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Sydney Colson's Bio

About Sydney Colson

 

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SOCIAL MEDIA

Twitter @sydjcolson
Instagram @sydjcolson

 

WNBA TRANSACTIONS

April 16, 2011 Selected by the Connecticut Sun in the second round (16thoverall) of the 2011 WNBA Draft
April 16, 2011 Traded to the New York Liberty in exchange for Kalana Greene.
May 16, 2012 Waived by the Liberty
May 14, 2015 Signed a free agent contract with San Antonio
Feb. 12, 2018 Re-signed with San Antonio
March 13, 2018 Re-signed by the Las Vegas Aces
May 17, 2018 Waived by the Las Vegas Aces
Aug. 14, 2018 Signed contract with Minnesota for the rest of the season
May 13, 2019 Signed as a free agent with the Las Vegas Aces

 

WNBA CAREER 

2019 (Las Vegas—)

  • Led or tied for the team lead in assists on 2 occasions.
  • Scored in double figures on 2 occasions, including a career-high 17 points at Washington on July 13.
  • Handed out a season-high 5 assists vs. Connecticut on June 2.
  • Picked up a season-high 4 steals at Washington on July 13.

2018 (Las Vegas—)

  • Scored a season-high 6 points vs Washington July 28.

2017 (San Antonio)

  • Recorded a season-high 8 assists against Phoenix June 30.
  • Scored a season-high 9 points against Phoenix June 30.

2016 (San Antonio)

  • Recorded a season-high 12 points vs New York July 20.
  • Grabbed a career-high tying 4 rebounds against Washington June 29.

2015 (San Antonio)

  • Handed out a season-high 7 assists against Chicago August 10
  • Scored a season-high 11 points against Connecticut July 5.
  • Grabbed a career-high 4 rebounds on 3 occasions.

2011 (New York)

  • Scored a season-high 6 points vs. Washington on July 28.

 

SYDNEY COLSON IN THE NEWS

 

OVERSEAS CAREER 

2018-19 [Sleza Wroclaw—Poland (EBLK)] 

  • Advanced to the Polish EBLK semifinals.
  • Scored in double figures in 14 of the 35 game in which she played, including a season-high 16 on 2 occasions.
  • Handed out a season-high 8 assists on 2 occasions.
  • Grabbed a season-high 6 rebounds on 2 occasions.
  • Picked up a season-high 4 steals vs. Artego Bydg. on April 2.

2017-18 [H.R. Le-Zion—Israel (D1)] 

  • Named Eurobasket.com All-Israeli League Honorable Mention
  • Scored in double figures in 16 of the 21 games in which she played, and 20 or more points on 8 occasions, including  season-high 25 vs. Bnot Hertzeliya on December 7.
  • Handed out 10 or more assists on 11 occasions, including a season-high 13 vs. Elitzur Ramla on January 8
  • Grabbed a season-high 7 rebounds vs. Elitzur Holon on November 20

2012-13 [Lider Pruszkow—Poland (PLKK)] 

  • Advanced to the Polish Cup Semifinals.
  • Scored in double figures in 11 of the 21 games in which she played, including a season-high 15 on 4 occasions.
  • Handed out a season-high 11 assists, and recorder the first point-assist double-double of her professional career with 10 points vs PTK Pabianice on January 12.
  • Grabbed a season-high 6 reb0unds on 2 occasions.
  • Picked up a season-high 6 steals vs. Artego Bydg. on October 7.

2011-12 [Lider Pruszkow—Poland (PLKK)] 

  • Scored in double figures on 12 occasions, and 20 or more points 3 times, including a season-high 21 points vs. BI SSA Gdynia on January 22
  • Handed out a season-high 9 assists vs. Widzew on January 8.
  • Grabbed a season-high 5 rebounds on 2 occasions.
  • Picked up a season-high 4 steals vs. BI SSA Gdynia on March 21

 

OVERSEAS STATISTICS 

Year Team League G Min FG FGA FG% 3G 3GA 3G% FT FTA FT% OR DR REB A S B TO PF PTS Avg
2011-12 Lider Pruszkow PLKK 28 704 99 252 .393 30 58 .345 53 75 .707 8 63 71 114 36 7 85 70 271 9.7
2012-13 Lider Pruszkow PLKK 21 589 72 195 .369 4 45 .089 51 59 .864 15 41 56 97 48 2 74 47 199 9.5
2017-18 H.R. Le-Zion D1 21 708 105 295 .356 26 76 .342 62 80 .775 16 57 73 184 14 4 88 55 318 15.1
2018-19 Sleza Wroclaw EBLK 35 805 104 251 .414 14 48 .292 77 95 .811 22 54 76 133 55 8 59 67 299 8.5
Polish League (PLKK) 49 1293 171 447 .383 34 103 .330 104 134 .776 23 104 127 211 84 9 159 117 470 9.6
Israeli League (D1) 21 708 105 295 .356 26 76 .342 62 80 .775 16 57 73 184 14 4 88 55 318 15.1
Polish League (EBLK) 35 805 104 251 .414 14 48 .292 77 95 .811 22 54 76 133 55 8 59 67 299 8.5
Totals 105 2806 380 993 .383 74 227 .326 243 309 .786 61 215 276 528 153 21 306 239 1087 10.4

