Angel McCoughtry ( born September 10, 1986 in Baltimore, Maryland, United States) is a professional basketball player. Since 2009 she plays for the Atlanta Dream in the Women's National Basketball Association.
College (2005 to 2009)
McCoughtry studied from 2005 to 2009 at the University of Louisville, where she received her degree in 2009 in communications. During her time at college McCoughtry also played for the women's basketball team at the University of the Louisville Cardinals. In her freshman season, she competed in all 29 season games for the Cardinals on the field. Her first season she finished with an average of 9.2 points and 7.4 rebounds per game. For this good performance, she was named to the BIG EAST All- Freshman team. In her sophomore season, she experienced an explosive performance as it the season with an average of 21.5 points and 10.3 rebounds internal team standings led clear. This season, McCoughtry presented to further several new school records, such as with the 41 points against the Eastern Illinois University. She is also only the third player in the University of Louisville already exceed in their sophomore season, the 1,000 -point mark. McCoughtry was named this season and for WBCA / Kodak All-American and BIG EAST Player of the Year. Various magazines they recorded also with a variety of awards. Furthermore, it was also voted into the All -BIG EAST first team. In summer 2007 she won the national team of the United States at the Pan Am Games in Brazil, the Gold Medal. She led the team with 12.6 points per game. Your junior season ended McCoughtry with an average of 23.8 points, 8.9 rebounds and 4.1 steals per game, while Angel led in all three categories, the internal ranking of. This season, McCoughtry was again showered with awards. She was appointed to the WBCA / State Farm All-America, also was re-elected to the All -BIG EAST first team. Your senior season, she finished with an average of 23.5 points, 9.3 rebounds and 4.4 steals per game. The greatest success in their last season was probably the reach of the NCAA Championship Finals, where they were beaten the Huskies basketball team of the University of Connecticut was beaten.
WNBA (since 2009)
Because of their outstanding performance for the Cardinals, she was selected at WNBA Draft 2009 by the Atlanta Dream at the overall first place.