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Shatori Walker-Kimbrough's Bio

About Shatori Walker-Kimbrough

WNBA CAREER

Four-year WNBA pro with career averages of 5.6 points, 1.2 rebounds and 1.5 assists in 101 games (20 starts)

2019 WNBA Champion with the Washington Mystics

Named to the All-WNBA Rookie Team in 2017

Selected by the Washington Mystics with the sixth overall pick in the 2017 WNBA Draft

Acquired by the Mercury on April 17, 2020 in a trade that sent the Mercury’s first round draft pick, Jocelyn Willoughby, to New York…Trade to New York from Washington on April 15, 2020 in a deal that sent Tina Charles to the Mystics

Scored a career-high 24 points on September 11, 2020 against Seattle

Set career highs in minutes (38, September 3 vs. Indiana), field goals (seven, September 11 vs. Seattle), field goal attempts (18, September 11 vs. Seattle), three-point field goals (five, August 14 vs. Atlanta), three-point field goal attempts (seven, August 14 vs. Atlanta), free throws (eight, September 11 vs. Seattle), free throw attempts (eight, September 11 vs. Seattle) and blocks (three, September 5 vs. New York) during the 2020 season

Grabbed a career-best eight rebounds on May 25, 2019 at Connecticut

One of only three players in WNBA history to hold a career free throw percentage of at least 90 percent (min. 100 attempts), joining Elena Delle Donne and Tiffany Mitchell entering 2021

2020 SEASON

Appeared in 21 of the Mercury’s 22 games in 2020, starting in a career-high 10 of them

Averaged career highs in points per game (7.3) and assists per game (1.5), while matching her career high in rebounds per game (1.6)…also averaged a career-best 1.1 steals per game

Scored a career-high 24 points on September 11, 2020 against Seattle

Set career highs in minutes (38, September 3 vs. Indiana), field goals (seven, September 11 vs. Seattle), field goal attempts (18, September 11 vs. Seattle), three-point field goals (five, August 14 vs. Atlanta), three-point field goal attempts (seven, August 14 vs. Atlanta), free throws (eight, September 11 vs. Seattle), free throw attempts (eight, September 11 vs. Seattle) and blocks (three, September 5 vs. New York) during the 2020 season

Shot over 90 percent from the free throw line for the third consecutive season with a 92.0 percent (23-for-25) mark at the charity stripe in 2020

Recorded the seventh ever game in WNBA history with at least 20 points, five steals and five three-point field goals on August 14 against Atlanta…first time since June 27, 2014 (Epiphany Prince)

Averaged playoff career highs in scoring (8.5 ppg), rebounding (1.5 rpg) and assists (1.5 apg) during the 2020 playoffs

2019 SEASON

Averaged career highs in scoring (6.7 ppg), rebounding (1.6 rpg) and assists (1.2 apg) during the 2019 season

Played in all 34 games for the first time in her career and started in one of them

Shot a career-best 43.2 percent (76-of-176) from the field on the season and was a 93.0 percent (53-for-57) shooter from the free throw line

Scored a career-high 17 points on June 18 at Los Angeles

Set career highs in 12 different categories during the season, including rebounding, minutes played, free throws made and attempted, three-pointers made and attempts, assists, steals and blocks

Scored in double figures eight times after entering 2019 with seven double-digit scoring performances

Knocked down a career-best 22 three-pointers on the season

2017 Highlights: Started in eight of 27 games played…averaged 12.5 minutes per game…averaged 4.4 points per game…scored 10+ points in five games, including a season high 16 points against Los Angeles on 8/16…averaged .854 from the free throw line (35-of-41), including a season high 7-of-8 shooting from the line against Indiana on 8/12…averaged 1.1 rebounds per game…

INTERNATIONAL

Spent the 2019-20 WNBA offseason playing for DVTK MISKOLC in Hungary…averaged a team-high 20.2 points to go along with 3.2 rebounds and 2.4 assists in 14 games

Played for DVTK MISKOLC in Hungary during the 2018-19 WNBA offseason…averaged a team-best 17.0 points, 4.0 rebounds and 2.5 assists in 30 Hungarian League games…averaged 15.3 points, 2.9 rebounds and 2.4 assists in eight EuroCup games

Selected to the USA Basketball’s Pan American Games Team in May of 2015 where they won the silver medal in Toronto…averaged 10.2 points and 2.6 rebounds in the five games

COLLEGE CAREER

Three-year standout at the University of Maryland

Two-time AP All-America Third Tam selection (2016, 2017)

