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Alanna Smith's Bio

About Alanna Smith

WNBA CAREER

Two-year WNBA player out of Stanford…owns career averages of 3.6 points and 2.8 rebounds

Has appeared in 37 total games in two season with Phoenix, 19 of which came in 2020

Scored a career-high 14 points twice in 2020 (July 29 at Indiana and August 28 vs. Washington)

Notched career highs in rebounds (eight, August 28 against Washington) and assists (four, August 23 against Washington) in 2020

Missed final 14 games in 2019 after suffering an ankle injury and undergoing surgery

Holds career playoff averages of 2.5 points and 1.0 rebounds in two games

2020 SEASON

Appeared in 19 games during her second season with the Mercury…missed final three games of the season with an ankle injury

Averaged career bests in scoring (6.1 ppg), rebounding (3.6 rpg) and assists (1.2 apg) in 2020, while also shooting a career high in field goal percentage (42.2 percent)

Scored a career-high 14 points twice in 2020 (July 29 at Indiana and August 28 vs. Washington)…scored 10+ points five times on the season

Grabbed a career-high eight rebounds on August 28 against Washington…recorded at least rebounds in all 19 games she appeared in

After missing final three games of the regular season, appeared in both of the Mercury’s two playoff games, averaging 2.5 points and 1.0 rebounds in 8.0 minutes per game

2019 SEASON

Appeared in 18 games in her rookie season

Missed Phoenix’s final 14 games after suffering an ankle injury on August 1

Averaged 1.1 points and 1.9 rebounds in 2019

Scored a season-high seven points on three-of-seven shooting at Minnesota on June 6 in 18 minutes off the bench

Grabbed a career-best six rebounds in just 12 minutes of action on June 9 at Indiana

COLLEGE CAREER

Career averages of 11.9 points and 5.9 rebounds in 143 games at Stanford

Finished career at Stanford ranked tenth in scoring (1,703) and second in blocks (225)

Averaged career highs in scoring (19.4) and rebounds (8.6) during her senior season…shot51.1 percent from the field and 39.7 percent from three-point range

One-of-two players in the country to average 19.0 points, 8.0 rebounds and 2.0 blocks per game during 2018-19 season

Named Second Team All-America by both the AP and espnW and was an All-PAC 12 First Team member in 2019

Named the 2019 PAC-12 Scholar-Athlete of the year

Joined Elena Delle Donne, Maya Moore and Breanna Stewart as the only players in the past

20 years to finish college careers with totals of at least 1,600 points, 150 three-pointers and 200 blocks

Only NCAA women’s basketball player to accumulate 70 three-pointers, 70 blocks and 600 points in a season in last 20 years…only player on men’s side to do it in that span is Shane Battier for Duke in 2000-01.

INTERNATIONAL

Member of the Australian National Team under Mercury head coach Sandy Brondello

Named to the 2020 Australian National Team that will compete in the summer Olympics in Tokyo

Played in 12 games for the Shinhan S-Birds in South Korea during 2019-2020 WNBA offseason before…averaged 11.8 points, 6.8 rebounds and 1.8 blocks…notched three double-doubles in the 12 games including a 28-point, 11-rebound outing in her first game with the team on December 12

Won silver with the 2018 FIBA World Cup Australian team

PERSONAL

Born in Tasmania, Australia to Simone and Darren Smith

Father played professionally in the NBL for 12 years

 

 

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