|No. 25 – Indiana Fever|
|Position||Small forward / Shooting guard|
January 4, 1987 |
|Listed height||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Listed weight||160 lb (73 kg)|
|High school||St. John's College (Washington, D.C.)|
|WNBA draft||2009 / Round: 1 / Pick: 2nd overall|
|Selected by the Washington Mystics|
|2012–2013||Los Angeles Sparks|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at WNBA.com|
Coleman was born in Portland, Oregon to Tony and Joni Coleman. She has an older sister, LaTonya, and a younger brother, Anthony. Later they moved to Cheltenham, Maryland where Coleman attended high school at St. John's College High School, a co-ed Christian Brother's Catholic school in Washington, DC.
High school career
Coleman went to high school at St. John's College High School. Coleman was a McDonald's and WBCA All-American, playing in both senior all-star games. She led all scorers with 19 points at the McDonald's game. She was selected East Team Most Valuable Player at the WBCA game.
Coleman chose the University of Maryland, College Park over the University of Tennessee, the University of Connecticut, the University of Florida, and Duke University. As a freshman, she became the second-straight Terrapin to be named ACC Rookie of the Year. She was only the ninth Terrapin all-time with 1,500 career points. She is one of only four Terps in the history of the program to receive All-ACC honors three times, earning a spot on the second team every year. She is 2nd all-time at Maryland in rebounding and scoring. She is one of only two players in school history to record a triple-double.
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Coleman 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. Coleman helped the team the gold medal, scoring 8.6 points per game.
Coleman continued with the team as it became the U19 team, and competed in the 2005 U19 World Championships in Tunis, Tunisia. The USA team won all eight games, winning the gold medal. Coleman scored 8.1 points per game.
- PLayer Bio: Marissa Coleman
- "Women's Basketball Player stats". NCAA. Retrieved 25 Sep 2015.
- "Fifth Women's Junior World Championship Qualifying Team -- 2004". USA Basketball. February 20, 2014. Archived from the original on September 12, 2015. Retrieved 20 October 2015.
- "Sixth FIBA Women's U19 World Championship -- 2005". USA Basketball. June 10, 2010. Archived from the original on September 7, 2015. Retrieved 20 October 2015.
- "Fifteenth Pan American Games -- 2007". USA Basketball. Nov 19, 2010. Archived from the original on September 7, 2015. Retrieved 15 Oct 2015.
- Mystics Draft Terps' Coleman
- "Box Score". WNBA.com. July 25, 2015. Retrieved 26 Jul 2015.
- New ransfers for women basketball section