Saturday, April 18, 2015

Ruth Riley


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Miami Sol (2001-2002); Detroit Shock (2003-2006); San Antonio Silver Stars (2007-2011); Chicago Sky (2012); Atlanta Dream (2013-2014)
Position: Forward/Center
Height: 6’5”
Weight: 198 lbs.

Career Highlights
· Drafted 5th overall by the Miami Sol in the 2001 WNBA Draft
· Picked first in the 2003 WNBA Dispersal Draft by the Detroit Shock
· 2004 Olympic gold medalist
· Two-time WNBA Champion (Detroit, 2003, 2006) – was named WNBA Finals MVP in ‘03
· 2005 WNBA All-Star
· 2001 NCAA Champion and Finals MVP
· Served as the vice president of the WNBA Players’ Union

Personal
· Full name is Ruth Ellen Riley
· Born on August 28, 1979 in Ransom, Kansas
· Was already 6 feet when she was 12 years old
· Her jersey number 25 was retired by her alma mater North Miami High School
· Graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Notre Dame with a degree in Psychology

WNBA Career Averages
Year G GS FG% 3P% FT% OFF DEF RPG APG SPG BPG TO PF PPG
Career 387 260 .442 .297 .787 1.1 3.1 4.1 1.2 0.6 1.3 1.65 3.14 6.3





















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