Erlana Larkins

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Erlana Larkins
No. 2 – Indiana Fever
Position Forward
League WNBA
Personal information
Born (1986-04-02) April 2, 1986 (age 29)
West Palm Beach, Florida
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Listed weight 202 lb (92 kg)
Career information
High school The Benjamin School
(North Palm Beach, Florida)
College North Carolina (2004–2008)
WNBA draft 2008 / Round: 1 / Pick: 14th overall
Selected by the New York Liberty
Pro career 2008–present
Career history
2008–2009 New York Liberty
2008–2009 Samsun Basketbol
2009–2010 Mersin Büyükşehir Belediyesi
2012–present Indiana Fever
Stats at WNBA.com

Erlana La'Nay Larkins (born April 2, 1986) is an American professional basketball player in the WNBA.

High school[edit]

Larkins played for The Benjamin School in North Palm Beach, Florida, where she was named a WBCA All-American. She participated in the 2004 WBCA High School All-America Game where she scored four points.[1] She is the school's all time leading scorer with over 3,000 career points.

USA basketball[edit]

Larkins was a member of the USA Women's U18 team which won the gold medal at the FIBA Americas Championship in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico. The event was held in August 2004, when the USA team defeated Puerto Rico to win the championship. Larkins helped the team win the gold medal, scoring 9.0 points per game and recording eleven steals during the event.[2]

She continued on as the U18 team became the USA Women's U19 team which competed in the 2005 U19 World Championships in Tunis, Tunisia. The USA team won all eight games, winning the gold medal. Larkins hit eight out of nine field goals attempts in the opening round game against South Korea. In the gold medal game, she was a perfect nine for nine, scoring 20 points.[3]

Larkins played for the USA team in the 2007 Pan American Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The team won all five games, earning the Gold Medal for the event.[4]

College career[edit]

Larkins played college basketball at the University of North Carolina for the Lady Tarheels. She made the all-ACC first team in 2006, 2007, and 2008.

European career[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "WBCA High School All-America Game Box Scores". Women's Basketball Coaches Association. Retrieved 29 Jun 2014. 
  2. ^ "FIFTH WOMEN'S JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP QUALIFYING TEAM -- 2004". USA Basketball. Retrieved 8 Feb 2014. 
  3. ^ "SIXTH FIBA WOMEN'S U19 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP -- 2005". USA Basketball. Retrieved 16 Oct 2013. 
  4. ^ "FIFTEENTH PAN AMERICAN GAMES – 2007". USA Basketball. Retrieved 2009-08-08. 

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