Kristy
Wallace

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Kristy Wallace's Bio

About Kristy Wallace

Position: Guard
Height: 5-11
Birthdate: January 3, 1996
College: Baylor
Hometown: Loganholme, Queensland, Australia

WNBA Transactions: Drafted with the No. 16 overall pick (second round) by the Atlanta Dream in the 2018 WNBA Draft. Signed a contract with Atlanta on February 21, 2022.

2022 WNBA Season (ATL):

  • Started in her WNBA debut against Dallas (5/7) and put up 6 points and 5 rebounds, and added on a steal and 2 assists
  • Put up 10 points on three made field goals in a win over Los Angeles (5/11)
  • First career block against Las Vegas (5/13)
  • Dished out three assists and tallied two steals in a win over Indiana (5/15)

INTERNATIONAL

2021-22 WNBL Season (Southside Flyers): Recorded back-to-back 10-point games on Dec. 11 and 18, both against the Melbourne Boomers … Pulled down a season-best six rebounds in a win over Townsville Fire (12/23) … Scored a season-high 16 points and 3 steals against the Perth Lynx (1/12). 2021-22 Dream Overseas Page.

2021 FIBA Asia Cup: Helped the Australian Opals take home their second consecutive bronze medal in the tournament

2017 U24 Four Nations Tournament: Named to the U23 National Team, which finished runner-up in the tournament in Tokyo.

2017 World University Games: Helped Australia’s Emerging Opals to a gold medal finish in the tournament in Chinese Taipei.

2015 U19 Women’s World Championships: Helped Australia claim a bronze medal in the tournament in Chekhov, Russia. Averaged 10.0 points, 4.9 rebounds and 3.6 assists over seven games.

2013 FIBA Pacific Games: Earned Tournament MVP honors after leading Australia’s U19 team to a championship.

 

College: 

  • 2018 WBCA All-America Honorable Mention
  • 2018 WBCA All-Region 3 Team
  • 2018 Unanimous All-Big 12 First Team
  • 2018 Big 12 All-Defensive Team
  • 2018 Academic All-Big 12 Second Team
  • 2018 Senior CLASS Award Nominee
  • 2017 Big 12 Championship All-Tournament Team
  • Ended her Baylor career ranked third all-time in assists (525), fourth in three-point field goal attempts (413), fifth in three-point field goals made (158), ninth in three-point field goal percentage (.383), 10th in games played (135) and assists per game average (3.9) and 23rd in scoring (1,212)
  • One of three players in Baylor women’s basketball history to distribute 500 career assists.

 

Personal: 

  • Daughter of John and Geraldine Wallace and Merilyn Covery
  • Siblings include Kate, Sam Nikki, Brooke and Milly and step siblings Travis, Makaylee and Cody
  • Graduated from John Paul College (grades K-12)
  • Won two Australian school national championships under coach Peter Foster, sported an undefeated record both seasons.
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