Julie McBride

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Julie McBride
Julie McBride.jpg
Artego Bydgoszcz, Poland
Position Guard
League PLKK
Personal information
Born (1982-09-24) September 24, 1982 (age 34)
Troy, New York
Nationality USA, Polish
Listed height 5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)
Listed weight 130 lb (59 kg)
Career information
High school Catholic Central HS (Troy, NY)
College Syracuse University
Playing career 2005–present
Career history
2005–2006 San Jose Spiders
2006 Chicago Sky
2012 Artego Bydgoszcz
2013 Beşiktaş JK (women's basketball)
2014– Artego Bydgoszcz

Julie Anne McBride (born September 24, 1982 in Troy, New York) is an American Polish professional basketball player who is currently a member of the Artego Bydgoszcz Basketball team. Earlier she was a member of the Kayseri Pan Kup Basketball team after leading Samsun Basketbol Kulübü (SBK) in the Turkish Women's Basketball League to the 2nd place and leading her team in scoring (15.0) and assist (4.0). McBride is also a former college basketball player for the Syracuse Orange who was a three-time All Big East selection.

College[edit]

McBride graduated Syracuse as the school’s all-time leader in points (1,605), scoring average (14.2 ppg), field goal attempts (1,378), 3-pointers (229), 3-point field goal attempts (707), free throws (348), assists (574), assists average (5.1 apg) and minutes played (3,964). She was a three-time All-Big East selection.[1]

When CNNSI.com released a poll of the top 10 athletes all-time at Syracuse, McBride was the only female athlete on the list at No. 9 – one slot ahead of future NFL Hall of Fame receiver Marvin Harrison.[2]

Syracuse statistics[edit]

Source[1]

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 Syracuse 27 265 35.7 33.3 79.2 2.1 4.0 1.1 - 9.8
2001-02 Syracuse 31 461 38.8 32.6 79.0 2.3 5.6 2.0 - 14.9
2002-03 Syracuse 28 438 36.9 35.7 73.8 3.0 6.4 2.2 0.1 15.6
2003-04 Syracuse 27 441 37.0 27.9 76.8 4.1 4.2 1.8 0.0 16.3
Career Syracuse 113 1605 37.3 32.4 77.0 2.9 5.1 1.8 0.0 14.2

Professional career[edit]

Following college, McBride played for the San Jose Spiders of the National Women's Basketball League in 2005 and 2006. She averaged 17.7 points per game in 2005 and 8.8 points in the 2006 season.[3]

On May 3, 2006, McBride signed a contract with the Chicago Sky of the WNBA. She was waived on May 13.[2]

Following her brief stint in the WNBA, McBride went overseas to play for Ceyhan (pronounced J-Han) Spor Club, a pro team in the Turkish Women's Basketball League. In the 2006-07 season, McBride led her league in scoring (19.4 points per game) and assists (6.1). However, Ceyhan finished the season 1-7 after McBride suffered a season-ending injury, tearing her anterior cruciate ligament. Following the 2006-07 season, McBride signed a two-year extension.[4][permanent dead link]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NCAA® Career Statistics". web1.ncaa.org. Retrieved 2016-05-11. 
  2. ^ "2006 WNBA Transactions". WNBA. Retrieved 30 June 2015. 

External links[edit]

1. WNBA.com Profile

2. Eurobasket Profile

3. [5] CAMP MCBRIDE- basketball camp Julie provides for kids in her hometown