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Layshia Clarendon

  • As of  Oct. 1, 2018.

USA Basketball Notes

  • Gold Medals: 2018 FIBA World Cup, 2009 FIBA U19 World Cup.
  • Is 19-1 in games played in a USA Basketball uniform (missed one game at the 2009 U19 World Cup due to illness).
  • 2017-20 USA National Team:
    • Helped lead the USA to the 2018 FIBA World Cup gold medal and a perfect 6-0 slate, as well as a 5-0 exhibition record.
    • Aided the USA White Team to a 100-75 victory over the USA Red Team in an intrasquad exhibition during the 2018 USA World Cup Team training camp in South Carolina; scored 9 points and dished out six assists. 
    • Aided the 2018 USA National Team to an 83-46 exhibition victory over China on April 26 in Seattle.
    • Participated in the USA’s fall 2017 and winter 2018 training camps in Santa Barbara, California, and Columbia, South Carolina.
  • Member of the 2009 USA U19 World Cup Team that finished with an 8-1 record and claimed gold in Bangkok, Thailand; averaged 4.5 ppg. and 2.0 apg.

Professional Notes

  • Drafted: No. 9 by the Indiana Fever in 2013; traded to the Atlanta Dream on May 11, 2016; acquired by the Connecticut Sun on July 9, 2018.
  • WNBA All-Star Game: 2017.
  • In her three years in Indiana, the Fever compiled a 52-50 regular season record and 11-9 playoff record; in her first two years in Atlanta, the Dream posted a 29-39 record and advanced to the 2016 playoffs; and the Sun in 2018, for which Clarendon played the final 15 games, finished with a 21-13 slate, including 11-4 after Clarendon’s arrival, and advanced to the playoffs.
  • Has upped her averages significantly since joining the Dream. Went from 6.7 ppg. and 2.0 apg. for the Fever in 2015 to 10.4 ppg. and 3.5 apg. in 2016 and 10.7 ppg. and 6.6 apg. in 2017 for the Dream
  • Competed in the EuroLeague for the first part of the 2013-14 season for ZVVZ USK Praha (Czech Republic), but a foot injury sidelined her for the second half of the season.

College Years

  • During her four years at California, helped the Golden Bears to a 99-43 (.697) record, the 2010 WNIT championship, 2011 WNIT second round, 2012 NCAA second round and 2013 NCAA Final Four.
  • Finished as the fourth-leading scorer in Cal history, with 1,820 points through four seasons.
  • Associated Press (2013) and WBCA All-America honorable mention (2010, 2012, 2013).
  • All-Pacific-12 Conference (2010, 2012, 2013) and All-Pac-12 honorable mention (2011).
  • Pac-12 All-Tournament Team (2010, 2012).
  • Pac-12 Women’s Basketball Scholar-Athlete of the year after earning a 3.47 cumulative GPA (2013).
  • NCAA Regional Most Outstanding Player (2013).
  • Pac-12 All-Academic second team (2010, 2012) and honorable mention (2011).
  • Pac-10 All-Freshman honorable mention (2010).

Personal

  • Hails from San Bernadino, California.
  • Daughter of Sharon and Curtis Clarendon, has a sister, Jasmine, who graduated from Peppardine.
  • Married Jessica Dolan in 2017.
  • Works in the off season as a color analyst for the Pac-12 Network.
  • Has a Jack Russell Terrier named Bruschi.
  • Enjoys reading, drawing and arts and crafts.
  • Was an American Studies major at Cal.
  • Was a 2009 WBCA All-American, Parade Magazine All-American fourth team selection and California Ms. Basketball Girls State Player of the Year as a senior at Cajon High School (Calif.)
  • Finished her prep career at Cajon as the school’s all-time leader in points (2,875) and assists (944),

Social

  • Twitter: @Layshiac
  • Instagram: @layshiac

USA Basketball Statistics

TEAM G/S AVG MIN FGM-FGA PCT 3PM-3PA PCT FTM-FTA PCT REB/AVG PTS/AVG AST TO BLK STL
2018 WC 6/1 11.8 6- 15 .400 0- 1 .000 1- 1 1.000 12/ 2.0 13/ 2.2 15 4 0 6
2018 WCx 5/5 17.0 8- 15 .533 0- 0 .000 8- 13 .615 21/ 4.2 24/ 4.8 16 7 0 3
2018 WNT 1/0 12.1 0- 0 .--- 0- 0 .--- 2- 2 1.000 4/ 4.0 2/ 2.0 3 4 0 0
2009 U19 8/0 13.4 16- 30 .533 1- 7 .143 3- 4 .750 12/ 1.5 36/ 4.5 8 9 0 7
Totals 20/6

 

30- 60 .500 1- 8 .125 14- 20 .700 49/ 2.5 75/ 3.8 42 24 0 16

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