Player Profile
Sophia Witherspoon | 13
Position:  G
Born: 07/06/69
Height: 5-10 /  1,78
Weight: 145  lbs. /  65,8  kg.
College - Florida '91

 2004 Statistics
                    REBOUNDS PER GAME  
  TEAM G GS MPG FGM-A FG% 3PM-A 3P% FTM-A FT% OFF DEF TOT APG SPG BPG TO PF PPG
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Career Highlights

  • Ranked #3 in the WNBA in three point field goals
  • In her Sparks’ debut, played a season-high 21 minutes, scoring 14 points and tallied four assists and two steals in win over New York 5/25/02
  • In 19 minutes against her former team, the Portland Fire, scored a season-high 19 points along with two rebounds, and two steals 6/3/02
  • In a season-high tying 21 minutes against the Lynx, scored six points and added four rebounds and three assists 6/8/02
  • In six minutes off the bench, Witherspoon scored three points from beyond the arc, along with one rebound vs. New York 8/29/02

  • Personal

  • Earned a B.S. in Recreational Therapy from Florida
  • Took two seasons off from professional ball (1992-94) to be the assistant coach of the Hawthorne High School varsity team in Hawthorne, FL.
  • Has two brothers (Christopher, Lue), three sisters (Barbra, Laurel, Dora), and one half-sister (Judy)
  • Originally a Prop. 48 student, she feels her greatest achievement was earning her degree in four years
  • Her favorite sports team is the Dallas Cowboys
  • Speaks a little French
  • Enjoys singing and dreams of one day singing the national anthem before a gold medal basketball game at the Olympics
  • Her favorite foods are chicken and spaghetti
  • Sophia's favorite movie is “Boomerang”
  • Wears a size 9-9.5 men's shoe

  •  Season Highs / Career Highs
      2004 HIGHS CAREER HIGHS
     Pointsnull 31 @ Minnesota 7/02/00
     Field Goals Madenull12 @ Los Angeles 8/20/97
     Field Goals Attemptednull20 5 Times
     Three Point Field Goals Made null7 @ Miami 6/29/01
     Three Point Field Goals Attemptednull11 3 Times
     Free Throws Madenull11 @ Minnesota 7/02/00
     Free Throws Attemptednull12 @ Phoenix7/18/98
     Offensive Reboundsnull5 @ Charlotte 7/15/98
     Defensive Reboundsnull7 @ Indiana 7/03/00
     Total Reboundsnull8 2 Times
     Assistsnull7 2 Times
     Stealsnull5 2 Times
     Blocksnull3 @ Sacramento 6/16/01
     Minutes Playednull46 vs. Houston 5/31/00
    created: 05/17/2004 12.26.am
     CAREER AVERAGES
                    REBOUNDS PER GAME  
      YEAR TEAM G GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% OFF DEF RPG APG SPG BPG TO PF PPG
     1997 NYL 28 28 31.0 .406 .349 .748 1.10 1.90 3.00 2.3 1.75 .25 2.75 2.20 14.5
     1998 NYL 30 30 29.9 .401 .344 .786 1.10 1.90 3.00 1.9 1.33 .13 2.43 1.80 13.8
     1999 NYL 32 23 18.2 .396 .359 .710 .60 .80 1.50 1.2 1.03 .06 1.50 1.70 8.5
     2000 POR 32 32 33.2 .384 .368 .871 .70 2.60 3.30 2.1 1.19 .25 2.75 2.30 16.8
     2001 POR 31 30 27.8 .316 .313 .849 .60 1.70 2.40 1.7 .97 .26 2.32 1.90 12.0
     2002 LAS 31 1 11.5 .415 .418 .761 .30 .60 .90 .9 .42 .06 .71 .90 5.2
     2003 LAS 23 2 10.2 .321 .345 .857 .30 .60 .80 .2 .30 .00 .30 .70 2.4
     Career 207 146 23.5 .380 .351 .802 .70 1.50 2.20 1.5 1.01 .15 1.87 1.70 10.7
     Playoff 19 2 10.7 .373 .345 .737 .50 1.10 1.60 .5 .47 .11 .84 1.30 4.2

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