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ANGEL McCOUGHTRY
Baltimore, Md. (Louisville)
2016 International Team:  Dynamo Kursk (Russia)
Dynamo Kursk (Russia) is slotted in Group A in the 2016 Euroleague
Dynamo Kursk EuroBasket Team Page: CLICK HERE

 2016 International Stats

Games PPG RPG SPG
19 12.7 3.5 2.3

2016 International Highlights

  • McCoughtry will be entering her first season with Russia’s Dynamo Kursk
  • Dynamo Kursk won the 2017 Euroleague  Women Championship
  • McCoughtry was named the 2017 Euroleague Finals MVP

2016 WNBA Highlights

  • Member of 2016 United States Olympic Team that captured gold medal at Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro.
  • Named to the 2016 WNBA All-Defensive First Team for the sixth time in her career
  • Ranked fourth among WNBA scoring leaders with an average of 19.5 ppg
  • Checked in fourth among WNBA steal leaders (1.58 spg)
  • Was 16th among WNBA leaders with an average of 5.7 rebounds per contest
  • 37-point effort in opening round of the 2016 WNBA Playoffs ranked as the seventh-highest scoring total in the league’s postseason history. McCoughtry holds four of the top eight single-game scoring performances in WNBA Playoff annals.
  • Will enter the 2017 WNBA season just 10 points shy of becoming the 18th player in WNBA history to reach 5,000 career points. She is expected to become the second-fastest player in league history to reach the milestone (256 games) – behind only Diana Taurasi (243 games).

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Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (Houston)
2016 International Team: UMMC Ekaterinburg (Russia)
UMMC Ekaterinburg (Russia) is slotted in Group B in the 2016 Euroleague
UMMC Ekaterinburg EuroBasket Team Page: CLICK HERE

 2016 International Stats

Games PPG RPG SPG
11 7.2 7.6 1.9

2016 International Highlights

  • Lyttle will be entering her second season with Russia’s UMMC Ekaterinburg. 

2016 WNBA Highlights

  • Member of 2016 Spain National Team that captured a silver medal at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
  • Was unable to compete in 2016 Summer Olympics due to foot injury.
  • Missed 12 of the final 14 games of the 2016 WNBA season, including both playoff games, due to a foot injury.
  • Tallied double-figure points on seven occasions and double-digit rebounds in eight times in 2016.
  • Averaged 1.9 steals per game over 18 games in 2016, including an Atlanta Dream single-game record eight swipes vs. New York (6/22/16).

Markeisha_web MARKEISHA GATLING
Raleigh, N.C. (North Carolina State)
2016 International Team: Besiktas CT Instanbul (Turkey)
Besiktas CT Instanbul (Turkey) plays in the KBSL
Besiktas CT Instanbul Team Page: CLICK HERE

 2016 International Stats

Games PPG RPG SPG
2 10.0 9.5 1.0

2016 International Highlights

  • Gatling will be playing for Turkey’s Besiktas CT Instanbul this offseason after playing with South Korea’s Shinhan Bank S. Birds in 2015-16.
  • Gatling last played for Besiktas CT Instanbul on Nov. 7, 2016 scoring 12 points and grabbing 8 rebounds.

2016 WNBA Highlights 

  • Acquired by the Dream via waivers on June 27, 2016 after they released Cierra Burdick.
  • Saw seven games of action with the Seattle Storm in 2016 before being signed by Atlanta.
  • Made a pair of starts for the Dream in 2016.
  • Tallied a season-best nine points in 13 minutes at Los Angeles (7/17/16).

Tiffany_web TIFFANY HAYES
Winter Haven, Fla. (Connecticut)
2016 International Team: Maccabi Bnot Ashdod (Israel)
Maccabi Bnot Ashdod (Israel)
Maccabi Bnot Ashdod Team Page: CLICK HERE

 2016 International Stats

Games PPG RPG SPG
15 19.1 5.1 1.7

2016 International Highlights 

  • Hayes returns to Turkey for the second-consecutive season after playing for Yakin Dogu in 2015-16.
  • Hayes last played for Mersin BSB on Dec. 18, 2016 scoring 18 points.
  • Hayes transferred to play for Maccabi Bnot Ashdod (Israel) in January of 2017.

2016 WNBA Highlights

  • Posted double-figure points in 26 of 36 games during 2016 campaign.
  • Dropped 30 points in second round of 2016 WNBA Playoffs at Chicago (9/25/16).
  • Ranked 12th among WNBA scoring leaders with average of 15.0 points per game.
  • Tallied career-best 32 points at Los Angeles (6/30/16).
  • Pulled down career-high 11 rebounds at New York (5/24/16).
  • Recorded 20 or more points on 10 occasions in 2016.

