Ashley Robinson

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Ashley Robinson
WNBA's Free Agent
Center
Born (1982-08-12) August 12, 1982 (age 31)
Nationality United States American
Height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight 180 lb (82 kg)
College Tennessee
Draft 14th overall, 2004
Phoenix Mercury
WNBA career 2004–present
Profile WNBA player profile
WNBA teams
Phoenix Mercury (2004–2005)
Chicago Sky (2006)
Seattle Storm (2007–2011)
Washington Mystics (2012–2013)
Seattle Storm (2013)

Ashley Robinson (born August 12, 1982), nicknamed A-Rob or Robbo, is a 6'4" professional basketball player in the WNBA, most recently played for the Seattle Storm.

High school[edit]

Robinson played for South Grand Prairie High School in Grand Prairie, Texas, where she was named a WBCA All-American. She participated in the 2000 WBCA High School All-America Game where she scored eleven points, and earned MVP honors.[1][2]

College[edit]

Robinson attended college at the University of Tennessee and graduated in 2004.

USA Basketball[edit]

Robinson was a member of the USA Women's U18 team which won the gold medal at the FIBA Americas Championship in Mar Del Plata, Argentina. The event was held in July 2000, when the USA team defeated Cuba to win the championship. Robinson was the leading scorer with 15 points in the opening game against Mexico. She averaged 8.4 points per game and was the third highest rebounder on the team with 5.2 per game.[3]

Professional[edit]

Robinson, a center, ranked thirteenth in the WNBA in blocks per game as of August 2008. She formerly played for the Chicago Sky and Phoenix Mercury.

Robinson will now travel to Australia to play with the Dandenong Rangers in the WNBL with her Seattle teammate, Abby Bishop, an Australian native.

Robinson helped the Seattle Storm win their second championship in 2010.[4]

Robinson signed with the Storm on July 12, 2013 to make a return to Seattle.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "WBCA High School All-America Game Box Scores". Women's Basketball Coaches Association. Retrieved 29 Jun 2014. 
  2. ^ "WBCA High School All-America Game Team MVP's". Women's Basketball Coaches Association. Retrieved 29 Jun 2014. 
  3. ^ "FOURTH WOMEN'S JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP QUALIFYING TEAM -- 2000". USA Basketball. Retrieved 12 Oct 2013. 
  4. ^ Voepel, Mechelle (September 16, 2010). "Second title even sweeter for Storm". ESPN. Archived from the original on September 20, 2010. Retrieved September 17, 2010.