Megan Mahoney in january 2016
|ASD San Martino di Lupari|
February 13, 1983 |
Rapid City, South Dakota
|Listed height||1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)|
|Listed weight||83 kg (183 lb)|
|High school||Sturgis Brown (Sturgis, South Dakota)|
|College||Kansas State (2001–2005)|
|WNBA draft||2005 / Round: 3 / Pick: 34th overall|
|Selected by the Connecticut Sun|
|2008-2013||Cras Basket Taranto|
High School & College
Mahoney attended Sturgis Brown High School in Sturgis, South Dakota. As a senior, she was named Gatorade and USA Today South Dakota Player of the Year, High School Girls Athlete of the Year by the South Dakota Sports Writers Association, and Miss Basketball South Dakota. Mahoney also excelled academically, earning membership in the National Honor Society.
Mahoney attended Kansas State University and was a 2003 All Big-12 First Team selection. During her career, she set the all-time school record for assists (589), and she ranks second all-time in assist-to-turnover ratio (1.62).
Kansas State statistics
|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|
In the 2005 WNBA Draft, Mahoney was selected in the third round (34th overall) by the Connecticut Sun. During her first season (2006), Mahoney appeared in 31 games, starting once, and averaged 11.7 minutes per game.
Mahoney signed with Haukar of the Icelandic Úrvalsdeild in january 2006, replacing KeKe Tardy. In 9 regular season games she averaged 27,9 points and 13,1 rebounds per game, helping the team achieve the best record in the league. In the playoffs, Mahoney averaged 28,3 points and 14,3 rebounds . In the finals she broke Penny Peppas scoring record by averaging 32,0 points and helped Haukar to a three game sweep of Keflavík. For her effort she was named the Úrvalsdeild Playoffs MVP and the Úrvalsdeild Foreign Player of the Year.
In 2006 and in 2007 Megan played in Italy with Parma and next year she started to play with Cras Basket Taranto and she won Italian title in 2008/2009 2009/2010 (mvp of the finals) 2011/2012
In 2010/2011 during the Eurolegue Women Mahoney was called in the "rest of World" team against the Representative of Europe. She did 8 points in 5 minutes.
Between 2014 and 2016, Mahoney played in France for ESB Villeneuve-d'Ascq. She won the EuroCup Women 2015 and was runner-up the following season, and also came second in the 2014-15 Ligue Féminine de Basketball.
- Position: Guard
- Height: 6 feet, 0 inches
- Uniform Number: 4
- Hometown: Black Hawk, South Dakota
- High School: Sturgis Brown High School
- College: Kansas State University
- Major: Family Studies & Human Services
- Team: Cras Basket Taranto
- Italian Champion: 2009, 2010, 2012
- 2010 Finals MVP
- EuroCup Women: 2015.
- Úrvalsdeild Foreign Player of the Year: (2006)
- Úrvalsdeild Playoffs MVP: (2006)
- Icelandic champion: (2006)
- "Megan Mahoney finds basketball comfort in Europe". Rapid City Journal. June 16, 2012. Retrieved April 21, 2014.
- "Megan Mahoney - #24". Retrieved 2008-03-07.
- "Women's Basketball Player stats". NCAA. Retrieved 7 October 2015.
- "2005 WNBA Draft Board". Retrieved 2008-03-07.
- Mahoney komin til Hauka
- Haukar 2005-2006 statistics
- Úrvalsdeild kvenna 2005-2006
- Haukar 2005-2006 playoffs statistics
- Mahoney bætti stigamet Peppas
- Er þetta bara byrjunin?
- Besti erlendi leikmaður úrvalsdeildar kvenna
- "Sun Acquire Barbara Turner in Trade with Comets". Retrieved 2008-03-07.
- "2008 WNBA Transactions". Archived from the original on August 11, 2009. Retrieved 2008-05-08.
- "Megan Mahoney". basketlfb.com. Retrieved 18 April 2015.
- Amaury Boulay (18 June 2014). "Villeneuve d’Ascq recrute Megan Mahoney". Catch & Shoot. Retrieved 19 June 2014.
- "EUROCUP : LE TITRE POUR BOURGES !". bebasket.fr. 13 April 2016. Retrieved 16 April 2016.