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Davellyn Whyte - Biography

BACKGROUND

Arizona

∙ All-Pac 12 Coaches Selection (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013)

∙ All-Pac 12 Media Selection (2010, 2012, 2013)

∙ Associated Press Honorable Mention All-American (2012)

∙ Full Court Press Second Team Freshman All-American (2010)

∙ Pac 10 Freshman of the Year (2010)

∙ All-Pac 10 Freshman Team (2010)

Senior (2012-13): Earned All-Pac 12 honors from both coaches and media … Started and played in every game … Led Arizona in points per game (16.8), rebounds (6.3), assists (5.2), steals (2.6) and minutes played (35.5) … Posted the first triple-double in Arizona women’s basketball history with 31 points, 16 rebounds and 10 assists against Arizona State on Feb. 19 … Notched 28 double-digit scoring performances … Scored 20+ points in eight games … Posted five double-doubles … Grabbed double-digit rebounds in five games … Finished her career with 2,059 points for the second-highest total in school history … Second Arizona player all-time to cross the 2,000-point plateau … Finished ranked on 14 top-10 career lists including 3-point attempts (first; 813), 3-pointers made (second; 274), total steals (second; 266), field goals made (third; 666), average minutes played (third; 33.7), free throws attempted (third; 671) and scoring average (third; 16.3) … Had a season-best 11 assists at Washington State on Jan. 14 … Posted a career-high eight steals at Long Beach State on Dec. 2.

Junior (2011-12): Garnered Associated Press All-America Honorable Mention … Earned All-Pac 12 honors from both coaches and media … Averaged 33.9 minutes, 17.0 points, 6.8 rebounds, 3.2 assists and 2.6 steals per contest … Ranked nationally in steals and 3-point field goals made throughout the season … Finished the season ranked second in the Pac-12 in scoring, 13th in rebounding, 11th in assists, seventh in free throw percentage, second in steals and third in 3-point field goal percentage.

Sophomore (2010-11): Earned All-Pac 10 recognition for the second-consecutive season … Started all 33 games and averaged a team-best 31.7 minutes per game … Recorded 15.8 points, 4.6 rebounds and 2.9 assists per game … Notched 29 double-digit scoring performances … Became the second sophomore in program history to join the 1,000-point club with 24 points against Utah State in the WNIT.

Freshman (2009-10): Named Pac-10 Freshman of the Year … Earned Pac-10 All-Freshman Team recognition … Was the only freshman named to the All-Pac-10 Team … Garnered second team Freshman All-America honors from Full Court Press … Led all Pac-10 freshman in scoring with 15.7 points per game … Finished the season ranked third in the Pac-10 with 2.2 3-point field goals per game and ninth in conference with a 35.3 3-point field goal percentage ... Second freshman in school history to start 31 games in a season … Scored in double figures in 25-of-31 games on the season, including a stretch of 12-consecutive games during the middle of the season.

St. Mary’s High School: Played for Coach Curtis Ekmark at St. Mary’s High School in Phoenix, Ariz. … Led the team to a state runner-up finish as a season … Earned Gatorade Arizona Player of the Year honors after leading the Lady Knights to a 26-3 overall record … Led the team to a state championship title as a freshman … Four-time all-region team selection … Three-time Desert Valley Region Player of the Year … Three-time team MVP and two-time team captain … Three-time all-state honoree … Named to the All-Arizona Team by the Arizona Republic … Garnered Arizona Republic All-Phoenix Metro first team honors as a junior while averaging 20.5 points per game.

PERSONAL

Davellyn (DAV-uh-lin) Larae Whyte … Born on May 14, 1991 … Daughter of Devon and Colleen Whyte … Father, Devon, is currently a member of the coaching staff for the Chicago White Sox of Major League Baseball and was a three-time All-Star and seven-time Gold Glove winner during his 17-year MLB career … Has one older brother, Thaddeus, and a younger sister, Anaya … Graduated from the University of Arizona in 2013 with a degree in family studies and a minor in education.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS

Selected by San Antonio in the second round (16th overall) of the 2013 WNBA Draft.