DeWanna Bonner

Position: Guard/Forward
Height: 6-4
Weight: 137 lbs.
Team: Phoenix Mercury
School: Auburn ‘09
Hometown: Fairfield, Ala.

USA Basketball Notes

  • Gold Medals: 2007 FIBA U21 World Championship, 2006 FIBA Americas U20 Championship.
  • Participated in the 2013 USA National Team mini-camp Oct. 4-6 in Las Vegas.
  • Member of the 2007 USA World Championship for Young Women (U21) Team that finished with a perfect 8-0 record and captured gold at the FIBA World Championship for Young Women in Moscow Region, Russia.
  • Aided the USA to a gold medal and an unblemished 5-0 mark at the 2006 FIBA Americas U20 Championship in Mexico City, Mexico, to qualify the U.S. for the 2007 U21 Worlds.

Professional Notes:

  • Drafted: No. 5 by the Phoenix Mercury in 2009.
  • WNBA Title: 2009.
  • WNBA Sixth Woman of the Year: 2009-11.
  • EuroLeague All-Star Game: 2011.
  • Averaged 12.0 ppg. and 6.0 rpg. in 2013 in aiding Phoenix to a 19-15 record and the WNBA Western Conference Finals.
  • Competed four seasons in Europe, including for Nadezhda (Russia) in 2012-13, Perfumerias Avenida (Spain) in 2011-12, Rivas Ecopolis (Spain) in 2010-11 and for Frisco Sika Brno (Czech Republic) in 2009-10.

College Notes:

  • During her four years (2006-2009) at Auburn, aided the Tigers to an 85-44 record (.659), a pair of NCAA  Tournaments and the 2007 WNIT quarterfinals.
  • Led Auburn in scoring and rebounding all four years and owns the all-time career scoring record at AU with 2,162 points.
  • WBCA and U.S. Basketball Writers All-America first team (2009)
  • Associated Press All-America second team (2007, 2009) and honorable mention (2008).
  • Southeastern Conference Player of the Year (2009).
  • All-SEC first team (2007, 2008, 2009).
  • SEC All-Defensive Team (2009).
  • SEC All-Freshman Team (2006).
  • SEC All-Tournament Team (2008, 2009).

Personal Notes:

  • Born on Aug. 21, 1987, and hails from Fairfield, Ala.
  • Daughter of LaShelle Bonner and Gregory McCall, has three siblings: Vin'Centia Dewberry, Justin McCall and Erica McCall.
  • Earned her degree from Auburn in psychology.
  • Attended Fairfield High School (Ala.), where she was named the 2005 Gatorade Alabama Player of the Year.
  • Also played volleyball, softball, soccer, ran track and was a cheerleader in high school.
USA Basketball Statistics
TEAM
G/S
FGM-FGA
PCT
3PM-3PA
PCT
FTM-FTA
PCT
REB/AVG
PTS/AVG
AST
BLK
STL
2007 U21
8/0
22- 55
.400
2- 8
.250
14- 19
.737
45/ 5.6
60/ 7.5
7
3
11
2006 U20
5/0
16- 30
.533
4- 8
.500
9- 18
.500
18/ 3.6
45/ 9.0
9
1
8
Totals
13/0
38- 85
.447
6- 16
.375
23- 37
.622
63/ 4.8
105/ 8.1
16
4
19
WNBA Statistics
YEAR
G/S
FGM-FGA
PCT
3PM-3PA
PCT
FTM-FTA
PCT
REB/AVG
PTS/AVG
AST
BLK
STL
2013
34/33
160- 390
.410
54- 166
.325
118- 131
.901
198/ 5.8
492/ 14.5
82
11
39
2012
32/32
212- 582
.364
52- 184
.283
184- 216
.852
230/ 7.2
660/ 20.6
71
28
54
2011
34/5
120- 279
.430
35- 102
.343
90- 99
.909
238/ 7.0
365/ 10.7
27
36
34
2010
32/4
132- 284
.465
19- 53
.358
100- 119
.840
196/ 6.1
383/ 12.0
40
37
22
2009
34/0
127- 278
.457
2- 13
.154
125- 154
.812
196/ 5.8
381/ 11.2
13
25
23
Totals
166/74
751-1813
.414
162- 518
.313
617- 719
.858
1058/ 6.4
2281/ 13.7
233
137
172
Collegiate Statistics
YEAR
G/S
FGM-FGA
PCT
3PM-3PA
PCT
FTM-FTA
PCT
REB/AVG
PTS/AVG
AST
BLK
STL
2009
34/34
239- 496
.482
20- 59
.339
218- 258
.845
289/ 8.5
716/ 21.1
51
55
58
2008
31/31
195- 436
.447
13- 47
.277
168- 207
.812
311/ 10.0
571/ 18.4
65
37
59
2007
32/32
175- 381
.459
14- 49
.286
120- 154
.779
259/ 8.1
484/ 15.1
54
30
51
2006
29/29
135- 320
.422
27- 89
.303
94- 136
.691
188/ 6.5
391/ 13.5
56
17
40
Totals
126/126
744-1633
.456
74- 244
.303
600- 755
.795
1047/ 8.3
2162/ 17.2
226
139
208