AMANDA ZAHUI B.

AMANDA ZAHUI B., NEW YORK LIBERTY CENTER / FORWARD

The 2nd overall pick in the 2015 WNBA Draft to the Tulsa Shock, Amanda Zahui B., the Stockholm, Sweden native, paved a new path for international players by coming to the United States to attend college and play collegiate basketball. Amanda, a 6’5” center, is an extremely skilled and passionate player, a unique combination of talent, size, and toughness. The Associated Press All-America First Team, WBCA All-American, USBWA All-American, espnW All-American, Big Ten Player of the Year and bowtie enthusiast is the University of Minnesota’s all-time blocks leader (240) and set the Big Ten and school single-season rebounding records with 426 in 2014-2015. Amanda had the top single-game statistics in the NCAA this season with 29 rebounds, 12 blocks, and a 1.000 (11-for-11). Amanda averaged 18.8 points, 12.9 rebounds and 4.1 blocks per game in the 2014-2015 season.

THE BREAKDOWN

POSITION: 5/4

HEIGHT: 6’5”

NATIONALITY: Swedish

BIRTHDATE: 9/8/93

COLLEGE: Minnesota ’15

WNBA: New York Liberty (2nd Overall 2015 WNBA Draft Pick)

OVERSEAS: Signed (Nadezhda Orenburg, Russia)