April Sykes

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April Sykes
Personal information
Born (1990-07-30) July 30, 1990 (age 26)
Starkville, Mississippi
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Career information
High school East Oktibbeha County
(Crawford, Mississippi)
College Rutgers (2008–2012)
WNBA draft 2012 / Round: 3 / Pick: 28th overall
Selected by the Los Angeles Sparks
Playing career 2012–present
Position Guard / Forward
Career history
2012 Los Angeles Sparks
Stats at WNBA.com

April L. Sykes[1] (born July 30, 1990 in Starkville, Mississippi) is an American professional basketball player most recently with the Los Angeles Sparks of the Women's National Basketball Association.[2]

Rutgers statistics[edit]

Source[3]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high
Year Team GP Points FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2008-09 Rutgers 30 95 27.3 27.1 60.0 2.1 0.8 0.5 0.1 3.2
2009-10 Rutgers 34 191 29.3 15.8 78.9 3.5 1.2 1.0 0.3 5.6
2010-11 Rutgers 33 464 43.0 37.6 72.5 4.2 1.6 1.3 0.5 14.1
2011-12 Rutgers 32 412 40.7 29.4 75.0 5.6 1.5 1.1 0.5 12.9
Career Rutgers 129 1162 37.8 29.5 73.8 3.9 1.3 1.0 0.4 9.0

USA Basketball[edit]

Sykes was selected to represent the USA at the 2011 Pan American Games held in Guadalajara, Mexico. The USA team lost their first two games in close contests, losing to Argentina 58–55 and Puerto Rico 75–70. The team rebounded to win their games against Mexico and Jamaica, but the 2–2 overall record left them in seventh place. Sykes averaged 9.0 points per game.[4][1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Basketball: Women's Placings 7-8 Match 13". Guadalajara2011.org.mx. Archived from the original on August 19, 2014. 
  2. ^ "April Sykes". WNBA. Retrieved May 20, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Women's Basketball Player stats". NCAA. Retrieved September 22, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Sixteenth Pan American Games -- 2011". USA Basketball. February 10, 2012. Archived from the original on September 7, 2015. Retrieved October 15, 2015.