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Courtney Vandersloot

USA Basketball Notes 

    • Named as a finalist for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Women's Basketball Team on Jan. 25, 2016.
    • Competed for the USA National Team during its 2015 European Tour and aided the USA to a 4-0 slate.
    • Invited to participate in the 2014 USA World Championship Team training camp, but was unable to attend camp due to the WNBA Finals.
    • Member of the 2011-12 USA National Team.
    • Participated in the 2009-12 USA Basketball National Team training camp, May 10-12, 2011, in Las Vegas.
    • Participated in the 2009 USA Women’s World University Games Team Trials.

    Professional Notes 

    • Drafted: No. 3 by the Chicago Sky in 2011.
    • WNBA All-Rookie Team: 2011.
    • Averaged 7.2 ppg. and 6.0 apg. in leading the Chicago Sky to the 2014 WNBA finals.
    • Sidlined for 17 games in 2014 with a knee injury.
    • Signed on to play alongside Jantel Lavender for Wisla Can-Pack (Poland) in 2014-15.
    • Aided the Sky in 2013 to a 24-10 mark, its best record in franchise history, the Eastern Conference regular season title and the Sky’s first playoff berth; averaged 7.0 ppg. and 4.5 apg.
    • Competed for Besiktas JK (Turkey) in 2011-12 and for WBC Novi Zagreb (Croatia) in 2012-13.


    College Notes 

    • During her four years, Gonzaga posted a 112-26 record (.812), captured three West Coast Conference Tournament titles (2009, 2010, 2011), four WCC regular season championships and advanced to postseason play all four years, including the second round of the 2008 WNIT, second round of the 2009 NCAA Tournament, the 2010 NCAA Sweet Sixteen and the 2010 NCAA Elite Eight.
    • Frances Pomeroy Naismith Award and Nancy Lieberman Award (2011).
    • WBCA, John R. Wooden and USBWA All-American (2011).
    • Associated Press All-America honorable mention (2010, 2011).
    • NCAA All-Regional Team (2011).
    • WCC Player of the Year (2009, 2010, 2011) and four-time All-WCC. 
    • WCC Tournament MVP (2009, 2010, 2011).
    • Dished out a single-season NCAA-record for assists with 367 in 2010-11 and led the nation in assists as a senior (10.1 apg.).
    • Joined Nancy Lieberman, Danielle Robinson and Dawn Staley as the only women’s college basketball players in history to amass at least 2,000 points, 700 assists and 300 steals in a career.
    • Became the first player in NCAA Division I history to amass at least 2,000 points and 1,000 assists, finished with 2,073 points and 1,118 assists.
    • Ranks third among all-time NCAA Division I assist leaders and led all 2009-10 NCAA Division I participants in assists (9.4 apg.).

    Personal Notes

    • Born in Feb. 8, 1989, in Kent, Washington.
    • Daughter of Bill and Jan Vandersloot.
    • Attended Kentwood High School (Wash.), where she was named the 2007 Seattle Times Washington Player of the Year.
    • Capped her prep career as Kentwood’s all-time leading scorer with 1,684 points.

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