Three-time All-Big Ten First Team member (2015. 2016, 2017)

Top 20 Finalist for the Ann Meyers Drysdale Award in 2015

Named to the Preseason All-Big Ten Team entering her senior year

Scored a career-high 41 points on February 2, 2016 at Purdue

Finished with 112 career games scoring in double figures

College Highlights

As a Senior (2016-17): Named to the Preseason All-Big Ten Team, ESPNW’s No. 4 Player in the Country…Senior CLASS Award finalist…earned unanimous All-Big Ten First Team and All-Big Ten Defensive Team honors… named to the South Point Shootout All-Tournament Team…went 9-9 at the line and led team with 26 points, 3 assists, 3 blocks in win at #7 Louisville (Dec. 1)…scored 9 points with 3 assists and a steal vs. UMBC (Dec. 4)…added 19 points off 7-8 shooting, 2 threes, 3 assists, 2 steals and a block vs. Towson (Dec. 6)…scored 16 points with 2 boards, 2 assists vs. Saint Peter’s (Dec. 8)…added 17 points with 4 boards, 5 assists, 2 steals and a block at Loyola (Dec. 12)…scored 17 points with 5 boards, 5 assists, 2 steals in homecoming game at Duquesne (Dec. 21)…added 10 points with 5 assists, 4 boards and a block vs. #1 Connecticut (Dec. 29)…added 22 points, including a 7-0 run herself late in the second half, with a career-high 10 assists, 2 boards, 4 steals at Minnesota (Jan. 1)…went 7-11 from the field with 3 threes for a team-high 19 points, 7 boards, 3 assists and 3 steals at Nebraska (Jan. 4)…led team with 18 points, 3 steals, 3 boards and an assist vs. Northwestern (Jan. 7)…added 16 points with 4 boards, 2 assists, 2 blocks and a steal vs. Penn State (Jan. 11)…scored 22 points, 20 in the second half, with 5 assists, 4 boards, two steals and just 1 turnover at Iowa (Jan. 14)…added 17 points with 8 boards, 4 assists, 3 blocks and 3 steals in win over Michigan (Jan. 19)…added 17 points with 6 boards, 3 assists, 2 steals and 2 blocks vs. Rutgers (Jan. 22)…scored 14 points with 9 boards, 2 assists, a block and steal at Illinois (Jan. 26)…scored 18 points with 5 boards, 4 assists, 2 steals and a block vs. Iowa (Jan. 29)…added 12 points with 3 boards, 2 steals, 2 assists and a block at Purdue (Feb. 2)…led Terps with 23 points, including a 70-foot shoot at end of the third, with 4 boards, 2 assists and a block at Indiana (Feb. 5)…went 10-19 from the field for season-high 29 points off 6 threes, 5 boards, 6 assists and 3 steals vs. Illinois (Feb. 9)…went 9-18 from the floor with 3 threes for 24 points, 4 boards, 3 assists and a steal at Michigan State (Feb. 12)…named Naismith National and Big Ten Player of the Week (Feb. 13)…went 8-9 from the field for 22 points with 5 steals, 3 boards, 2 assists vs. Wisconsin (Feb. 15)…hit 4 threes for 29 points with 5 assists, 5 boards, 3 steals and 2 blocks at #12 Ohio State…became fifth Terp to reach 2,000 career points in that game (Feb. 20)…went 10-17 for 27 points with 6 assists, 3 rebounds, a block and an assist vs. Minnesota (Feb. 26)…went 11-15 from the field with 6 threes for 28 points, 16 in the third quarter, with 3 boards, 3 assists vs. Minnesota in Big Ten Quarterfinals (March 3)…scored 22 points with 5 boards and 4 assists vs. Michigan State in Big Ten Semifinals (March 4)…added 7 points with 3 boards, 3 assists and 2 steals in Big Ten title game (March 5)…named to All-Big Ten Tournament Team after averaging 19.0 points, 3.7 rebounds, 3.3 assists and shooting 53.3 percent from three in the three-game stretch…went 12-18 from the field for 28 points with 5 steals, 2 assists and a rebound vs. Bucknell in the NCAA First Round (March 17)…scored 19 points with 4 assists, 3 boards, 2 blocks and 2 steals vs. #22 West Virginia in NCAA Second Round (March 19)…added 16 points with 3 boards, 3 steals, 2 assists and 2 blocks vs. Oregon in Sweet Sixteen (March 25).

