Crystal Langhorne ( born October 27, 1986 in Willingboro Township, New Jersey, United States) is a professional basketball player. In 2012 she plays for the Washington Mystics in the Women's National Basketball Association.
College (2004 to 2008)
Langhorne studied from 2004 to 2008 at the University of Maryland, College Park. She graduated in communication. Langhorne played at this time for the Maryland Terrapins, the women's basketball team at the University. In 2006 she won the NCAA championship with the Terrapins. In 2007 she won the U -21 World Cup with the Women's National Basketball Team of the United States. In addition, she is the first player of the Terrapins, who scored more than 2,000 points and 1,000 rebounds during her time at college.
WNBA (since 2008)
Langhorne was selected by the Washington Mystics in the sixth position in the WNBA Draft 2008. Your WNBA debut, she celebrated on May 5 in a preseason game against the Sacramento Monarchs. In their first season in Washington, she was not usually in the starting lineup and 15.8 minutes playing time per game this also did not turn out higher than average. Her first season she finally finished with an average of 4.8 points and 4 rebounds per game. Another setback was the mannschaftliche cutting, the Mystics missed the playoffs significantly. In the 2009 season, everything should change. Already in the pre-season presented Langhorne their talent and showed good performance. Although it was at the beginning of the season average of 25 minutes on the pitch they scored regularly for over ten points and seven rebounds per game. The result was that they always often played from the beginning and also their playing time soon rose to over 30 minutes per game. Your second season in the WNBA, they eventually finished with an average of 12 points and 7.9 rebounds a game time of 29.8 minutes per game. Due to this increase in performance, she was awarded the WNBA Most Improved Player Award. With this good performance, they also big part of the initial qualification for the playoffs since 2006 had.
Awards and honors
- 2009 WNBA Most Improved Player Award
Key to Career statistics: ( GP = Total Games; GS = games in the starting lineup, MPG = Minutes played per game, FG % = throw percentage from the field; 3P % = throw percentage from 3-point range, FT % = Free throw percentage, OFF = offensive rebounds per game; DEF = defensive rebounds per game, RPG = rebounds per game, scored APG = assists per game, blocks per game BPG = achieved, PPG = points scored per game)