Courtney Vandersloot

Position: Guard
Height: 5'8" / 173 cms.
Weight: 145 lbs. / 66 kgs.
Team: Chicago Sky
School: Gonzaga  University ‘11
Twitter: @Sloot22

USA Basketball Notes:

  • Participated in the 2013 USA National Team mini-camp Oct. 4-6 in Las Vegas.
  • Member of the 2011-12 USA National Team.
  • Participated in the 2009-12 USA Basketball National Team training camp, May 10-12, 2011, in Las Vegas.
  • Participated in the 2009 USA Women’s World University Games Team Trials.

Professional Notes

  • Drafted: No. 3 by the Chicago Sky in 2011.
  • WNBA All-Rookie Team: 2011.
  • Aided the Sky in 2013 to a 24-10 mark, its best record in franchise history, the Eastern Conference regular season title and the Sky’s first playoff berth; averaged 7.0 ppg. and 4.5 apg.
  • Competed for Besiktas JK (Turkey) in 2011-12 and for WBC Novi Zagreb (Croatia) in 2012-13.

College Notes

  • During her four years, Gonzaga posted a 112-26 record (.812), captured three West Coast Conference Tournament titles (2009, 2010, 2011), four WCC regular season championships and advanced to postseason play all four years, including the second round of the 2008 WNIT, second round of the 2009 NCAA Tournament, the 2010 NCAA Sweet Sixteen and the 2010 NCAA Elite Eight.
  • Frances Pomeroy Naismith Award and Nancy Lieberman Award (2011).
  • WBCA, John R. Wooden and USBWA All-American (2011).
  • Associated Press All-America honorable mention (2010, 2011).
  • NCAA All-Regional Team (2011).
  • WCC Player of the Year (2009, 2010, 2011) and four-time All-WCC.
  • WCC Tournament MVP (2009, 2010, 2011).
  • Dished out a single-season NCAA-record for assists with 367 in 2010-11 and led the nation in assists as a senior (10.1 apg.).
  • Joined Nancy Lieberman, Danielle Robinson and Dawn Staley as the only women’s college basketball players in history to amass at least 2,000 points, 700 assists and 300 steals in a career.
  • Became the first player in NCAA Division I history to amass at least 2,000 points and 1,000 assists, finished with 2,073 points and 1,118 assists.
  • Ranks third among all-time NCAA Division I assist leaders and led all 2009-10 NCAA Division I participants in assists (9.4 apg.).

Personal Notes

  • Born in Feb. 8, 1989, in Kent, Wash.
  • Daughter of Bill and Jan Vandersloot.
  • Attended Kentwood High School (Wash.), where she averaged 26.0 ppg, 7.0 apg., 5.0 rpg. and 5.0 spg. as a senior and was named the 2007 Seattle Times Washington Player of the Year.
  • Has post-basketball aspirations of becoming a college coach, wanted to be a pro soccer player at age five and a physical therapist at age 15. 
  • Capped her prep career as Kentwood’s all-time leading scorer with 1,684 points.
WNBA Statistics
TEAM
G/S
FGM-FGA
PCT
3PM-3PA
PCT
FTM-FTA
PCT
REB/AVG
PTS/AVG
AST
BLK
STL
2013
33/33
106- 268
.396
17- 56
.304
60- 72
.833
106/ 3.2
289/ 8.8
184
28
46
2012
34/27
118- 291
.405
28- 84
.333
37- 57
.649
71/ 2.1
301/ 8.9
157
7
44
2011
34/26
84- 215
.391
16- 59
.271
36- 47
.766
67/ 2.0
220/ 6.5
127
13
24
Totals
101/86
308- 774
.398
61- 199
.307
133- 176
.756
244/ 2.4
810/ 8.0
468
48
114

College Statistics
YEAR
G/S
FGM-FGA
PCT
3PM-3PA
PCT
FTM-FTA
PCT
REB/AVG
PTS/AVG
AST
BLK
STL
2011
36/36
254- 523
.486
42- 111
.378
162- 195
.831
132/ 3.7
712/ 19.8
367
10
114
2010
34/34
174- 369
.472
36- 104
.346
94- 126
.746
129/ 3.8
478/ 14.1
321
21
121
2009
32/31
180- 385
.468
35- 93
.376
129- 164
.787
131/ 4.1
524/ 16.4
239
9
69
2008
34/27
128- 311
.412
33- 100
.330
70- 107
.654
131/ 3.9
359/ 10.6
191
6
62
Totals
136/128
736-1588
.463
146- 408
.358
455- 592
.769
523/ 3.8
2073/ 15.2
1118
46
366