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Theresa Plaisance's Bio

About Theresa Plaisance

 

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SOCIAL MEDIA

Twitter @tplai55
Instagram @tplai55

 

WNBA TRANSACTIONS

Apr. 14, 2014 Drafted by Tulsa (now Dallas) in the third round (No. 27 overall) of the 2014 WNBA Draft
Aug. 6, 2019 Traded to Connecticut in exchange for Kristine Anigwe
May 8, 2021 Signed by Washington as an unrestricted free agent
Mar. 3, 2022 Signed by Las Vegas as an unrestricted free agent

 

WNBA CAREER

Career

  • 2022 WNBA Champion

2022 (Las Vegas)

  • Won WNBA Championship
  • Led the team in rebounding on 1 occasion
  • Scored 10 or more points on 3 occasions, including a season-high 13 at Indiana on July 31
  • Grabbed a season-high 9 rebounds on 2 occasions
  • Handed out a season-high 3 assists vs. Los Angeles on May 23

2021 (Washington)

  • Scored in double figures on 11 occasions including a career-high 25 vs. Atlanta on June 17
  • Scored in double figure in 6 straight games from June 10-24
  • Grabbed a career-high 12 rebounds vs. Indiana on June 19
  • Handed out a season-high 6 assists vs. Atlanta on September 10
  • Picked up a season-high 3 steals vs. Connecticut on June 29
  • Blocked a season-high 4 shots vs. Los Angeles on June 10

2020 (Connecticut)

  • Scored a season-high 7 points and grabbed a season-high 5 rebounds vs. Las Vegas  on September 3

2019 (Dallas/Connecticut)

  • Appeared in 22 games with 12 starts for Connecticut, and 9 games with Dallas
  • Missed three regular season games with Dallas due to a back injury.
  • Averaged 6.0 points and 4.4 rebounds with Dallas, and 2.4 points and 1.8 rebounds with Connecticut
  • Posted 4 double-doubles with the Wings
  • Scored in double figures on 6 occasions with Dallas including a season-high 15 points against Indiana on July 5
  • Grabbed double-digit rebounds on 4 occasions, including a season-high 11 rebounds against Phoenix on June 2
  • Recorded 4 double-doubles

2018 (Dallas)

  • Suffered a knee injury during the offseason in Poland
  • Returned to the lineup on July 31
  • Scored in double figures on 3 occasions, including 2 games of a season-high 13 points—vs. Connecticut on August 8, and at Atlanta on August 11
  • Grabbed a season-high 6 rebounds on 2 occasions—vs. Connecticut on August 8 and at Washington on August 12

2017 (Dallas)

  • Tied for second on the team in free throw percentage
  • Scored in double-figures on 11 occasions, including a season-high 19 points vs. San Antonio on June 25
  • Recorded the first double-double of her career vs. Atlanta on August 23 with 12 points and a season-high 10 rebounds
  • Picked up a career-high tying 3 steals at Minnesota on September 19
  • Blocked a season-high 3 shots vs. Connecticut on June 25, and vs. Atlanta on August 19

2016 (Dallas)

  • Missed five games from May 21-June 14 due to an ankle injury
  • Scored in double-figures on 3 occasions including a season-high 22 points vs. Connecticut on September 16
  • Grabbed a season-high 6 rebounds vs. New York on September 11 and at Connecticut on September 16

2015 (Tulsa)

  • Scored a season-high 7 points on 2 occasions—at Phoenix on July 2 and vs. San Antonio on September 8
  • Grabbed a season-high 7 rebounds on 2 occasions—at Indiana on July 15, and vs. San Antonio on September 8

2014 (Tulsa)

  • Established season-highs in scoring (5), rebounding (4) and assists (3) vs. Los Angeles on June 19
  • Recorded a season-high 3 steals at Washington on July 25

 

WNBA POSTSEASON CAREER

2022 (Las Vegas)

  • Played in 4 of 0f 10 games
  • Scored a playoff season-high 5 points and grabbed a playoff season-high 3 rebounds vs. Phoenix on August 20

2020 (Connecticut)

  • Grabbed a playoff season-high 1 rebound vs. Los Angeles on September 17 and vs. Las Vegas on September 20
  • Handed out a playoff season-high 1 assist and blocked a career playoff-high tying 1 shot vs. Las Vegas on September 20

2019 (Dallas/Connecticut)

  • Scored a playoff season-high 5 points, grabbed a playoff season-high 2 rebounds, and tied her career playoff-high with 1 block at Los Angeles on September 22

2017 (Dallas)

  • Established playoff career highs with 7 points, 5 rebounds, 3 assists, 1 block and 1 steal at Washington on September 6

