Megan Gustafson

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Megan Gustafson
Megan Gustafson in 2019 (cropped).jpg
Gustafson in 2019
Free agent
PositionPower forward / Center
LeagueWNBA
Personal information
Born (1996-12-13) December 13, 1996 (age 24)
Port Wing, Wisconsin
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High schoolSouth Shore
(Port Wing, Wisconsin)
CollegeIowa (2015–2019)
WNBA draft2019 / Round: 2 / Pick: 17th overall
Selected by the Dallas Wings
Playing career2019–present
Career history
20192020Dallas Wings
Career highlights and awards

Megan Gustafson (born December 13, 1996[1]) is an American basketball player who is currently a free agent. Gustafson was drafted in the second round (17th overall) by the Wings in the 2019 WNBA draft, but was released prior to the start of the season. On June 10, 2019, she was signed again by the team that had previously cut her.

Gustafson completed her college career with the Iowa Hawkeyes of the University of Iowa in 2019. As a senior, she scored 1000 points that year and won the Honda Sports Award as the nation's top female basketball player.[2][3] On March 15, 2019, ESPN named Gustafson the national player of the year.[4] In 2018 and 2019, Gustafson was named the Big Ten Conference Women's Basketball Player of the Year. Gustafson is from Port Wing, Wisconsin and played for South Shore High School.[5]

On January 26, 2020, Iowa retired Gustafson's number 10.[6]

Iowa statistics[edit]

Source[7]

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
2015-16 Iowa 33 352 55.4% 0.0% 61.5% 6.8 0.8 0.3 1.8 10.7
2016-17 Iowa 34 628 64.7% 0.0% 78.8% 10.1 0.6 0.6 1.3 18.5
2017-18 Iowa 32 823 67.1% 0.0% 80.6% 12.8 1.4 0.6 2.1 25.7
2018-19 Iowa 36 1001 69.6% 100.0% 78.9% 13.4 1.7 0.4 1.8 27.8
Career 135 2804 65.6% 50.0% 76.8% 10.8 1.1 0.5 1.7 20.8

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2019 WNBA Draft Profile: Megan Gustafson". Women's National Basketball Association. Retrieved April 11, 2019.
  2. ^ "Iowa's Megan Gustafson wins Honda award for basketball". USA TODAY. Retrieved 2020-03-21.
  3. ^ "Megan Gustafson of Iowa Named Honda Sport Award Winner for Basketball". CWSA. 2019-04-19. Retrieved 2020-03-21.
  4. ^ Voepele, Mechelle (March 15, 2019). "Women's college basketball player of the year: Iowa's Megan Gustafson". ESPN. Retrieved April 11, 2019.
  5. ^ Linder, Jeff (August 26, 2018). "A day in Port Wing with Megan Gustafson". The Gazette (Folience). Retrieved April 11, 2019.
  6. ^ Rossow, Adam (January 27, 2020). "Iowa Hawkeyes retire Megan Gustafson's #10 at Carver-Hawkeye Arena". ourquadcities.com. Retrieved February 8, 2020.
  7. ^ "NCAA Statistics". web1.ncaa.org. Retrieved 2021-05-19.

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