Megan Gustafson

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Megan Gustafson
Megan Gustafson in 2019 (cropped).jpg
Gustafson in 2019
No. 10Phoenix Mercury
Position Power forward / Center
League WNBA
Personal information
Born (1996-12-13) December 13, 1996 (age 25)
Port Wing, WI
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High school South Shore High School
(Port Wing, WI [1] )
College Iowa (2015–2019)
WNBA draft 2019 / Round: 2 / Pick: 17th overall
Selected by the Dallas Wings
Playing career2019–present
Career history
20192020 Dallas Wings
2021 Washington Mystics
2022–present Phoenix Mercury
Career highlights and awards

Megan Gustafson (born December 13, 1996 [2] ) is an American basketball player for the Phoenix Mercury of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA). Gustafson was drafted in the second round (17th overall) by the Dallas Wings in the 2019 WNBA draft, but was released before the start of the season. On June 10, 2019, she was signed again by the team that had previously cut her.

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Gustafson completed her college career with the Iowa Hawkeyes in 2019. As a senior, she scored 1000 points that year and won the Honda Sports Award as the nation's top female basketball player. [3] [4] On March 15, 2019, ESPN named Gustafson the national player of the year. [5] In 2018 and 2019, Gustafson was named the Big Ten Conference Women's Basketball Player of the Year. Gustafson is from Port Wing, Wisconsin and played for South Shore High School. [6]

On January 26, 2020, Iowa retired Gustafson's number 10. [7]

Iowa statistics

Source [8]

Legend
  GPGames 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
YearTeamGPPointsFG%3P%FT%RPGAPGSPGBPGPPG
2015–16 Iowa 3335255.4%0.0%61.5%6.80.80.31.810.7
2016–17 Iowa 3462864.7%0.0%78.8%10.10.60.61.318.5
2017–18 Iowa 3282367.1%0.0%80.6%12.81.40.62.125.7
2018–19 Iowa 36100169.6%100.0%78.9%13.41.70.41.827.8
Career135280465.6%50.0%76.8%10.81.10.51.720.8

WNBA career statistics

Legend
  GPGames played  GS Games started MPG Minutes per game RPG  Rebounds per game
 APG  Assists per game SPG  Steals per game BPG  Blocks per game PPG Points per game
 TO  Turnovers per game FG%  Field-goal percentage 3P%  3-point field-goal percentage FT%  Free-throw percentage
 Bold Career high°League leader

Regular season

YearTeamGPGSMPGFG%3P%FT%RPGAPGSPGBPGTOPPG
2019 Dallas 2509.5.491.111.9002.50.30.20.20.42.9
2020 Dallas 1004.8.286.000.6671.10.10.00.10.21.4
2021 Washington 1119.9.594.000.6673.60.00.20.10.84.0
Career3 years, 2 teams4618.6.495.083.7892.50.20.10.20.52.8

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