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Keisha Hampton's Bio

About Keisha Hampton

Position: Forward
Height/Weight: 6-1
Birth Date: 02/22/1990
College: Depaul University
Hometown: Philadelphia, PA
WNBA Experience: 1

WNBA

2013

Signed training camp contract with Connect on April 1, 2014… was waived by the Sun on April 30, 2014…

2012

Sat out the season rehabilitating an injury to her right knee that brought a premature end to her senior year at DePaul.

INTERNATIONAL

2011

Named to the 2011 USA World University Games Team on Aug. 3, 2011…

2009

Participated in the 2009 USA U19 World Championship Team Trials.

OVERSEAS

2015-16

Played with Bnot Hertzeliya in Israel… appeared in 25 Israeli League games, averaging a team-high 17.8 points, including 6.6 rebounds and 2.8 assists.

COLLEGE

2011-12

2011-12 Preseason Wooden Award List and Preseason Wade Watch List…Was a preseason unanimous All-BIG EAST selection and was named a 2011-12 first-team preseason All-American by Sporting News, Athalon and College Sports Madness… Finished her collegiate career with 1,574 points… Was averaging 16.6 points in 12 games as a senior before exploratory surgery on her right knee ended her college career.

2010-11

Finalist for the USA National World University Games Roster… State Farm/WBCA All-America honorable mention… Associated Press honorable mention All-American… NCAA Philadelphia All-Regional team selection… Earned All-BIG EAST Championship team honors… Earned co-MVP honors with Felicia Chester…Earned the team’s free-throw and and 3-point award… Named MVP of the Maggie Dixon Classic and to the Preseason WNIT All-Tournament Team… I-AAA Scholar-Athlete… First-team unanimous All-BIG EAST selection… Midseason Wade Watch List… Midseason Top 30 Naismith Trophy List… BIG EAST Player of the Week on Dec. 20… Just the fourth DePaul player to earn the weekly honor… Named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll five times this season — On Nov. 22, Dec. 3, Jan. 17, Feb. 21 and Mar. 1… Preseason All-BIG EAST Conference selection… Became DePaul’s 25th 1,000-point scorer against Northern Illinois… Finished junior season with 1,375 career points which ranks 14th all-time at DePaul. … Reached double figures in 72 of her career 102 games (70.6 percent)… In 30 of DePaul’s 36 games this season… Led DePaul in scoring* 28 times in her career… 16 times this season, eight times as sophomore and four times as freshman… Started every game (102) since arriving in Lincoln Park… Led DePaul in rebounding* in 24 career games… Seven times this season, nine in 2009-10 and eight in 2008-09… Scored 20 or more points in 10 games this season (27 vs. Valparaiso, 21 at UIC, 23 vs. UC Riverside, 30 vs. Illinois State, 27 vs. Stanford, 20 at Villanova, 22 vs. Rutgers, 20, at Louisville vs. Notre Dame 31, 26 at Penn State)… 20 or more points in 17 career games… 30 or more points in two games, both this season… Career-best 31 points against Notre Dame on Mar. 7, 2011… 16.1 points per game which ranked fourth in the BIG EAST Conference and 100th in the nation…746 (135-for-181) free-throw percentage ranked 15th in the BIG EAST… Averaged 1.7 3-pointers per game which ranked 13th in the league…356 (62-for-174) 3-point percentage ranked 14th in the conference…373 (31-for-83) 3-point field-goal percentage in BIG EAST games ranked 11th… 1.9 triples in league games ranked 12th… Career-best five 3-pointers against Rutgers… has three or more 3-pointers in 11 games this season…Career-best seven assists against Rutgers…10th time she has led DePaul in assists in her career (six times this season and four times in 2009-10)…Led DePaul with 61 steals… At least one steal in 30 of DePaul’s 36 games… Tied a career-best with five steals against Valparaiso… Averaged 14.9 points per game in conference games which ranked seventh in the league… .769 (50-for-65) free-throw percentage ranked 11th in BIG EAST games.

Personal

Daughter of John and Jennifer Hampton… Has a sister Kim and a brother John Jr…Father played for John Chaney at Cheyney University…He played on the Cheyney 1978 NCAA Division II National Championship team and 1979 Division II Final Four team…Brother played four seasons at Mansfield University from 2004-08…Major was Communications and Media when studying at Depaul.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS

Selected by the Seattle Storm in the second round (22nd overall) of the 2012 WNBA Draft… waived by the Storm on May 19, 2013… Signed training camp contract with the Connecticut Sun on April 1, 2014… Signed as an unrestricted free agent with Minnesota on March 30, 2016.

 

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