Megan Frazee

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Megan Frazee Leuzinger
Personal information
Born (1987-03-29) March 29, 1987 (age 32)
Laredo, Texas
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight191 lb (87 kg)
Career information
High schoolXenia Christian (Xenia, Ohio)
CollegeLiberty (2005–2009)
WNBA draft2009 / Round: 2 / Pick: 14th overall
Selected by the San Antonio Silver Stars
Playing career2009–2010
PositionForward
Number40
Career history
2009–2010San Antonio Silver Stars
Stats at WNBA.com

Megan Frazee Leuzinger (born March 29, 1987) is an American professional basketball player. Frazee graduated from Liberty University and played briefly in the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA). She most recently played for Samsun of the Turkish Women's League, where she averaged 18.7 points and 7.4 rebounds per game. On April 11, 2018 she was named head coach of the Evangel University women's basketball team. [1]

Early life[edit]

Frazee was born in Laredo, Texas. She graduated in 2005 from Xenia Christian High School in Xenia, Ohio, where she helped lead the school to a final four appearance. She was named the Ohio Division 4 player of the year, first team all-state, and was tabbed a Street & Smith's Honorable Mention honoree.

College[edit]

Frazee played for coach Carey Green at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia, where she was a teammate with her triplet sisters Moriah and Molly. She was a three-time All-Big South first team selection, was twice named Big South Conference player of the year, and was the Big South Women's Student-Athlete of the Year as a junior. As a senior, she was named to the Associated Press honorable mention All-American team as well as the CoSIDA/ESPN Academic All-America First Team, graduating with a 3.91 GPA in Kinesiology. Frazee was invited to tryouts for the 2007 national team during her sophomore summer and spent time during the summer of 2008 traveling in North Africa with Athletes in Action.

During her senior season Megan averaged 19.8 points and 9.9 rebounds per game, leading Liberty to the NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament. She possesses career averages at Liberty of 18.5 points and 9.9 rebounds per game. The Flames also qualified for the NCAA tournament during her freshman and sophomore seasons. Her freshman season was cut short to 14 games due to a season ending knee injury.

Liberty statistics[edit]

Source[2]

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
2005-06 Liberty 14 259 47.3 52.8 72.9 9.8 2.7 0.8 0.9 18.5
2006-07 Liberty 31 533 48.8 41.0 77.2 8.5 1.6 1.2 0.4 17.2
2007-08 Liberty 32 595 50.4 35.1 87.8 9.5 2.7 1.4 0.8 18.6
2008-09 Liberty 25 496 52.1 43.5 79.2 9.9 2.4 1.1 0.6 19.8
Career Liberty 102 1883 49.9 42.1 80.5 9.3 2.3 1.2 0.6 18.5

Professional career[edit]

Frazee was drafted as a forward by the San Antonio Silver Stars in the second round of the 2009 WNBA Draft. She was the 14th player taken overall. During her rookie season she played in 29 games and averaged 5.0 points and 2.9 rebounds. Following that first WNBA season she played in the Turkish Women's League for Çankaya Üniversitesi, where she averaged 19.0 points, 12.0 rebounds, 1.8 assists, 1.0 steals, and 36.3 minutes per game. Frazee suffered a meniscus tear to her left knee in practice on June 25, 2010. A successful repair on the knee was performed on July 1. She was waived by the Silver Stars on June 29, 2010.

Frazee has played for the following clubs in recent seasons: 2010-11 - Botas (Turkish Women's League); 2011–12 - CCC Polkowice (Polish League); 2012-13 - Samsun (Turkish Women's League); 2013-14 - Ramat HaSharon (Israel - D1).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Megan Leuzinger Named Fifth Evangel Women's Basketball Head Coach". April 11, 2018.
  2. ^ "Women's Basketball Player stats". NCAA. Retrieved September 25, 2015.

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