Crystal
Dangerfield

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Crystal Dangerfield's Bio

About Crystal Dangerfield

NOTABLE

  • WNBA Rookie of the Year (2020)
  • WNBA Rookie of the Month (Aug. 2020, Sept. 2020)

 

CAREER TRANSACTIONS

Chosen by Minnesota in the 2nd round (16th overall) of the 2020 WNBA Draft on Apr. 17… Signed to a three-year contract on Apr. 22, 2020.

2021 SEASON

Finished her second season in the WNBA by appearing in 31 games, missing only the July 11 contest at Los Angeles with a sprained right AC joint suffered July 9 at Las Vegas… Averaged 7.7 ppg, 2.0 rpg and 2.8 apg in 20.1 mpg, shooting 38.8% from the field, 35.9% (28-for-78) from three-point range and 85.7% from the line… Started 10 games, including seven of the final eight… Tallied nine of her 11 points Sept. 12 vs. Indiana in the 4th quarter; she ranked 3rd on the Lynx in 4th-quarter scoring (87) for the year… Passed the 1000-career-minute mark Aug. 15 vs. New York and scored her 500th career point Aug. 19 at Connecticut… Dished a career-best seven assists June 30 at Phoenix and had a career-high seven rebounds May 30 vs. Connecticut… Her 22 points May 20 vs. Seattle are the most by a Lynx player off the bench since Candice Wiggins tallied 25 at Tulsa in 2012.

 

WNBA CAREER CAPSULE

2020: Named Rookie of the Year on Sept. 17, becoming the fifth Lynx player to earn the award (Betty Lennox 2000, Seimone Augustus 2006, Maya Moore 2011, Napheesa Collier 2019)… Appeared in 21 games (19 starts)… Ranked 2nd among rookies (11th overall) in scoring at a team-high 16.2 ppg and 2nd among rookies in assists with a team-best 3.6 apg… Added 2.0 rpg and 0.86 spg in 30.0 mpg while shooting 47.1% from the field, 33.3% (34-for-102) from three-point range and 92.2% (59-for-64) from the line… The latter figure was good for 3rd in the WNBA and broke Katie Smith’s franchise single-season record of 89.9% set in 2004… Led all scorers with 24 points Sept. 10 vs. Las Vegas, her team-best eighth 20+ effort – all in her final 15 games; she tallied 18.8 ppg (49.0%) and 3.9 apg in those 15… Dealt a season-high seven assists Sept. 8 vs. Washington and swiped a season-high three steals Sept. 2 vs. Chicago… Netted 15 of her 20 points in the 4th quarter vs. Phoenix on Aug. 30; for the year, she was 2nd in the WNBA in 4th-quarter points (129, on 58.2% shooting)… Dealt six assists Aug. 19 vs. Dallas while becoming the fourth rookie in Lynx history to make 5+ treys in a game (Lennox, Wright, Moore)… Poured in a season-high 29 points Aug. 9 vs. Los Angeles.

 

PLAYOFFS

2020: Collected 11.8 ppg (34.0%), 2.8 rpg and 3.8 apg in four playoff starts, tallying 15 of her 17 points in the 2nd half vs. Phoenix on Sept. 17.

 

INTERNATIONAL

2017: Won a silver medal at the FIBA U19 World Cup in Italy, tallying 9.0 ppg, 3.0 rpg and 3.7 apg in seven contests… 2015: Member of the gold-medal-winning entry (as a 17-year-old) at the FIBA U19 World Championship in Russia.

 

COLLEGE

Two- time AAC first-team selection (2019,2020)…three-time AAC All-Tournament Team (2020, 2019, 2018).. 2019 NCAA Regional All-Tournament Team…2017 AAC All-Freshman team…finished four-year career at Connecticut with 1,480 points and 599 assists – the fifth most in the UConn women’s basketball history… Ranked 31st in the NCAA in 3-point shooting at 41.0%… her 239 career threes ranks ninth in UConn history…Huskies went 136-8 during her UConn career and made the Final Four in each of her first three seasons

 

PERSONAL

Born on May 11, 1998. Daughter of Chris and Davonna Dangerfield … has two older siblings, Komar and Brooke … both parents served in the U.S. Army.

 

 

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