Players

  • Laura Summerton
  • #14
  • Center — Connecticut Sun

2007 Statistics

PPG
2.0
RPG
1.00
APG
0.0
EFF
+ 3.00
Born: Dec 13, 1983
Height: 6-2 / 1,88
Weight: 167 lbs. / 75,7 kg.
College:Australia
Years Pro: 2








Background

2006 WNBA Season:
Second-year forward from Australia…Played in 33 games with three starts…Scored a career-high 11 points at Charlotte (6/20)…Also had a career-high five made field goals and five rebounds in that game…Averaged 11 minutes per game…Finished with 36 rebounds and 19 assists. In The Playoffs: Appeared in two games, averaging four minutes…Scored two points and was 1-for-2 from the field in Game 3 loss against Detroit on 8/27.

2005 WNBA Season:
Agile post player with good shooting touch…Scored a career-best four points against Charlotte (7/22), making 2-of-3 shots from the field…Had a career-high five rebounds at Charlotte (8/27) in the last game of the season… Made both free throw attempts at Los Angeles (6/20).

Other Professional Experience:
Spent the 2006-07 offseason playing with Taranto in Italy…Played four seasons with the Adelaide Lightning of Australia’s WNBL from 2001-2006… Won Team MVP in first three seasons with Lightning…Won the WNBL’s Rookie of the Year Award in 2001…Won a silver medal with the Australian Olympic Team at the 2004 Olympics in Athens…Was a member of the Australian team that won bronze at the 2002 World Championships.


Personal

Personal:Childhood sporting hero was former teammate, Rachel Sporn…Loves movies and going to the beach…Favorite television shows are Desperate Housewives and the O.C…Favorite item to shop for is jeans… Lists Tiger Woods as the person she would most like to meet…Loves watching Australian Rules Football, especially the Adelaide Crows…Loves food, especially chocolate.