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Marissa Coleman # Guard/Forward

Marissa Coleman

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2012 (Los Angeles): Played in all 34 games, starting two…Averaged 3.1 points, 2.6 rebounds and 1.1 assists per game…Had a season-high four assists and four steals at Atlanta on June 15…Shot 90.0 percent from the foul line (18-20)…Played in all four playoff games…Averaged 2.0 points in 7.8 minutes through four postseason contests.

2011 (Washington): Ranked eighth in the league in three-point field goal attempts (144)…Ranked 10th in the league in three-point field goal attempts (53)…Started 28 games, averaging 27 minutes per tilt…scored 8.6 points per game…grabbed 4.8 rebounds per game...On July 20 against the Atlanta Dream, scored a career high 21 points, connecting on eight shots from the field, also a career high... Tied her personal of 14 field goal attempts and also scored 5-for-8 from three point range vs. the Dream, with five attempts a new career high…In a 20-point win over the Tulsa Shock on June 26, Coleman posted her first double-double of the season, contributing 13 points and grabbing a career high 12 rebounds in a win that snapped a four-game losing streak.

2010 (Washington): Played in all 34 games…Earned the first start of her career on May 30 against the Connecticut Sun where she played 30 minutes, scored seven points, grabbed four rebounds, dished out two assists, and had one steal…posted her first career double-double on August 1 against Tulsa, scoring a season high 14 points and tying her season and career high in rebounds with 10 boards…ranked ninth in the league in three-point field-goal percentage (.402).

2009 Season (Washington): Saw action in 28 games…ankle injury Coleman sidelined for six consecutive games…posted a season-high 16 points in the regular season opener against the Connecticut Sun (6/6)…also scored a season-high of four three-pointers against the Connecticut Sun (6/6)...averaged 18.8 minutes and 6.1 points in her rookie season

College: Named All-American by the WBCA, USBWA and Associated Press (second team) as a senior…four-time ACC Player of the Week…named first team All-ACC selection and ACC Tournament MVP...Became first player in ACC history with 2,000 points, 1,000 rebounds, 400 assists, 200 steals, and 100 blocks…Second leading scorer (2,205) and rebounder (1,139) in school history…WBCA Player of the Month (March 2009)…Averaged 18.1 points and 8.6 rebounds per game as a senior…In 2009 Set a Maryland record with her 42-point performance, the most points in Sweet 16 history, with 15 rebounds in 40 minutes during the team’s come-from-behind victory over Vanderbilt in the Sweet 16...Helped lead the Terrapins to the first NCAA Championship in school history in 2005-06.

Personal: Enrolled in the College of Letters & Sciences...daughter of Joni and Tony Coleman...has a sister, Tonya, and a brother, Anthony...chose Maryland over Duke, Connecticut, Tennessee, and Florida...born in Portland, Ore.

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Enrolled in the College of Letters & Sciences...daughter of Joni and Tony Coleman...has a sister, Tonya, and a brother, Anthony...chose Maryland over Duke, Connecticut, Tennessee, and Florida...born in Portland, Ore.

Career Transactions

Traded to the Los Angeles Sparks on Feb. 1, 2012 in exchange for Noelle Quinn...Drafted second overall by the Washington Mystics inthe 2009 WNBA Draft.