Player Review 2015: Layshia Clarendon

Layshia Clarendon
Height: 5-9
Position: Guard
Age: 24
Years Pro: 3
College: California
Drafted: 9th overall by Indiana, First Round – 2013 WNBA Draft

Stats: Clarendon appeared in 29 games (12 starts), averaging 6.7 points, 2.7 rebounds, 2.0 assists, and 0.6 steals in 20.8 minutes per game. She shot 44.5 percent from the field, 40.6 percent from 3-point range, and 76.5 percent on free throws.

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Clarendon set career highs in statistical averages by improving her scoring by 2.5 points, her rebounding by 1.3, and her assists by 0.8 per game from the previous season. She also set career marks for every shooting category: field goals (44.5 percent), 3-pointers (40.6 percent) and free throws (76.5 percent).

Clarendon set individual game career highs this season with 17 points against the Atlanta Dream on August 28, seven rebounds against the Washington Mystics on July 17, and seven assists against the Atlanta Dream on June 16.

Notable Performance: Clarendon’s best overall performance of the regular season came in the Fever’s 83-80 home victory over the Tulsa Shock on July 15. Clarendon scored 13 points, hitting two of her three attempts from the 3-point line, and added four rebounds, four assists, and a steal in 29 minutes of action.

Postseason: Clarendon’s best performance of the postseason came in the Fever’s September 23 road loss to the New York Liberty in the Eastern Conference Finals, where she posted four points on 2-of-3 shooting, along with two rebounds, two assists, and a steal in 12 minutes of action.

October 16, 2015 – Layshia Clarendon talks with’s Greg Rappaport at the conclusion of her 2015 season with the Indiana Fever.

May 27, 2015 – Layshia Clarendon Q & A at Indiana Fever Media Day 2015.