LOS ANGELES, CA (Feb. 1, 2019) – Sparks Executive Vice President and General Manager Penny Toler announced today the re-signing of guard Karlie Samuelson. In Samuelson’s 2018 rookie campaign, she appeared in 20 regular season games and one playoff game for the Sparks.
Samuelson has spent the offseason playing for Castors Braine (Belgium), averaging 16.0 points per game while shooting 53.2 percent on three-pointers in Belgian League play. In Euroleague, she’s scored 9.7 points per game.
“I’m excited to bring Karlie back,” Toler said. “Karlie is a player that can stretch the defense with her shooting, an excellent teammate and puts the work in every day to get better.”
Samuelson attended Stanford University and is from Huntington Beach, California. She is also a member of Great Britain’s women’s national team.