As a Junior (2015-16): Associated Press and ESPNW Third Team All-American…WBCA Honorable Mention All-American…led NCAA in 3-point FG percentage in 2015-16 (54.5%)…named to the Preseason All-Big Ten Team, the Wooden Award Preseason Top 30, Wooden Award Midseason Top 20 and the Naismith Early Season, Midseason Lists, as well as their finalist lists…started in season opener and scored 22 points with 7 boards, 5 steals, 3  assists and a block (Nov. 14)…scored a career-high 26 points with 10 rebounds for second career double-double vs. High Point, also added 4 blocks and 2 steals (Nov. 18)…scored 10 points with 9 boards, 5 assists, 2 blocks and 2 steals in 22 minutes vs. Detroit (Nov. 20)…named to the Big Ten Player of the Week Honor Roll (Nov. 23)…went 6-7 from the field with 2 threes for 16 points with 3 boards, 5 assists and 2 steals vs. Old Dominion (Nov. 26)…scored 20 points with 6 boards, 4 assists, 3 steals and 2 assists in win vs. South Dakota State (Nov. 27)…scored 16 points with 6 boards, 2 blocks and a steal vs. Pittsburgh (Nov. 28)…named to the Paradise Jam Reef Division All-Tournament Team (Nov. 28)…scored 19 points with 6 boards, 8 assists, 2 blocks in win over #20 Syracuse (Dec. 2)…scored 18 points with 4 boards, 2 assists, 2 blocks and 3 steals in win over CCSU (Dec. 5)…named Big Ten Player of the Week for the Terrapin’s first-ever Big Ten weekly honor (Dec. 7)…led the team with 21 points, 5 rebounds, 3 assists and 4 steals vs. Loyola (Dec. 8)…went 7-12 from the field for 20 points with 3 assists and a steal vs. Southern…also became the 30th player at Maryland to reach 1,000 career points in the win (Dec. 11)…named to the Big Ten Player of the Week Honor Roll (Dec. 14)…scored 10 of Maryland’s first 14 points, went 10-13 from the field for 23 points with 6 boards and 3 steals at UMES (Dec. 20)…fought thru foul trouble for 14 points, 5 rebounds, 3 assists, 3 blocks and 2 steals vs. #1 Connecticut (Dec. 28)…fought through early foul trouble for 13 points, 6 rebounds, 3 assists and a block at Illinois (Dec. 31)…added 16 points with 3 assists, 4 steals and a block vs. #9 Ohio State (Jan. 2)…added 11 points with 5 assists vs. Nebraska (Jan. 7)…led the team with 19 points, 4 rebounds, 3 assists and a steal at #23 Iowa (Jan. 10)…went 5-6 from the field and 4-8 from the floor for 15 points with 7 boards, 4 assists and 3 steals in road win at Michigan (Jan. 14)…went 6-12 from the field for 15 points with 5 boards, 3 assists and 3 steals vs. #24 Northwestern (Jan. 17)…went a career-best 6-6 from outside the arc in the first half for 22 points with 3 assists, a block and a steal at Wisconsin (Jan. 20)…went 5-7 from outside the arc for 25 points with 5 boards, 5 assists and a block in win at Penn State (Jan. 27)…added 16 points with 4 boards and 3 assists vs. Indiana (Jan. 30)…went 17-21 from the field for 41 points, one shy of Marissa Coleman’s program record, with 4 boards, 4 steals, 3 assists and 2 blocks at Purdue…also set Mackey Arena opponent scoring record (Feb. 2)…went 9-9 from the line and 3-3 from three for 30 points with 6 boards, 5 assists, 2 steals and a block vs. #17 Michigan State…71 points in that two-game stretch set Maryland record for scoring in back-to-back games (Feb. 5)…named to Big Ten POTY Honor Roll (Feb. 8)…added 14 points, 7 rebounds, 3 steals and 3 assists at #7 Ohio State (Feb. 8)…went 7-11 from the field and 6-7 from the line for 23 points with 7 boards, 2 assists and 2 blocks vs. Purdue (Feb. 11)…scored 27 points, 22 in the first half, with 8 rebounds, 4 steals, 3 assists and 2 blocks in win at Northwestern (Feb. 14)…added 9 points with 5 boards, an assist and a block vs. Michigan (Feb. 17)…hit 3 threes and went 4-5 from the line for 21 points, 9 rebounds, 2 assists, a block and a steal at Rutgers (Feb. 21)…went 9-12 from the field and 5-6 from three for 27 points with 2 assists and 2 steals vs. Wisconsin (Feb. 25)…scored 19 points with career-high 11 rebounds and 6 assists in win over Minnesota that clinched the Big Ten title (Feb. 28)..,scored 23 points with 8 boards, 4 steals, 3 blocks vs, Iowa in Big Ten Quarterfinals (March 4)…scored 15 points with 7 boards, 5 assists and a steal vs. Northwestern in Big Ten Semifinals (March 5)…notched double-double with 19 points, 10 rebounds, an assist, a block and a steal to be named Big Ten Tournament MOP in Big Ten title win (March 6)…went 10-10 from the foul line for 19 points with 6 boards, 4 assists in NCAA First Round win over Iona (March 19)…added 17 points with 11 boards, 3 assists in NCAA Second Round vs. Washington (March 21).

