Sandora Irvin #24 Forward

Sandora Irvin
2011 Playoff Statistics
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2011: Appeared in 30 games for the Dream, including one start... Averaged 1.8 points and 2.5 rebounds per game... Scored a season-high 10 points against the New York Liberty on 6/14/2011... Recorded a season-high 11 rebounds against the Washington Mystics on 7/20/2011... Appeared in three postseason games, averaging 1.0 ppg and 0.7 rpg.

2010: Appeared in 18 games for the Chicago Sky, including one start. Averaged 1.9 and 1.4 rebounds per game.

2009:Spent 2009 working in Basketball Operations at her alma mater, Texas Christian University.

2008: Played in 21 games for San Antonio ... averaged 5.5 minutes per game ... scored 1.2 points per game ... grabbed 1.7 rebounds per game.

2007: Appeared in 23 games for the Silver Stars, grabbing a career-best 14 rebounds at Minnesota on Aug. 19 to go with a season-best 10 points for her first double-double… Had four points and four rebounds at Sacramento on Aug. 15… Grabbed six rebounds at Chicago on July 22… Had at least one block in seven games, including three games with multiple blocks.

2006: Appeared in seven regular season games for the Mercury, averaging 1.0 points and 1.1 rebounds per game… Scored five points, grabbed two rebounds and swatted three blocks against Seattle on May 25… Picked up three blocks again on June 13 at Los Angeles.

2005: Averaged 3.7 points, 2.8 rebounds, 0.50 blocks, 0.42 steals and 10.2 minutes per game through 12 games played… Played a career-high 25 minutes against San Antonio, tallying 12 points, six rebounds and four blocked shots… Scored 13 points against Minnesota on August 21.

COLLEGE: Averaged 19.9 points and 11.9 points per game as a senior… Tallied 150 blocked shots, two shy of tying the NCAA’s single-season record… Holds the NCAA career mark for blocked shots (480), shattering the previous standard of 428 set in 1991… Ranked 13th in the nation in points per game and second in rebounds per game as a senior… Named to the AP All-America first team and selected as a Kodak All-American… Also earned USBWA All-American and Conference USA Player of the Year honors… Named Conference USA Defensive Player of the Year for the third consecutive season… Ended junior season with 15 consecutive double-doubles… Averaged a double-double for the year as a junior with 16.8 points and 12.2 rebounds per game… Set TCU single-season records for points (504), rebounds (366) and field goals made (195) as a junior.

PERSONAL: Full name is Sandora Lavett Irvin… Daughter of Daughn Irvin and Angela Hollis… Majored in marketing… Is the niece of former Dallas Cowboys star wide receiver Michael Irvin.


Born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida… Niece of former Dallas Cowboys receiver Michael Irvin… Majored in marketing at Texas Christian University… Has served as an assistant coach and director of operations at TCU.

Career Transactions

Selected with the third overall pick in the 2005 WNBA Draft… Played her first two seasons in the WNBA with the Phoenix Mercury… Acquired by the San Antonio Silver Stars via trade in exchange for a second round 2008 draft pick…Signed by the Chicago Sky on April 25, 2010... Signed by the Atlanta Dream to a training camp contract on March 23, 2011.