Ashley Robinson

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Ashley Robinson
Personal information
Born (1982-08-12) August 12, 1982 (age 34)
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight 180 lb (82 kg)
Career information
High school South Grand Prairie
(Grand Prairie, Texas)
College Tennessee (2000–2004)
WNBA draft 2004 / Round: 2 / Pick: 14th overall
Selected by the Phoenix Mercury
Playing career 2004–2013
Position Center
Career history
2004–2005 Phoenix Mercury
2006 Chicago Sky
2007–2011 Seattle Storm
2012–2013 Washington Mystics
2013 Seattle Storm
Stats at WNBA.com

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.

Tennessee 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
2000-01 Tennessee 34 301 49.2 0.0 51.5 5.3 0.8 0.8 1.5 8.9
2001-02 Tennessee 26 121 38.2 - 52.9 2.6 0.4 0.7 0.6 4.7
2002-03 Tennessee 37 215 41.8 16.7 39.2 5.4 0.5 0.6 1.7 5.8
2003-04 Tennessee 35 282 48.4 - 39.6 6.4 1.6 0.8 2.0 8.1
Career Tennessee 132 919 45.5 7.1 44.8 5.1 0.8 0.7 1.5 7.0

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.[4]

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.[5]

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

References[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. ^ "Women's Basketball Player stats". NCAA. Retrieved 22 Sep 2015. 
  4. ^ "Fourth Women's Junior World Championship Qualifying Team -- 2000". USA Basketball. June 10, 2010. Archived from the original on 12 September 2015. Retrieved 20 October 2015. 
  5. ^ Voepel, Mechelle (September 16, 2010). "Second title even sweeter for Storm". ESPN. Archived from the original on September 20, 2010. Retrieved September 17, 2010.