Lynetta Kizer

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Lynetta Kizer
Kizer-20180520.jpg
No. 5 – Minnesota Lynx
PositionCenter
LeagueWNBA
Personal information
Born (1990-04-04) April 4, 1990 (age 29)
Fort Belvoir, Virginia
NationalityAmerican / Bosnian
Listed height6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight230 lb (104 kg)
Career information
High schoolPotomac (Dumfries, Virginia)
CollegeMaryland (2008–2012)
WNBA draft2012 / Round: 3 / Pick: 29th overall
Selected by the Tulsa Shock
Playing career2012–present
Career history
2012Tulsa Shock
20122013Phoenix Mercury
20142016Indiana Fever
2016–2017Olympiacos
2017Connecticut Sun
2018—presentMinnesota Lynx
Stats at WNBA.com

Lynetta Kizer (born April 4, 1990) is an American professional basketball player for the Minnesota Lynx of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) and Olympiacos of Greece. She also works as a basketball trainer for a company called Beltway Trainer.

Maryland statistics[edit]

Source[1]

Waist high portrait of young woman wearing navy blue basketball uniform and headband with outstretched hands
Kizer in 2018
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
2008–09 Maryland 36 401 49.8 68.2 7.3 0.8 1.1 0.9 11.1
2009–10 Maryland 34 437 52.8 55.0 75.0 7.8 0.8 0.9 0.4 12.9
2010–11 Maryland 32 423 45.5 37.5 68.3 7.8 0.9 1.1 0.8 13.2
2011–12 Maryland 33 360 43.7 31.3 69.2 5.5 1.0 0.8 0.2 10.9
Career Maryland 135 1621 47.9 38.1 70.0 7.1 0.9 1.0 0.6 12.0
Lynetta Kizer playing for the Connecticut Sun in 2017

USA Basketball[edit]

Kizer was a member of the USA Women's U18 team which won the gold medal at the FIBA Americas Championship in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The event was held in July 2008, when the USA team defeated host Argentina to win the championship.[2] Kizer helped the team win all five games, scoring 8.6 points per game.[3]

Kizer played on the team presenting the US at the 2011 World University Games held in Shenzhen, China. The team, coached by Bill Fennelly, won all six games to earn the gold medal. Kizer averaged 7.0 points per game.[4]

Bosnian National Team[edit]

On May 14, 2015 it was announced that she will be member of Bosnian National Basketball Team.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Women's Basketball Player stats". NCAA. Retrieved 6 October 2015.
  2. ^ "USA Women's U18 National Team Rolls Through FIBA Americas Championship Undefeated With 81–37 Victory Over Host Argentina". USA Basketball. July 27, 2008. Archived from the original on January 3, 2010. Retrieved 10 Oct 2013.
  3. ^ "United States". USA Basketball. July 27, 2008. Archived from the original on June 8, 2011. Retrieved 10 Oct 2013.
  4. ^ "Twenty-Sixth World University Games – 2011". USA Basketball. Archived from the original on 7 September 2015. Retrieved 13 October 2015.
  5. ^ "Lynetta Kizer u reprezentaciji BiH" [Lynetta Kizer caps for National Team of Bosnia]. Bhbasket.ba. Retrieved 14 May 2015.

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