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Megan Walker

  • As of Aug. 1, 2017.

USA Basketball Notes

  • Gold Medal: 2016 FIBA Americas U18 Championship.
  • Silver Medals: 2017 FIBA U19 World Cup, 2016 FIBA 3x3 U18 World Championship.
  • Member of the 2017 USA Women's U19 World Cup Team that posted a 6-1 record and finished with the silver medal after losing to Russia by four points in the gold medal game in Udine, Italy.
  • Aided the 2017 USA U19 squad to a 3-0 exhibition record against U19 teams from Italy, Latvia and Spain.
  • Member of the 2016 USA U18 National Team that captured the gold medal with a perfect 5-0 record at the FIBA Americas U18 Championship to qualify the USA for the 2017 FIBA U19 World Cup.
  • Teamed up with Jaelyn Brown, Sidney Cooks and Amber Ramirez to win the 2016 USA Basketball 3x3 U18 National Tournament, which qualified them to represent USA Basketball at the 2016 FIBA 3x3 U18 World Championship, where they earned the silver medal in Astana, Kazakhstan, with a 5-2 record.
  • Took part in the 2014 USA U17 World Championship Team Trials.

College Notes

  • Signed a National Letter of Intent to attend and play for University of Connecticut.

High School Honors

  • 2016 Naismith High School All-America second team and Naismith Underclassman Watch List in 2016.
  • 2017 Gatorade, Naismith, MaxPreps and WBCA National Player of the Year.
  • 2016 and 2017 Gatorade Virginia Player of the Year.
  • 2017 Naismith and MaxPreps All-America first team and 2016 second team.
  • 2017 McDonald’s All-American who posted 13 points, five rebounds and one steal for the East Team in its 80-74 overtime victory over the West Team in the 2017 McDonald’s High School All-American Game. 
  • Finished with six points, four rebounds and two assists for  • the East Team in its 122-81 loss to the West Team in the • 2017 Jordan Brand Classic.
  • Richmond Times-Dispatch December 2016 Scholar-Athlete of the Month.
  • 2017 USA Today All-USA first team and 2016 All-USA third team; 2016 and 2017 USA Today Virginia Player of the Year and All-Virginia first team. 
  • 2016 and 2017 Richmond Times Dispatch All-Metro Athlete of the Year.

High School Notes

  • Played her four-year prep career at Monacan High School (Va.), where she helped her team capture the past three Virginia Class 4A state championships.
  • Averaged 25.9 ppg., 7.6 rpg. and 3.2 spg. as a senior in 2016-17 to lead Monacan to a perfect 30-0 record.
  • Has started in all 99 career games and scored 2,062 points over her four varsity seasons.
  • As a junior in 2015-16, averaged 25.0 ppg., 8.4 rpg. and 3.2 spg. to help her team to a 29-1 record; had 25 points and 12 rebounds in the state title game.
  • As a sophomore in 2014-15, averaged 19.1 ppg., 7.1 rpg. and 3.2 spg. to help her team to a 24-4 record.
  • As a freshman in 2013-14, averaged 19.9 ppg., 6.1 rpg. and 2.8 spg. to help her team to a 21-1 record and the state tournament semifinals.
  • Played in the summer for Boo Williams.

Personal Notes

  • Born in Richmond, Virginia, now resides in Chesterfield, Virginia.
  • Daughter of Johnetta and Keith Walker; has one brother, Johnathan, who graduated from Virginia Tech as an engineer major.
  • Cousin Adrienne Motley capped a four-year basketball career at the University of Miami in 2016-17.
  • Member of her school’s academic Honor Roll; also in her school's mentoring program and enrolled in a health physical therapy program.

The Scoop

  • First played basketball when she was 5, because her dad coached her brother's games, and she was always there watching and asking if she could play with the team.
  • Has a dog named Daz. Knows how to juggle.
  • Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, is the most interesting place she has visited, because she loved the jet skis.
  • Favorite movies: “Love & Basketball,” “Just Wright,” “Matilda,” Jumping the Broom” and “Transformers.”
  • Favorite player: Kevin Durant.
  • Favorite Olympian: Maya Moore.
  • Favorite class: physics.
  • Favorite pregame snack: Paradise Punch tropical smoothie.
  • Draws inspiration from: her parents and brother, and others who have and continue to support her.
  • Ultimate achievement would be: to represent her country in the Olympics.
  • In the summer of 2016, traveled to Brazil for a Boo Williams Summer League tournament, and to Chile and Kazakhstan with USA Basketball in 2016.

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USA Basketball Statistics

TEAM G/S MIN/G FGM-FGA PCT 3PM-3PA PCT FTM-FTA PCT REB/AVG PTS/AVG AST TO BLK STL
2017 U19 7/0 14.7 24-58 .414 2-16 .125 3-10 .300 23/3.3 53/7.6 8 7 1 4
2017 U19X 3/1 16.0 6-18 .333 1-5 .200 2-2 1.000 16/5.3 15/5.0 3 10 1 4
2016 U18 5/5 20.6 19- 55 .345 1- 10 .100 9- 11 .818 14/ 2.8 48/ 9.6 8 6 1 8
TOTALS 15/6 16.9 49- 131 .374 4- 31 .129 14- 23 .609 53/ 3.5 116/ 7.7 19 23 3 16

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