Rachel_web RACHEL HOLLIVAY
Columbus, Miss. (Rutgers)
2016 International Team: C.R.E.F. Hola Madrid (Spain)
C.R.E.F. Hola Madrid (Spain) plays in the Spain-LFB
C.R.E.F. Hola Madrid Team Page: CLICK HERE

 2016 International Stats

Games PPG RPG SPG
2 1.0 3.5 0.0

2016 International Highlights

  • Hollivay will compete overseas for the first time as a professional in 2016 with Turkey’s Girne Universitesi.
  • Hollivay transferred to play for C.R.E.F. Hola Madrid (Spain) in January of 2017.
  • Hollivay competed in two games for C.R.E.F. Hola Madrid before returning to the U.S.

2016 WNBA Highlights

  • Selected by the Atlanta Dream with the No. 13 overall selection in the 2016 WNBA Draft following her collegiate career at Rutgers.
  • Saw action in a total of 32 games, while making a single start during rookie WNBA campaign.
  • Enjoyed best game of inaugural professional season with seven points and seven rebounds at Phoenix (9/11).

Meighan_web MEIGHAN SIMMONS
Cibolo, Texas (Tennessee)
2016 International Team: TS Wisla Can-Pack Krakow (Poland)
TS Wisla Can-Pack Krakow (Poland) plays in the TBLK
TS Wisla Can-Pack Krakow Team Page: CLICK HERE

 2016 International Stats

Games PPG RPG SPG
32 13.0 3.3 1.0

2016 International Highlights

    • Simmons will head to Poland to compete for TS Wisla Can-Pak Krakow in the TBLK and Group B of the 2016 Euroleague.
    • Simmons’ team  TS Wisla Can-Pack Krakow won the 2017  Polish Cup.

2016 WNBA Highlights

  • Acquired by the Atlanta Dream as an unrestricted free agent in the 2016 offseason – earned a roster spot during training camp.
  • Saw action in 25 games during first WNBA professional season as a three-point specialist for Atlanta off the bench.
  • Connected on 16 treys over 25 games in 2016 and posted a season-best 10 points at Connecticut (7/12/16).

Bria_web BRIA HOLMES
New Haven, Conn. (West Virginia)
2016 International Team: BNOT Maccabi Ramat Gan (Israel)
BNOT Maccabi Ramat Gan (Israel) plays in D1
BNOT Maccabi Ramat Gan Team Page: CLICK HERE

 2016 International Stats

Games PPG RPG SPG
24 16.0 4.3 1.1

2016 International Highlights

    • Holmes will compete overseas for the first time as a professional in 2016 with Israel’s BNOT Maccabi Ramat Gan.
    • Holmes finished with 29 points in her first official game for Maccabi Rama Gan.
    • Holmes’ team  BNOT Maccabi Ramat Gan won the 2017 Israeli Cup.

2016 WNBA Highlights

  • Selected by the Atlanta Dream with the No. 11 overall selection in the 2016 WNBA Draft following her collegiate career at West Virginia.
  • Saw action in a total of 33 games, while making a total of 10 starts during rookie WNBA campaign.
  • Tallied double-figure points in 13 games overall, including each of the last eight overall.
  • Posted a season-best 20 points vs. San Antonio (9/13/16).

Elizabeth_web ELIZABETH WILLIAMS
Virginia Beach, Va. (Duke)
2016 International Team: Nadezhda Orenburg (Russia)
Nadezhda Orenburg (Russia) plays in Group B of the 2016 Euroleague
Nadezhda Orenburg Team Page: CLICK HERE

 2016 International Stats

Games PPG RPG SPG
22 9.8 4.5 1.0

2016 International Highlights

  • Williams will compete overseas this offseason for Russia’s Nadezhda Orenburg of the Euroleague after spending last year in Turkey.

2016 WNBA Highlights

  • Acquired by the Atlanta Dream via trade with the Connecticut Sun in exchange for the rights to the No. 4 overall selection in the 2016 WNBA Draft.
  • Honored as the 2016 WNBA’s Most Improved Player following a breakthrough second professional season that saw her ranked second among the league leaders in blocks (2.3 bpg), fifth in rebounds (8.1 rpg) and tied for first in minutes played (34.7).
  • Tallied 22 games with double-figure points – entered 2016 with two previous in her career.
  • Recorded a total of five double-doubles on the season as well as a total of seven games with double-digit rebounding totals.

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MATEE AJAVON
Newark, N.J. (Rutgers)
2016 International Team: Botas (Turkey)
Botas (Turkey) plays in KBSL
Botas Team Page: CLICK HERE

 2016 International Stats

Games PPG RPG SPG
4 16.0 3.3 1.5

2016 International Highlights

  • Ajavon will compete for Botas in Turkey after spending last year in Poland.
  • Ajavon last played for Botas on Nov. 12, 2016 scoring 4 points and grabbing 4 rebounds.

2016 WNBA Highlights

  • Posted a season-high 12 points in loss at Indiana (5/20).
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  • Passed the 500 career rebound milestone at Connecticut (7/10).