Astou Ndiaye-Diatta

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Astou Ndiaye-Diatta
Personal information
Born (1973-11-05) November 5, 1973 (age 43)
Dakar, Senegal
Nationality Senegalese
Listed height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight 182 lb (83 kg)
Career information
College Southern Nazarene (1993–1997)
WNBA draft 1999 / Round: 4 / Pick: 41st overall
Selected by the Detroit Shock
Playing career 1997–2007
Position Center
Career history
1997–1998 Seattle Reign
1999–2003 Detroit Shock
2004 Indiana Fever
2006 Houston Comets
2007 Seattle Storm

Astou Ndiaye-Diatta (born 5 November 1973) is a retired Senegalese women's basketball player. She is currently an assistant coach at Utah State University in the United States.

A 1997 cum laude graduate of Southern Nazarene University, she was selected by the Detroit Shock in the Women's National Basketball Association during its 1999 draft in the second round and was the 22nd pick overall. She spent five seasons with the Shock, before spending the 2004 season with the Indiana Fever,[1] the 2006 season with the Houston Comets, and the 2007 season with the Seattle Storm.

In July 2008, she was named as an assistant coach at Utah State University.[2]


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