As a Sophomore (2014-15): Started in all games…named to All-Big Ten First Team by both the media and coaches…made first career start and added 10 points with 2 steals in 15 minutes vs. The Mount in the season opener (Nov. 14)…scored career-high 25 points, including 17 in the first half, with 5 rebounds and 3 steals vs. #25 USF (Nov. 19)…added 16 points with 8 rebounds, 2 assists and 2 steals in win at George Washington (Nov. 22)…named to Big Ten Player of the Week Honor Roll (Nov. 24)…added 8 points with 6 rebounds, 2 assists and 3 steals vs. Loyola (Nov. 24)…went 5-6 from the free throw line for 8 points with 7 rebounds, an assist and a block in win over #23 JMU (Nov.  28)…added 5 points, 5 rebounds, 2 blocks vs. Washington State (Nov. 29)…went 7-9 from the field for 15 points with 5 boards, 3 assists and 3 steals vs. Towson (Dec. 7)…scored 23 points with career-high 10 rebounds for first career double-double with 3 assists, a block and a steal vs. American (Dec. 12)…named to the Big Ten Player of the Week Honor Roll (Dec. 16)…scored 17 points off 6-7 shooting from the field with 4 rebounds, 4 assists and 3 steals (Dec. 21)…added 18 points with 9 rebounds and 2 assists vs. Ohio State (Dec. 29)…scored 24 points, including 18 in the first half to carry the Terps, with 9 rebounds, 2 blocks and 2 steals at #16 Nebraska (Jan. 3)…named to the Big Ten Player of the Week Honor Roll for her performance at #16 Nebraska (Jan. 5)…led team with 18 points, 2 rebounds, 2 assists, 3 steals and a block vs. Purdue (Jan. 8)…scored 15 points, 12 in the first half, with 5 boards, 3 assists, a block and a steal in win over #23 Minnesota (Jan. 11)…added 13 points with 3 rebounds and an assist in win at #15 Rutgers (Jan. 15)…scored 13 points with 6 rebounds, 4 assists, 4 steals and a block vs. Illinois (Jan. 18)…added 11 points with 6 boards and 4 assists in win vs. Michigan State (Jan. 22)…added 18 points with 6 boards, 3 assists and 4 steals in win at Indiana (Jan. 25)…scored 20 points with 7 rebounds, 2 assists, a block and a steal in win at Michigan (Jan. 29)…scored 9 points with 5 boards and 2 assists in win over #20 Iowa (Feb. 1)…led the team with 21 points, 5 rebounds, 2 assists and a steal in win at Penn State (Feb. 5)…added 4 points with 7 boards, 2 assists in win vs. #19 Nebraska (Feb. 8)…scored 17 points with 4 assists and 4 steals in win vs. #18 Rutgers (Feb. 10)…went 6-9 from the field for 15 points with 8 rebounds, 3 assists, a block and 3 steals in win at Michigan State (Feb. 16)…scored 17 points with 5 rebounds, an assist and a steal in win at Wisconsin (Feb. 19)…added 9 points with 3 assists and 3 steals in win over Penn State (Feb. 23)…added 16 points with 4 boards and 3 steals in win over Indiana (Feb. 26)…added 11 points, career-high 9 assists and 8 boards in 40 minutes in win at #25 Northwestern to finish 18-0 in conference play (March 1)…added 9 points with 6 boards, 5 assists, a block and a steal in 21 minutes in win vs. Michigan State in Big Ten Quarterfinals (March 6)…added 4 points, 6 rebounds and an assist in win over #24 Northwestern in Big Ten Semifinals (March 7)…scored 13 points, 11 in the second half, with 6 rebounds, 3 assists and a steal in win in Big Ten Championship game (March 8)…added 10 points, 5 rebounds, a block and a steal in NCAA First Round win over New Mexico State (March 21)…added 10 points with 4 rebounds, a block and a steal in NCAA Second Round win over #13 Princeton (March 23)…scored 24 points, 18 in the second half, with 3 rebounds, an assist, a block and a steal in Sweet Sixteen win over #16 Duke (March 28)…scored 12 points with 7 boards, an assist and a block to be named Spokane Regional MOP in win over #6 Tennessee to go to second straight Final Four (March 30)…added 6 points and 3 rebounds in Final Four game vs. #1 Connecticut (April 5).

