2014 USA 3x3 National Championship
Colorado Springs, Colo.
May 9-11
2014 USA 3x3 National Championship
Colorado Springs, Colo.
May 9-11

Rebekkah Brunson

Position: Forward
Height: 6'2' / 188 cms.
Weight: 175 lbs. / 794 kgs.
WNBA Team: Sacramento Monarchs
School: Georgetown University '04

NOTE: As of January 5, 2008

USA Basketball Notes:

Silver Medal: 2007 FIBA Americas Championship, 2003 Pan American Games.

  • Named as a finalist for the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team on Feb. 13, 2012.
  • Member of the 2007 USA FIBA Americas Championship Team that competed in Valdivia, Chile, posted an unblemished 5-0 slate, captured the gold medal and qualified the U.S. for the 2008 Olympics; averaged 9.0 ppg. and 3.6 rpg.
  • Prior to the FIBA Americas Championship, aided the USA to a pair of victories against the Australia National Team, averaged 5.5 ppg. and 6.5 rpg.
  • Named to the 2007-08 USA Basketball Women's Senior National Team on Sept. 7, 2007.
  • Compiled a 5-2 record and earned the silver medal in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, averaged team bests of 11.3 ppg. and 5.6 rpg.
  • Was the team's leading scorer three times and leading rebounder three times, posted a tournament best 16 points versus Cuba in the 75-64 gold medal game, and 10 rebounds in a 56-53 victory over Canada.
  • The U.S., in preparing for the Pan Ams, finished 1-4 in a series of exhibition games versus Australia and Brazil's young women national teams, as well as Cuba's senior national team.
  • A member of the 2004 WBCA College All-Star Team that competed against the 2004 USA Basketball Senior National Team in an exhibition contest, notched six points and three rebounds in 12 minutes.

Professional Notes:

Drafted: No. 10 in 2004 by the Sacramento Monarchs.
WNBA title: 2005
WNBA All-Defensive second team: 2007
WNBA All-Star Game: 2007 (injured)
EuroLeague All-Star Game: 2006

  • Competed in Italy for Levoni (Cras Basket) Taranto during the 2007-08 season, averaged a EuroCup high of 15.7 rpg., while adding a league third-best 23.6 ppg. for the Taranto club that advanced to the EuroCup quarterfinals.
  • Averaged 11.5 ppg. and 8.9 rpg. during the 2007 season, aiding the Monarchs to a playoff berth.
  • A member of the Monarchs' 2005 WNBA championship team, averaged 6.9 ppg. and 5.5 rpg., while starting all eight of Sacramento's playoff contests that year.
  • Played two seasons for Dexia Namur in Belgium (2004-05 and 2005-06)
  • Competed in the 2006 EuroLeague All-Star Game.

College Notes

  • During her four years (2001-04) Georgetown posted a 57-60 record.
  • Capped her collegiate career as Georgetown's all-time leading rebounder (1,093) and single season rebound record holder with 336 (2004), ranks first and second in blocked shots for a single season at Georgetown (51 in 2003, 50 in 2004).
  • Was a 2004 Associated Press All-America honorable mention.
  • Named the 2004 Big East Conference Defensive Player of the Year.
  • Collected 2003 All-America honorable mention accolades from Basketball Times.
  • Named to the 2003 and 2004 All-Big East Conference first team; selected 2001 and 2002 All-Big East honorable mention.
  • Earned 2001 Big East Rookie of the Year accolades.
  • Became the first freshman in conference history to lead the Big East in rebounding (9.2 rpg.), also led the conference with 13 double-doubles.
  • Gained international experience as a member of the 2001 Big East All-Star Team that toured Germany.
  • Sat out nine games during her sophomore season due to a stress fracture in her lower right leg.

Personal Notes

  • Daughter of Lucy Kohn, has a twin brother.
  • Born on December 11, 1981, in Washington, D.C.
  • Attended Oxon Hill High School (Md.), where she was named 2000 All-Met first team and 1999 All-Met third team by the Washington Post.
  • Launched 32 Foundation in 2005, a non-profit corporation based in Maryland, but serves the Washington D.C. Metropolitan Area, providing academic and athletic enrichment programs, award scholarships, initiate programs to spur amateur play and mentoring
  • First job: Lifeguard (for three years)

 


USA Basketball Statistics:
TEAM
G/S
FGM-FGA
PCT
3PM-3PA
PCT
FTM-FTA
PCT
REB/AVG
PTS/AVG
AST
BLK
STL
2007 TOA
5/0
17- 23
.739
0- 0
.---
11- 16
.688
18/ 3.6
45/ 9.0
3
2
7
2007 WNT
2/0
2- 5
.400
0- 0
.---
7- 8
.875
13/ 6.5
11/ 5.5
3
0
1
2003 PAG
7/7
28- 49
.571
1- 2
.500
22- 35
.629
39/ 5.6
79/ 11.3
5
6
10
2003PAGX
5/4
13- 37
.351
0- 0
.---
7- 11
.636
30/ 6.0
33/ 6.6
3
6
6
Totals
12/1
41- 86
.477
1- 2
.500
29- 46
.630
69/ 5.8
112/ 9.3
8
12
16

WNBA Statistics:
YEAR
G/S
FGM-FGA
PCT
3PM-3PA
PCT
FTM-FTA
PCT
REB/AVG
PTS/AVG
AST
BLK
STL
2007
33/29
141- 298
.473
0- 4
.000
96- 140
.686
295/ 8.9
378/ 11.5
24
31
44
2006
34/14
94- 204
.461
0- 0
.---
44- 75
.587
191/ 5.6
232/ 6.8
17
15
21
2005
34/16
105- 246
.427
0- 0
.---
55- 92
.598
187/ 5.5
265/ 7.8
16
15
28
2004
34/ 1
59- 140
.421
0- 0
.---
33- 46
.717
122/ 3.6
151/ 4.4
19
13
23
Totals
135/60
399- 888
.449
0- 4
.000
228- 353
.646
795/ 5.9
1026/ 7.6
76
74
116
Collegiate Statistics:
YEAR
G/S
FGM-FGA
PCT
3PM-3PA
PCT
FTM-FTA
PCT
REB/AVG
PTS/AVG
AST
BLK
STL
2004
28/ 28
206- 425
.485
2- 11
.182
121- 199
.608
336/ 12.0
535/ 19.1
35
50
48
2003
29/ 28
170- 367
.463
7- 16
.438
134- 200
.670
311/ 10.7
481/ 16.6
44
51
58
2002
18/ 15
102- 212
.481
1- 12
.083
67- 100
.670
153/ 8.5
272/ 15.1
11
19
35
2001
32/ 32
192- 377
.509
0- 0
.---
90- 160
.563
293/ 9.2
474/ 14.8
23
28
59
Totals
107/103
670-1381
.485
10- 39
.256
412- 659
.625
1093/ 10.2
1762/ 16.5
113
148
200