Alysha Clark

Alysha Clark

Clark at Madison Square Garden in 2015
No. 32 Seattle Storm
Position Forward
League WNBA
Personal information
Born (1987-07-07) July 7, 1987
Denver, Colorado
Nationality American / Israeli
Listed height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Career information
High school Mount Juliet
(Mount Juliet, Tennessee)
WNBA draft 2010 / Round: 2 / Pick: 17th overall
Selected by the San Antonio Silver Stars
Playing career 2010–present
Career history
2010 San Antonio Silver Stars
2012–present Seattle Storm
Career highlights and awards
  • Sun Belt Player of the Year (2009, 2010)
Stats at

Alysha Angelica Clark (born July 7, 1987) is an American professional basketball player for the Seattle Storm of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA). She was drafted in the second round of the 2010 WNBA Draft by the San Antonio Silver Stars.[1]

Early life

Clark was born in Denver, Colorado to Jan and Duane Clark, who were both musicians. She is the younger sister of American Idol Contestant Corey Clark. The family later moved to her hometown of Mount Juliet, Tennessee, where she attended Mt. Juliet High School.[2] At Mt. Juliet she was named Midstate Player of the Year by the Tennessean and Class AAA Miss Basketball as a senior. She averaged 24 points and 11.6 rebounds, shooting 67 percent from the floor and 78 percent from the free throw line as a senior.

College career

Before Clark attended Middle Tennessee State University, she played two years at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee. At Belmont she helped the Lady Bruins to their first ever NCAA tournament appearance in 2007. After two years she transferred to Middle Tennessee. Clark sat out the 2007–08 season, as required by NCAA rules for transfer students. In 2008-09 she averaged a national best and school-record 27.5 points per game. The following year she averaged 28.3 points per game to lead the nation among Division I schools.[3] At Middle Tennessee she earned Sun Belt Player of the Year in 2009 and 2010.[4]

College statistics


  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
2005-06 Belmont 30 599 54.3 22.7 74.5 10.9 1.3 1.7 0.5 20.0
2006-07 Belmont 30 510 58.0 36.4 74.4 12.7 1.9 2.2 0.5 17.0
2007–08 Middle Tennessee redshirt/transfer
2008-09 Middle Tennessee 34 935 60.7 41.4 79.0 9.8 2.1 2.1 0.6 27.5
2009-10 Middle Tennessee 29 821 61.4 32.1 77.7 11.6 3.4 2.4 0.7 28.3
Career Middle Tennessee 123 2865 59.0 33.3 76.6 11.2 2.2 2.1 0.6 23.3


External links

This article is issued from Wikipedia - version of the 10/9/2016. The text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share Alike but additional terms may apply for the media files.