ... Scored a season-high 14 points on 6-for-10 shooting in just 18 minutes of action vs. Detroit on June 13 ... Ranked second on the team with 1.14 steals per game ... Averaged 3.7 points and 15.1 minutes per game ... Tallied four steals on three different occasions

    1999: Saw action in eight games off the bench for the Orlando Miracle

    1998: Played in all 30 games for the New York Liberty, averaging 4.9 points, 1.2 rebounds, 1.1 steals and 15.7 minutes per game ... Scored a career-high 19 points on 8-for-11 shooting Aug. 13 vs. Washington ... Drained a career-high four three-pointers June 18 @ Sacramento ... Led the team in steals twice and scoring once

    1997: Saw action in all 28 regular season games for New York, starting three in the beginning of the season (Liberty posted a 2-1 record) ... Averaged 4.1 points, 1.7 rebounds and 1.0 steals per game ... Playoffs: Played in both playoff games for the Liberty as New York reached the WNBA Finals

    Other Pro Experience: Played for Satila, Sweeden, during the 1998-99 season.

    College Career: All-time leading scorer in Georgia Tech history with 1,955 points and owns school career records in field goals made (780), minutes played (3,823) and steals (278) ... Finished third on the Yellow Jackets’ all-time scoring average list at 17.9 points per game ... Ranked fifth all-time in school history in rebounding (8.0 per game) ... As a senior in 1997, named a Kodak District II and AP Honorable Mention All-American ... Selected to All-ACC first team ... Ranked second in scoring (20.3 points), third in rebounding (8.6), fourth in steals (2.3) and sixth in field goal percentage (.503) and free throw percentage (.704) in the ACC ... Was a Wade Trophy candidate ... Selected to All-ACC second team as a junior and sophomore


    PERSONAL

  • Full name is Kisha Angeline Ford
  • Graduated from Georgia Tech with a degree in management in December 1997
  • Returned to Georgia Tech in the off-season to serve as an assistant coach for the women’s basketball team
  • Completed a master’s degree in business administration with concentrations in health care and international business at Baker College in 2001
  • Received the Total Person Award from Georgia Tech given annually to one male and one female athlete for excellence in athletics and academics
  • Served as an Investment Broker Client Service Supporter with Mutual of New York
  • Loves to work with kids and believes it is necessary to give back to the community
  • Became interested in basketball at age seven and always had a dream to play professionally
  • Lists her brother, Charles Williams, as a major influence in her life because “he taught me how to play and I think that I owe him for where I am today”
  • Credits her mother, Leah Hamm, with inspiring her throughout her life
  • Enjoys movies, reading, dancing, going to the park, riding her mountain bike and white water rafting
  • Wears number 5, the number worn by Mike Dailey, the father of a high school teammate who took her under his wing
  • Played tennis, lacrosse and volleyball in high school


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