2015 (Tulsa)

  • Handed out her first career playoff assist at Phoenix on September 17

 

THERESA PLAISANCE IN THE NEWS

 

 

 

 

OVERSEAS CAREER

2021-22 [Clarinos—Spain (LF)]

  • Played in 15 of 29 games
  • Led the team in scoring average, rebounding, blocked shots, and three-pointers made and attempted
  • Team finished 15th out of 16

2019-20 [Shaanxi—China ()]

 

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
2019-20
2021-22 Clarinos LF 15 452 92 236 .389 27 86 .314 31 43 .721 29 113 142 15 9 9 26 38 242 16.1
Chinese League (XXX)
Spanish League (LF)
Totals

 

USA BASKETBALL (thru 2022)

  • Named to the 2013 USA Women’s World University Games Team on May 19, 2013.
  • Participated in the 2011 USA Women’s U19 World Championship Team Trials.
  • Member of the 2010 USA U18 national team that compiled a 5-0 record, earned the 2010 FIBA Americas U18 Championship gold medal and qualified the USA for the 2011 FIBA U17 World Championship

USA BASKETBALL STATISTICS

Year Team G GS Min FG FGA FG% 3G 3GA 3G% FT FTA FT% OR DR REB A S B TO PF PTS Avg
2010 U18 5 0 16 31 .516 1 4 .250 6 8 .750 19 6 2 9 39 7.8
Totals 5 0 16 31 .516 1 4 .250 6 8 .750 19 6 2 9 39 7.8

 

COLLEGE

Career (LSU, 2010-14)

  • Produced 65 career double-figure scoring games, 18 double-figure rebound contests and 17 double-doubles

Senior (LSU, 2013-14)

  • Named to All-SEC First Team by the coaches and Second Team by the Associated Press
  • Became the 18th player in program history to amass 1,000 points and 500 rebounds during her career
  • Scored 20 or more points on 7 occasions

Junior (LSU, 2012-13)

  • Named to the WBCA All-America Honorable Mention Team
  • Named to the All-SEC Defensive Team
  • Led the SEC in scoring average, while ranking 4th in the SEC in rebounding, 6th in field goal percentage, 2nd in blocks, and 10th in free throw percentage—the only player in the SEC to rank in the top 10 in all five of those categories
  • Scored in double figures on 31 occasions
  • Recorded 8 point-rebound double-doubles

Sophomore (LSU, 2011-12)

  • Produced the first double-digit scoring game of her career with 11 points on 5-of-8 shooting against Arkansas-Pine Bluff on November 21

Freshman (LSU, 2010-11)

  • Scored 8 points and grabbed 5 rebounds in a rare mother-daughter meeting at Nicholls State on November 30.

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
2010-11 LSU SEC 21 0 99 18 37 .486 6 17 .353 2 7 .286 5 17 22 7 2 0 8 6 44 2.1
2011-12 LSU SEC 34 0 399 58 137 .423 13 43 .302 23 37 .622 16 48 64 17 12 16 32 41 152 4.5
2012-13 LSU SEC 34 33 1079 207 474 .437 24 74 .324 139 191 .728 102 180 282 54 38 85 101 77 577 17.0
2013-14 LSU SEC 34 30 1003 188 443 .424 24 69 .348 120 163 .736 98 171 269 28 34 46 82 81 520 15.3
Totals 123 63 471 1091 .432 67 203 .330 284 398 .714 221 416 637 106 86 46 82 81 1293 10.5

 

HIGH SCHOOL

  • Started at Ursuline Academy of New Orleans as a freshman and sophomore before transferring to Vandebilt Catholic High School in Houma for her junior and senior seasons
  • Ranked No. 3 by ESPN HoopGurlz.com at that position and No. 40 overall
  • Voted a 2010 McDonald’s All-American and two-time Gatorade Louisiana Player of the Year
  • Led her team to a state runner-up finish as a junior, averaging 17.5 points, 9.2 rebounds and 1.2 blocks per game
  • Followed that season up with Vandebilt Catholic’s first state championship as she posted 16.0 points and 10.0 boards per contest
  • Scored a game-high 24 points with 11 rebounds, five blocked shots and three assists to win the state championship game’s most outstanding player award
  • Named the New Orleans Times Picayune Female Athlete of the Year at Ursuline

PERSONAL

  • Born in New Orleans
  • Daughter of Scott and DoBee Plaisance
  • Mother is the head women’s basketball coach at Nicholls State
  • Has one younger brother, Scott, Jr. who played basketball at Louisiana-Lafayette and the University of New Orleans
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