Megan Mahoney

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Megan Mahoney
20160131 Villeneuve d'Ascq vs Angers 164.jpg
Megan Mahoney in january 2016
ASD San Martino di Lupari
Position Forward
League Serie A1
Personal information
Born (1983-02-13) February 13, 1983 (age 34)
Rapid City, South Dakota
Nationality American
Listed height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Listed weight 83 kg (183 lb)
Career information
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
Playing career 2005–present
Career history
2005 Connecticut Sun
2005-2006 Haukar
2006-2008 Basket Parma
2008-2013 Cras Basket Taranto
2013-2014 La Lucca
2014-2016 ESB Villeneuve-d'Ascq
2016-present Di Lupari

Megan Marie Mahoney (born February 13, 1983) is an American professional basketball player. She currently plays for the Italian women's basketball team A.S.D. San Martino di Lupari.[1]

High School & College[edit]

Mahoney attended Sturgis Brown High School in Sturgis, South Dakota.[2] 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.[3]

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[edit]

Source[4]

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
2001-02 Kansas State 34 286 44.9 37.0 66.2 5.4 4.6 1.6 0.4 8.4
2002-03 Kansas State 34 473 50.0 43.4 74.0 6.4 4.8 1.5 0.3 13.9
2003-04 Kansas State 31 259 46.0 32.4 66.7 7.0 5.2 1.2 0.5 8.4
2004-05 Kansas State 30 289 47.9 23.9 80.0 6.2 3.5 1.3 0.5 9.6
Career Kansas State 129 1307 47.5 36.7 71.9 6.2 4.6 1.4 0.4 10.1

Career[edit]

In the 2005 WNBA Draft, Mahoney was selected in the third round (34th overall) by the Connecticut Sun.[5] 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.[6] In 9 regular season games she averaged 27,9 points and 13,1 rebounds per game[7], helping the team achieve the best record in the league.[8] In the playoffs, Mahoney averaged 28,3 points and 14,3 rebounds [9]. In the finals she broke Penny Peppas scoring record by averaging 32,0 points and helped Haukar to a three game sweep of Keflavík.[10] For her effort she was named the Úrvalsdeild Playoffs MVP[11] and the Úrvalsdeild Foreign Player of the Year.[12]

On March 6, 2008, the Connecticut Sun traded Megan Mahoney to the Houston Comets in exchange for Barbara Turner.[13] On April 29, 2008, Mahoney was waived by the Comets.[14]

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.[15]

Vital statistics[edit]

Awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ "Megan Mahoney finds basketball comfort in Europe". Rapid City Journal. June 16, 2012. Retrieved April 21, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Megan Mahoney - #24". Retrieved 2008-03-07. 
  4. ^ "Women's Basketball Player stats". NCAA. Retrieved 7 October 2015. 
  5. ^ "2005 WNBA Draft Board". Retrieved 2008-03-07. 
  6. ^ Mahoney komin til Hauka
  7. ^ Haukar 2005-2006 statistics
  8. ^ Úrvalsdeild kvenna 2005-2006
  9. ^ Haukar 2005-2006 playoffs statistics
  10. ^ Mahoney bætti stigamet Peppas
  11. ^ Er þetta bara byrjunin?
  12. ^ Besti erlendi leikmaður úrvalsdeildar kvenna
  13. ^ "Sun Acquire Barbara Turner in Trade with Comets". Retrieved 2008-03-07. 
  14. ^ "2008 WNBA Transactions". Archived from the original on August 11, 2009. Retrieved 2008-05-08. 
  15. ^ "Megan Mahoney". basketlfb.com. Retrieved 18 April 2015. 
  16. ^ Amaury Boulay (18 June 2014). "Villeneuve d’Ascq recrute Megan Mahoney". Catch & Shoot. Retrieved 19 June 2014. 
  17. ^ "EUROCUP : LE TITRE POUR BOURGES !". bebasket.fr. 13 April 2016. Retrieved 16 April 2016.