 

COLLEGE

Career (Texas A&M, 2007-11)

  • Finished her career ranked fifth all-time at A&M in assists and fourth in steals.
  • Posted 100-assist seasons three straight years

Senior (Texas A&M, 2010-11)

  • Led the Aggies to a National Championship
  • Named All-Big 12 Honorable Mention
  • Team captain
  • Aggies finished in second place during the Big 12 regular season
  • Finished as runners up in Big 12 Tournament
  • Led the conference and ranked in the top 10 nationally with 6.1 assists per game

Junior (Texas A&M, 2009-10)

  • Team captain
  • Team won Big 12 Tournament title
  • Ranked fourth in the Big 12 with a 1.90 assist-to-turnover ratio, and sixth in the league in assists

Sophomore (Texas A&M, 2008-09)

  • Team captain
  • Team advanced to Sweet 16
  • Finished as runners up in Big 12 Tournament
  • Led the team in assists and assist-to-turnover ratio
  • Ranked sixth in the Big 12 in steals.

Freshman (Texas A&M, 2007-08)

  • Team won Big 12 Tournament title
  • One of only three Aggies to see action in every game of the year
  • Turned in back-to-back double-digit performances in her first two career games at A&M.

COLLEGE STATISTICS 

Year Team League G GS Min FG FGA FG% 3G 3GA 3G% FT FTA FT% OR DR REB A S B TO PF PTS Avg
2007-08 Texas A&M Big 12 37 2 381 39 115 .339 12 55 .218 27 44 .614 10 26 36 48 40 4 54 45 117 3.2
2008-09 Texas A&M Big 12 35 32 779 84 216 .389 31 94 .330 30 40 .750 10 37 47 106 75 6 80 85 229 6.5
2009-10 Texas A&M Big 12 30 19 614 79 176 .449 26 69 .377 35 54 .648 9 39 48 129 52 5 68 71 219 7.3
2010-11 Texas A&M Big 12 36 33 934 105 264 .398 31 103 .301 47 64 .734 8 73 81 221 88 5 102 93 288 8.0
Totals 138 86 2708 307 771 .398 100 321 .312 139 202 .688 37 175 212 504 255 20 304 294 853 6.2

 

HIGH SCHOOL

  • Rated the 29th overall prospect and No. 8 point guard in the Class of 2007 by the All-Star Girls Basketball Report
  • Earned All-Greater Houston honors averaging 16.2 points and 4.2 assists per game as a junior
  • Selected as a 5A All-District First Team and All-Greater Houston Second Team selection in 2005.
  • Led the Insiders to the 2005 Basketball on the Bayou tournament title in New Orleans which featured more than 100 teams from across the country…Also garnered tournament MVP honors
  • Received an all-tournament selection at the Basketball on the Bayou tournament in 2006 in Birmingham, Alabama National Honor Society member.

PERSONAL

  • Full name is Sydney Justine Colson
  • Daughter of Simmie and Stephanie Colson
  • Has two siblings, Simmie IV and Simone
  • Majored in sociology at Texas A&M
  • Would like to pursue a television career as a sports commentator after WNBA career
  • Collects quarters from each U.S. state
  • Chose the No. 51 because of its uniqueness, most guards do not select high numbers for their jersey
  • Spent the 2015-16 and 2016-17 offseasons working as an assistant coach for the Rice Women’s Basketball Team, helping the Owls win the 2017 WBI Championship, Rice’s first-ever postseason title.

 

2017 (San Antonio)

Ranked fifth on the team in assists per game (2.0) … Scored a season-high 11 points vs. Connecticut on July 5 … Grabbed a season-high 3 rebounds vs. Phoenix on May 19 … Handed out a season-high 7 assists vs. Chicago on August 10 … Picked up a season-high 2 steals on 2 occasions … Scored 10 or more points on 1 occasion …

2016 (San Antonio)
Averaged 5.1 points, 2.6 assists, and 1.12 steals in 16.9 minutes in 34 games… Ranked second in on the team in steals (38)… Led the team in assists in 13 games… Ranked second on the team in assists (87)… Ranked third on the team in free-throw percentage (.831)… Recorded a career-high 12 points at New York (7/10)… scored a career-high 6 free throws versus Chicago (5/27).

2015 (San Antonio)

Played in 34 games, starting five times … Averaged 3.5 points per game in 15.9 minutes … Recorded a season-high 4 blocks on three different occasions (07/08, 07/12, 08/21) … Averaged 2.8 assists per game … Season-high 8 assists came against Phoenix (6/30)

 

 

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