Lecoe Willingham #43 Forward
2013 Playoff PPG 0.5 RPG 1.8 APG 1.0 EFF +0.75
Bio Born: Feb 10, 1981 Height: 6-0 / 1,83 Weight: 200 lbs. / 90,7 kg. College: Auburn Years Pro: 9
BackgroundWNBA CAREER CAPSULE
Part of WNBA Championship teams in back-to-back years in 2009 and 2010.
Averaging 5.3 points, 3.4 rebounds and 0.7 assists per game in nine seasons in the WNBA
Played her first four seasons (2004-007) with the Connecticut Sun
Played two seasons (2008-09) with the Phoenix Mercury
Played two seasons (2010-11) with the Seattle Storm
Played one season (2012) with the Chicago Sky
2012 WNBA SEASON: Played in 33 games, including one start ... Averaged 3.5 points, 2.9 rebounds and 0.9 assists in 18.5 minutes per game ... Scored in double figures five times, including a season-best 12 points Sept. 1 at Indiana ... Grabbed a season-high eight rebounds Sept. 16 at Phoenix ... Led or shared the team lead in assists four times.
2011 WNBA SEASON: Played in 34 games including eight starts ... Averaged 6.4 points, 4.2 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 19.1 minutes per game ... Scored in double figures four times Was 7-of-12 from the field for 14 points in loss at Minnesota July 29 Had four points and four rebounds in 13 minutes of action vs. Phoenix in Game 1 of the Western Conference Semifinals.
2010 WNBA SEASON: Won her second straight WNBA Championship ... Played in 33 games, starting two ... Averaged 5.5 points, 4.1 rebounds and 0.7 assists in 15.6 minutes per game Scored a season-high 13 points July 6 vs. New York Led the team in rebounds three times Scored 10-plus points three times Grabbed a season-high 10 rebounds on July 25 vs. Tulsa Grabbed a season-high 5 offensive rebounds on Aug. 5 vs. Connecticut Averaged 4.7 points, 2.9 rebounds, 1.0 assists and 13.3 minutes in seven playoff games.
2009 WNBA SEASON: Helped the Mercury to the WNBA Championship ... Was one of four players to start every game Averaged 10.0 points, 4.2 rebounds and 1.0 assists per game ... Led team in shooting percentage (.533, 3rd-WNBA) Scored a career-high 26 points on June 13 vs. Sacramento Grabbed 5-plus rebounds 16 times (12-4) Posted 10+ points 15 times Posted 15-plus points four times Recorded 10-plus points and 5-plus rebounds eight times Led the Mercury in rebounding four times Recorded season highs in assists (5) and steals (3) on Aug. 1 at Minnesota.
2008 WNBA SEASON: One of five Mercury players to appear in all 34 games in 2008, including 27 starts...Shot a league-leading 57.0 percent from the floor, breaking the Mercury record set in 2001 (Maria Stepanova, 50.7 percent) ... Recorded career-highs in scoring (10.1 ppg), rebounding (5.9 rpg) and minutes (24.5 mpg) ... Recorded a season-high 17 points on June 16 vs. Detroit ... Grabbed a career-high 12 rebounds at Los Angeles on June 6 ... Recorded 10+ points 19 times and 15-plus points five times ... Recorded 5-plus rebounds a team-high tying 23 times and 10+ rebounds three times ... Recorded her first two career double-doubles in a three-game span from June 6-14 ...Led the team in rebounds 10 times, steals five times, blocks twice and minutes once.
2007 WNBA SEASON: Appeared in 28 games, including five starts ... Averaged 2.1 points and 2.8 rebounds in 11.4 minutes per game ...Recorded a season-high 10 points against San Antonio on June 23 ...Grabbed a season-high eight rebounds against Phoenix on June 2.
2006 WNBA SEASON: Appeared in 29 games Scored a season-high 10 points at Charlotte June 10 Made her first career WNBA three-pointer in that game Finished the season 6-of-10 from behind the arc Matched her season high with six rebounds against New York on Aug. 1 Made first three-pointer of postseason career in only attempt in Game 3 of Eastern Conference Finals against Detroit Had four rebounds and five points in 11 minutes during three Eastern Conference Finals games against Detroit.
2005 WNBA SEASON: Saw limited playing time Scored a season-high seven points against Washington on Aug. 26, making 3-of-5 shots with three rebounds Appeared in first six games of the season, averaging just over six minutes per game.
2004 WNBA SEASON: Appeared in final 17 games Scored 12 points on 6-of-9 shooting at Detroit on July 21 Had season highs with six made free throws on seven attempts in win over Indiana on Sept. 19 Had a career-high six rebounds at Minnesota on July 22.
COLLEGE CAREER: Finished her career among Auburns top ten career leaders in starts, points, field goals made, field goal percentage, free throws made, free throws attempted and rebounds ... No. 7 scorer all-time (1,475 points) and sixth all-time rebounder (927) Led Auburn to a 22-9 record and an appearance in the second round of the NCAA Tournament as a senior ... Kodak/WBCA All-America finalist in the 2003-04 season ... Named MVP as a senior ... Three-time All-SEC (2004, 2002 and 2000) Redshirted 2000-01 season Named to the All-SEC freshman team ... Scored a team-high 14 points in WNIT Championship win over Baylor including the game-winning shot.