Player Review 2015: Marissa Coleman

Marissa Coleman
Height: 6-1
Position: Guard/Forward
Age: 28
Years Pro: 7
College: Maryland
Drafted: 2nd overall by Washington, First Round – 2009 WNBA Draft

Stats: Coleman appeared in 34 regular season games (34 starts), averaging career highs in scoring (10.4 points), assists (1.6), and steals (1.6), while also adding 3.5 rebounds, in 24.8 minutes per game. She shot 38.4 percent from the floor, including 33.6 percent on 3-pointers, and hit 74.7 of her free throw attempts.

Coleman was named to the WNBA’s Eastern Conference All-Star Team for the first time this season. She was tied for 11th in the WNBA with an average of 1.2 3-pointers made per game, and tied for ninth in the league with 42 total 3-pointers made on the season.

Photo Gallery: Marissa Coleman in 2015 »»

Notable Performance: Coleman’s best performance of the regular season came in a home victory over the San Antonio Stars on July 10. She scored a season- and career-high 25 points, hitting 9-of-16 field goal attempts, 2-of-5 3-point attempts, and 5-of-8 free throws, while adding six rebounds and a steal in 29 minutes played.

Postseason: Coleman’s best game of the postseason occurred in the decisive Game 3 road victory over the Chicago Sky in the Eastern Conference Semifinals on September 21. She scored 17 points on 6-of-11 field goal attempts, including 5-of-7 from the 3-point line, and added an assist and a steal in 29 minutes of action.

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

October 5, 2015 – Fever forward Marissa Coleman and guard Shavonte Zellous discuss the bond they share with each other and teammate Briann January as members of the 2009 WNBA Draft class.

October 4, 2015 – Highlights of Fever forward Marissa Coleman’s 16 points in Indiana’s 75-69 win over Minnesota in Game 1 of the 2015 WNBA Finals.

October 1, 2015 – After practice on Thursday, Marissa Coleman explained what has enabled her to thrive this season, and what the Fever need to do against the Lynx in Game 1 on Sunday.

July 24, 2015 – Marissa Coleman talks to after practicing with the WNBA Eastern Conference All-Star team.