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Shaunzinski Gortman | 32
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Position:  G
Born: Dec 7, 1979
Height: 5-10 /  1,78
Weight: 158  lbs. /  71,7  kg.
College : South Carolina '02
Career Highlights
  • Scored a career-high 14 points on 7/5/02 at UTA
  • Named All-SEC First Team as a senior at South Carolina
  • Recorded just the third triple-double in Gamecocks history against Georgia Southern with 21 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists on 12/18/99
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    Appeared in four games for the Washington Mystics, averaging 1.0 rpg, 0.5 apg and 6.0 mpg.

    Completed her second season in Minnesota by averaging 2.0 ppg, 1.3 rpg and 8.0 mpg in 25 games ... Appeared in just one of the final seven games ... Drew a total of nine DNP-CDs ... Snared a season-high five rebounds July 26 at Indiana ... Added six points July 25 vs. San Antonio, her first points since June 27 vs. Phoenix ... Contributed a season-high 11 points and five rebounds in a season-high 23 minutes June 20 at Charlotte, the fifth double-figure scoring effort of her career ... Netted six poitns June 1 vs. Houston, and scored five points in 12 minutes June 6 vs. New York ... Shot 55.2% (16-for-29) from two-point range, but just 25.0% (5-for-20) from beyond the arc.

    Played in 29 games with two starts ... Appeared in all 26 games prior to drawing three straight DNP-CDs (Aug. 2-6) ... Averaged 3.1 ppg and 2.1 rpg ... Matched her season best with six rebounds July 26 at Indiana; hauled down 30 rebounds in her last 11 outings ... Also had a season-high five turnovers at Indiana (five in the previous 10 games) ... Scored a season-high 14 points July 5 at Utah, her fourth double-figure effort and the first time she paced the Lynx in scoring ... Started and logged a season-high 30 minutes June 25 vs. Houston, her second start of the year (May 25 vs. Utah) ... Shot 36.1% (35-for-97) from the field and 32.6% (14-for-43) from beyond the three-point arc ... Shooting fell to 21.9% (7-for-32) over her last 12 games (43.1% in the first 17) ... Attempted only nine free throws during the season.

    Averaged 12.9 ppg, 5.5 rpg and 3.0 apg in 103 games ... Shot 41.4% (510-for-1,232) during her collegiate career ... One of only 17 players at South Carolina to score 1,000+ points and grab 500+ rebounds in her career ... Finished 13th on the school's all-time scoring list (1,331 points) ... Scored in double figures 69 times in her career ... Recorded nine career double-doubles and one triple-double ... Top scorer 28 times and top rebounder 14 times ... 2001-02: Earned an All-SEC First Team selection ... Named Associated Press All-America honorable mention ... Played on the WBCA All-Star Team ... SEC's Co-Player of the Week in week four ... Started 29 of 31 games ... Averaged 15.0 ppg, 6.2 rpg and 3.0 apg ... Led the team in scoring on 12 occasions ... Scored a season-high 25 points and tied a career high with 12 rebounds vs. Duke (11/25/01) ... Matched her career high in steals with seven vs. Coastal Carolina (12/18/01) ... Topped the club in rebounds eight times ... Posted 24 double-figure scoring performances ... 2000-01: Named to the All-SEC Second Team ... Finished with 11.0 ppg and 5.1 rpg ... Ranked second on the squad in assists (80), scoring and steals (52) ... Started 26 of 27 games ... Scored in double figures 15 times ... Scored a career-high 27 points against East Tennessee State (12/19/00) ... Led the team in scoring in five games and in rebounding twice ... Dished out a career-high-tying 10 assists vs. Auburn (1/7/01) ... 1999-00: Suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament in her left knee at Florida (1/30/00), ending her season ... Prior to her injury, had started all 20 games and made 36 consecutive starts ... Scored in double figures 14 times and contributed 20+ points on five occasions ... Registered only the third triple-double in South Carolina history against Georgia Southern with 21 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists (12/18/99) ... 1998-99: Started 25 of 27 games ... Finished third on the team in scoring (11.1 ppg), rebounds (5.1 rpg) and assists (2.3 apg) ... The team's leading scorer in four games ... Tallied double figures in 16 games.


  • Parents are Betty and Samuel
  • Has two sisters, Olandra and Keszia, and a brother, Samuel
  • Favorite color is red
  • South Carolina's Player of the Year as a senior at Keenan High School
  • Collects calling cards and quarters
  • Enjoys playing volleyball, softball and track
  • Writes poetry
  • Nicknames are "Shaun" and "Ski"
  • A member of the Girl Scouts as a youth
  • Favorite food is pasta
  • Favorite class at South Carolina was African-American studies
  • Majored in administrative information management
  • Craziest dream is to visit every amusement park in the United States
  • Listens to R&B and gospel music
  • Hobbies include reading, writing and spending time with family and friends
  • Wants to pursue a career in telecommunications following her playing career
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