Katrina Hibbert

Katrina Hibbert (born 29 September 1977) is a former Australian women's basketball player.

Katrina Hibbert
Personal information
Born (1977-09-29) 29 September 1977 (age 42)
Melbourne, Victoria

BiographyEdit

Hibbert was a member of the national team roster during the 2000s and played in the Australian team that won a gold medal at the 2006 Commonwealth Games.[1]

In her final year of High School, Hibbert went to the United States on exchange hoping to secure a college basketball scholarship.[1] Hibbert spent four years playing college basketball with Louisiana State University before being taken in round 4 (pick 57 overall) of the 2000 WNBA Draft by the Seattle Storm.[2][3][4] In her first and only season, Hibbert played 20 games and has the honour of scoring the franchise's first ever points.[5][6] Hibbert was released before the start of the 2001 WNBA season and returned to Australia.[1]

In the domestic Women's National Basketball League (WNBL) Hibbert played 112 games for the Bulleen Boomers.[7] During her WNBL career, Hibbert was named the Most Valuable Player on two occasions; 2004/05 and 2005/06.[8] Hibbert was also named to the WNBL All-Star Five on two occasions; 2004/05 and 2005/06.[9] Hibbert announced her retirement from WNBL basketball in March 2009.[10]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Critchley, Cheryl (4 April 2011). Backboard to blackboard Archived 13 September 2011 at the Wayback Machine. The Weekly Review. Retrieved 2012-09-22.
  2. ^ Seattle Storm Draft History. WNBA Enterprises, LLC. Retrieved 2012-09-18.
  3. ^ "Katrina Hibbert". Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 29 December 2014. Retrieved 17 September 2012.
  4. ^ Pelton, Kevin (23 February 2005). Bevilaqua Signs With Fever. WNBA Enterprises, LLC. Retrieved 2012-09-17.
  5. ^ Katrina Hibbert. Sports Reference, LLC. Basketball. Retrieved 2012-09-22.
  6. ^ Evans, Jayda (5 June 2009). 2000 Seattle Storm: where are they now? The Seattle Times. Retrieved 2012-09-22.
  7. ^ Women's National Basketball League. All-Time Playing Roster Archived 15 October 2013 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved 2012-09-22.
  8. ^ League Most Valuable Player Archived 3 November 2012 at the Wayback Machine. Women's National Basketball League. Retrieved 2012-09-22.
  9. ^ All Star Five Archived 15 February 2015 at the Wayback Machine. Women's National Basketball League. Retrieved 2012-09-22.
  10. ^ Boomers Season Wrap. Basketball Australia: WNBL (16 March 2009). Retrieved 2012-09-22.