As a Freshman (2013-14): Scored in double figures in 19 of 35 games…named ACC Rookie of the Week in back-to-back weeks (Dec. 29, Jan. 6)…went 4-6 from the field for 12 points with 2 rebounds in 12 minutes in debut at USF (Nov. 8)…added 10 points with 4 rebounds and 4 assists in 22 minutes at Loyola (Nov. 10)…scored 15 points with 4 boards and 4 assists in 24 minutes vs. George Washington (Nov. 19)…went on a 10-0 run herself in the second half with 14 points, 6 rebounds and 3 steals in 18 minutes at Towson (Nov. 23)…went 5-for-8 from the field including two key three’s  to stop Drexel…finished with 12 points, 2 assists, 2 rebounds in win over the Dragons (Nov. 25)…went 7-for-9 from the field with three threes for 17 points with 3 steals vs. Texas Southern (Nov. 29). ..grabbed 2 steals with 4 points and 3 boards in 15 minutes in win over Ohio State in Big Ten/ACC Challenge (Dec. 4)…went 5-for-8 from the field for 13 points with 2 boards, 3 steals and 3 assists in 17 minutes vs. Siena (Dec. 9)…scored 13 points with a career-high 7 rebounds in 18 minutes vs. Delaware State (Dec. 14)…went 4-for-5 from outside the arc for 17 points with 3 boards, 2 assists and 2 steals vs. Wofford (Dec. 28)…went 5-for-5 at the foul line for 15 points with 2 rebounds and 4 assists in 17 minutes vs. Charleston…named to Terrapin Classic All-Tournament Team (Dec. 29)…scored 16 points, including 13 in the first half, with 7 rebounds in 26 minutes in win at #10 UNC (Jan. 5)…led team in scoring with three three’s for 15 points with 4 rebounds in 17 minutes vs. Wake Forest (Jan. 9)…came in off the bench and added an instant spark for 10 points with 3 assists, 2 steals, a block and 2 boards in win over Syracuse (Jan. 16)…fought through foul trouble and went 5-7 from the field for 12 points in 9 minutes vs. Georgia Tech (Jan. 19)…added 7 points with 3 assists at Virginia (Jan. 23)…rattled off 9 straight points in a 20-6 first half run for 17 points with 7 rebounds, an assist and a steal in 18 minutes at Syracuse (Feb. 2)…went 4-7 from the field and 4-4 from the foul line for 13 points with 3 boards, 3 assists, a block and 2 steals in 16 minutes vs. Pittsburgh (Feb. 6)…added 11 points with 3 boards, 3 assists, 2 blocks and 2 steals vs. Clemson (Feb. 9)…added 7 points with a key three, 2 boards and 3 assists in 15 minutes at Miami (Feb. 13)…went 5-8 from the field for 11 points with 6 rebounds and 3 assists at Boston College (Feb. 27)…added 8 points with 2 steals and an assist in 16 minutes vs. Virginia Tech (March 2)…added 9 points with 2 boards and 2 steals in 17 minutes vs. #12 North Carolina in ACC Quarterfinals (March 7)…added 8 points with 4 rebounds, 2 assists, a block and 3 steals vs. Army in NCAA First Round (March 23)…added 8 points in 14 minutes vs. Texas in NCAA Second Round (March 25)…added 10 points with 3 steals and 3 boards in NCAA Sweet Sixteen win over #3 Tennessee (March 30)…added 6 points with 6 rebounds and 2 steals in NCAA Elite Eight win at #4 Louisville (April 1).

PERSONAL

Born May 18, 2995 in Baltimore, Maryland

Named the Gatorade Player of the Year for the state of Pennsylvania as a senior

Also played volleyball while in high school

Attended Hopewell Area High School

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