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Sonja Henning | 22
Season statistics & Notes Season splits Game-by-game stats Bio Printable player file
2003
Statistics
 PPG 1.0
 RPG 1.00
 APG 1.2
 EFF+ 1.75
Position:  G
Born: 10/04/69
Height: 5-7 /  1,70
Weight: 143  lbs. / 64,9  kg.
College: Stanford '91
BACKGROUND

2002:
Averaged 2.0 points, 2.7 rebounds and 2.1 assists in 31 games with Seattle (8) and Houston (23) … grabbed a career-high nine rebounds on August 3 vs. Orlando … led the Comets in assists six times and rebounds once … played a career-high 43 minutes in Seattle's game vs. Minnesota on June 4 … scored a season-high eight points on three occasions.

2001:
Averaged 3.4 ppg, 2.2 rpg, 2.9 apg, 1.63 spg and 28.2 mpg in 32 games...Started in 28 games...Led the team in assists (93)...One of two players (Charmin Smith) to appear in all 64 Storm games in franchise history...Has not missed a game in three-year WNBA career (96 consecutive games)...Had streak of 92 consecutive games started snapped vs. Houston on 8/8...Played a season-high 40 minutes vs. Washington on 7/3...Scored a season-high 13 points at Phoenix on 6/22...Grabbed a season-high six rebounds at Washington on 6/3 and vs. Washington on 7/3...Handed out a season- and career-high seven assists vs. Houston on 7/13...Recorded a career-high and franchise-record six steals vs. Portland on 7/20...Scored in double-figures in two games (13 at Phoenix on 6/22 and 12 at Minnesota on 6/28)...Led the team in assists in 17 games.

2000:
As the only Storm player to start all 32 games, finished the season averaging 5.2 ppg, 2.7 rpg, 2.5 apg and 1.9 spg in 30.6 mpg...Her 1.9 spg was ninth best in the WNBA...Serving as the Storm’s floor leader, finished the season with the league’s sixth best steal-to-turnover ratio (1.13)...Recorded a career-high 19 points against Los Angeles on July 27...Her seven rebounds against Miami (7/30), six assists against Indiana (8/1) and five steals at Sacramento (8/9) were all career highs...Tallied the franchise records for minutes in a game (41), three-point field goals made (6), three-point field goals attempted (10) and steals (5).

1999:
Started in all of Houston’s 32 games in 1999 as the Comets clinched their third consecutive WNBA Championship...Led the Comets with an assist-to-turnover ratio of 2.55, which was second in the WNBA...Dished out a season-high six assists vs. Utah on 6/30...Scored a then-career-high 14 points at Minnesota on 7/6, shooting 6-of-8 from the floor...Was perfect from the field on six different occasions...Scored eight points in the Comets’ loss to New York in Game 2 of the WNBA Championship Series.

COLLEGE:
Helped Stanford win the NCAA Championship in the 1989-90 season...Named Kodak All-American and earned the Pac-10 Player of the Year honor her senior season (1990-91)...Rewrote the Stanford record book by recording 757 assists...Named All-Academic Pac-10 and First Team All-Pac-10 three consecutive seasons.

OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
In 1998, played for Coach Dunn’s Portland Power of the ABL ... In 1997-98, averaged 2.4 ppg and tallied 73 assists in 44 games for the San Jose Lasers ... In 1996-97, put up 7.5 ppg and 126 assists in 40 games for San Jose, In 1990-91, spent one season in Sweden and averaged 19 points ... In 1990, was a member of the 1990 U.S. National Team that won the World Games and Goodwill Games.


PERSONAL

  • Took a four-year break from basketball to attend law school at Duke University
  • Became a labor law and employment associate at Little, Mendelson in Los Angeles
  • Served as general counsel for two years for Lucy.com, a startup Internet company that sells women’s sporting apparel
  • Grew up in Racine, Wis.
  • Was Wisconsin’s Miss Basketball her senior year in high school


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