Shereka Wright

American basketball player (1981-)

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Shereka Wright
UT Arlington Mavericks
PositionHead coach
LeagueSun Belt Conference
Personal information
Born (1981-09-21) September 21, 1981 (age 39)
NationalityAmerican
Listed height5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Listed weight155 lb (70 kg)
Career information
High schoolCopperas Cove
(Copperas Cove, Texas)
CollegePurdue (2000–2004)
WNBA draft2004 / Round: 1 / Pick: 13th overall
Selected by the Detroit Shock
Playing career2004–2005
PositionForward
Number50
Coaching career2006–present
Career history
As player:
20042005Phoenix Mercury
As coach:
2006–2013Texas Tech (assistant)
2013–2018Alabama (assistant)
2018–2020Vanderbilt (associate HC)
2020–presentUT Arlington

Shereka Monique Wright (born September 21, 1981) is an American women's basketball player and coach. She is the head coach at UT Arlington. Wright retired from competitive basketball in 2006 and has worked as an assistant coach since, at Texas Tech, Alabama, and Vanderbilt.[1]

Wright was selected with the 13th overall pick in the 2004 WNBA Draft by the Detroit Shock. She appeared in 49 games over two seasons for the Phoenix Mercury and averaged 3.1 points and 1.6 rebounds over 12 minutes per game. She retired after missing the 2006 season with a torn achilles tendon.[2]

Purdue statistics

Source[3]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high
Year Team GP Points FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2000-01 Purdue 38 377 45.5% 51.3% 66.5% 4.7 1.8 1.1 0.6 9.9
2001-02 Purdue 30 569 48.5% 23.5% 73.5% 6.6 1.9 1.6 1.3 19.0
2002-03 Purdue 34 643 46.7% 31.8% 74.3% 6.3 2.7 1.5 1.0 18.9
2003-04 Purdue 33 662 49.4% 36.1% 73.7% 6.1 2.3 1.0 1.0 20.1
Career 135 2251 47.8% 34.7% 72.5% 5.9 2.2 1.3 1.0 16.7

References

  1. ^ "Shereka Wright - Women's Basketball Coach". University of Alabama Athletics. Retrieved 2021-05-26.
  2. ^ "Shereka Wright". WNBA.com - Official Site of the WNBA. Retrieved 2021-05-26.
  3. ^ "NCAA Statistics". web1.ncaa.org. Retrieved 2021-05-26.

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