|Born||October 14, 1977|
|Nationality||American / Canadian|
|Listed height||6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)|
|Listed weight||180 lb (82 kg)|
|WNBA draft||2001 / Round: 1 / Pick: 14th overall|
|Selected by the Indiana Fever|
|2006||New York Liberty|
|2018–2020||Las Vegas Aces (assistant)|
|2020–2021||New York Liberty (assistant)|
|2021–present||Dallas Wings (assistant)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Kelly Schumacher (born October 14, 1977) is an American-born Canadian professional basketball player and professional volleyball player. She had been playing in the WNBA for the Detroit Shock, until her release 18 June 2009.
After her junior season at the University of Connecticut, she competed with USA Basketball as a member of the gold medal-winning Jones Cup Team that compiled a 4-0 record in Taipei.In her professional career she plays in Spanish League in Arranz Burgos, Perfumerías Avenida and now in UB F.C.Barcelona. She is currently playing professional beach volleyball on the AVP Tour.
Born in Cincinnati, Ohio but raised in Canada She was a communications science major at the University of Connecticut. She plays the violin and lists her favorite on-court moment as winning the 2000 NCAA National Championship. Her nickname is 'Schuey' or 'schu'.
At age 23, Schumacher was selected by the Indiana Fever in the first round (14th overall) of the WNBA draft on April 20, 2001.
Schumacher was named to the team representing the USA in 2000 at the William Jones Cup competition in Taipei, Taiwan. The USA team started strong with a 32 point win over the host team, the Republic of China National Team. They then beat South Korea easily and faced Japan in the third game. Japan started out strongly, and had an 18 point lead in the first half. The USA then out scored Japan 23–3 to take a small lead at the half. The USA built a ten point lead, but Japan cut it back to three with under a minute to go. Kelly Schumacher grabbed an offensive rebound and scored to bring the lead back to five points and the team held on for the win. Schumacher had 24 points to help the USA team beat Japan 83–80. The final game was against Malaysia, but it wasn't close, with the USA winning 79–24, to secure a 4–0 record for the competition and the gold medal. Schumacher tied Camille Cooper for the team rebounding lead with 7.3 rebounds per game.
After playing professional volleyball, Schumacher is returning to basketball, signing with the Spanish professional team Rivas Ecópolis
|Kelly Schumacher Statistics at University of Connecticut|
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