Megan Walker

American basketball player

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Megan Walker
Megan Walker.jpg
Walker attempting a free throw in 2020
No. 2 – Phoenix Mercury
PositionSmall forward
LeagueWNBA
Personal information
Born (1998-11-23) November 23, 1998 (age 22)
Richmond, Virginia
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Listed weight175 lb (79 kg)
Career information
High schoolMonacan
(North Chesterfield, Virginia)
CollegeUConn (2017–2020)
WNBA draft2020 / Round: 1 / Pick: 9th overall
Selected by the New York Liberty
Career history
2020New York Liberty
2021–presentPhoenix Mercury
Career highlights and awards

Megan Kayla Walker (born November 23, 1998) is an American professional basketball player for the Phoenix Mercury of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA). She played college basketball for the UConn Huskies. Walker was selected to the first team All-American by the Associated Press (AP)[1] and by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association (USBWA)[2] in 2020.

Career statistics

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game  RPG  Rebounds per game
 APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game  BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game
 TO  Turnovers per game  FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 Bold  Career high ° League leader

College

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG TO PPG
2017–18 UConn 32 0 15.5 .444 .371 .755 3.3 0.9 0.3 0.2 0.9 5.8
2018–19 UConn 36 36 31.3 .458 .397 .742 6.7 1.9 1.0 0.3 2.1 12.1
2019–20* UConn 32 32 33.9 .477 .451 .821 8.4 2.9 1.5 0.5 2.5 19.7
Career 100 68 26.7 .460 .406 .771 6.2 1.9 0.9 0.3 1.8 12.5

* 2020 NCAA tournament cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic
Source: uconnhuskies.com[3]

High school

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG TO PPG
2013–14 Monacan HS 22 ... ... .38 .33 .64 6.1 1.6 2.8 1.5 2.5 19.9
2014–15 Monacan HS 22 ... ... .41 .31 .73 7.1 1.3 2.0 1.3 2.1 19.1
2015–16 Monacan HS 25 ... ... .41 .27 .74 8.4 1.9 3.2 0.7 2.9 21.2
2016–17 Monacan HS 26 ... ... .42 .29 .80 7.6 1.2 3.2 1.1 2.0 25.9
Career 95 ... ... .41 .30 .74 7.4 1.5 2.8 1.1 2.4 21.7

Source: maxprep.com[4]

References

  1. ^ "2020 women's basketball Associated Press All-America Team announced | NCAA.com". www.ncaa.com. Retrieved 2020-03-26.
  2. ^ "USBWA > All-America > Women". sportswriters.net. Retrieved 2020-03-26.
  3. ^ "Megan Walker - Women's Basketball". University of Connecticut Athletics. Retrieved 2020-03-26.
  4. ^ "Megan Walker's High School Girls Basketball Stats". MaxPreps.com. Retrieved 2020-03-26.
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